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Georgia T. Newman

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation

About Me

Georgia T. Newman is a strong and aggressive advocate for her client's rights. She prides herself on her accessibility to clients, knowledge of the law and positive results. Her practice is limited solely to marital and family law.


 


Georgia Newman has more than two decades of legal experience.  Before opening her own firm, Ms. Newman practiced sophisticated and complex family law with the firm of Fisher & Bendeck in West Palm Beach and Abrams and Abrams in Miami.


She was also in-house counsel to AmeriFirst Federal Savings and Loan in Miami. 


 


Ms. Newman is the President of the Craig S. Barnard American Inn of Court,  the past Chair of the Continuing Legal Education Committee of the Palm Beach County Bar Association, a former executive board member of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Palm Beach County Chapter.  She is a member of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, the Palm Beach County Bar Association, North County Section of the Palm Beach County Bar Association, the Professionalism,  and the Unified Family Practice committees of the Palm Beach County Bar Association. 


Mrs. Newman has an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized as a  Super Lawyer in 2014. She is a 2013 Florida Legal Elite member named by Florida Trend Magazine.  The attorneys named as Legal Elite represent approximately 2% of active Florida lawyers. Mrs. Newman was featured in Attorney At Law Magazine  - Attorneys to Watch in 2014.


 


Ms. Newman graduated in the top 10% of her law school class from the University of Florida, Holland Law Center, Gainesville, Florida.  During law school Ms. Newman served as Executive Editor of Law Review, she received the Foundation Press Award for Jurisprudence and Honors in both Appellate Advocacy and in Legal Writing.  Ms. Newman attended college at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida where she graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa.  Ms. Newman has lectured and written articles on various family law issues.   Ms. Newman has been appointed as attorney ad litem for children in high conflict divorces and is a trained guardian ad litem.


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1982

  1. Divorce & Separation: 100%
    27 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($395/hour), Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Charles Daniel Jamieson

    I endorse this lawyer. Intelligent, well prepared, highly knowledgeable about the law, creative in her arguments and proposed solutions, dedicated to her clients, Georgia Newman is an excellent example of everything a family lawyer should be. These behaviors as well as her highly developed professionalism have earned her an well deserved excellent reputation within our legal community.

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    Charles Jamieson Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Louise Anne Deery Jones

    I endorse this lawyer.Ms.Newman is the whole package. Smart.....prepared.......relentless in the pursuit of her clients position. She is one of the best, her results show it.

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    Louise Jones Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Law Office of Georgia T. Newman

1555 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd Ste 1208
West Palm Beach, FL, 33401-2329

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing198205/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2015
Nation's Top One PercentNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2014
Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2013
Top LawyersMiami HeraldN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Founding PartnerLaw Office of Georgia T. Newman2007 - Present

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Craig S. Barnard American Inn of CourtPresident2014 - Present
Palm Beach County Bar AssociationChair Family Law Continuing Legal Education Committee2012 - 2013
Florida Association for Women Lawyers (Palm Beach County chapter)Former Board MemberN/A
Florida BarMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Boswell v BoswellReversed trial court
Markin v MarkinReverse trial court

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Florida Family Law ReporterSurrogate Parenting1987
Florida Bar Family Law CommentatorPost Nuptial Agreements: Toward a Sole Standard of Fairness1984
Florida Law ReviewPotential Havens From American Jurisdiction and Discovery Laws in International Antitrust Enforcement1981

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawlaw1981