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Kim Seace is a Tampa Bay area native and alumnus of Leto High School.  She achieved her BA degree Cum Laude from University of South Florida in 1988 and Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from Stetson College of Law in 1992.  She served as an Assistant State Attorney for the 13th Judicial Circuit from 1992 to 2008.  During her sixteen years serving our community as an Assistant State Attorney, she worked her way up the ranks becoming a Felony Division Chief in 2000.  From 2004-2008 she was the Chief of the Traffic Homicide Division, a division she created.  Ms. Seace has litigated over 100 Jury Trials and 350 Non-Jury Trials during her career.  Many of her homicide trials received national media attention and in 2007 she was featured on an episode of Forensic Files.  In 2007 Ms. Seace was awarded the MADD Florida Prosecutor of the Year Award for her outstanding performance in the courtroom and dedication to the legal profession.  In 2008, she left the State Attorney's Office to fulfill the dream of creating her own law practice.  She now manages a sole practice which focuses on Criminal Defense with emphasis on the defense of Traffic Homicide cases.   She has previously served as an Adjunct Professor here at HCC in our Paralegal Program teaching Legal Research and Writing.