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About Dori Foster-Morales

A native of Miami Beach, President Foster-Morales received her B.A. in Economics from the University of Florida in 1986, and her law degree from UF in 1989. She worked as an enforcement attorney for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, first in Washington, D.C., and then in New York City, from 1990 through the middle of 1993 when she returned to Florida to join the 11th Circuit State Attorney’s Office. In 1998, she began practicing family law at the predecessor firm to Foster-Morales Sockel-Stone, LLC, where she is the managing partner.

President Foster-Morales is Florida Bar Board Certified in Marital and Family Law and is a certified Family Law Trial Advocate of the National Board of Trial Advocacy. She is a fellow in the American and International Academies of Matrimonial Lawyers, and is also a fellow of the Florida Bar, American Bar and American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers foundations.

A veteran Board of Governors member who led the Bar’s high-profile Committee on Mental Health and Wellness of Florida Lawyers, she is well-known across the state for raising awareness about the importance of balancing a legal career and family life.

Elected to the Board of Governors in 2008, President Foster-Morales has also chaired the Certification Plan Appeals Committee and the Annual Convention Committee.

Short bio for introductions

Florida Bar President Dori Foster-Morales is managing partner of Foster-Morales Sockel-Stone, a boutique marital and family law firm in Miami. She is Florida Bar Board Certified in Marital and Family Law and is a certified Family Law Trial Advocate of the National Board of Trial Advocacy. She is a fellow in the American and International Academies of Matrimonial Lawyers, and is also a fellow of the Florida Bar, American Bar and American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers foundations.

Elected to the Board of Governors in 2008, President Foster-Morales chaired the Certification Plan Appeals Committee and the Annual Convention Committee. Most recently, she chaired the Bar’s high-profile Committee on Mental Health and Wellness of Florida Lawyers.

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