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Lissette Gonzalez




Lissette Gonzalez is a partner in the Miami office who concentrates her practice on appeals and litigation support.  Lissette has appellate experience at the state and federal level in a wide-range of areas, including but not limited to construction, landlord-tenant, first-party and third-party property, association law, premises liability, medical malpractice, professional malpractice, liquor liability defense, workers’ compensation, slip and fall, nursing home healthcare, personal injury protection, general insurance defense, and family law.

Lissette earned her Juris Doctorate from St. Thomas University, School of Law in 2012, graduating cum laude. While in law school, she served as Executive Editor of the St. Thomas Law Review and was published in the Spring 2011 Edition of the St. Thomas Law Review, which article was chosen to participate in the 2010-2011 Scribes Law-Review-Award Competition.

Before 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 authored several articles for the Section’s 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).


  • Florida Bar
  • Dade County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Appellate Law Section of the Florida Bar




  • 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
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