Jeannie M. Etter


Jeannie Etter
Jeannie Etter, Esq.

Ms. Jeannie Etter has been board certified by The Florida Bar in Marital & Family Law for over a decade, identifying her as an expert in this field.  She merged her successful family law practice with Buckner, Shifrin, Etter, Dugan & Bradfute, P.A. in 2002.  Her practice focuses on complex marital and family/divorce cases, often involving high net worth clients.

Recognitions and Awards:
  • Board Certified in Marital & Family law by The Florida Bar since 2002.
  • AV Preeminent rated by Martindale Hubbell, the highest peer review ranking, based on her profession experience and ethics.
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America, every year since 2006.
  • Top Peer-Nominated “Women in the Law” 2016, Best Lawyers.
  • Recognized by U.S. News & World Report and The Wall Street Journal’s Best Lawyers in South Florida 2016.
  • Listed in Leading American Attorneys.
  • Top Lawyer in Florida, Super Lawyers, 2006-2016.
  • Recognized by numerous legal publication such as Best Lawyers, and South Florida Legal Guide.
  • Author of several articles published in the Florida Family Law Reporter.
Education and Bar Admittance:
  • Juris Doctorate, University of Miami College of Law, Coral Gables, Florida, 1988.
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, cum laude, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, 1980.
  • Instructor, University of Miami College of Law, Coral Gables, Florida, 1988-1989.
  • Member, The Florida Bar, 1988.
  • Member, District of Columbia Bar,1990.
Professional Affiliations:
  • Member, Family Law Section, The Florida Bar.
  • Member, Florida Eleventh Circuit Professional and Civil Committee.
  • Member, American Bar Association.
  • Member, Dade County Bar Association.
  • Member, Coral Gables Bar Association.
  • Member, Association of Trial Lawyers of America.
  • Member, First Family American Law Inn of Court.
  • Past Member, Executive Council of The Florida Bar Family Law Section.
Pro Bono Activities:
  • Platinum Angel for the Jackson Memorial Hospital Foundation
  • Star Sponsor of Gables Stage at the Biltmore, a cutting edge theatre company.
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