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Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed Names Crystal Espinosa Buit Of Counsel

April 05, 2018

Orlando, FL - Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed is pleased to announce that, effective April 2, Crystal Espinosa Buit has become an of counsel attorney with the firm. Buit served as an associate at the firm previously.

“Congratulations to Crystal,” said CEO & President William T. Dymond. “This new position and status with our firm is well deserved in her case, and I am confident that her legal and business skills will continue to be a great benefit to the firm and the clients we serve.”

Buit focuses her legal practice on family and marital law. In this role, Buit concentrates on family law matters such as divorce, child support, child custody, alimony and family law litigation involving complex financial and parenting issues. Buit is trained in the interdisciplinary model of collaborative family law. She is a frequent speaker and writer on the topic of family law. A graduate of the University of Central Florida (UCF), Buit serves on the UCF Alumni Board of Directors. She has participated in leadership roles at UCF while a student and since her graduation from law school in 2009 from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Additionally, Buit was honored with a UCF Jefferson Award for her volunteer work with the UCF Alumni Association.

Founded in Orlando, Florida in 1969, Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A., is a multi-discipline business law firm. Our attorneys represent corporate, entrepreneurial and individual clients across a myriad of industries locally, nationally and beyond our borders, from offices in Orlando, Mount Dora, and Melbourne, and through Meritas, an established global alliance of independent law firms offering local insight, local rates, and world-class client service. LOCAL ROOTS. BROAD REACH.SM

Crystal Espinosa Buit devotes her practice to providing skilled and supportive legal representation for clients going through complicated and often highly emotional family law matters, including divorce, child support, child custody, alimony and family law litigation. She also has significant experience negotiating and drafting prenuptial and postnuptial agreements for couples seeking financial protection and peace of mind. Her clients include high-net-worth individuals, business executives, doctors, lawyers, professional athletes and other prominent professionals, as well as the spouses of such individuals.

A strong and compassionate advocate, Crystal knows every family is unique and no two cases are the same. She works tirelessly to find creative solutions that minimize conflict and suit each client’s best interests and individual needs. A wife and mother of two, Crystal also understands the difficult decisions her clients face, and she works closely with them to keep them informed and supported as they navigate uncharted territory and make important choices for themselves and their children.

With her training and experience in collaborative family law, Crystal believes that most couples and families can benefit from avoiding lengthy courtroom battles by resolving conflicts regarding issues like shared parenting time, child and spousal support, and property division through alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation, arbitration, and collaborative law. When litigation cannot be avoided, she and the firm’s other family law attorneys will zealously represent you and your interests in the courtroom.

An Orlando native, Crystal is an ardent supporter of her undergraduate alma mater, the University of Central Florida. She currently serves on its Alumni Association Board of Directors and was honored with the UCF Jefferson Award for Constituent Chapter Volunteer of the Year in recognition of her generosity and service to the university. Previously recognized by Florida Super Lawyers as a “Florida Rising Star,” Crystal graduated magna cum laude from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. While in law school, she was a member of the Florida Law Review and earned five Books Awards, including Interviewing & Counseling; Negotiation; and Family and Public Policy.
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