A proven trial attorney, Christine Welstead has been lead counsel defending corporations, manufacturers and municipalities sued in state and federal courts throughout Florida for two decades. With more than 20 jury cases tried to verdict, she achieved Board Certification in Civil Trial Law from the Florida Bar in 2012.
Christine has considerable experience defending claims involving product liability, personal injury, catastrophic injury, wrongful death, civil rights and premises liability. She has experience handling municipal liability and defending cities and elected and appointed officials in all aspects of litigation including questions of sovereign immunity, election contests and tort defense. Christine also has experience working on all aspects of multi-district hernia mesh litigation, including planning defense strategy, preparing corporate witnesses for deposition, and selecting and working with experts. Christine’s experience further includes commercial litigation, advising clients and enforcing vendor contracts and non-compete agreements for health care and security companies in Florida.
A recognized authority on the topic of negligent security, Christine has advised property owners and security companies in this area since 1999, from initial crisis management, through trials and appeal.