Ms. Spires practices in the areas of business litigation, community association law, construction law and real estate litigation.
Ms. Spires has litigated insurance coverage issues in state and federal court for several years with a heavy emphasis on complex construction defect claims always involving a large number of parties. Ms. Spires has also litigated consumer protection claims involving the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act, and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
Ms. Spires came to Jacksonville, Florida from Charleston, South Carolina, where she graduated summa cum laude from Charleston Southern University. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice while working full time in a management position. She was a University Scholar, on the Dean’s List every semester, on the International Dean’s List, and she was also awarded the Outstanding Student Award given to one graduating member of the Criminal Justice program.
Ms. Spires graduated law school cum laude from Florida Coastal School of Law in 2016 at the top 10% of her class. Ms. Spires was on the Dean’s List and a Dean Scholar for several semesters. Ms. Spires also has book awards in Research & Objective Legal Writing, Litigation Practice Drafting, and Transactional Drafting. Ms. Spires served as a Teaching Assistant for several teachers who taught legal writing courses, and she is a member of Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society, Harding Inn.
Prior to entering private practice, Ms. Spires was on the Editorial Board of Law Review at Florida Coastal School of Law and on the Editorial Board of the Public Interest Research Bureau, a program at the law school that worked with attorneys who needed extra manpower to help with researching and drafting memorandums of law on new issues or overly complex issues.
Ms. Spires is admitted to practice in the State of Florida as well as the United States District Court for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida. Ms. Spires is a member of the Jacksonville Bar Association and Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association.
In her free time, Ms. Spires enjoys taking her two mini goldendoodles, Sophie and Chloe, to BrewHound, Kanine Social, and Dog Wood Park. She also enjoys hanging out with friends at brunch, playing trivia, going to the beach or pool to soak up some sun, and being outdoors whenever possible.