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Dara Reed


Dara M. Reed is an Associate in the Jacksonville office. She practices in the areas of insurance coverage matters, premises liability, trucking/transportation, first party property, and personal injury. Prior to joining the Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A.,

Ms. Reed graduated Cum Laude from the Maryville College with a Bachelors of Arts in International Studies and Political Science. Ms. Reed received her Juris Doctorate from Florida Coastal School of law, graduating Magna Cum Laude with a certification in Advanced Legal Research, Writing and Drafting.

During law school, Ms. Reed was selected for the Moot Court Honor Board where she competed in several national competitions, earning two best brief awards and advancing to the semi-finals. Ms. Reed was also Executive Editor of the Florida Costal Law Review. Ms. Haines received numerous book awards, and obtained Dean’s honors and Pro Bono honors.

Ms. Reed is licensed to practice in all Florida and Tennessee state courts as well as the United States District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Florida. She is a member of the American Bar Association and Jacksonville Bar Association.


  • Florida Coastal School of law, J.D., Cum Laude
  • Maryville College, B.A., International Studies and Political Science.
  • Florida
  • Tennessee
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • American Bar Association