ABOUT TRACI KOSTER
Traci Koster has deep roots in our Tampa Bay community. Raised in North Pinellas County and the product of Stetson University College of Law, where she graduated magna cum laude, Traci’s passion for the law brought her to Hillsborough County where she practices family law at Nelson Koster.
An accomplished lawyer and legal professional, Traci was named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers for the past seven consecutive years. She is active in the legal community as the President of the Hillsborough County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division and the co-founder and co-chair of Tampa Bay Pro Bono Partners. For her work with the Tampa Bay Pro Bono Partners, Traci was the recipient of the 2016 Outstanding Pro Bono Service by a Young Lawyer Award, presented by the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit. In 2019, Traci received the Florida Bar’s Lynn Futch Most Productive Young Lawyer Award in recognition of Traci’s commitment to the legal community and the community at large. In law school, she was recognized as the Stanley Milledge Award Recipient and the William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award Recipient.
As a wife and mother of two young children, Traci’s passion for our community extends beyond the courtroom. Traci is a common sense, results-oriented leader who believes in the power of our local businesses to help create an economy that provides an abundance of opportunity and good, high-paying careers. An ardent defender of our Constitutional liberties, Traci witnesses firsthand how important it is we protect our Constitution and enforce the rule of law.
Traci and her husband Richie live in northwest Hillsborough County with their two young children.