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Maura F. Krause


Maura F. Krause Attorney Profile | Kelley Kronenberg


Maura Krause is a Partner at Kelley Kronenberg, focusing her practice on general liability and third-party insurance defense. She is a seasoned litigator who has practiced in many areas of civil and criminal law throughout her career.    

Maura’s defense experience spans all areas of general liability litigation. She handles premises liability claims for a wide range of commercial, retail, hospitality, and residential apartment holdings and cases involving property management and security, construction, product liability, and employer’s liability. She also defends companies of all sizes in contract, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, misrepresentation, and other business tort claims.  

She has abundant experience serving clients in the transportation industry, including the defense of high-exposure catastrophic personal injury, cargo damage/shortage, and product liability claims. Her transportation work also encompasses employment, premises liability, contract dispute, insurance coverage, subrogation, and regulatory matters.  

Maura brings to her cases a wealth of talent and experience gained from her diverse background. Maura began her career representing the State of Georgia as a prosecutor in Atlanta, Georgia. She prosecuted misdemeanor offenses with the DeKalb County Solicitor’s Office, where she was lead counsel in approximately 20 jury trials and 40 bench trials during her tenure. Maura then prosecuted felony offenses for the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office in Atlanta, GA, where she was quickly promoted to Senior Assistant District Attorney in the Major Case Division. In that division, she exclusively prosecuted homicides and high-profile cases.  

Maura received her Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame and her Master of Arts in Liberal Studies from Valparaiso University. She went on to earn her Juris Doctor degree from Emory University School of Law.   


  • Florida 
  • Georgia 
  • South Carolina 
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Florida 
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida 
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida 
  • United States District Court, District of South Carolina 
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia 


  • Emory University School of Law, J.D., 1996 
  • Valparaiso University, M.A., 1992 
  • University of Notre Dame, B.B.A., 1991 


Practice Areas

Accolades, Associations & News

  • Speaker: “Traumatic Brain Injury” March 2023
  • Speaker: “Case Law Update and the New MSJ Standard” March 2023
  • Presenter: “Additional Insureds, Contractual Indemnity, and Effective Tender Under Insurance Policies” at the Florida Defense Lawyers Association’s Liability Claims Conference; Orlando, Florida on June 6, 2019.   
  • Goldberg Segalla Podcast Presenter, March 25, 2018,  
  • “Recent Changes to the AIA A201-2017 General Conditions”. • Panelist, Palm Beach Bar Association Bench Bar Conference, February 9, 2019,  
  • Panelist – Construction Law • CLE Presenter, Palm Beach County Bar – “The Chapter 558 Process and Court Actions”, September 20, 2019. •  
  • Presenter, Goldberg Segalla’s Construction College Series, Episode 1, “Introduction to the Construction Project” – September 2019. •  
  • Presenter, Goldberg Segalla Webinar, October 10, 2019,  
  • “Post-Tension Concrete Claims.” • Presenter, Lunch and Learn, “Navigating the Florida Civil Remedy Notice Statute and the Florida Construction Defect Statute”; 2019  
  • Legal Risks with Green Construction; ABC Education Management Series, September 2008.  
  • The Hidden Risks of Building Green: Why Problems Occur and How to Avoid Them; September 2008, December 2008,  
  • The Florida Engineering Society. • The Legal Risks of Green Buildings: Contract Risks and Risk Reduction Tools; Lorman Education Services, November 2008. • 
  • The Hidden Risks to the Owner, Architect and Contractor in Green Construction, CLE presentation to the FL Bar Construction Law Committee, December 2008.  
  • Florida’s Prompt Payment Statutes, Bateman, Gordon & Sands, Inc. Seminar, April 2010 


  • Author, “Florida Statute § 558.004(1)(d): The Legislative Intent Is Clear, But Is The Result?”, Palm Beach County Bar Association, July 2019 
  • Co-Author, “Hidden Legal Risks of Green Building,” Florida Bar Journal, March 2010  
  • “Building Green with Confidence,” The NAWIC Image, August/September 2008. 


  • Quoted, “Giving a Lift to Construction’s Tech Stack,” June 2019