Interview Series

Commission on Women

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The Balancing in Heels series seeks to have interviewees give their advice and insight on “having it all,” finding balance between one’s personal and professional lives, and the importance of civic and professional involvement.

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Katherine Hurst Miller

Partner; Cobb Cole
President-Elect of The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division
Daytona Beach, Florida
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Alexandria Hill, Caucasian female with brown hair, wearing a navy blazer and pearl necklace, pictured in an office setting in front of a window

Alexandria Hill

Senior Associate
Jacksonville, Florida
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Deborah Baker Egozi headshot, Caucasian female with brown hair, wearing a white shirt under a black blazer, pictured in front of a window that overlooks a lake

Deborah Baker-Egozi

Founding Member
Lipscomb, Eisenberg & Baker, PL
Miami, Florida
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Debra Henley headshot, Caucasian woman photographed outdoors in front of a plant, she's wearing glasses and a navy suit

Debra Henley

Executive Director
Florida Justice Association
Tallahassee, Florida
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Elisa D'Amico headshot, Caucasian female with blonde hair wearing a black blazer and pearls, pictured in front of a beige backdrop

Elisa D’Amico

Partner
K&L Gates
Miami, Florida
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Elizabeth King headshot, Caucasian middle aged woman wearing glasses and a black suit, pictured in front of a solid gray background

Elizabeth King

Attorney
Family Division, Rice & Rose Law Firm
Daytona Beach, Florida
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Hilarie Bass headshot, Caucasian female with dark hair wearing a lilac blouse with a black blazer and a black beaded necklace

Hilarie Bass

Co-President
Greenberg Traurig
Miami, Florida
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Honorable Laura Anne Stuzin, pictured in front of a large gold seal wearing a standard black academic judge gown

Honorable Laura Anne Stuzin

County Court Judge
Coral Gables, Florida
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Honorable Lisa Walsh headshot, Caucasian female with short dark brown hair is pictured in front of a government seal

Honorable Lisa Walsh

Circuit Court Judge, 11th Judicial Circuit
Miami, Florida
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Honorable Margaret Hudson headshot, Caucasian woman with short light brown hair is pictured in a large leather chair with an American flag behind her

Honorable Margaret Hudson

Circuit Judge
DeLand, Florida
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Honorable Sandra Upchurch headshot, Caucasian woman with short brown hair and a pearl necklace is pictured in a large leather chair with an American flag behind her

Honorable Sandra Upchurch

Circuit Judge, 7th Circuit
DeLand, Florida
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Honorable Stacy Ross headshot, middle aged Caucasian female with blonde hair is seated on a large office chair with law books and an American flag in the background

Honorable Stacy Ross

Circuit Judge, 17th Circuit
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Jamie Billote Moses headshot, Caucasian business woman with blonde hair is pictured outside smiling, wearing a red business jacket

Jamie Billote Moses

Shareholder
Fisher, Rushmer, P.A.;
Board Certified Appellate Attorney
Orlando, Florida
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Julie Braman Kane headshot, Caucasian businesswoman is smiling, wearing a black suit and glasses

Julie Braman Kane

Partner
Colton Hicks Eidson
Coral Gables, Florida
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Kamilah Perry headshot, African American businesswoman with dark curly hair is wearing a black suit with a white shirt, pictured in front of a gray backdrop

Kamilah Perry

Partner
The Perry Law Group, LLC
Tampa, Florida
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Katie Phang headshot, Asian businesswoman with long dark hair is wearing a black top with a statement necklace, pictured in front of a blue background

Katie Phang

Partner
Berger Singerman, LLP
Miami, Florida
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Kelly Sullivan headshot, Caucasian business woman with sandy blonde hair is wearing an black suit with a white button down shirt

Kelly Sullivan

Vice President
General Counsel
Jupiter, Florida
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Kristin Norse headshot, Caucasian businesswoman with brown hair wearing a dark navy suit

Kristin Norse

Partner
Kynes, Markman & Felman, PA
Tampa, Florida
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Laurie Silvers headshot, Caucasian businesswoman with brown hair is wearing a black blazer and pearl necklace, she's pictured in front of a white backdrop

Laurie Silvers

Co-CEO
Hollywood.com
Boca Raton, Florida
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Leslie Kroeger, close up shot of Caucasian woman with brown hair, wearing a red collared shirt

Leslie Kroeger

Partner
Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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Melody Manning headshot, business woman with blonde hair is wearing a black suit and is pictured in front of a blue gray backdrop

Melody Manning

Attorney
Tampa, Florida
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Michelle Bedoya Barnett headshot, business woman with brown hair wearing a black suit with a blue shirt and necklace, pictured in front of a brown backdrop

Michelle Bedoya Barnett

Founding Shareholder
Alexander DeGance Barnett
Jacksonville, Florida
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Michelle Delancy headshot, a smiling African American woman wearing a black suit, pictured in front of a window

Michelle Delancy

Partner
Hamilton, Miller, Birthisel, LLP
Miami, Florida
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Michelle Suskauer headshot, young businesswoman smiling, she is photographed outdoors in front of a building, wearing a professional gray outfit and pearls

Michelle Suskauer

Managing Partner
Suskauer Law Firm
West Palm Beach, Florida
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Alexandra Brzostowicki Kontos headshot, white background, wearing a sleeveless gray top

Alexandra Brzostowicki Kontos

Founding Partner, RKE Law Group;
Founder of Embrace the Esquire, LLC
Bay Harbor Islands, FL
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Michelle Jernigan headshot, Caucasian woman with short brown hair, wearing a black suit and pink button down shirt, pictured in front of a dark gray backdrop

Michelle Jernigan

Shareholder
Upchurch Watson White & Max
Maitland, Florida
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Niva Hiller-Harney is a young professional businesswoman wearing a black suit pictured in front of a brown wall

Niva Harney-Hiller

Partner
Hamilton, Miller, Birthisel, LLP
Miami, Florida
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Patricia Crawels headshot, Caucasian business woman wearing a black suit with a light blue button down shirt pictured in front of a beige backdrop

Patricia Crauwels

Shareholder/Attorney
Matthews Eastmoore
Sarasota, Florida
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Susan Churuti headshot, Caucasian woman, smiling and wearing a white turtleneck with a light colored jacket

Susan Churuti

Shareholder
Bryant Miller Olive
Tampa, Florida
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Renee Thompson headshot, Caucasian woman wearing business attire with a bright blue button down shirt, she has brown hair and is pictured in front of a solid gray backdrop

Renee Thompson

Attorney/Partner
Ocala, Florida
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Melanie Griffin headshot, professional looking Caucasian woman leaning against a wall, smiling, she has blonde hair and is wearing a plum colored suit

Melanie Griffin

Managing Shareholder
Dean, Mead, Egerton, Bloodworth, Capuana & Bozarth, P.A.
Tampa & Orlando, Florida
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Mayanne Downs headshot, Caucasian woman dressed in a black business top, she has brown hair and is pictured in front of a white background

Mayanne Downs

Statewide Chair of Litigation
GrayRobinson PA
Orlando, Florida
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Paige Greenlee headshot, Caucasian female, middle aged with brown hair, wearing a black and white blazer with a red button down shirt and a pearl necklace

Paige Greenlee

Owner
Greenlee Law PLLC
Tampa, Florida
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Dean Rosenbury is pictured on a white background wearing a black suit, looking up

Laura Rosenbury

Dean and Levin, Mabie & Levin Professor of Law
UF Levin College of Law
Gainesville, Florida
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