Ms. Brooke DiSalvo, a graduate from Cumberland School of Law, will concentrate her practice on general defense litigation. At Cumberland, Ms. DiSalvo was a member of Cumberland’s National Trial Team. As a litigator on the Trial Team, Ms. DiSalvo and her team won both the 2017 Florida National Trial Advocacy Competition and the 2018 Drexel University Battle of the Experts National Trial Competition. During these trial advocacy tournaments, Ms. DiSalvo and her trial partner were undefeated, never losing a ballot from any judge. Ms. DiSalvo’s team also reached the final four round at the American Association for Justice Trial Regional Competition in Birmingham, Alabama. Ms. DiSalvo also won first place in the LaJuana S. Davis Client Counseling Competition and took First Place in Arbitration in Cumberland’s Arbitration, Mediation, and Negotiation Competition. Ms. DiSalvo was selected to be the Director of the Parham H. Williams Trial Competition. In this role, she wrote the entire criminal case file and organized the six week trial tournament for sixty first year law students at Cumberland.
Ms. DiSalvo was named to the Dean’s List at Cumberland School of Law for five out of six semesters and was awarded the highest grade in Advanced Skills in Trial Advocacy, a course focusing on the effective use of courtroom technology during trial. Ms. DiSalvo was selected by the American Bar Association’s Janet Steiger Antitrust Fellowship Program to serve as the first Steiger Fellow from Cumberland. In this position, Ms. DiSalvo conducted research and legal analysis for the Consumer Protection Department at the Alabama Attorney General’s Office.
Ms. DiSalvo is a native of Northwest Florida and is looking forward to living and working in Pensacola.