Chang Watters was established by Catherina Watters to provide clients with the personalized benefits of a small boutique firm without sacrificing the experience and resources of a large firm. Chang Watters offers trusted legal representation and highest quality care for all of its clients. We understand that if you are looking to hire an attorney, you are dealing with a high stress situation and/or are being treated unfairly by someone and need help. Hiring an attorney is never fun, but it can be less painful if your attorney is someone you feel comfortable talking to and trust with your most confidential information and decision making.
Our reputation is our most valued asset. It is based on years of valuable experience, continuing education and the positive relationships we have developed with our clients and our partners in the community. We offer honest, straightforward advice and always place ourselves in our client’s shoes.
We offer services in the areas of personal injury, NFL Disability Claims, Homeowner issues such as foreclosure defense, bankruptcy, debt mitigation and provide assistance with general contract matters.
For matters that are outside our realm of jurisdiction, we will connect you with one of the trusted attorneys in our network, which we have taken great care in assembling. We believe in providing our clients with the best representation possible and have established co-counsel relationships with nationally recognized firms. We take our responsibility as legal professionals very seriously and take pride in helping our clients navigate the complexities of the legal system.
Catherina Chang Watters
Attorney/Owner Ms. Watters received her Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Santa Clara University and earned her Juris Doctor from New York Law School where she earned the prestigious New York City Bar Association’s Minority Fellowship Award. Ms. Watters began her legal career gaining experience as an associate in a large Manhattan law firm handling business and contract matters. Her interest in trial advocacy led her to work for the Public Defender’s Office before moving on to focus on sports injury claims and consumer matters. Ms. Watters’ passion for helping others has enabled her to be successful in her legal career and in her charitable efforts in the community. Now managing her own firm, focusing on civil litigation matters and sports law, Ms. Watters is able to use her 11 years of experience practicing on both coasts to her client’s advantage. In addition, her role as a wife and agent of a former SuperBowl Champion and mother of two, has provided a wealth of knowledge in dealing with the many legal issues that face not only professional athletes but also hardworking families today.
Ms. Watters is a Certified NFL Agent, a member of the Florida and California Bar Associations, a member of the Orange County Bar Association, Central Florida Association of Women Lawyers, and Greater Orlando Asian American Bar Association. She is admitted into the Middle District of Florida and serves as a Guardian Ad Litem for the Legal Aid Society of the OCBA and is a mentor for young residents at Great Oaks Village. Ms. Watters is fluent in Mandarin.
Director of Sports and Athlete Relations Mr. Watters studied architecture and graphic design at the University of Notre Dame prior to receiving his National Championship in 1988 and receiving numerous accolades in the National Football League, including a SuperBowl Championship in 1995. As an All-Pro veteran who has set records for three different franchises, the San Francisco Forty-Niners, Philadelphia Eagles and Seattle Seahawks, he has utilized his leadership skills on the field to transition into broadcasting, public speaking, songwriting, authoring his autobiography and childrens books as well as partnering in various business off the field. Because of his active role in the community and mentor to the younger generation, he was recently inducted into the Central Florida Sports Hall of Fame. Mr. Watters stays current with issues affecting the health of his fellow retired players and promotes awareness of the “Warrior Syndrome” and the difficult transition players experience upon leaving the game. He assists former players in understanding their disability and retirement benefits and encourages players to partner with one another in business and charitable efforts. He is a member of the NFLPA Retired Players Division and the NFL Alumni Association.