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General Info

Email: nkoford@wickersmith.com
Direct: (813) 222-7224
Fax: (813) 222-3938
Offices: Tampa

Biography

Nichole M. Koford is a partner in Wicker Smith’s Tampa office where her practice focuses on automotive, civil litigation, medical malpractice, nursing home and assisted living, premises liability and sexual abuse matters.

Mrs. Koford graduated cum laude from Stetson University College of Law in 2008 with a Certificate of Concentration in Advocacy. While in law school, Mrs. Koford clerked for the Honorable Elizabeth A. Kovachevich in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.  Additionally, she was a member of the honors fraternity, Phi Delta Phi and was honored with the Victor O. Wehle Trial Advocacy Award.  Mrs. Koford graduated from Syracuse University with a double major in Political Science and Psychology and a minor in Sociology.  Mrs. Koford previously practiced as a partner for another prestigious firm where she specialized in nursing home negligence, medical malpractice, and personal injury matters.

Mrs. Koford was admitted to practice in the State of Florida in 2008 and the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida in 2015.  She is an active member of the Florida Bar Association and Hillsborough County Bar Association.

Outside of practicing law, Nichole enjoys reading, baking and partaking in outdoor activities with her family.

Education

  • Syracuse University (B.A., 1998)
  • Stetson University (J.D., cum laude, 2008)

Admitted

  • 2008, Florida
  • 2015, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Professional Affiliations

  • Florida Bar Association
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association

Honors

  • Cum Laude, J.D.
  • Victor O. Wehle Trial Advocacy Award
  • Phi Delta Phi Honors Fraternity