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Kristine DeSoiza is an Associate Attorney at Rissman, Barrett, Hurt, Donahue, McLain & Mangan, P.A. Her practice concentrates on Medical Malpractice and Insurance Defense. In addition, she has prior experience representing insurers in bad faith litigation, as well as counseling insurers with respect to first party and third party bad faith claims.

Ms. DeSoiza attended the University of Florida and received a Bachelor of Science degree in 2012. In 2017, she earned her Juris Doctorate from Nova Southeastern University’s Shephard Broad College of Law, graduating Cum Laude. As a prior Committee Member of the Florida Bar’s Law Related Education Committee, Kristine co-authored the Florida High School Mock Trial and Florida High School Moot Court case programs and assisted with the succeeding statewide competitions. While in law school, Kristine was a teaching and research assistant in Constitutional and International Law and a research assistant in Family and Juvenile Law. She served as President of the NSU Trial Association and was a member and an Articles Editor of the Nova Law Review.

Kristine was previously published in the Broward County “Barrister” publication. “Currently Taking All Bets on the Future of Florida’s Sports Betting,” Broward County Bar Association’s Barrister, September 2018

How I Resolve

I strive to provide excellent service to our clients by always listening, doing simple things extraordinarily well, putting my heart into everything I do, and always trying to achieve the best outcome possible.

Practice areas

Bar and Court Admissions

  • US District Court Middle District of Florida - 2021
  • US District Court Southern District of Florida - 2020
  • Florida Bar - 2017


  • Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law, Juris Doctorate (Graduated Cum Laude) - 2017
  • University of Florida - Bachelor of Science in Advertising, Concentration in Business Administration - 2012


  • Young Lawyers Division of the Florida Bar
  • Trial Lawyers Section of the Florida Bar
  • Broward County Bar Association
  • Miami-Dade County Bar Association
  • Martin County Florida Association for Women Lawyers
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