Kimberly L. Wald

Kimberly L. Wald

Attorney

“I believe that my most important role as a lawyer is to not only advocate for my clients but also to be an advisor and a counselor. It is an honor to help injured clients and their families, and my goal is to not only meet but to exceed my client’s expectations.”

EDUCATION
  • J.D., Summa Cum Laude, Nova Southeastern University
    • Feinrider Moot Court Competition Champion 2012
    • Highest Grade Awards: Medical Malpractice, Evidence, Civil Pre Trial, Constitutional Law, Conflicts of Law
    • Recipient of the Siminonoff Scholarship
    • Recipient of the Nova Law Center Merit Scholarship
    • Nova Law Review, Associate Managing Technical Editor
    • Moot Court Honor Society, Executive Justice for Teams
  • B.S.M, Cum Laude, Tulane University Freeman School of Business
AWARDS
  • Daily Business Review - “Most Effective Lawyers” - 2016
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
  • Young Lawyer’s Section of the Broward County Bar Association, Board of Directors, Chair of Annual Judicial Reception
  • Florida Justice Association, Young Lawyers Division Board
  • Broward County Trial Lawyers Association

Kimberly L. Wald’s practice is dedicated to catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, products liability, and medical malpractice litigation.

Since 2016, Ms. Wald has assisted as second-chair attorney in trials obtaining over $65 million in jury verdicts. Recently, in 2019 Ms. Wald has second-chaired two landmark trials against the largest cigarettes manufacturers in the country, with verdicts exceeding $13 million.  In 2017 she second-chaired Konzelman v. RJ Reynolds and helped obtain a $28.795 million jury verdict. 

Further, in 2016, Ms. Wald was recognized by the Daily Business Review as one of the “Most Effective Lawyers” for her involvement in a $4 million medical malpractice arbitration.

Career

Ms. Wald began her legal career as a law clerk with Kelley|Uustal, specializing in complex product liability and medical malpractice cases. During her last year of law school she served as a Certified Legal Intern with the Office of the State Attorney for the 17th Judicial Circuit where she tried numerous misdemeanor cases.

Ms. Wald graduated with honors from Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business where she received her Bachelor of Science in Management. She earned a double major in Legal Studies and Business and Marketing, with a minor in Jewish Studies. Upon graduating summa cum laude from Nova Southeastern University Law School, Ms. Wald returned to Kelley|Uustal to help victims of negligence and their families.

Ms. Wald has also served as a guest lecturer at Nova Southeastern Law Center’s Shepard Broad Law Center and serves on the faculty of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy.

Background

Kimberly is a South Florida native, born and raised in Fort Lauderdale. She is an avid sailor and enjoys cooking and spending time with her family.

In the News

Kelley | Uustal Attorneys Win $10.6M Verdict for Family of Late-Life Smoker

Kelley | Uustal attorneys Eric S. Rosen and Kimberly L. Wald secured a $10.6 million verdict against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. on behalf of the family of a smoker who died…

Negligent Employer to Pay for Brain Injury

Attorneys Eric S. Rosen, Michael A. Hersh, and Kimberly L. Wald of Kelley/Uustal represented Efrain Alamo-Cruz, and his wife, Maria Alamo in a case that received a victory in excess of $23…

$23 Million Verdict Awarded to Husband and Wife for Injuries Sustained at Work

Attorneys Eric S. Rosen, Michael A. Hersh, and Kimberly L. Wald of Kelley/Uustal represented Efrain Alamo-Cruz and his wife, Maria Alamo, in a case that received a victory in excess of $23 million, which was handed down by a Broward County Jury.


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