Mrs. Vachal-Reese joined the firm in 2001 and became a partner in 2009. She works in the Firm’s Coral Gables office and her practice focuses on matters including claims of medical negligence, general negligence and premises liability. She has also handled plaintiff cases for the Firm’s clients including personal injury, contract indebtedness and probate matters.


  • Adams State College
    Alamosa, Colorado, 1996, B.S.
  • University of Miami
    Miami, Florida, 2001, J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2001
  • U.S. District Court,
    Southern District of Florida, 2008
  • U.S. District Court,
    Middle District of Florida, 2017

Professional associations/Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Coral Gables Bar Association
  • Dade County Bar Association
    – Past Member of Board of Directors
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers Florida
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association
  • Miami-Dade County Bar Association
    – Board of Directors


  • General Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Medical Negligence Defense
  • Premises Liability
  • Sexual Assault