Maggie Colter


Tampa Office

1410 N. Westshore Blvd., Suite 200

Tampa, Florida 33607

Telephone: (813) 286-8818

Facsimile: (813) 286-9998


Maggie Colter is a Tampa partner at Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A., who practices primarily in the areas of appellate and general commercial litigation. She handles appeals in a wide variety of areas and she has been recognized as a "Rising Star" by Florida's Super Lawyers in the area of appellate law.

Previously, and for approximately 10 years, Ms. Colter was an appellate and litigation support attorney for a nationally respected law firm; and before joining QPWB, Ms. Colter was a civil litigation attorney with an Atlanta, Georgia law office where she represented healthcare providers in medical malpractice actions.

Ms. Colter received her Juris Doctor cum laude from Florida State University College of Law in May 2012 and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Central Florida in May 2008.  In October 2021, she was awarded a certificate of completion in Computer Science for Lawyers from Harvard Law School Executive Education.

Ms. Colter is licensed to practice law in Florida and Georgia and is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, and the United States Supreme Court.

Selection of Appellate Achievements

  • Indigo Palms at Maitland, LLC v. Estate of Kellett, 123 So. 3d 580 (Fla. 5th DCA 2013)
  • Airamid Health Services, LLC v. Hawkins, 125 So. 3d 160 (Fla. 5th DCA 2013)
  • St. Petersburg Facility Operations, LLC v. Estate of Carli, 122 So. 3d 376 (Fla. 2d DCA 2013)
  • Tampa HCP, LLC v. Davies, 124 So. 3d 238 (Fla. 2d DCA 2013)
  • Sovereign Healthcare of Tampa, LLC v. Estate of Yarawsky, 150 So. 3d 873 (Fla. 2d DCA 2014)
  • LTCSP-Plant City, LLC v. Estate of Scott, 137 So. 3d 384 (Fla. 2d DCA 2014)
  • Lake Wales Healthcare Operations Co. v. Estate of McMahon, 138 So. 3d 1033 (Fla. 2d DCA 2014)
  • MF Oakwood, LLC v. Estate of Johns, 151 So. 3d 1268 (Fla. 5th DCA 2014)
  • Sovereign Healthcare of Pinellas Point, LLC v. Estate of Mary Lockley, 152 So. 3d 580 (Fla. 2d DCA 2014)
  • Davis v. Hearthstone Senior Communities, Inc., 155 So. 3d 1232 (Fla. 2d DCA 2015)
  • SA-PG-Sun City Ctr., LLC v. Miller, 182 So. 3d 652 (Fla. 2d DCA 2015)
  • Emeritus Corp. v. Smith, 160 So. 3d 423 (Fla. 2d DCA 2015)
  • Spring Lake NC, LLC v. Estate of Austin, 171 So. 3d 721 (Fla. 2d DCA 2015)
  • Perez v. Perez, 182 So. 3d 650 (Fla. 2d DCA 2015)
  • Sovereign Healthcare Holdings, LLC v. Webley, 183 So. 3d 361 (Fla. 2d DCA 2015)
  • Fi-Evergreen Woods, LLC v. Estate of Robinson, 172 So. 3d 493 (Fla. 5th DCA 2015)
  • MFF Largo, LLC v. Schroeder, 160 So. 3d 428 (Fla. 2d DCA 2015)
  • Olson v. Florida Living Options, Inc., 210 So. 3d 107 (Fla. 2d DCA 2016)
  • Estate of Reinshagen v. WRYP ALF, LLC, 190 So. 3d 224 (Fla. 5th DCA 2016)
  • Sovereign Healthcare of Tampa, LLC v. Estate of Schmitt, 195 So. 3d 1175 (Fla. 2d DCA 2016)
  • Estate of Yetta Novosett v. Arc Villages II, LLC, 189 So. 3d 895 (Fla. 5th DCA 2016)
  • FEBC-ALT Holdings, Inc. v. Jamieson, 215 So. 3d 600 (Fla. 5th DCA 2016)
  • Sunny Hills Assisted Living Facility, Inc. v. Vick, 206 So. 3d 49 (Fla. 2d DCA 2016)
  • Palm Garden Healthcare Holdings, LLC v. Webb, 206 So. 3d 47 (Fla. 2d DCA 2016)
  • Eastlake Rehab & Care Ctr., LLC v. Mazza, 206 So. 3d 42 (Fla. 2d DCA 2016)
  • Dea v. PH Fort Myers, LLC, 208 So. 3d 1204 (Fla. 2d DCA 2017)
  • Moen v. Bradenton Council on Aging, LLC, 210 So. 3d 213 (Fla. 2d DCA 2017)
  • Manor Pines Convalescent Ctr., LLC v. Estate of Jenner, 211 So. 3d 270 (Fla. 4th DCA 2017)
  • Cypress Health Group, LLC v. Clarke, 227 So. 3d 577 (Fla. 2d DCA 2017)
  • Palm Garden Healthcare Holdings, LLC v. Estate of Kappler, 236 So. 3d 461 (Fla. 5th DCA 2017)
  • Arba Group, Inc. v. Slawter, 246 So. 3d 311 (Fla. 2d DCA 2017)
  • Sovereign Healthcare of Metro W., LLC v. Estate of Dopson, 245 So. 3d 752 (Fla. 5th DCA 2018)
  • Diversicare Mgmt. Services Co. v. Estate of Catt, 267 So. 3d 560 (Fla. 2d DCA 2019)
  • SHP IV Harbour Island, LLC, et al. v. Boylan, 273 So. 3d 249 (Fla. 5th DCA 2019)
  • Sovereign Healthcare Holdings, LLC. v. Estate of Ramos-Cruz, 265 So. 3d 626 (Fla. 5th DCA 2019)
  • New Port Inv'rs, LLC v. Stromberg, 279 So. 3d 664 (Fla. 2d DCA 2019)
  • Rosegarden Assisted Living Facility, LLC v. Estate of Strickland, 296 So. 3d 907 (Fla. 2d DCA 2020)
  • Fi-Bay Pointe, LLC v. Estate of Smith, 289 So. 3d 895 (Fla. 2d DCA 2020)
  • Palm Garden of Winter Haven, LLC v. Estate of Hogan, 308 So. 3d 579 (Fla. 2d DCA 2020)
  • Cypress Health Group, LLC, et al. v. The Estate of Helen J. Clarke, Case No. 2D20- 2600, 2021 WL 2816315 (Fla. 2d DCA July 7, 2021)
  • Osprey Health Care Center, LLC v. Outwater, 317 So. 3d 93 (Fla. 2d DCA 2021)

Areas of Practice

  • Appellate
  • Civil Litigation
  • Assisted Living Facilities
  • General Litigation
  • Hospitals/Acute Care Facilities
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Nursing Homes


Florida State University College of Law, J.D., cum laude (2012)

University of Central Florida, B.A. (2008)

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