Class of 2007

You can now view your classmates' news and accomplishments online! Click your graduation year below to see class notes, with the most recent entries appearing first. You may also submit a class note online.

Mohammad Sherif opened Mubarak & Sherif, PLLC in Panama City. The firm advises residents affected by Hurricane Michael regarding the insurance claims process. Posted 1.17.19

Jeffrey L. Burns was elected as a circuit judge for the First Judicial Circuit. He will take the bench in January 2019. Burns serves as the city attorney for Destin, and he practices Creditor's Rights, real property and business law at Anchors Smith Grimsley, PLC in Fort Walton Beach. Posted 6.11.18

davis_sarah_web.jpgSara F. Davis, of counsel at Apfelbaum Law in their Port St. Lucie office, was selected as a W.M. Reece Smith, Jr. Florida Bar Leadership Academy Fellow for 2018-2019. She also was elected president of the Port St. Lucie Bar Association in 2017, where she is currently serving a two-year term. Davis practices in the areas of civil litigation, family law and divorces. Posted 6.11.18


Carlos Trujillo was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 22, 2018 and is now the official U.S. ambassador to the Organization of American States. He will serve as one of four deputies to former South Carolina governor and current U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley. Posted 4.3.18

edwards_scott_web.jpgScott J. Edwards founded Scott J. Edwards, P.A. in Boca Raton in 2015. The firm focuses on appellate law and litigation support in Florida and federal courts. Posted 12.14.17


Gregory R. Bel, a partner at Piedra & Associates, P.A. in Coral Gables, has been named a 2016 Super LawyersRising Star. Posted 12.12.17

Carlos Trujillo was named U.S. ambassador to OAS. He also was nominated by President Donald Trump to serve in the United Nations as a representative to the U.N. general assembly. He will serve as one of four deputies to former South Carolina governor and current U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley. Posted 11.2.17

nash_alan_web.jpgAlan C. Nash was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Florida Defense Lawyers Association and the 17th Judicial Circuit Professionalism Panel. He also presented at the 9th Annual Fort Lauderdale Continuing Education Seminar and the annual Rimkus Consulting Group seminar on the topic of negligent security claims. His one hour presentation covered foreseeable crimes, the risks and what can be done to prevent issues. Nash is a shareholder at Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin in Fort Lauderdale. Posted 10.17.17


cowans_keshara_web.jpgKeshara D. Cowans is now the Orange County Bar Young Lawyers Section President. Alum Brett R. Renton ('07)served as the immediate past president. Cowans is bar counsel at The Florida Bar and Renton is a partner at Shutts & Bowen LLP in their Orlando office. Posted 10.10.17


Adam A. Litwin was recently published on Law360 and in Filmmaker Magazine. He is an associate at Bell Nunnally & Martin LLP in Dallas, TX. Posted 10.3.17

Janet Tashner was appointed general counsel of the Florida Legislature's Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability. Posted 10.3.17

Barbara J. Leach, managing attorney at Barbara Leach Law, PL in Orlando, has been appointed to the 2017 ABA Techshow Planning Board. Posted 7.24.17

breth_jason_web.jpgJason M. Breth is now a shareholder at Bryant Miller Olive in Tallahassee. He specializes in complex financing transactions. Posted 2.22.17


Sarah A. Doar is now a civil deputy prosecuting attorney at Island County Prosecuting Attorney's Office in Coupeville, WA. Posted 2.16.17

Richard A. Alton's article, An Examination of Historical Reconstruction's Impact on Modern Customary International Law Via an Analysis of Medieval Post-Conflict Ransoming of Prisoners, was published in the Suffolk Transnational Law ReviewPosted 2.15.17

Major Miguel R. Acosta has accepted a position at Gobel Flakes, LLC in Orlando. Posted 2.14.17

Judith R. Watkins is now counsel at Veritiv Corporation in Atlanta, GA. Posted 2.14.17

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