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Lauri is a home grown talent, having grown up in Miami Shores, and attended the University of Florida (B.A.) and University of Miami School of Law.

Lauri Waldman Ross is a board certified appellate lawyer and was a shareholder in the firm Kelly, Black, Black, Byrne, Beasley, Bales and Ross, P.A. before forming her own firm, Lauri Waldman Ross, P.A., in 1992. Born Buffalo, New York, May, 1956; admitted to The Florida Bar in 1980, Florida, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida including Trial Bar; 1983, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1990, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; 1996, U.S. Supreme Court.

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1977-PresentEducation & Development Professional

The protection of intangible innovation, ideas and knowledge has an increasingly important role.
  • Admitted to U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida including Trial Bar
  • Research Aide to the Hon. Phillip Hubbart, Third District Court of Appeals, 1980-1982
  • 1983, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • 1990, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • 1996, U.S. Supreme Court 
  • President, Eugene P. Spellman Inn of Court, 1995-1996
  • Member, Eugene P. Spellman Inn of Court, 1991-1998
  • Member, The Florida Bar Eleventh Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee H, 1985-1988 
  • Member, Florida Appellate Rules Committee, 1989-1994
  • Participant American Inns of Court Series of Florida Civil Procedure, 1995
  • Lecturer on Ethics, University of Miami School of Law, 1995 & 2002
  • Chairperson, Appellate Practice Certification Committee 2003-04
  • Member, Appellate Practice Certification Committee, 2000-06
  • Chambers & Partners (2004 to date)
  • Super Lawyers (2006 to date)
  • Best Lawyers of America (Appellate section 2006 to date)
  • The American Law Institute (2016)
    • University of Florida B.A., with high honors, 1977
    • University of Miami
      • J.D., cum laude, 1980
      • Phi Beta Kappa
      • Phi Alpha Delta
      • Author, “Jury Duty: When Service Becomes Penance,” Florida Bar Journal, Vol. 64 #6, 1990
      • Author, with L.D. Black, “Severance Damages: The Effect of Intangibles on Full Compensation,” 18 Stetson L. Rev., 549, 1989
      • Author, with W.S. Frates, “Let’s Lay Libel Per Se to Rest,” Florida Bar Journal, June 1983
        “Erosion of the Strict Scrutiny Standard,” 10 Lawyers of America 1049, 1978
      • Chairperson, Dade County Bar Appellate Court Committee (2005-07)
      • Member, Rosemary Barkett Appellate Inns of Court, 2010 to date
      • President, Third District Historical Society (2011-2012)

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