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PAMELA HIGER POLANI, LLC


Attorney at Law


9851 Savona Winds Drive


DELRAY BEACH, FLORIDA 33446


TELEPHONE (561) 504-4533


CELLULAR  (561) 496-4222


EMAIL: polani@bellsouth.net


 


Pamela Higer Polani was born in Miami, Florida in 1969. Her family moved to the Boca Raton area after Hurricane Andrew devastated their home.  Mrs. Polani began attending the University of Florida for undergraduate and graduate work in 1987.  In only 2 ½ years, she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a double minor in Jewish Studies and American History. Upon graduation, Pamela then pursued and achieved a Masters Degree in Speech Communications from the University of Florida in 1991. While at University of Florida, she was a member of the Alpha Epsilon Phi Sorority, the University of Florida Debate Team, and a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. 


Prior to attending law school, Mrs. Polani took a hiatus and worked for a year as an operations manager for an import/export company to save towards her law school tuition. In 1992, Mrs. Polani attended law school and received her Juris Doctorate from Nova University in 1994. While there she was an elected member of the student government, and recognized by her professors for two years of academic excellence as a Goodwin Scholar.   


Before graduating, she began working as an intern for the State Attorneys’ office.          


After graduation, Mrs. Polani continued to work as a prosecutor for the State Attorneys’ office until she moved to Israel, with her husband.  A year later, Ms. Polani sat for the Israeli bar for foreign attorneys and began her stagierre for the well-known Israeli commercial litigator, Dan Offer.  Ms. Polani completed her internship with same law office in Tel Aviv, until going to work for a large technical and marketing writing company,in Ra’anna, Israel, as their in-house counsel and operations manager.


When Mrs. Polani returned to the United States with her growing family, she began working for a small boutique firm in Boca Raton, helping with their litigation department and practicing personal injury law, workers' compensation law, and probate and elder law.  Pamela began her own firm in 2002, after the birth of her second son.  She works with several internet start-up companies in Israel, assisting with their international contractual needs.  Mrs. Polani also continues to practice will and estate planning, guardianship and probate issues relevant to Florida residents.


Mrs. Polani is very involved with many charitable activities in the South Florida community. Her husband, Mark, is a general contractor with a well-known South Florida firm and currently sits on the Board for B’nai Torah Congregation.  The Florida Association of Women’s Lawyers, named Attorney Polani, as the 2013-2014 Outstanding Member. Attorney Polani also created a unique program, modeled after “Jeopardy”, to teach high school seniors their legal rights as adults. Mrs. Polani is currently the Chairperson of the National Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease in Boca Raton. Among several other organizations, she serves on the Professional Advisory Committee for the National Holocaust Museum, Hadassah’s Professional Committee and the Scholastic Advisory Committee at Don Estridge High Tech Middle School. Soroptomist International also designated Attorney Polani as their "Woman of Distinction" in 2014.


 



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Languages spoken: Hebrew

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Wills: 25%
    21 years, 500 cases
  2. Probate: 25%
    21 years, 500 cases
  3. Trusts: 25%
    21 years, 500 cases
  4. Foreclosure: 15%
    21 years, 75 cases
  5. General Practice: 10%
    21 years, 50 cases

Payment

Fees:

Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Dana Setnor Metzger

    I highly endorse this lawyer. Pamela is a kind, compassionate and extremely skilled attorney. She is an asset to her community.

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    Dana Metzger Estate planning Attorney
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  • Leonard Roy Boyer

    I endorse this lawyer. Ms. Polani is a very knowledgeable and effective advocate for her clients. She freely shares her expertise with both members of the bar and general public.

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Contact info

9851 Savona Winds Drive
Delray Beach, Florida, FL, 33446

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing199506/20/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Volunteer of the YearBoca Raton Junior League2016
Leader in LawFlorida Bar2015
Probate Maven of the YearFlorida Bar, Elder Law Section2015
ChairpersonBoca Walk to End Alzheimer's2015
Volunteer of the YearBoca Raton Junior League2015
Outstanding Member of the YearFlorida Association of Women Lawyers2014
Woman of DistinctionSoroptomist International2014
Leader in LawFlorida Bar2014
CHAIRPERSON OF THE FIRST BOCA WALK TO END ALZHEIMER'SALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION2014
Leo Goodwin ScholarShepard Broad Law Center1993
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyPamela Higer Polani, LLC2003 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
South Palm Beach County Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Israeli Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
Florida BarMember1994 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Estate of LewandaSettlement
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
The Sun SentinelAfter death, preserve or delete social media?2013
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterN/AJD - Juris Doctor1994
University of FloridaEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Business Women Professional Networking5 Ways to Protect Your Digital Assets2013
FoundationEstate Planning2008