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Kristen G. Dickey


Kristen is an associate in Starfield & Smith’s Florida office and she concentrates her practice in the areas of commercial lending, real estate, contracts and corporate law. As closing counsel for various financial institutions (including banks, credit unions and certified development companies) that extend commercial credit facilities to small and mid-size businesses, she drafts, analyzes, and negotiates documents for government guaranteed loans through SBA 7(a) and 504 loan programs and conventional loans.

Kristen also reviews SBA guaranteed loan files and advises lenders on eligibility matters, due diligence documentation, and closing issues in order to preserve and protect their government guarantees. Kristen has closed many commercial finance transactions from start-up business transactions to complex real estate and business acquisitions. She has also worked on financings under the SBA CAPLine, Export Working Capital, and USDA Business and Industry loan programs.

Before joining Starfield & Smith, Kristen was an associate at Akerman Senterfitt in Orlando where she concentrated her practice in commercial real estate, including acquisitions, dispositions, financing, and leasing.

Kristen is a life-long Florida Gator and resides in Winter Park with her husband, son and two dogs.

• Florida (2006)
• District of Columbia (2009)

• Florida Bar
• District of Columbia Bar
• National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders
• Florida Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders
• Membership Committee

• Old Republic National Title Insurance Company

• University of Florida – Bachelor of Science, Minor in Business Administration
• Florida State University College of Law – Juris Doctor

Contact Information:
Direct Dial: 407.618.0698
Phone: 407.667.8811
Fax: 407.667.0020
Address: 2600 Maitland Center Parkway, Suite 330
Maitland, FL 32751