The Florida Appellate Law Firm
Ms. Weinbaum is the founder and president of Weinbaum P.A. Her illustrious legal journey spans over 17 years, during which she transformed her profound affinity for the law, along with her passion for intricate research, compelling writing, and breaking apart cases, into the establishment of Weinbaum P.A.
Ms. Weinbaum is a former Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Appeals Division. In her capacity as an Assistant Attorney General, she adeptly navigated criminal and juvenile appeals before both the Third District Court of Appeal and the Florida Supreme Court. She also effectively handled federal habeas corpus matters within the United States Southern District Court Southern District of Florida.
After successfully handling appellate matters for the Attorney General's Office, Ms. Weinbaum embarked on a new chapter in her career by transitioning to private practice. Within this dynamic arena, Ms. Weinbaum has proudly navigated appeals before all the revered Florida District Court of Appeals. She has worked on appellate matters in an eclectic array of domains, including administrative, business and commercial law, civil matters, criminal cases, family law, foreclosure proceedings, and juvenile law. Notably, her appellate practice has contributed to the establishment of legal precedents that shape the course of jurisprudence.
Florida legal practitioners have turned to Ms. Weinbaum when their cases reach the appellate level for her appellate insights and to handle the appellate matters. Ms. Weinbaum has also generously lent her skills to the Public Defender's Office in the Criminal Appeals Division and was previously entrusted with the role of conflict attorney for criminal appeals and juvenile appeals in the 17th Circuit from 2010 to 2014.
Ms. Weinbaum's legal acumen is enriched by her prior engagements, including a tenure as a judicial law clerk to a respected lower tribunal judge, who presided over administrative, civil, criminal, family, and juvenile matters. She also is a former litigation attorney for a large private law firm, in which she represented financial institution clients in diverse legal arenas ranging from courtrooms to mediation settings. Her legal journey also encompasses invaluable experience as an intern under a Federal District Court Judge and a distinguished role as a law clerk within the civil litigation division of the Office of Attorney General of State of Maryland.
Within the dynamic realm of Weinbaum P.A., Ms. Weinbaum has worked with Florida trial attorneys and individuals, professionals, executives, officers and businesses in a myriad of litigation scenarios and post-judgment matters in the lower courts. Ms. Weinbaum's experience encompasses a wide range of substantive areas, including family law, paternity, domestic violence, business law, commercial law, contract law, torts, real estate law, employment law, foreclosure law, professional liability, criminal, administrative and more.
Ms. Weinbaum attained her Juris Doctorate from the University of Maryland, School of Law in 2005. Earlier, she distinguished herself with a cum laude graduation from Lafayette College, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business and Economics in 1999.
Ms. Weinbaum's legal reach extends across various jurisdiction including Maryland [admitted 2005 and inactive status since 2007], Florida [admitted in 2007], United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida [admitted in 2008], United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida [admitted in 2015] and U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit [admitted in 2023].
Ms. Weinbaum has been a featured guest on the radio show Legal News & Review, where here insights into appellate law were showcased. Ms. Weinbaum has been recognized as a top-rated lawyer by the legal community as shown on avvo.com, a distinction she has consistently held from 2017 to the present day. Ms. Weinbaum is acknowledged as one of America's Most Honored Lawyers in the American Registry since 2020. Ms. Weinbaum was professionally recognized by Lawyers of Distinction in 2017 as top 10% in the USA for Appellate Law.
To augment her professional journey, Ms. Weinbaum is a member of the Florida Bar Appellate Practice Section and Solo & Small Firm Section.
Scott Weinbaum heads up client services and manages the non-legal operations of Weinbaum P.A.
Scott Weinbaum has over 20 years of experience in client relationship management, customer service, sales, business development, complaint and conflict resolution, and bad debt collection. He has extensive experience in operation management and training employees.
Throughout his career, Mr. Weinbaum has worked with a wide range of situations and clients. He has been recognized previously for his exceptional customer service and sales.
Mr. Weinbaum graduated from University of West Virginia with a Bachelor of Science Degree.
Outside of work, Mr. Weinbaum enjoys spending time with his family, going for bike rides and taking his two dogs for long walks.