Monique Puentes graduated from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2021. Monique also attended the University of Florida where she received her Bachelor of Arts (2017). During law school, Monique participated in complex federal litigation with the Southern legal counsel, served as a certified legal intern with the Virgil Hawkins Immigration Clinic, was the President of the Latino Law Student Association, served as a Guardian Ad Litem Volunteer, and went on to spend two semesters with the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority. Monique earned a Book Award in Trial Practice.
Monique received the Ethos of Excellence Scholarship Award, the highest merit scholarship award offered by the Levin College of Law, the Scanziani Family’s Esperanza Garcia-Loynaz Memorial Scholarship, the Florida Bar Foundation Fellowship, and the Elizabeth Clark Young Lawyers Award.
Bar and Court Admission
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D.
University of Florida , B.A.