JOANNA KALLINOSIS, ESQ.
Joanna J. Kallinosis is an associate in the Miami office of Ligman Martin, P.L., where
she focuses her practice primarily on first party property claims, representing homeowners across
the state. Prior to joining Ligman Martin, P.l., she was an associate with a prominent insurance
defense law firm in Miami, where she handled first party property defense claims, third party
liability claims, and nursing home defense litigation.
Mrs. Kallinosis received her Juris Doctor from St. Thomas University School of Law in
May 2016; she earned her Masters of Science in Criminal Justice Magna Cum Laude in
2012, and her Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice Magna Cum Laude in 2011, from Florida
International University. While in law school, she served as Executive Editor of the St. Thomas
School of Law Intercultural Human Rights Law Review (ranked #6 in the world), and as Vice-
President of the Moot Court Board; where she competed in, and coached at several national
competitions. She was a recurrent member of the Dean’s list, received the Book Award in
Florida Constitutional Law, earned several merit based scholarships, and was recognized for her
pro-bono work in the community. Mrs. Kallinosis also served as a judicial intern for the Hon.
Tinkler Mendez, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in Florida, served as a certified Guardian ad
Litem, and as a clerk in several prominent law firms where she gained experience in automotive
liability, personal injury protection, and product liability.
Mrs. Kallinosis is licensed to practice law in Florida, is a member of The Florida Bar, and
is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of Florida.
“Refugee Roulette: A Comparative Analysis of Gender-Related Persecution in Asylum
Law,” The DePaul Journal of Women, Gender, & the Law. Volume 6, Issue 1, Fall 2016;
reprinted in Thomas Reuters Women and the Law, 2017.