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Cristen Heather Messina

Cristen Heather Messina

also known as Cristen Heather Martinez

Practice areas:

Real Estate, Business

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About Me

Court Admissions:


State of Florida

Middle District of Florida

Southern District of Florida


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2011

  1. Real Estate: 70%
  2. Business: 30%



Hourly ($240/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

14 total 

  • Janelle M Miller

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Janelle Miller Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • James Charles Shields

    I endorse this lawyer with no reservation. An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community. Very hardworking and diligent. Consistently achieves superior results. Advice is always practical and on point. I recommend to anyone looking for an attorney who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of clients and achieving the most favorable result possible. I endorse this lawyer.


    James Shields Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Offices of Mercedes Gonzalez Hale Pa

26907 Foggy Creek Rd Ste 101 Bldg 20
Wesley Chapel, FL, 33544-6778



FLMember in Good Standing201105/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
William F. Blews Pro Bono Service AwardStetson University College of Law2010

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateLaw Offices of Mercedes Gonzalez Hale2012 - Present
AssociateBroad & Cassel2010 - 2012
Law ClerkGray Robinson2010 - 2010
Summer AssociateJohnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns, LLP2009 - 2009
Legal InternThe Honorable Cheryl Thomas2008 - 2008


Association NamePosition NameDuration
BNI Business BuildersMember2012 - Present
St. Petersburg Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Hillsborough Association for Women LawyersMember2011 - Present
Hillsborough County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pinellas CountyVolunteer2008 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Rousse v. Zaremba, et alFinal Judgment in favor of my client.

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Publication NameTitleDate
Greater Tampa Associations of Realtors NewsletterSeller's Duty to Disclose in Residential Real Estate Transactions2013
Greater Tampa Association of Realtors NewsletterTenant Rights in Foreclosure2013


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris DoctorN/A2010
Florida State UniversityCriminologyBA - Bachelor of Arts2007

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Weekly Chapter MeetingLegal Issues Affecting Homeowners' Associations2013