Christina Sanchez is an accomplished trial attorney focusing her practice in the areas of civil litigation, criminal defense and family law. Prior to forming Sanchez Law Firm, she acquired extensive court experience at the 18th Judicial Circuit Public Defenders Office, defending the indigent at the Sanford, Titusville and Viera offices. Thereafter, Christina worked with GrayRobinson, P.A. in their civil litigation department where her practice focused primarily in insurance defense, corporate defense and civil trials. Today, Christina is running for Circuit Court Judge in the 18th Judicial Circuit, Group 23.

Christina graduated from Titusville High School in 1995 and went on to attend Florida Southern College, where she graduated in 1998 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, a second major in Criminology and a minor in Spanish. While at Florida Southern College, she received a scholarship to attend the “Justice Semester” at the American University in Washington, DC. Thereafter, Christina received her Juris Doctor from Stetson University College of Law in 2003, where she was the recipient of the William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award. She has also studied international law overseas in numerous international studies programs. She studied in Madrid, Spain with the William & Mary School of Law and throughout Western and Eastern Europe with the University of Pittsburgh Law School. Christina is fluent in Spanish and has studied legal and business Spanish in Central America at the Centro Linguistico De La Fuente, Antigua, Guatemala; and at the University of Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico.

 

LEGAL PRACTICE EXPERIENCE

  • Admitted to practice in the Middle District of Florida, Federal Court
  • Admitted to Practice in the Southern District of Florida, Federal Court
  • Litigated in the 5th District Court of Appeals
  • Lead Counsel in over 50 jury trials
  • Tried cases in Family Court, Criminal County Court, Criminal Circuit Court, Civil Circuit Court, Civil County Court, Federal District Court, and Federal Immigration Court
  • Represented thousands of clients

 

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

  • William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award
  • Appointed by the Florida Bar to serve on the Codes and Rules of Evidence Committee
  • Awarded the ESGR “Patriot Award” by the Secretary Department of Defense

 

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Leadership Brevard, Class of 2014
  • Brevard County Association for Women Lawyers (past president)
  • Brevard County Bar Foundation (past treasurer; current board)
  • Brevard County Bar Association  (YLD president)
  • Brevard County Red Cross (board member)
  • Habitat for Humanity (volunteer)
  • Justice Teaching Program (volunteer teacher)
  • Vassar B. Carlton, American Inns of Court
  • Toastmasters (member)
  • Melbourne Alumnae
  • Panhellenic (AOTT member)
  • Seminole County Bar Association (member)

 

Sanchez Law Firm, P.A.
17 N. Babcock Street
Melbourne, FL 32935
321.392.3175
Sanchez@yourdefenselawfirm.com
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