Kansas R. Gooden, a Board Certified Appellate Specialist and AV Rated Attorney, is a shareholder at the law firm of Boyd & Jenerette, PA and serves as the firm’s appellate practice group leader. She has extensive experience handling all types of civil appellate proceedings, including extraordinary writs and plenary appeals, in state and federal courts. She also provides trial and litigation support to attorneys throughout the state. Kansas is highly involved in state and local bar associations and has served in many leadership roles. Presently, she is the chair of the Florida Bar’s Appellate Board Certification Committee, is the Continuing Legal Education Chair for the Florida Bar’s Appellate Practice Section, and serves on the Section’s Executive Council. She is also the Chair of the Florida Defense Lawyers Association’s Amicus Committee and serves as Secretary of the organization. Kansas is a frequent lecturer and travels the state presenting seminars and presentations on various topics to both attorneys and adjusters.