“My parents left Cuba many years ago and they sacrificed everything, and you can imagine their pride in having their daughter as a federal bankruptcy judge,” the attorney said.
May 10, 2023 at 12:18 PM
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What You Need to Know
- The Coral Gables attorney will fill the vacancy created by Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Emeritus A. Jay Cristol’s retirement.
- The incoming federal bankruptcy judge said she will be sworn in within two weeks.
- She brings over three decades of experience as a bankruptcy practitioner handling cases for domestic and international clients.
A Coral Gables attorney will become the next judge to preside over cases in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Corali Lopez-Castro, a partner at Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton, will fill the vacancy created by Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Emeritus A. Jay Cristol following his retirement in January after nearly four decades of service to the federal judiciary.