Candace D. CronanAssociate
Candace D. Cronan, an associate at Chepenik Trushin LLP, concentrates her practice on insurance defense litigation and coverage disputes, probate and trust litigation, and complex business and commercial litigation.
Ms. Cronan graduated in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business and Marketing from the University of Tampa and was nominated to the National Dean’s List. Prior to entering law school, Ms. Cronan served as an intern for United States Senator Bill Nelson. Ms. Cronan received her Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, from St. Thomas University School of Law in May 2011 and was admitted to the Florida Bar in September 2011.
During the summer of 2010, Ms. Cronan gained valuable experience as a law clerk for the Miami-Dade County School Board Attorney’s Office. In her last year of law school, Ms. Cronan worked as a research assistant for a prominent health law professor. In this capacity, Ms. Cronan completed a multi-state review of the challenges to the hospital peer review hearing process utilized to terminate the staff privileges of physicians accused of failure to provide quality of care.
During law school, Ms. Cronan served as an Articles Editor for the St. Thomas Law Review. Ms. Cronan was also a member of the Moot Court Team and served on the Moot Court Executive Board as Treasurer. While attending law school at St. Thomas University, Ms. Cronan earned several honors and distinctions, which included receiving book awards in Criminal Law, Business Associations, Florida Constitutional Law, and Florida Practice. She was on the Dean’s List and a recipient of the Dean’s Merit Scholarship. Ms. Cronan also received the Legal Pro Bono Service Award and graduation distinction for performing over 200 hours of legal pro bono work.
Ms. Cronan has significant experience in all phases of litigation, including pre-litigation, pre-trial, trial, and appellate levels, in both state and federal courts, with particular focus on commercial litigation, employment litigation, premises liability, and municipal liability. She has represented public and private clients in a wide range of litigation and administrative matters at both the federal and state levels.
United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit