AAML Members in the News

Ashley Myers is serving the second of a two year term as President of the Florida Family Law American Inn of Court and as a voluntary bar leader, will be recognized at the Board Of Governors meeting on December 3rd at Amelia Island.

Stann Givens was presented with the Professionalism Award by the Hillsborough County Bar Association for 2021.

Elliott Zisser was recognized by the Florida Bar for being a 50 year member.

Gerald Kornreich is the first lawyer in Dade County to be Board Certified in Marital and Family Law eight times by the Florida Bar.

Shannon Novey was recognized by Best Lawyers 2022 as the “Lawyer of the Year” in the practice area of Family Law in Tallahassee, FL.

Richard West has been recognized in the 28th edition of “Best Lawyers in America” in four areas: Family Law, Collaborative Family Law, Family Law Arbitration and Family Law Mediation.

Carmen Gillett received her L.L.M. in Elder Law from Stetson College of Law in May, 2021.

Brian M. Karpf is the Vice-Chair of the ABA Family Law Section.

Yueh-Mei Kim Nutter was presented with the “Lifetime Achievement Award” by the Daily Business Review and was named by Florida Super Lawyers for 2021 and Best Lawyers in America for 2022.

Kenneth Gordon was named to the Top 100 Miami Super Lawyers for 2021 by Florida Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America 2022.

Roberta Stanley was named Lawyer of the Year for 2022 by Best Lawyers of America and Top 50 2021 Woman Lawyers in Florida by Super Lawyers.

Maria C. Gonzalez was sworn in as President of The Florida Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (FLAFCC).  Maria was sworn in by the Honorable Sandy Karlan on December 5, 2020.

Governor Ron DeSantis appointed J.J. Dahl to the Fifth Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission.

Dori Foster-Morales has been sworn in as the President of the Florida Bar.

N. Diane Holmes was presented with the 2020 William Trickel Professionalism Award by the Orange County Bar Association.

Natalie Lemos has appeared as a guest expert on the local Miami CBS Affiliate discussing Family Law during Covid-19.

Super Lawyers named Laura Davis Smith, Caryn Green, Natalie LemosDori Foster-Morales and Caroline Black-Sikorske to their top 50 women lawyers in Florida with AAML Florida chapter members representing five of the six family lawyers included.

Executive Director, Susan Stafford, was appointed by Governor Ron DeSantis to a three year term to the Judicial Qualifications Commission.

Mitchell Karpf was recently appointed as Parliamentarian and chair of the Bylaws Committee for the family law section of the American Bar Association.