Ms. Chacoa is an attorney in the Orlando office of ABD. Her practice is focused on civil litigation and insurance defense. Prior to joining ABD, Ms. Chacoa worked for a boutique law firm, where she represented insurers in complex insurance coverage disputes, first party commercial and personal lines property claims, and third-party liability auto claims. Ms. Chacoa has defended insurance carriers against hundreds of claims in both federal and state courts throughout Florida.
A proud member of the Gator Nation, Ms. Chacoa obtained her Juris Doctor from the Fredric G. Levin College of Law, where she served as President of the International Law Society and earned a place in the nationally ranked Trial Team. During law school, she also completed a Certificate in New Venture Creation at the Hough Graduate School of Business. A Nole at heart, Ms. Chacoa received her Bachelor of Arts in Criminology, cum laude, from The Florida State University and was awarded the Honors Medallion.
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Ms. Chacoa is a member of The Florida Bar. She is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida. Her professional affiliations include the Orange County Bar Association, Central Florida Association of Women Lawyers, and The Florida Bar’s Business Law and Trial Lawyers Sections. Ms. Chacoa has previously served as a volunteer attorney with the Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association, Teen Court advisor, and Guardian ad Litem. In 2017, she was recognized by the Supreme Court of Florida, the Young Lawyers Division of The Florida Bar, and the Florida Pro Bono Coordinators Association for providing over 100 hours of pro bono services to the community.
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law, J.D., 2011
The Florida State University, B.A., cum laude, 2003
First Party Property, Breach of Contract, Insurance Coverage Disputes, Third-Party Liability