Christopher Pagan currently handles insurance defense matters throughout the State of Florida and in federal court. Raised in Fort Lauderdale, he began his legal education by earning a B.S. in Criminology and Criminal Justice from The Florida State University in Tallahassee, FL. Chris continued his legal education at the Syracuse University College of Law and interned for a Criminal Defense Clinic and the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office.
After graduating law school, Chris worked as a prosecutor for the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office. During his three plus years as a prosecutor, Chris handled numerous probation violation hearings and felony jury trials including domestic battery by strangulation, possession of narcotics with intent to distribute, battery on law enforcement officers, drug trafficking, strong arm robbery, DUI manslaughter, vehicular homicide and numerous burglary charges, including those punishable by life sentences.
Following private practice as a solo practitioner, Chris transitioned into insurance defense and has represented several insurance carriers. Chris has successfully argued several motions to dismiss, motions for summary judgment, and a motion to strike an expert. He has also represented insurance carriers during depositions, mediations, non-binding arbitrations, and dispositive motions.
- Syracuse University College of Law, Syracuse, New York
- J.D. – 2010
- The Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
- Major: Criminology and Criminal Justice
- Keller Landsberg, PA, Associate Attorney, 04/2021 – 06/2022
- Berk, Merchant & Sims, PLLC, Associate Attorney, 01/2020 – 04/2021
Current Employment Position
- Associate Attorney
- Insurance Defense
- Florida, 2011