Catherine C. Darlson began her career at Kelley/Uustal in 2013 as a summer
She received her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Florida Levin
College of Law after graduating with a
bachelor's degree, cum laude, in Political Science from the University
of South Florida in Tampa. She is a native of the Stuart, Florida area.
Early Experience and Associations
During law school, Catherine served as:
- Teaching assistant in Appellate Advocacy
- Extern for the Office of the Federal Public Defender in Jacksonville, Florida
- Certified Legal Intern (CLI) with the Offices of Stacy Scott, Public Defender,
As a CLI, Catherine was afforded the opportunity to practice in the misdemeanor
division of the 8th Judicial Circuit Court, where she conducted jury selections
and client consultations, gave opening statements and sat second chair
at trial, and argued bail reduction motions in open court, all while still
As a research assistant to Professor Mark Fenster, Catherine's work
focused on whistleblowers and classified information leaks. She later
served as a research assistant to Professor John Stinneford, focusing
on the Cruel & Unusual Punishments Clause of the 8th Amendment.
Catherine is proud to be a member of the Kelley/Uustal team. She has dedicated
her career, from its inception, to the representation of clients who have
been harmed physically or financially and need a zealous advocate who
can effectively seek justice on their behalf.
Call Kelley/Uustal to speak with Attorney Catherine C. Darlson or any of
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