Cristina M. Pierson

Cristina M. Pierson

Attorney

“During my legal career, I have diligently represented the best interests of my clients with unwavering dedication and perseverance. As a zealous advocate, it is my goal to exceed client expectations each and every day.”

EDUCATION
  • Nova University Center for the Study of Law, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, J.D. magna cum laude - 1993
    • Moot Court Society
    • Nova Law Review, Member, 1991 - 1993
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, B.A. Criminal Justice - 1987
AWARDS
  • AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
  • Broward County Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Florida Bar

Cristina M. Pierson is an experienced trial attorney with a diverse track record of successfully representing both individuals and companies with her legal knowledge, litigation skills, and courtroom effectiveness. Her practice is dedicated to complex civil cases including class action, qui tam, and commercial litigation. Ms. Pierson has served as lead and co-lead counsel in national and state class action cases, with an emphasis on consumer protection.

Career

Ms. Pierson completed her undergraduate work in criminal justice at the University of Florida in 1987. After spending time working in the insurance industry, she went on to law school and received her law degree from Nova Southeastern University in 1993. Ms. Pierson graduated magna cum laude and received honors for her work on law review and moot court.

Ms. Pierson is Board Certified as a Business Litigation Specialist by the Florida Bar, a designation reserved for just 1% of Florida’s 90,000 lawyers. She is also AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® - the highest rank awarded by the national rating agency. She is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth and Eleventh Circuits.

Background

Cristina is a Cuban-American native of South Florida and is fluent in Spanish.  She lives in Coral Springs with her husband, Glen.  She enjoys tennis, movies, and traveling.

In the News

Automated Craps Machine at Isle Casino Overcharges Gamblers

A single automated craps machine at the popular Isle Casino has allegedly been overcharging players per bet since 2012. A class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of multiple plaintiffs and with the help of Attorney Cristina Pierson of Kelley/Uustal.

Kelley | Uustal Represents 1,400 Taxi Certificate Holders in Lawsuit Against Broward County Commission

Kelley/Uustal is currently representing 1,400 people in a lawsuit against the Broward County Commission.


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