Kristina E. Wilson Partner

Kristina Wilson

Partner

Kristina focuses her practice on General Counsel Services, Real Estate, and Business Law, Specifically, Kristina represents investors and developers in residential and commercial acquisitions, pre-construction and development, due diligence, closings, leasing, and assists property owners with a variety of legal issues that may arise. She assists clients with corporate formation, drafts and negotiates an array of contracts, and offers a problem-solving approach to provide white glove service to business owners and investors. She delivers practical and complete legal and business solutions tailored to the specific needs of individual and business clients.

Prior to joining SIMPLYLEGAL, Kristina worked at Alvarez Arrieta Diaz-Silveira LLP and served as Associate/Deputy General Counsel for Trump Dezer Development. On a daily basis, she managed the gambit of legal issues for over 150 entities and joint ventures, participated in major real estate acquisitions and developments from the due diligence phase to post-closing management, and spearheaded numerous complex business transactions. She streamlined processes, managed outside counsel, and eliminated inefficiencies, which had a direct impact on the company’s bottom line. Notable projects include: Trump Towers, Trump Palace, Trump Royale, Trump International Beach Resort and Spa, Porsche Design Tower Miami, Residences by Armani Casa, Intracoastal Mall, The Dezer Collection, and Powerline Industrial Center. She has previous work experience in marketing, project management, and internal auditing with several large corporations such as Lufthansa AG, Siemens Corporation, and Norwegian Cruise Line.

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Awards & Publications:

  • Recipient of Super Lawyers’ 2018 “Rising Stars” Award;
  • Recipient of Legal Elite’s 2017 Excellence Award for Commercial Acquisitions
  • Selected for the FAWL MAP Committee and Mentoring Committee in 2016; and
  • Recipient of Daily Business Review’s 2015 “On the Rise” Award

Education:

  • Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center, Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Juris Doctorate, Dean’s List, Concentration: International Law
  • University of Miami School of Business, Coral Gables, FL - Master of Business Administration, Concentrations: International Business & Finance
  • University of Alabama At Birmingham, Birmingham, AL - Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, magna cum laude, Major: Marketing Minors: International Business & German

Bar Admissions and Certifications:

  • Florida
  • New York
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Title Agent Certification
  • Real Estate Agent License

Professional & Community Associations:

  • Unanimously voted by the City of North Miami Beach to serve on the Planning and Zoning Board in November 2017
  • Regular panelist for legal education seminars

undefinedPersonal Interests

Kristina grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, but moved to Miami in 2004 and has been a ‘Canes fan ever since. She played Division I college tennis at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. In her free time, Kristina enjoys playing tennis, golf, outdoor activities, and spending time her dog, Georgia.

Hobbies:

Watching and playing sports (Go ‘Canes!), traveling, boating

Favorite Drink:

Margarita (on the rocks, no salt)

Countries Visited:

34 countries

Favorite Band:

Coldplay

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