A third generation Floridian, Kate Watson graduated from the University of Florida in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in English and received her Juris Doctorate degree from the City University of New York School of Law in 2011. In between undergraduate school and law school, Ms. Watson dedicated a few years of her professional life to teaching-- first teaching English as a Foreign Language in Madrid, Spain, and then as a high school teacher in South Florida. Ms. Watson is conversational in Spanish.
Upon graduation, Ms. Watson started her law career working for Adams Coogler, where she focused on civil litigation. She then felt compelled to serve the community and accepted a position as staff attorney at the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County. For three years, Ms. Watson represented the indigent residents of Palm Beach County on a variety of civil legal issues including: immigration and naturalization, divorce, family law, dependency, public benefits, landlord tenant, domestic violence injunctions, Social Security Disability claims, sealing/expungement, and guardianship.
Ms. Watson is a member of the Palm Beach Bar Association (PBA), the Florida Association of Women Lawyers’, and is currently serving on the Board of Directors for the North County Section of the Palm Beach Bar Association. Ms. Watson is also serving on an advisory committee for El Sol, Jupiter Neighborhood Resource Center.
Ms. Watson proudly rejoined Adams Coogler in 2016, where she will focus her practice in the areas of Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Premises Liability, Construction Litigation and Health Care Litigation.