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Christene represents clients in a multitude of construction disputes, ranging from small homeowner claims to multi-party defect matters. She regularly advises clients on lien and bond issues, contract and payment disputes. 

A self-proclaimed foodie, Christene enjoys cooking and spending time with her husband and daughter. As a native Floridian, she can regularly be found cheering on FSU and UCF during football season.

Professional Memberships

  • Florida Bar
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Construction Financial Management Association, Central Florida Chapter
  • Associated Builders & Contractors, Central Florida Chapter


  • Chapter 7: Bids, Bid Disputes, and Competitive Negotiations Involving Public Entities, The Florida Bar Construction Law and Practice Manual, 10th Edition, co-authored with Leanne Palmer

Speaking Engagements

  • Lien Law Update, CFMA, Central Florida Chapter, 2019
  • Contract Interpretation, CFMA, Central Florida Chapter, 2018
  • Construction Project Documentation, CFMA, Central Florida Chapter, 2017
  • Construction Bonds, Associated Builders & Contractors, 2015
  • Top 5 Reasons to Actually Read Your Subcontract, CFMA, 2014
  • Legal Update, CFMA, Central Florida Chapter, 2014