Ms. Oliva was born in Charleston, South Carolina and later moved to Winter Haven, Florida with her family. She is a double Gator, having earned a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, in Political Science and a Bachelor of Science, cum laude, in Telecommunications from the University of Florida in 2015. She received her Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2018. While at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, Ms. Oliva served as a teaching assistant for Legal Research and Legal Writing, as an executive board member of the Moot Court Team, and as an executive board member of the John Marshall Bar Association.
Ms. Oliva initially joined Broussard, Cullen & Blastic, P.A. as a law clerk in May of 2017. She returned as a full-time attorney in August of 2018 and since that time she has focused her practice on workers’ compensation and liability claims.
Ms. Oliva has handled claims from their inception, which involvement is often targeted at early investigations into compensability. She has assisted in the drafting of briefs on behalf of employers in appeals involving complex issues of workers’ compensation. These appeals have addressed complex issues pertaining to causation, permanent total disability benefits, and general issues of statutory construction.
Bar Association or Section Affiliations
Ms. Oliva is a member of the Orange County Bar Association, Florida Bar (Young Lawyer and Workers’ Compensation Sections), and the Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers (CFAWL).
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