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Lissette Gonzalez


Lissette is a partner in the firm’s Miami office. She concentrates her practice in the area of appellate litigation and trial support.

Lissette earned her Juris Doctorate from St. Thomas University, School of Law in 2012. While in law school, she served as Executive Editor of the St. Thomas Law Review and was the chosen entrant in the 2010-2011 Scribes Law-Review-Award Competition, which article was also the sole student publication in the Spring 2011 Edition of St. Thomas Law Review.

Prior to joining the firm, Lissette practiced as an appellate attorney in the area of family law and was an active member of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, where she served on several committees and served as co-editor of the Summer Edition of The Commentator, in addition to authoring several articles for the publication.


“With Liberty and Justice for All [Families]–The Modern American Same-Sex Family”, 23 St. Thomas L. Rev. 293 (2011).

Briefs Amicus Curiae in support of marital and family equality filed on behalf of the AAML, Fla. Chap., in State v. Pareto, and on behalf of the AAML, Fla. Chap. & Family Law Section, Florida Bar, in Shaw v. Shaw (Co-authored).

“In Recognition of Marital and Family Law Equality: The Family Law Section’s Brief Amicus Curiae in Shaw v. Shaw”, The Florida Bar Family Law Section Commentator (Fall 2014) (Co-authored).

“The Art of Storytelling: The Importance of an Effective Statement of the Case and Facts”, The Florida Bar Family Law Section Commentator (Winter 2015).



  • St. Thomas University School of Law, J.D., cum laude
  • Florida International University, B.A.
  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • Florida Bar
  • Dade County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association