Georgia Newman

Georgia Newman

Law Office of Georgia T. Newman
  • Divorce, Family Law
  • Florida
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Summary

Georgia T. Newman is a strong and aggressive advocate for her client’s rights. She prides herself on her accessibility to clients, knowledge of the law and positive results. Her practice is limited solely to marital and family law. Ms. Newman has an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized as a Super Lawyer every year since 2014. Ms. Newman has an AVVO rating of 10 out of 10, which, according to the Avvo.com web site is “Superb”. She is a Florida Legal Elite member named by Florida Trend Magazine. The attorneys named as Legal Elite represent approximately 2% of active Florida lawyers. Ms. Newman chairs the Unified Family Practice Committee of the Palm Beach County Bar Association. Ms. Newman has been President of the Craig S. Barnard American Inn of Court, a professional organization comprised of judges and attorneys devoted to improving the practice of law, Chair of the Family Law Continuing Legal Education Committee of the Palm Beach County Bar Association, Executive Board member and State representative of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Palm Beach County Chapter, as well as chair of several committees. She is a member of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, the Susan Greenberg American Inn of Court (Family Law), emeritus member of the Craig S. Barnard American Inn of Court, the Palm Beach County Bar Association and North County Section of the Palm Beach County Bar Association. Ms. Newman graduated in the top 10% of her law school class from the University of Florida, Holland Law Center, Gainesville, Florida. During law school Ms. Newman served as Executive Editor of Law Review.

Education
University of Florida
J.D. | Law
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Honors: Executive Editor of Law Review, Foundation Press Award for Jurisprudence, George Milam Award for Outstanding Comment, Honors Appellate Advocacy, Honors Legal Writing, Dean's List (all terms), Phi Kappa Phi, Order of the Coif
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Professional Experience
Founding Partner
Law Office of Georgia T. Newman
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Of Counsel
Fisher & Bendeck, P.A.
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Practiced high end family law litigation
Consulting Attorney
Resolution Trust Corporation (RTC)
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Legal coordinator and liaison between the Bank, its subsidiaries and the RTC. The RTC was legislatively abolished in December 1995
In House Counsel
AmeriFirst Federal Savings Bank and subsidiaries, AmeriFirst Florida Trust, Company and AmeriFirst Securities Corporation
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Associate attorney
Abrams & Abrams, P.A.
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Family law litigation
Speaking Engagements
Speaker, EmPowerHer Conference, West Palm Beach
EmPowerHer
Preparing Financials for Marriage and Family Pre and Post Nuptials/Property Ownership
Awards
Legal Elite
Florida Trend Magazine
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
AV Preeminent rating
Featured as an Attorney to Watch in 2014
Attorney At Law Magazine
Professional Associations
Craig S. Barnard American Inn of Court
Past President
Current
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Palm Beach County Bar Association
Continuing Legal Education Committee - Past Chair
Current
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Unified Family Court Committee Palm Beach County Bar Association
Chair
Current
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Palm Beach County Bar Association
Prior Chair Family Law Continuing Legal Education Committee
Current
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Craig S. Barnard Chapter of American Inns of Court
President Elect and member Board of Directors
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Florida State Bar # 351751
Member Family Law Section
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Florida Association of Women Lawyers
Board Member
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Activities: Board of Directors
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
1555 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd
Suite 1208
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
USA
Telephone: (561) 296-1400
Fax: (561) 296-1100