Christina N. Wachs
Partner Christina N. Wachs

Christina N. Wachs

Partner

Areas Of Practice

Christina N. Wachs handles all aspects of personal injury litigation in both state and federal court. She focuses her practice on defending claims involving automobile negligence, premises liability, products liability, wrongful death, and negligent security claims as well as bad faith and coverage issues.

Admissions

  • Florida, 1999
  • Illinois, 2002 (inactive)
  • U.S. District Court,
    • Middle District of Florida, 1999
    • Southern District of Florida, 2012
    • Northern District of Florida,
    • Central District of Illinois, 2004
    • Southern District of Illinois, 2004
    • Northern District of Illinois, 2003

Memberships

  • The Florida Bar
  • The Jacksonville Bar Association

Mathew Stilwell

Teresa Snoddy

Elise Higbe

Education

  • J.D., with honors, University of Florida Levin College of Law, Gainesville, FL, 1999
    • Order of the Coif
    • Class Rank: Top 10%
    • Journal of Law & Public Policy, Articles Editor, Spring 1999; Staff Member, 1997-1998
    • Teaching Assistant, Legal Research and Writing, Fall 1998
    • Honors, Legal Research and Writing, Fall 1996
    • Chester Bedell Inn of Court, Student-Pupil, Jacksonville Chapter, 1997-1998
  • B.A., with honors, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1993
    • Double Major in Russian and Political Science
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Cumulative GPA 3.73, GPA in Majors: Political Science 4.0, Russian 3.81

Languages

  • Russian

Comprehensive Services

Many cases overlap several areas of law. As a full service law firm, we are able to recognize how one legal discipline impacts another. We work as a team on complex issues that require knowledge of a variety of state and federal laws. This multi-disciplinary approach allows clients to receive the large-firm advantage of access to multiple attorneys in a wide scope of practice areas as well as the hands-on customer service offered by a boutique law firm. In addition to civil litigation, employment law, workers’ compensation defense, commercial law, construction law and appeals, our firm also handles professional liability claims.

Our bilingual staff is available to assist with immigration matters, including consular and removal defenses.