Henderson Franklin Welcomes Ave Maria School of Law Alumnae Monique Lopez
Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that Monique Lopez has joined the firm as an associate in the Tort & Insurance Litigation Department. She will be based out of the firm’s Fort Myers office.
With over 20 years of experience in the legal industry, Lopez fulfilled her life-long dream in 2017 to become a lawyer to protect people and their interests. Today, she represents individuals and insurance carriers involved in civil litigation, with an emphasis on construction defects, personal injury, and premises liability matters.
Lopez is fluent in English and Spanish. She is admitted to practice in all Florida state courts, as well as in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
Before enrolling in Ave Maria School of Law, Lopez was a legal assistant in Henderson Franklin’s family law department. While in law school, she was the recipient of the Dean’s Scholarship, as well as the book award for Research, Writing, and Advocacy. Lopez also served as the Mentor Chair of the Women’s Law Association, as well as Associate Editor and Executive Articles Editor on the Ave Maria Law Review. Also during law school, she was a judicial intern for the Honorable Sherri Chappell in the United States Middle District Court.
Lopez was born in Miami, Florida, and is proud of her Cuban immigrant heritage. She received her undergraduate degrees from Florida Southwestern College, summa cum laude, and Florida Gulf Coast University, B.A., cum laude. She received her J.D. from Ave Maria School of Law.
Lopez may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 239-344-1187.