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 theater company.

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