Carolin A. Pacheco

    As a member of the Professional Liability Department, Carolin Pacheco focuses a part of her practice on first-party insurance coverage claims, defending insurance carriers in a wide range of disputes. She also defends insurers in matters pertaining to coverage and bad faith claims, and assists them through pre-suit investigations and arbitrations.
    Carolin also represents condominium association boards in directors and officers suits, as well as real estate agents, brokers and appraisers in errors and omissions claims. She also concentrates a portion of her practice, litigating FDCPA claims and suits brought by debtors, against the collection services assigned to recover the debt.
    Before joining Marshall Dennehey, Carolin was an Assistant Public Defender with the Ninth Judicial Circuit of Florida in Orange and Osceola County. She focused her practice on criminal defense for indigent clients. During this time, she litigated various cases ranging from criminal traffic infractions to property damage and violent crimes from initial arrest to jury trial and sentencing.
    Carolin graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies and earned her juris doctor from Stetson University College of Law in 2015.  While in law school, Carolin was a law clerk at a general civil litigation firm, where she worked on cases involving breach of contract, landlord-tenant law, and family law. She was also a law clerk for the U.S. Attorney's Office of the Middle District of Florida. Carolin had an active role in her law school's campus activities where she served as a Student Ambassador, she was the president of the Immigration Law Student Association and the secretary of the Hispanic Bar Student Association. 
    Outside her law practice, Carolin enjoys exploring Central Florida. 
    Published Works

    “Enforceability of Conditions Precedent and the Effect of Edwards v. SafePoint Ins. Co.,” Defense Digest, Vol. 27, No. 4, September 2021

    U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
    U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
    Stetson University College of Law (J.D., 2015)
    University of Central Florida (B.S., 2008)
    Honors & awards
    The Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch®, Insurance Law
    Associations & memberships
    Orange County Bar Association
    National Creditors Bar Association
    Spanish (Fluent)
    Year joined