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Former Third District Court of Appeal Judge Linda Ann Wells served at the Third District Court of Appeal for 14 years and has been a Florida Bar board-licensed appellate specialist for over two decades.…

Former Third District Court of Appeal Judge Linda Ann Wells served at the Third District Court of Appeal for 14 years and has been a Florida Bar board-certified appellate expert for over 20 years.

Upon graduating with honors from law school, Linda joined a nicely-installed Miami law firm, where she could turn out to be both one of the organization’s first woman partners and its major appellate practitioner. She similarly delicate her appellate competencies as a associate at a prime Florida regulation firm and, eventually, at a organization committed to appellate practice, wherein she remained till turning into the Chief District Legal Counsel for the Miami District of the Florida Department of Children & Families.

In popularity of her appellate understanding, Governor Bush appointed Linda in 2003 to the Third District Court of Appeal, where she might go on to grow to be the court’s first girl Chief Judge.

During her judicial tenure, Judge Wells served as President of the Florida Conference of District Court of Appeal Judges, and as a member of The Florida Supreme Court Committee on Standard Jury Instructions in Civil Cases; the Florida Supreme Court Select Committee on Justice Teaching; and the Education Committee of Florida Conference of District Court of Appeal Judges. Additionally, Judge Wells served at the Florida Bar Family Law Section Rules Committee; the Bar’s Appellate Practice Section’s Rules Liaison Committee; and the Alumni Board of Directors for the Florida State University College of Law.

Linda has been a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation since 1998 and a member of the Dade County Bar Association considering the fact that 1977—serving terms on each the board of administrators and the executive committee (1996-1997). From 1991 thru 2003, she turned into an Adjunct Professor of Law at St. Thomas University Law School. She has also been AV-rated by means of data Hubbell for over 20 years.

In addition to Linda's knowledge as an appellate specialist, and her credibility when it comes to the firm’s trial assist paintings, Linda assists trial attorneys and their clients in 4 key methods:

First, Linda gives first-hand insight into the way wherein a current member of a district court docket of attraction perspectives the problems and arguments raised by way of opposing events. Her perception facilitates us respond to opposing arguments when we draft answer briefs and reply briefs.

Second, Linda offers us a completely unique way to put together for oral arguments: along with her as a part of the corporation, we are capable of better count on the problems and arguments maximum probable to be of issue to appellate judges.

Third, because of her court-side enjoy with the appellate procedure, the firm gives Linda's offerings as a representative to different corporations managing their very own appeals when we are not representing the client as appellate recommend. These offerings include session on briefing and stay moot court docket offerings.

Fourth, Linda gives the organization with a judicial angle on a way to opposite unfavourable judgments, with insight into the great manner to cognizance the initial short at the maximum vital issues for attraction with clarity and acute consciousness of what appellate judges locate persuasive.
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Admitted in 1977, Florida

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Key Biscayne

240 Crandon Boulevard, Suite 101
Key Biscayne, FL  33149
Key Biscayne240 Crandon Boulevard, Suite 101 Key Biscayne

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Key Biscayne

240 Crandon Boulevard, Suite one zero one
Key Biscayne, FL  33149

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