Commercial Litigation; Collections and Creditor’s Rights: Demand Letters, Replevin, Garnishment, Preserve Creditor’s Rights in Debtor Bankruptcy Actions; Healthcare Law: Long Term Care Facility Representation; Probate Law: Caveats and Statement of Claims; Contract Law: Drafting Contracts and Breach of Contract Litigation; Construction Law: Bond Claims, Construction Liens, Notices to Owner, Lien Foreclosure; Business Representation and Defending Better Business Bureau Complaints
BAR ADMISSIONS AND EDUCATION:
Admitted to Florida Bar 2010
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida 2011
B.F.A. University of Texas at Austin 1995
J.D. University of Florida 2010
Hillsborough County Bar Association
Young Lawyer Division of HCBA
Construction Law Division of HCBA
American Bar Association
Young Lawyer Division of ABA
Golden Triangle Association
Screen Actors Guild
American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
Articles Written About Christie (Sanders) Vetter & Speaking Engagements:
Above the Law, January 17, 2012: Here Comes the Bride: Stuntwoman Turned Lawyer Featured on ‘Say Yes to the Dress’
Tampa Bay Times, October 30, 2011: Law Student Pull Off Ultimate Stunt for Love
University of Florida’s FLA LAW, September 28, 2009: Student Profile- Christie Sanders
Rotary International-Rotary of Tampa Bay, Florida
Christie is a Tampa native happy to return home. Prior to joining the team at WHH, she was a Dean’s List honors student at the University of Florida College of Law. During law school, Christie gained valuable hands-on legal experience at various clerkship positions: The 8th Judicial Circuit Family and Civil Courthouse, managing family law cases for multiple judges; Summer Associate for WHH, PA and as a Certified Legal Intern prosecuting cases for the Alachua County Office of the State Attorney. Christie also served as a Teacher’s Assistant at UF Law for Legal Research & Writing and Appellate Advocacy. Christie was very active in the law student body as V.P. of the Entertainment and Sports Law Society and as a representative in the John Marshall Bar Assoc. representative.
Prior to her journey into the legal profession, Christie enjoyed a successful career as a Hollywood stuntwoman and actress in over 50 film and television productions. She worked with various stars including Billy Bob Thornton and stunt-doubled such actresses as Hilary Duff, Jessica Simpson, and Linda Cardellini.
Christie is also a very strong supporter of the arts. She performed many notable live shows for Universal Studios and The Walt Disney World Company, including the Indiana Jones Stunt Show, Tarzan Rocks, Terminator 2 3-D, and the Sindbad Stunt Show. Her National Theatre tours include Sesame Street Live and Reading is Fundamental.
Christie’s community activities include Give Kids the World, Make a Wish Foundation, and Breast Cancer Awareness. Christie is also an avid sports fan regularly attending Rays Games.