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  • Katherine N. Buckalew

    Katherine N. Buckalew, an associate, joined the firm in the summer of 2021. Based in the Miami office, Ms. Buckalew currently focuses her practice in the areas of insurance defense and civil litigation.
    Ms. Buckalew graduated summa cum laude from Vanderbilt University, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Psychology. Upon her graduation from Vanderbilt, Ms. Buckalew attended New York University School of Law, where she earned her Juris Doctor and graduated cum laude. While in law school, Ms. Buckalew honed her advocacy skills through her service on the NYU Law Moot Court Board and her work in both the Immigrant Defense Clinic and the Federal Defender Clinic.
    Ms. Buckalew began her legal career as an Assistant Public Defender with the Miami-Dade Public Defender’s Office, where she handled a high volume of criminal traffic, misdemeanor, felony, and juvenile delinquency cases. As an Assistant Public Defender, Ms. Buckalew maintained a robust motions practice and gained valuable litigation experience.

    Areas of Practice
    • Civil Litigation

    • First and Third-Party Property

    • Insurance Defense

    Admitted to Practice Law or Bar Admissions
    • All Florida Courts

    • New York University School of Law – (J.D., cum laude, 2019)

    • Vanderbilt University – (B.A., summa cum laude, 2016)
    Professional Memberships and Community Activities
    • The Florida Bar

    • Florida Defense Lawyers Association

    • Defense Research Institute (DRI)

    • Dade County Defense Bar Association

    • Dade County Bar Association

    • Coral Gables Bar Association

    Contact Information
    420 South Dixie Highway, Third Floor
    Coral Gables, Florida 33146
    Telephone: (305) 667-0223
    Facsimile: (305) 284-9844
    E-Mail: kbuckalew@gaebemullen.com