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Board Certification logoThe Board of Legal Specialization and Education congratulates the 152 lawyers who recently earned Florida Bar board certification, which recognizes attorneys’ special knowledge, skills, and proficiency in various areas of law and professionalism and ethics in practice. Board certified lawyers are “Evaluated for Professionalism and Tested for Expertise.”

Florida’s legal ranks currently feature over 5,000 board-certified attorneys, offering expertise in 27 areas of law. With just one in 20 Florida Bar members able to call themselves “board certified,” it clearly is a crucial component in the career of any attorney looking to emerge from the crowd.

As the legal landscape grows increasingly competitive, board certified lawyers are able to use their status to set themselves apart from peers. And a growing number of Bar members are exploring board certification to help stand out in what they see as a crowded landscape.

Lawyers who recently earned board certification include:

Admiralty and Maritime Law

David Robb Maass, Palm Beach

Elbert Lelland Martin, Tampa

Victor Jose Pelaez, Miami

Adoption Law

Katy Reinholz Bost, Gainesville

Appellate Practice

Jessica Christy Conner, Orlando

Jonathan P. Picard, West Palm Beach

Michael A Rosenberg, Plantation

Jeffrey Douglas Slanker, Tallahassee

Edward M. Wenger, Washington, D.C.

Business Litigation

Shyamie Dixit, Tampa

Przemyslaw Lukasz Dominko, Sarasota

Joey M. Lampert, Fort Lauderdale

Aaron Stenzler Weiss, Miami

City, County and Local Government Law

Annika Elaine Ashton, Fort Lauderdale

Seth C. Behn, West Palm Beach

Emily Pepin Bouza, Tallahassee

Claudia Capdesuner, Fort Lauderdale

Ronald Anthony Dente, Fort Myers

John Anthony Greco, Miami

Zachary Wells Lombardo, Naples

Matthew Rodrick McConnell, Naples

Kathryn Marie Mehaffey, Coconut Creek

Sean Spencer Moylan, Bunnell

Kalanit Oded, Kissimmee

Jacina J. Parson, Tampa

Kathryn Barkett Rossmell, West Palm Beach

Christine Valliere, St Augustine

Jordan R. Wolfgram, New Port Richey

Civil Trial

Mark G. Alexander, Jacksonville

David Anderson, Lakeland

Todd Lawrence Baker, Boynton Beach

Javier Alejandro Basnuevo Valdivia, Coral Gables

Robert Bleakley, Tampa

William Kevin Bledsoe, Deland

Joshua Christopher Canton, Tallahassee

Brandon Graham Cathey, St Petersburg

Leah Fahey Charbonnet, Boca Raton

Richard Scott Dellinger, Orlando

John Phillip Fischer, Hollywood

Miriam Fresco Agrait, Miami

Alexander R Hunt, Deerfield Beach

Richard Kearley, Fort Lauderdale

Robindra Nath Khanal, Orlando

Andrew F. Knopf, Winter Park

Joseph Anthony Kopacz, Palm Harbor

Scott Jerry Liotta, Orlando

Evan Douglas Lubell, Fort Myers

Luis Menendez-Aponte, Miami

Lewis J. Mertz, Miami

Cyrus Siavash Niakan, West Palm Beach

Karissa Louise Owens, Fort Lauderdale

Bernard Pastor, Miami

Daniel Edward Smith, Orlando

Matthew M. Thomas, Vero Beach

David Candido Thompson, Jacksonville

Robert Timothy Vannatta, West Palm Beach

Randy Marc Weber, Miami

Philip Benjamin Wiseberg, North Palm Beach

Michael Cosmas Woodard, Orlando

Condominium and Planned Development Law

Ryan Scott Copple, Jupiter

Carolina Sznajderman Sheir, Hollywood

Construction Law

Robert H. de Flesco, III, Plantation

Jacob Epstein, Miami

Matthew Bryan Greetham, St Petersburg

Sean Gerald Hipworth, Gainesville

Miles David Jolley, Fort Lauderdale

Lauren Danielle Kerr, St Petersburg

Christopher William Lewis, Gainesville

Anthony Lopez, Miami

Daniel Alberto Marquez, Coral Gables

Alexis Leigh Mays, Pensacola

David Maxwell Milton, Orlando

Erik Christopher Neudorff, Fort Lauderdale

Leeza Danielle Newman, Miami

Eugene Polyak, Fort Lauderdale

David L. Rosinsky, Fort Lauderdale

Randell Hendricks Rowe, St Petersburg

Taylor H. Scheiner, Miami

Anna Stein, Tampa

Nicholas B. Vargo, Sarasota

Douglas Edward Walker, Sarasota

David Eric Weber, Tampa

Criminal Trial Law

Logan Patric Doll, Gainesville

James Robert DuBray, Miami

Kevin Alvarez, Tallahassee

Benjamin E. Flieger, Orlando

Fabian Jamal Goffe, Orlando

Ruby Lenora Green, Fort Lauderdale

Alex James Johnson, Kissimmee

Renee Michelle Sihvola, West Palm Beach

Joshua Martin Harry Sinclair, Orlando

Francis Victor Sullivan, Panama City

Brooke Rebecca Tharpe, Orlando

Daniela Andrea Torrealba, Miami

Robert F. Valdes, Miami

Elizabeth Linda Vallejo, Tallahassee

Patrick David Wilson, Miami

Jessica A. Ziehler, West Palm Beach

Education Law

Shahar Vinayi Pasch, West Palm Beach

Jonathan Campbell Squires, Sanford

Elder Law

Jennifer Singh Akin, St Augustine

Ruth Celia Rhodes, Melbourne

Beth Kathryn Roland, Orlando

Health Law

Romain Balard, Miami

Kelly Kibbey Smith, Tallahassee

Timothy Stephan Wombles, Altamonte Springs

Immigration and Nationality Law

Alexandra Paola Friz-Garcia, Miami

Intellectual Property Law

Peter Andrew Koziol, Boca Raton

William Rafael Trueba, Miami

International Law

Alvaro Augusto Acevedo, Miami

Fabio Giallanza, Coral Gables

Anda Oana Malescu, Miami

Juvenile Law

Africa Faith Altidor, Tampa

Alexis Elyse Echevarria, Vero Beach

Missel Irazu Fernandez, Miami

Tara Khani, Miami

Elizabeth Jane Waterhouse, Naples

Labor and Employment Law

Benjamin W. Bard, Tampa

Anne Willis Chapman, Bradenton

Marital and Family Law

Abigail M. Cohen, Boca Raton

Michael Ray Goodson, Fort Walton Beach

Autumn Lee Warner, Jacksonville

John M Henderlite, Jacksonville

Katie Louise Harrison Kohn, Naples

Brittany Marie Pinson, Tampa

Kayla E. Richmond, Fort Myers

Meghana M. Saoji, Ft Lauderdale

Michael Mackay Shemkus, Naples

Real Estate

Joseph Benjamin Battaglia, Lakewood Ranch

Giacomo Bossa, Coral Gables

Ryan Nicholas Ghantous, Orlando

Shannon Geneva Hankin, Sarasota

Caleb Granger Hinton, Orlando

Carla Antoinette Jones, North Miami

Gregory James Lesak, Jacksonville

Felix Gabriel Montañez, Tampa

Joseph Michael Murphy, Seminole

Tyler Grant Puttick, Vero Beach

Janet C. Tacoronte, Davie

Lindsey M. Tenberg, Lighthouse Point

Sandra R. B. Wallace, West Palm Beach

Charles Coleridge Whittington, Naples

State and Federal Government and Administrative Practice

Jennifer Dawn Brown, Ft Lauderdale

Francis Albert Carbone, Tallahassee

Sean William Gellis, Tallahassee

William Dean Hall, Tallahassee

Alyssa S. Lathrop, Tallahassee

Eduardo S. Lombard, Tallahassee

Marianna R. Sarkisyan, West Palm Beach

Lyyli Meagan Van Whittle, Tallahassee

Wills, Trusts and Estates

Hayley Elizabeth Ray Donaldson, Fort Myers

Monique Lavender Greenberg, Coral Gables

Michelle Adams Gumula, Oviedo

Alexander Germaine Platt, Fort Lauderdale

Brett H. Sifrit, Punta Gorda

Workers’ Compensation

Holley Nicole Akers, Jacksonville

Kenneth E Ehrlich, Stuart

Ted Roemer, N Miami Beach

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