Barbara Ballard Woodcock is a partner and litigation attorney at Cole, Scott & Kissane P.A. She grew up in Miami and graduated from the University of Miami, receiving a bachelor’s degree in English literature with minors in French literature and sport administration. She also studied at the University of Oxford and received her Juris Doctor degree from the Florida International University College of Law.

“I am a graduate of Associate Leadership Collier (2016) and I’m still active with the Leadership Collier Foundation, serving as programming chair for Youth Leadership Collier. I want to continue serving the community facilitated by the Leadership Collier Foundation as well as become more involved in leadership capacities with local nonprofits close to my heart,” she says. “In addition to my practice in various areas of the law, I’m also an avid equestrian, and I volunteer at Naples Therapeutic Riding Center.”

What are your future aspirations?

I hope to continue to excel in my career including growing my practice, honing my trial skills and guiding the next generation of attorneys with their careers. Most importantly, I aspire to raise my son to be loving, kind, strong, compassionate, positive, independent and confident.