Kir-Sheng “Kirk” Chen is an associate in the firm’s West Palm Beach office. He practices in the areas of Commercial and Civil Litigation, with an emphasis on construction disputes. He represents architects, contractors, owners, developers, and associated business entities. Mr. Chen also has extensive experience representing large financial institutions, as he did so during the residential foreclosure crisis.
Prior to joining Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A., Mr. Chen worked as an Assistant State Attorney for the 17th Judicial Circuit, where he served as a division lead in the Misdemeanor Trial Unit.
Mr. Chen earned his Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, from the University of Florida, with a major in Criminology and a minor in Business. While in school, he was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Society. Mr. Chen received his Juris Doctor from the University of Maryland School of Law.
As an actively serving officer in the Florida Army National Guard, Mr. Chen was deployed for domestic disaster relief for Hurricane Michael and Hurricane Irma. He has also served our nation overseas, in support of Counter-Terrorism missions.
Mr. Chen is admitted to practice law in Florida and the Southern District of Florida.