Ms. Barnes-Reynolds is Managing Partner of the Tampa office at Simon Reed & Salazar, P.A. Ms. Barnes-Reynolds’ practice focuses upon first-party personal and commercial coverage, including windstorm, water damage, collapse, sinkhole, builder’s risk, theft, jewelry, and business interruption claims, with additional experience in insurance fraud and inflated claims.
Before joining Simon Reed & Salazar, P.A., Ms. Barnes-Reynolds was a partner in a large insurance defense firm where she practiced in first-party coverage litigation for 13 years. Ms. Barnes-Reynolds began her legal career practicing in franchise law before entering the insurance defense practice. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Ms. Barnes-Reynolds spent 10 years working with two Florida law enforcement agencies in civilian investigative and analytical fields.
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Ms. Barnes-Reynolds is an alumna of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) Trial Academy and of the Hillsborough County Bar Association Leadership Institute. She is a member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association, and a former Board Member of Tallahassee Women Lawyers. Ms. Barnes-Reynolds is Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent, Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence.