education

  • University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law (J.D., 2000), with honors
  • University of North Carolina at Asheville (B.A., 1997), with distinction

clerkships

  • Judge Fred Hazouri, Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal

bar admissions

  • Florida

court admissions

  • Florida State Courts
  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

spoken languages

  • Spanish
Cristina Alonso

Cristina Alonso

Shareholder
Miami
T: 305.539.7339
F: 305.530.0055

Cristina Alonso handles all aspects of appellate litigation in state and federal court, including brief writing and oral argument. She has handled over 80 appellate matters and 10 appellate oral arguments in Florida, as well as other states. Ms. Alonso also provides legal assistance at trial and has served as appellate counsel at over 25 trials. Her work includes providing litigation support, including drafting and arguing complex pre-trial motions, case dispositive motions, jury instructions and post-trial motions. Her areas of concentration are complex commercial litigation, mass tort litigation, insurance defense, health care and products liability defense.

Cristina Alonso is board certified in Appellate Practice by The Florida Bar and AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell. She has been listed by The National Law Journal as one of the 40 Minorities under 40 of 2011, and is the recipient of the Florida Diversity Council's 2012 Glass Ceiling Award. Ms. Alonso was selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers 2013, Florida Trend's Florida Legal Elite 2011 and 2012 editions, and was recognized as one of “The Most Effective Lawyers” of 2009 in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties by the Daily Business Review.