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Elizabeth K. Russo, Managing Partner

Bar Admissions
Florida, 1978

Education
University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence (Cum Laude) - 1978 Law Review: University of Miami Law Review, 1976 - 1978

Cornell University, Ithaca, New York B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1975

Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts

ELIZABETH K. RUSSO. Senior partner. Attended Wellesley College, received her B.A. magna cum laude from Cornell University in 1975, and her J.D. cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law, where she was an Editor of the Law Review.

Ms. Russo has over 30 years of experience as an appellate lawyer. She began her practice concentrating in litigation and admiralty law at the firm of Smathers & Thompson, and then joined Daniels and Hicks, P.A., the first firm in Florida to specialize exclusively in appellate practice. Ms. Russo was a partner at Daniels and Hicks from 1985 through 1990, and then left to form her own firm now known as the Russo Appellate Firm, P.A.

Ms. Russo is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Florida Supreme Court, the five Florida District Courts of Appeal, and the United States First, Second, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Ninth and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeals. Ms. Russo is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell and is a Board Certified Appellate Practice Lawyer. Ms. Russo is a former Chair of the  Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education, was the Board’s Liaison to the Florida Appellate Practice Certification Committee, and is a member of the Florida Bar Appellate Practice and Advocacy Section. Ms. Russo served the Florida Standard Jury Instruction Committee from 2009-2015. Ms. Russo has been selected as one of the Best Lawyers in America each year from 2006 through 2017, and has also been chosen through peer selection as a Super Lawyer every year from 2007 through 2017.


Russo Appellate Firm, P.A. handles civil appeals in federal appellate courts nationwide and in all Florida state appellate courts.



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