Hahn Loeser & Parks is pleased to announce that Jamie B. Schwinghamer and Allison B. Christensen have been sworn in for another year as members of the Collier County Women’s Bar Association’s Board of Directors. In addition to being selected as board members, Schwinghamer was named Secretary and Sponsorship Committee Chair, and Christensen was named Membership Committee Chair. The Installation of Officers Ceremony was held on June 16 at the Bellasera Resort & Hotel in Naples.
The Collier County Women’s Bar Association (CCWBA) encourages the study of law and the contributions of women within the legal profession and judiciary, promotes improvements of the administration of justice and judicial standards and works to improve the ongoing relations among members of the Bar, judiciary and public. The board aims to meet those standards by creating a social and learning environment in which their members feel welcomed, challenged, inspired and enlightened.
“We are proud of Jamie and Allison’s commitment to supporting and elevating women in the legal profession,” said Mark Klym, partner-in-charge of Hahn Loeser’s Naples office.
Schwinghamer concentrates her legal practice in the areas of probate, trust, guardianship and complex commercial litigation. She provides clients with strategic counseling, business and legal advice on a variety of matters. Among her professional accomplishments, she was named to the 2009-17 lists of “Florida Rising Stars” in Florida Super Lawyers®. Schwinghamer was also selected as a participant in the 2015 Growing Associates of Naples (GAIN) Program, specifically designed for young emerging leaders and professionals in Collier County. She is AV® Preeminent™ Rated, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest available rating for legal ability and professional ethics. Most recently, in 2016 Jamie was featured in Gulfshore Business “40 Under 40” list, which highlights emerging leaders in Southwest Florida.
Schwinghamer received her J.D., magna cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law and her B.A., summa cum laude, from Florida Gulf Coast University.
Christensen focuses her practice on litigation and provides strategic counseling and legal advice on a variety of matters. Her practice includes commercial litigation, real estate and construction contracts, business transactions, business torts, business disputes, will and trust contests, disputed estate and trust administrations, guardianship litigation and appeals. Among her professional accomplishments, Christensen was selected as a participant in the 2014 Growing Associates of Naples (GAIN) Program, specifically designed for young emerging leaders and professionals in Collier County. She is also a mentor for the Florida Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division.
Christensen received her J.D., cum laude, from Wayne State University Law School and a B.A. in psychology and criminal justice, with honors, from the University of Michigan.