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Christine M. Barned


Christine Barned, is a senior associate in the Jacksonville office who handles a wide-range of transactional matters for the Corporate & General Counsel Services Group. Christine has a strong background in tax law having worked as a senior tax associate for Coopers & Lybrand (PwC) in Boston and New York City. Prior to joining Cole, Scott & Kissane, Christine provided general counsel services to several high growth companies and has a breadth of experience in working on M&A deals, drafting commercial contracts, including software development and licensing agreements, and forming business entities. Christine also has extensive experience handling trusts and estate planning matters for high net worth clients and she will lead the trusts and estates team.

Christine holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and a law degree with honors from Suffolk University Law School in Boston, Massachusetts. She also has an LLM in taxation, Non-Degree from New York University School of Law. Christine is currently licensed in Florida, New York and Massachusetts.

  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D., cum laude
  • New York University School of Law, LLM, Taxation, Non-Degree
  • University of Michigan, B.A., History, minor, Economics
  • Florida
  • New York
  • Massachusetts
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar