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Carissa Kranz

Carissa Kranz

Law Offices of Carissa Kranz, PA
  • Personal Injury
  • District of Columbia, Florida, New York
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Carissa is a former professional ballet dancer-turned lawyer who is licensed to practice law in New York, Washington D.C., and Florida. Aside from anchoring on the Law & Crime Network as a show host with Dan Abrams, you may have seen her on Nancy Grace, Dr. Drew, Fox News, CBS, CNN/HLN, NBC, Sirius radio and other major news media outlets as the Legal Expert.

Before founding her own INJURY law firm in order to be a caregiver for her ballet teacher-mentor, Carissa worked as a Prosecutor where she tried close to 100 cases, a litigation attorney at Greenberg Traurig, a law Clerk for the California Supreme Court, and legal counsel for a law clinic representing indigent clients, to name a few. Carissa now runs the Law Offices of Carissa Kranz, which is a law firm for injured clients. Carissa's law firm also runs BevVeg International, which focuses on vegan certification for products and is considered the stamp of approval for conscious companies by Forbes, California Wine Advisor, PETA, CBS news, NBC news, Social Life Magazine, LiveKindly, Vegetarian Resource Group, and the Minnesota Growler, Drinkhacker, Bartender magazine, among others.

Carissa was awarded: Super Lawyer; Top 40 Under 40 trial attorneys by ASLA; Super Lawyer "Rising Star"; Martindale-Hubbell legal leader award with an AV Preeminent rating score; the AVVO Client’s Choice Award with a superb 10.0 rating, Super Lawyer — Rising Star (2018 – Present), among other awards. After graduating from the University of Florida’s School of Journalism, summa cum laude, where she served as an anchor for an Emmy winning newscast, Carissa attended UC Berkley School of Law. In law school, Carissa was as an Editor of Law Review and awarded Best Oral Advocate. After law school, Carissa earned her master’s in Journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, where she was the Bloomberg Scholar and a Capitol Hill correspondent.

Carissa is inspired by compassionate solutions and justice.

University of California - Berkeley
J.D. (2010) | LAW
Honors: Law Review - EDITOR Best Oral Advocate - Moot Court
Activities: East Bay Community Law Center Clinic for Indigent Clients Extern - Clerk: California Supreme Court
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Northwestern University
Masters in Journalism (2010) | Broadcast Journalism
Honors: Bloomberg Scholar
Activities: Television Anchor & Reporter
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University of Florida
B.A. (2006) | Journalism - Telecommunications
Honors: Summa Cum Laude
Activities: Anchor and Reporter for local newscast; Student Government
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Professional Experience
Founding Attorney
Law Offices of Carissa Kranz, PA
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Personal Injury Law Firm and Vegan Certification Practice. Compassionate Solutions and Justice for ALL beings.
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Litigation Attorney. Civil Litigation and Securities Litigation.
Assistant State Attorney
Trial attorney. Assistant State Attorney. Lead counsel for criminal jury trials.
Articles & Publications
TV News - Legal Expert
CBS, NBC, CNN/HLN, Law & Crime, Sirius Radio, Etc.
Speaking Engagements
Television News - Legal Expert, National TV
Alzheimers Community Care, Palm Beach Luncheon, The Beach Club, Palm Beach
Alzheimers Community Care
Vegan Certification Specialist
BevVeg International
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyer
Top Influencer
Metropolitan Magazine
Key Note Speaker
Alzheimers Community Care
Rising Star
Super Lawyer
Top 40 Under 40 Trial Attorneys
legal leader award with an AV Preeminent rating score
Client’s Choice Award
Professional Associations
The Federal Bar
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Palm Beach County Bar Association
- Current
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American Bar Association
- Current
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The Florida Bar
- Current
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The New York Bar
- Current
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The D.C. Bar
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
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The Florida Bar
ID Number: 0089554
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New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
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  • Free Consultation
    Free Consultations. No Win, No Fee!
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Area
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Additional Practice Area
  • Vegan Certification
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Law Offices of Carissa Kranz
555 Madison Ave
5th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Toll-Free: (866) 529-1114
Telephone: (866) 529-1114
Fax: (866) 520-4040
3801 PGA Blvd, Suite 600
PBG, FL 33410
Toll-Free: (657) 238-8341
Telephone: (866) 529-1114
Fax: (866) 520-4040