Kristina Georgiou

Associate

Ms. Georgiou focuses her practice on personal injury law, including premise liability, products liability, labor law, and medical malpractice. She is involved in all aspects of a case from intake to trial. She has also provided legal assistance for her clients in the areas of family law, immigration, social security benefits, landlord/tenant, estate planning, and employment discrimination law.

She has been a featured speaker in “Know Your Rights” seminar series covering estate planning, advanced directive preparation and tenant’s rights.

  • Bar Admissions
    • New York
    • United States District Court, Southern District of New York
    • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
    • Florida
  • Education
    • St. Thomas University School of Law, J.D.
    • Queens College, B.S.
  • Awards and Honors
    • New York Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2018
    • Intercultural Human Rights Law Review Member at St. Thomas University School of Law
    • CALI Book Award Recipient for Legal Writing and Appellate Advocacy
    • Member of the Rosemary Barkett American Appellate In of Court   
    • Fellowship recipient for Equal Justice Summer Corps
  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Bar Association
    • Queens County Bar Association
  • Speaking Engagements
    • Speaker, “Know your Rights” Seminars (Real Estate Planning, advanced directive preparation and tenant’s rights in South Florida)
    • Legal Terms Explained, What does “Contingency Fee” mean?
  • Representative Cases and Settlements of Note

    Ms. Georgiou was part of the medical malpractice legal team who assisted in obtaining a:

    • $750,000 Mediation Settlement on behalf of a client who underwent a total knee replacement after being injured at work
    • $750,000 Settlement on behalf of a client administered bupivacaine (general anesthesia) who then fell into cardiac arrest and then a coma
    • $500,000 Settlement on behalf of a client who was suffering from complications due to prostate cancer and had a needle negligently puncture his rectum
  • Other Experience

    Ms. Georgiou provided legal assistance for clients in the areas of family law, immigration, social security benefits, landlord/tenant, estate planning, and employment discrimination law.

  • Pro Bono
    • No More Tears, providing legal assistance for victims of domestic violence
    • HELP, INC, HIV Education and Law Project
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