Firm Welcomes Micheline Gros-Jean and Dakeitha Haynes
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Kelley Kronenberg, a diverse business law firm, announced that Micheline Gros-Jean and Dakeitha Haynes have joined the firm’s Fort Lauderdale office as Attorneys.
Gros-Jean assists in handling matters related to General Liability, Products Liability, Construction Defect claims and the prosecution and defense of declaratory judgment actions involving insurance coverage disputes and extra-contractual claims.
Prior to joining the firm, Gros-Jean worked as an Associate Attorney at an insurance defense law firm in Miami, Florida where she focused on First Party Property insurance defense litigation.
Gros-Jean earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History from Florida International University and her Juris Doctor degree from Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad College of Law. While in law school, she served as the Subscriptions Editor of the ILSA Journal of International and Comparative Law and as a Judicial Intern to the Honorable Dave Brannon in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. She is admitted to practice law in Florida and the United States District Court, Southern District of Florida and is fluent in Haitian Creole.
Haynes assists in handling matters related to Third Party Insurance Defense, General Liability and Coverage, Products Liability, Premises Liability, Construction Disputes, Employer Liability, Negligent Security, Automobile and Trucking
Prior to joining the firm, Haynes worked as an Assistant Public Defender in Miami-Dade County where she handled over 150 misdemeanor and felony cases and litigated several motions and trials to verdict.
Haynes earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University and her Juris Doctor degree from St. Thomas University School of Law. During law school, she served as a Legal Intern at the Southern Poverty Law Center and Florida Justice Institute, where she helped advocate for legislative changes relating to juvenile justice, children’s rights, mass incarceration, and various unconstitutional conditions of confinement. She also served as a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Michael Robinson of the 17th Judicial Circuit, Articles Editor for the St. Thomas Journal of Complex Litigation and received multiple CALI Book Awards. She is admitted to practice law in Florida.