Majd Asaad
Anisha C. Atchanah
Jay Kim
Brian L. Lerner
Kristen L. Palacio-Martinez
Cherine Smith Valbrun
Leah Storie
Robert C. L. Vaughan

Kristen L. Palacio focuses her practice on commercial litigation matters, with an emphasis in insurance-related matters. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Kristen spent nearly eight years in the real estate world, where she had overall responsibility for sales and leasing operations for over 1,000 units in multiple communities. Kristen’s real estate experience included coordinating efforts with title companies, mortgage specialists, realtors, sales personnel, and contractors, assisting in sales negotiations, training and supervising sales and leasing staff, and handling human resources functions.

Kristen is proficient in spoken and written Spanish.
Professional & Community Activities
Licensed Real Estate Sales Associate
Nova Southeastern University, B.S., Business Administration/Psychology, 2009
Dean’s List, Winter 2005, Fall 2005, Winter 2006, Winter 2007
Psi Chi (National Honor Society in Psychology)
Delta Epsilon Iota (Academic Honor Society)
Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center, J.D., 2014
Dean’s List, Winter 2013
Member, Cuban American Bar Association
Member, Hispanic Law Student Association
Member, Alternative Dispute Resolution
Bar Admissions
All Florida Courts
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Professional Background
Association Law Group, Attorney
Represented condominium and homeowners’ associations
Mestre Law Firm, Clerk
Assisted in family law related matters, including marital settlement agreements, child support, and timesharing issues
Manuel Vazquez, P.A., Clerk
Assisted in civil and appellate matters

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