Christopher M. UtreraPartner
Chris Utrera, a Florida Bar Board Certified Construction Lawyer since 2016, is experienced in handling a wide variety of matters in the areas of construction law, commercial and business litigation, and complex tort litigation. His construction law experience includes complex construction defect claims, contract drafting and negotiation, personal injury arising from construction site accidents, insurance and bond claims, and most other aspects of construction law. Mr. Utrera’s clients include owners, contractors, subcontractors, manufacturers, suppliers, insurers, sureties, and other professionals associated with the construction industry. He also litigates complex tort and commercial matters stemming from professional liability, premises liability, products liability, real estate disputes and contract disputes.
Throughout his career, Mr. Utrera has also handled various aspects of specialized commercial real estate transactions, including, but not limited to, title review, acquisition and sale, and the transferring of mortgage loans. He has also been involved with litigation matters regarding pharmaceutical/tobacco litigation, personal injury, and product liability cases in multidistrict litigation and class action lawsuits.
J.D., Florida International University College of Law, Miami, Florida, 2009
- Board of Advocates Member
- Trial Team Member
- Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - Ted Klein Memorial Scholarship
B.A., Florida International University, Miami, Florida, 2006
- Minor in International Relations
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Florida Bar Board Certified in Construction Law
Florida Bar Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
Construction Law Committee
Christopher Columbus High School Alumni Association, Columbus Builders Association
Cuban American Bar Association
Latin Builders Association