Kristina Puente

Associate

kpuente@haber.law

Kristina Puente concentrates her practice in the areas of construction law and complex business and commercial litigation. Ms. Puente has experience representing owners, contractors, subcontractors and sureties in state and federal construction disputes, arbitration and bid protests. In addition, Kristina Puente has represented business entities in contractual and tort-based claims. Ms. Puente is a Miami native of Cuban and Filipino descent.

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Educational Background

J.D., cum laude, Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida, 2013

  • Journal of Transnational Law & Policy, Articles & Notes Editor
  • Certificate in International Law, with honors
  • Scholarships: Soloway Scholarship, Knowles & Randolph Endowed Scholarship, Sandra Barr Scholarship
  • Founding Member & Vice President, Asian Pacific American Law Student Association
  • Mentor-Mentee Program, Cuban American Bar Association
  • Negotiation Team, Dispute Resolution Society

Florida State University Summer Program in Law at Oxford, Oxford, England, Summer 2011


B.A., magna cum laude, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 2010

  • Successfully completed Honors Sociology Thesis
  • Honors: College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Valedictorian and Four-Year Scholar; President’s Honor Roll; Anderson Scholar
  • Golden Key International Honor Society
 
 

Languages

  • Spanish