Michelle Urbistondo, Esq. is the Founder of Urbistondo Law. Mrs. Urbistondo currently devotes her practice to civil litigation, focusing on the areas of real estate transactions, marital and family law matters including divorce, child custody issues, relocation, alimony and child support matters, modification actions, business valuations, paternity disputes and personal injury. Mrs. Urbistondo is licensed to practice in the State of Florida and in Federal Southern District of Florida.
Mrs. Urbistondo strives to fight for the rights of not only her private clientele, but for her community at large. As a board member for the Miami-Dade County Commission on Human Rights Advisory Board Mrs. Urbistondo is charged with enforcement of Miami-Dade County's civil and human rights ordinance, codified as Chapter 11A of the Miami-Dade County Code, as amended. The goal of this board is to promote fairness and equal opportunity in employment, housing, public accommodations, credit and financing practices, family leave and domestic violence leave. The Commission on Human Rights receives, initiatives, investigates, and conciliates complaints of discrimination under federal, state and local laws.
Prior to founding Urbistondo Law, Mrs. Urbistondo was a managing partner of Sutton Law Group and an associate for The Law Offices of Patrick L. Cordero, P.A. were she served as the supervising attorney for over 400+ real estate and family law cases. She also served as a clerk for the Honorable Leon Firtel while on the bench as a Family Judge in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court.
Mrs. Urbistondo is an cum laude honors graduate of the St. Thomas University School of Law (J.D., 2011) and an alumnus of the Florida International University Honors College (B.A., 2009). While in law school she served as Articles Editor for the St. Thomas Law Review and also was a member of the Moot Court Team where she was recognized as the Best Individual Oral Advocate at the E. Earle Zehmer National Moot Court Competition. Mrs. Urbistondo was consistently on the Dean's List and graduated with honors in the Top 20% of her class.
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