Judy Cullinan

Judy Cullinan
Judy Cullinan is a Partner at Isriel Ponzoli, P.A. specializing in civil litigation, criminal and family law. With over 22 years of experience in the courtroom, Judy brings unparalleled expertise and outstanding negotiating, research and drafting skills. Judy is renowned for her strategic approach to complex legal issues and her unwavering commitment to being a strong advocate for her clients’ best interests while upholding ethical standards.

Judy was born and raised in New York and graduated from the University of Buffalo. After moving to Miami, Judy graduated from St. Thomas University College of Law. Judy began her law career at the Miami-Dade County Public Defender’s Office. During her 20 years at the Public Defender’s Office, she worked in the Domestic Violence Division and Felony, Misdemeanor, and Juvenile Units defending all domestic crimes including battery, assault, and violation of the injunction, and defending clients accused of abuse, homicide, assault, gang crimes and juvenile delinquency matters. Judy has conducted over 150 felony and misdemeanor jury and bench trials to verdict.

After her time at the Public Defender’s Office, Judy has expanded her practice to include civil litigation, insurance defense litigation, and family law.  She is experienced handling in homeowners’ insurance cases for various insurance companies

In family law, Judy has handled domestic violence injunctions, paternity and divorce issues,  child custody and spousal support cases and litigation.

Judy loves spending time with her friends and family, traveling and gardening.

Judy focuses her expertise in the following areas:

  • Insurance Defense
  • Civil Litigation
  • Criminal law
  • Family Law

Membership and Admissions

  • Florida Bar 2001
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 2010


  • JD, St. Thomas University College of Law – Miami, Florida
  • B.A. Political Science, University of Buffalo – Buffalo, New York