MIAMI, FL — Kelley Kronenberg, a diverse business law firm, announced that Cristina J. Bianchi and Julianne Valdes have joined the firm’s Miami office as Attorneys.
Bianchi assists in handling all aspects of liability and casualty defense. Prior to joining Kelley Kronenberg, she worked as an Assistant Public Defender at the Miami-Dade Public Defender’s Office where she represented indigent clients in juvenile, misdemeanor, and felony cases from client intake to disposition. In this role, she gained extensive experience litigating bench trials, jury trials, and arguing evidentiary motions.
Bianchi earned her Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Management from Florida International University and her Juris Doctor, graduating magna cum laude, from St. Thomas University School of Law, where she received the CALI Book Award for Legal Writing and Research and Advanced Legal Writing and Research. She is admitted to The Florida Bar.
Valdes assists in handling matters related to Property and Casualty claims, including First Party Insurance Defense, Employment Law, Construction Defect Litigation and complex General Liability matters involving wrongful death and catastrophic injuries.
Prior to joining the firm, Valdes worked as a law clerk under the Deputy General Counsel at a large Florida university, researching and preparing memoranda pertaining to compliance issues in higher education. She also assisted in identifying related legal risks and reducing or eliminating undue exposure for the university.
Valdes earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, cum laude, from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania and her Juris Doctor degree from Florida International University College of Law, where she served as Vice President of the Women’s Law Society. She is admitted to The Florida Bar.