Admitted to Florida Bar September 2003 ▒ LICENSE NO.: 0648450
ADMITTED TO ALL FLORIDA FEDERAL COURTS
Private solo practice general law ▒ Miami , Florida
Experience: Federal Courts - District of Columbia , Federal Banking and Securities Law; Federal Educational Institution Accreditation Law; Federal Grand Jury. Florida State Courts ; Legal and Medical Malpractice; Appellate Brief and Amicus Curiae Brief Writing ▒ District Court of Appeals and Supreme Court, Florida and Arkansas ( pro hoc vice ); Traffic Court; Wills, Probate, Cohabitation Agreements, and Trusts; Construction Lien Law; Administrative Procedure Law;
Civil and Criminal Law; Personal Injury and PIP; Trial Law, Landlord/Tenant Law; Corporation and Partnership Law ▒ profit and non profit; Contract Law ▒ Employment, Partnerships, and Independent Contractor; Automobile and Homeowner Insurance Law ▒ Property and Casualty; Health Law - Agency for Health Care Administration Health Care Clinics and Medical Directors; Florida Department of Health Physician Board licensing and examination issues and Administrative Law. Real Estate Law and Domestic Violence ▒ Injunctions. Copyright Infringement and Intellectual Property Law. Internet Law. Political Action Committee Law.
OF COUNSEL, SWANKIN AND TURNER , Washington , D.C.
December 2003 ▒ February 2004
INTERN, SWANKIN AND TURNER , Washington , D.C.
June 2002 ▒ August 2003
Legal research and memoranda in areas of constitutional law, federal and state jurisdiction, post secondary accreditation, anti-trust, and health policy.
CONSULTANT , Bernard Seigal, Esq., Miami , Florida
Legal research in areas of human cloning, jurisdiction, standing, and dependency court.
INTERN, PUBLIC DEFENDER'S OFFICE, MENTAL HEALTH DIVISION, MIAMI-DADE COUNTY , Miami , Florida
Investigations of statutorily mandated client placements from Community of Landmark into residential group homes for the developmentally disabled. Duties included client, family, and group home operator interviews, and site inspections. Review of files, including Plan of Life and Placement Needs documents, and Cost Plan preparation. Preparation of placement recommendation reports, as well as court document reviews and need for hearings.
JUDICIAL INTERN, JUDGE STEVEN ROBINSON, MIAMI-DADE COUNTY ELEVENTH CIRCUIT JUVENILE DIVISION , Miami , Florida
Spring 2002 semester
Research; article copy-editing, appellate opinion writing, courtroom observer, and general duties.
MIAMI NICE CHIROPRACTIC CENTER, INC ., Miami , Florida
CEO/Owner , October 1983 ▒ present. Practice sold December 2005. Semi-retired.
Chiropractic Physician with primary focus in Pediatrics, Pettibon Spinal Bio-Mechanics and Bio-Engineering, and multi-handicapped children and adults. Board Eligible Chiropractic Roentgenology; Fellow ▒ International Chiropractic Pediatric Association. Published in Peer Reviewed Journal of Chiropractic Pediatrics . Florida Board of Chiropractic Examination approved Proprietary Drugs license. Licensee Examiner Florida Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Co- Chairperson/ author Florida Chiropractic Practice Parameters and Gudelines. Ad-Hoc committee member for the International Chiropractic Association Practice Guidelines.
Honors : Chiropractor of the Year 1996, Researcher of the Year 1997, and Outstanding Achievement Award 2002 from the Florida Chiropractic Society.
LIFE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF CHIROPRACTIC , Marietta , Georgia
Post-Graduate Faculty , 1993-1997
Taught the care of the multi-handicapped child and adult as part of an international certification course in pediatrics.
INTERNATIONAL CHIROPRACTIC PEDIATRIC ASSOCIATION , Marietta , Georgia
Instructor , 1993-1997
Taught a module of the ten- part Fellow program in Chiropractic Pediatrics.