• Nova University Center for the Study of Law, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, J.D. magna cum laude – 1993, Honors: Moot Court Society, Law Review: Nova Law Review, Member, 1991 – 1993
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, B.A., Bachelor of Arts – 1987, Major: Criminal Justice

Professional Associations & Leadership Activities

  • Broward County Bar Association, Member, 1993
  • Federal Bar Association, Member, 1993
  • Florida Bar, Member. 1993

Cristina M. Pierson


“During my legal career, I have diligently represented the best interests of my clients with unwavering dedication and perseverance. As a zealous advocate, it is my goal to exceed client expectations each and every day.”

Board Certified Business Litigator

Attorney Cristina Pierson is an experienced trial attorney with a diverse track record of successfully representing both individuals and companies with her legal knowledge, litigation skills, and courtroom effectiveness. Pierson will focus her practice on complex civil cases including class action, qui tam and commercial litigation.

Cristina is Board Certified as a Business Litigation Specialist by the Florida Bar, a designation reserved for just 1% of Florida’s 90,000 lawyers. Obtaining this certification requires a favorable showing of her skills, actual business litigation experience, positive reports from other lawyers and judges familiar with her abilities, and the successful completion of a comprehensive examination testing her knowledge. Board certified business litigators must complete continuing legal education in this field and the requirements for board certified lawyers are significantly higher than those required for non-certified lawyers. When working with her, your case is in the hands of a thoroughly experienced and knowledgeable advocate.

Cristina is also AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® – the highest rank awarded by the national rating agency. She is respected and trusted by peers and clients alike, and she is well-known for her exemplary advocacy, dedication, and professionalism.


Cristina Pierson is a Cuban-American native of South Florida and is fluent in Spanish. She graduated from Pine Crest School in Fort Lauderdale, and completed her undergraduate work in criminal justice at the University of Florida in 1987. After spending time working in the insurance industry, Cristina went on to law school and received her law degree from Nova Southeastern University in 1993. She graduated magna cum laude and received honors for her work on law review and moot court. She is a member of the Florida Bar, the Federal Bar Association and the Broward County Bar Association. She is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida, and the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.