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Barbara Kibbey

Honors

Best Advocate
Honors Award, Litigation Skills
Listed among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Florida by The National Trial Lawyers
Listed among Top 40 Lawyers Under the Age of 40 in Florida
SuperLawyers “Rising Star” for four consecutive years
Recognized as one of the Best Lawyers on the Treasure Coast by Stuart Magazine
10.0 score on Avvo

Professional Associations

Florida Bar Association, Member
United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Member
Moot Court Board, Director
Martin County Bar, President, Board of Directors, Secretary

About attorney Barbara Kibbey

As a key partner at Kibbey Wagner, PLLC, Barbara Kibbey, Esq., dedicates her legal expertise to advocating for both personal injury claimants and defendants confronting state or federal criminal charges. A native of Stuart, her roots in the community fuel a profound commitment to assisting its residents.

Graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree from the esteemed University of Florida, Ms. Kibbey honed her skills as the editor-in-chief of the student magazine, ICON. Subsequently, she pursued her Juris Doctorate at the University of Miami School of Law.

During her tenure at the University of Miami, Ms. Kibbey immersed herself in legal intricacies, interning for U.S. Judge Shelby Highsmith and working under the tutelage of renowned attorney Roy Black at Black, Srebnick, Kornspan, and Stumpf.

Ascending to the role of director of the Moot Court Board, ranked sixth nationally, Ms. Kibbey showcased her legal prowess in various competitions, earning the prestigious Honors Award for her exceptional litigation skills.

Post-law school, she served as a public defender in the 19th Circuit, gaining extensive experience across diverse criminal cases. Her adept representation garnered accolades, including the title of “Best Advocate.”

Joining Kibbey Wagner, PLLC, Ms. Kibbey’s stellar reputation continued to flourish. Recognized as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers Association, she also earned acclaim as one of the Top 40 Lawyers Under the Age of 40 in Florida. Actively involved in the Martin County Bar, she held various leadership roles, including Secretary, Treasurer, Judicial Liaison, and Social Chair.

Beyond legal circles, Ms. Kibbey’s clients laud her with a perfect 10/10 score on Avvo, reflecting her unwavering dedication. A member of the Florida Bar and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Ms. Kibbey continues to make indelible contributions to the legal profession.

Practice Areas

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida
    • Juris Doctorate
  • University of Florida
    • B.S.
    • Honors: Editor-In-Chief of a campus run magazine, ICON

Past Positions

  • 19th Circuit, Public Defender
  • United States Judge Shelby Highsmith, Intern
  • Roy Black at Black, Srebnick, Kornspan and Stumpf, Intern

Honors

  • Best Advocate
  • Honors Award, Litigation Skills
  • Listed among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Florida by The National Trial Lawyers
  • Listed among Top 40 Lawyers Under the Age of 40 in Florida
  • SuperLawyers “Rising Star” for four consecutive years
  • Recognized as one of the Best Lawyers on the Treasure Coast by Stuart Magazine
  • 10.0 score on Avvo

Professional Associations

  • Florida Bar Association, Member
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Member
  • Moot Court Board, Director
  • Martin County Bar, President, Board of Directors, Secretary

Current Employment Positions

  • Partner