Kristie Hatcher-Bolin - Attorney at Law

One Lake Morton Drive
Post Office Box 3 (33802-0003)
Lakeland, Florida 33801

P 863-284-2200
F 863-688-0310
D 863-284-2256

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Biography

Attorney Kristie Hatcher-Bolin is a shareholder in GrayRobinson's Lakeland law office. Kristie focuses her practice in the areas of appellate, general civil and commercial litigation, as well as employment and labor law. She has handled a wide variety of appeals, including appeals of family law, probate, Title VII, ERISA, civil rights, eminent domain, public records, and mortgage foreclosure decisions. Kristie has argued appeals in all of Florida’s District Courts of Appeal and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. She also enjoys serving as a volunteer attorney ad litem in dependency cases.

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Background

Kristie is a graduate of Florida Southern College and a former high school English teacher.  She obtained her Juris Doctor degree from Florida State University College of Law and joined the Lakeland office of Gray Robinson after serving as a law clerk to the Honorable Susan C. Bucklew, U.S. District Court Judge, in Tampa, Florida.  

Education
  • Florida Southern College, B.A. (summa cum laude , 1996)
    • FSC Academic Merit Scholarship
    • Alpha Delta Pi
  • Florida State University College of Law, J.D. (magna cum laude, 2001) , ,   ,,, ,,                            
    • Law Review – Associate Editor, Piece Selection Committee, Senior Articles Editor
    • Moot Court
    • Phi Delta Phi
    • Tobias Simon Scholarship Recipient
    • Ausley Scholar
    • Order of the Coif
    • Research Assistant to Professor Rob Atkinson
Admissions
  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida 
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit 
Professional Associations & Memberships
  • The Florida Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • Judicial Nominating Commission, Second District Court of Appeal, 2014-2018 
Civic
  • Humane Society of Polk County, Board Member
  • Guardian Ad Litem
  • YMCA Youth in Government, Volunteer
Reported Cases

Florida Supreme Court

  • Arthur v. Arthur, 54 So. 3d 454 (Fla. 2010)
     

Florida District Courts of Appeal

  • Strader v. Grothe, 906 So. 2d 1229 (Fla. 2d DCA 2005)
  • Jerue v. Holladay, 945 So.2d 589 (Fla. 2d DCA 2006)
  • Holladay v. Jerue, 970 So. 2d 831 (Fla. 2d DCA 2007)
  • Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. v. Dolgencorp, Inc., 964 So.2d 261 (Fla. 4th DCA 2007)(amicus brief)
  • City of Tampa v. Addison, 979 So. 2d 246, 248 (Fla. 2d DCA 2007)(amicus brief)
  • Duck Dog, L.C. v. Brownstar Properties, LLC., 990 So.2d 525 (Fla. 2d DCA 2008)
  • Wavestone Properties, LLC v. Fortune Development Sales Corp., 978 So.2d 830 (Fla. 3d DCA 2008)
  • MasTec, Inc. v. TJS, LLC, 979 So. 2d 285 (Fla. 2d DCA 2008)
  • Kirkland v. City of Lakeland, 3 So.3d 398 (Fla. 2d DCA 2009)
  • Brady v. Publix Super Markets, Inc., 3 So.3d 1251 (Fla. 2d DCA 2009)
  • Vickers v. Safari Wild, L.L.C., 11 So.3d 954 (Fla. 2d DCA 2009)
  • Procacci v. Harllee, 12 So.3d 230 (Fla. 2d DCA 2009)
  • Bishop v. Courtney, 22 So.3d 117 Fla. 2d DCA 2009)
  • Lennar Homes, LLC v. Priority Developers, Inc., 3 So. 3d 1255 (Fla. 2d DCA 2009)
  • Harllee v. Procacci, 44 So. 3d 587 (Fla. 2d DCA 2010)
  • Northey v. Northey, 34 So. 3d 10 (Fla. 2d DCA 2010)
  • Strader v. Carpenter's Crest Owners Ass'n, Inc., 44 So. 3d 591 (Fla. 2d DCA 2010)
  • 17315 Collins Ave., LLC v. Fortune Dev. Sales Corp., 34 So. 3d 166 (Fla. 3d DCA 2010)
  • Univ. Med. Clinics, Inc. v. Quality Health Plans, Inc., 51 So. 3d 1191 (Fla. 2d DCA 2011)
  • McDonald v. Johnson, 83 So. 3d 889 (Fla. 2d DCA 2012)
  • Trevett v. Walker, 89 So.3d 998 (Fla. 3d DCA 2012)
  • Centerstate Bank Cent. Florida, N.A. v. Krause, 87 So. 3d 25 (Fla. 5th DCA 2012)
  • Roi Thi Do v. Lincoln Benefit Life Co., 2D12-2142, 2013 WL 561462  -- So. 3d -- (Fla. 2d DCA Feb. 15, 2013)
  • Swiss Supply Direct, Inc. v TIB Bank, 109 So. 3d 1169 (Fla. 3d DCA 2013)
  • Richardson v. City of Lakeland, 124 So. 3d 928 (Fla. 2d DCA 2013)
  • Branam v. Star Island Financial, LLC, 109 So. 3d 1164 (Fla. 3d DCA 2013)
  • Harllee v. Procacci, 154 So. 3d 1145 (Fla. 2d DCA 2014)
  • AgroSource, Inc. v. Fla. Dep’t of Citrus, 148 So. 3d 138 (Fla. 2d DCA 2014)
  • Florida Home Designs, Inc. v. Morgan Creek Preserve Residents’ Ass’n, Inc., 136 So. 3d 600 (Fla. 2d DCA 2014)
  • Ausilio v. Fisher, 136 So. 3d 598 (Fla. 2d DCA 2014)
  • J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. v. Estate of Neu, 133 So. 3d 1068 (Fla. 4th DCA 2014)
  • Palm Beach Polo Holdings, Inc. v. Stewart Title Guar. Co., 134 So. 3d 1073 (Fla. 4th DCA 2014)
  • Palm Beach Polo Holdings, Inc. v. Stewart Title Guar. Co., 132 So. 3d 858 (Fla. 4th DCA 2014)
  • Amelia Island Restaurant II, Inc. v. Omni Amelia Island, LLC, -- So. 3d -- 2014 WL 1809308 (Fla. 1st DCA Apr. 22, 2015)(amicus brief)
  • Florida Dep’t of Health v. Choy, 160 So. 3d 412 (Fla. 1st DCA 2015)

 

11th Circuit Court of Appeal

  • Locke v. SunTrust Bank, 484 F.3d 1343 (11th Cir. 2007)
  • Jones v. City of Lakeland, 318 Fed.Appx. 730 (11th Cir. 2008)
  • Nash v. Publix Super Markets, Inc., 417 F. App'x 879 (11th Cir. 2011)
  • Atheists of Florida v. City of Lakeland, et al, 2013 WL 1197772,  --F.3d--   (11th Cir. Mar. 26, 2013
  • McCullum v. Orlando Regional Healthcare System, Inc., 768 F.3d 1135 (11th Cir. 2014)
  • Stonegate Bank v. TD Bank, N.A., 596 Fed. Appx. 834 (11th Cir. Jan. 6, 2015) 
  • Devonshire Park, LLC v. F.D.I.C., 598 Fed. Appx. 750 (11th Cir. Mar. 16, 2015
  • In re Herman, 632 Fed. Appx. 580 (11th Cir. 2015)
  • Kenning v. Carli, 648 Fed. Appx. 763 (11th Cir. 2016)

 

U.S. District Court

  • Action Outdoor Adver. JV, LLC v. City of Destin, 2005 WL 2338804 (N.D.Fla. 2005)
  • Locke v. SunTrust Bank, 2006 WL 923763 (M.D. Fla. 2006)
  • Gonzalez v. City of Lakeland, 2006 WL 1319445 (M.D.Fla. 2006)
  • Johnson v. Young, 2006 WL680655 (M.D. Fla. 2006)
  • Shuck v. Clark, 2007 WL 676198 (M.D.Fla. 2007)
  • Nash v. Publix Super Markets, Inc., 2010 WL 1253372 (M.D. Fla. 2010)
  • Diaz v. City of Lakeland, 2010 WL148728 (M.D. Fla. 2010)
  • Atheists of Florida v. City of Lakeland, et al, 779 F.Supp.2d 1330 (M.D. Fla. 2011)
  • Atheists of Florida v. City of Lakeland, et al, 838 F.Supp.2d 1293 (M.D. Fla. 2012)
Presentations & Seminars
  • “Separation of Church and State Within the City,” Florida Municipal Attorney Association, July 26, 2014
  • “Defending a Local Invocation Policy in Federal Court,”  37th Annual Local Government Law in Florida, May 9, 2014 
  • “Separation of Church and State Within the City,” Florida Municipal Attorney Association, July 21, 2012
Articles & Publications
  • Co-author with Monterey Campbell, “Board of Trustees of Internal Improvement Trust Fund v. American Education Enterprises: The Development of the Certiorari Standard in Florida,"  Stetson Law Review, Winter 2013, Florida Appellate Law: Certiorari Review of Non-Final Orders (Vol. 42, No. 2)
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