Kristine DeSoiza


Kristine DeSoiza is an associate in the Fort Lauderdale office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation Practices.

Kristine DeSoiza advises clients on all aspects of insurance law. She handles a wide range of matters including insurance coverage disputes, construction defect claims, professional liability claims, commercial general liability, and commercial litigation. Ms. DeSoiza also defends insurers in bad faith litigation and counsels insurers with respect to first-party and third-party bad faith claims.

Kristine is admitted to practice in Florida. She received her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Shepard Broad College of Law - Nova Southeastern University and her undergraduate degree from the University of Florida. While attending law school, Kristine served as the President of the NSU Trial Association and was an Articles Editor for the Nova Law Review.

Professional Presentations

Currently Taking All Bets on the Future of Florida's Sports Betting, Kristine DeSoiza, Esq. & Jesse Drawas, Esq., Broward County Bar Association, Barrister, September 2018

Link to Barrister:


  • State Bar Admissions
    • Florida
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida




  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Young Lawyers Division of the Florida Bar, Member
  • Trial Lawyers Section of the Florida Bar, Member
  • Dade County Bar Association, Member
  • Broward County Bar Association, Member
  • Martin County Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Member 
  • Broward County Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Member 
  • Chi Omega at the University Of Florida, Eta Delta Chapter, Member

Awards & Honors

Krupnick Campbell Advocacy Award Recipient (during law school)


Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad College of Law

Juris Doctor, Dean's List Scholar, Krupnick Campbell Advocacy Award Recipient Graduated Cum Laude – May 2017

University of Florida,College of Journalism and Communications

Bachelor of Science in Advertising, Concentration in Business Administration Graduated May 2012

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