MEET THE FOUNDER
Mrs. Kristen A. Corpion, Esq.
Adjunct-Professor, Florida International University
egal advocate. Law school professor. And community leader. Kristen Corpion is the face of the modern lawyer. After graduating
from Berkeley Law School and kickstarting her career at elite international law firm Greenberg Traurig—representing large companies—Kristen has since launched her own innovative law firm, CORPlaw. CORPlaw helps modern entrepreneurs grow and protect their business. CORPlaw specializes in working with locally owned small business owners.
Florida native, Kristen has been practicing law for 6 years, owns two companies, and has earned such distinctions as being named one of South Florida’s Outstanding 40 Lawyers Under 40 by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Rookie of the Year by the Greater Miami
Chamber of Commerce, and earning the Rising Star distinction, a recognition given to less than 3% of lawyers, by Florida Super Lawyers. Just this year, Kristen was installed as the current President-Elect of the Dade County Bar Young Lawyers Section, which is the largest voluntary association of lawyers in South Florida.
Kristen also dedicates her time to mentoring students. She teaches law and business at the undergraduate and graduate levels as an adjunct professor at Florida International University. She is also the Founder and brains behind an innovative community-based initiative, Sidebar. Sidebar brings together lawyers and other legal professionals to collaborate and drive changes in the legal industry.
Kristen is passionate about transforming the legal profession, the perception the community has of lawyers, and using the law as a tool to help her local community grow. As the proud daughter of a single-mom who ran her own business, Kristen has a special respect for working with female and minority-owned businesses.
AS FEATURED/HONORED IN
IN THE NEWS
Kristen’s work in the legal community has been covered by multiple media outlets:
Kristen Corpion Wants to Raise an Army of Modern Lawyers Law.com / the Daily Business Review / Yahoo! Finance - Apr. 2019
Miami Nice: New Venture Helps Lawyers Find Their Footing Berkeley Law Transcript - Nov. 2018
Winner Rookie of the Year, Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce South Florida Business Journal - Mar. 2015
Greenberg Traurig’s Kristen A. Corpion Named Winner of Legal Services of Greater Miami’s ‘Legal Eagle Closing Argument Competition’ Originally in Daily Business Review - Jun. 2014
SPEAKING & WRITING
Kristen—an Adjunct Professor who lectures on a near weekly basis—has significant experience taking center stage, developing creative and engaging content, and speaking at a wide-range of events to audiences both small and large:
StartUp Safari Miami: Avoiding Legal Landmines: Practical Tips for Hiring and Working with People – October 2019
CTO Founders: Connecting CTOs and Founders – October 2019, August 2019
University of Miami Business Law Society: Introduction to Business Law –September 2019
Freelance Firm Podcast (Episode 2) Making the Jump from BigLaw to Virtual Solo Practice – March 2019
Dade County Bar Association’s Annual Bench & Bar Conference: “What Else Can I Do With My Law Degree?” Panel – April 2019
Civility, Stress or More Serious Issues? Practical Guidance for Lawyers Dealing with Stress: Reimaging the Legal Profession – April 2019
Florida Association of Women Lawyers, Miami Dade Chapter: 6h Annual Leadership Summit: Successful Mentoring for Women in the Law – May 2019
PowHER Summit for Women Entrepreneur’s: On Finding your Inner SupHER Power – May 2019
Featured on Law.com LegalSpeak Podcast (The Law Firm Generation Gap: A Millennial and a Baby Boomer Talk It Out) – June 2019
FIU Law’s Path (Pre-Law Program): What’s Your Brand? Networking, Social media, and the Business of law – July 2019
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78 SW 7th St., Unit 800,
Miami, FL 33130
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