Overview

Ingrid Benson-Villegas’s practice areas include first-party insurance defense and third-party insurance defense. Prior to joining the firm, Ingrid practiced in the areas of medical malpractice, personal injury, probate, condominium law, domestic violence, landlord-tenant, constitutional law, and business litigation. Ingrid also worked as a Post-Doctoral Research Assistant for Professor David D. Walter and interned for the Honorable Jason E. Dimitris and Honorable Spencer J. Multack. During law school, Ingrid interned for the Honorable Barbara Lagoa at the Third District Court of Appeal, was an extern at the City Attorney’s Office in Coral Gables, and was a student attorney in the Health Law and Policy Clinic and the Carlos A. Costa Immigration and Human Rights Clinic at Florida International University College of Law.

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Defense
  • Child Advocacy/Juvenile Dependency
  • Domestic Violence
  • Business Litigation
  • Condominium Law

Admitted to Practice

  • The Florida Bar, 2015
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2016
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 2016

Education

  • Florida International University College of Law, J.D., 2013,
    • Dean’s List
    • Women’s Law Society
    • Dade County Bar Association, Vice President of FIU Chapter
  • Florida International University, B.A., International Relations, magna cum laude, 2009
    • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
    • Latin American and Caribbean Studies Certificate

Professional or Trade Affiliations

  • Board of Directors, Miami-Dade Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers, 2017-Present
  • Associate Editor of The Young Lawyer, American Bar Association, 2016-Present
  • Member, Dade County Bar Association

Honors & Awards

  • 40 Under 40 Outstanding Lawyers of South Florida, 2018, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

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