Litigation Attorney in Stuart, FL.
Serves clients throughout the State of Florida
Selected to Super Lawyers Rising Stars: 2017 and 2018
Listed as a Top 100 Attorney by National Black Lawyers Top 100: 2016 and 2017
Selected by Florida Trend Magazine as 2018 Florida Legal Elite honoree
Quoted In Ebony Magazine’s July 2018 Sexual Harassment Article
Licensed Since: 2010
Education: Stetson University College of Law
Attorney Annette Newman is a Sole Practitioner practicing primarily in the areas of employment/labor law and civil rights law. The Law Office of Annette Newman, LLC is a full service law firm and represents clients in various other types of civil claims as well, including Family Law, contract disputes, and small claims. Offering legal services to clients throughout the State of Florida. Available by appointment only in Broward, Miami Dade, WPB, Martin, St. Lucie, Hillsborough, Lee, Lake, and surroundng counties.
The firm represents both employers and employees throughout the State of Florida in employment law claims as well as plaintiff's who are victims of civil rights violations, including excessive force, assault, false arrest, and other civil rights violations such as public accommodations discrimination, housing discrimination and prisoner abuse.
For employees: The firm will represent you if you have need legal representation for claims against your employer for illegal discrimination because of your race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, pregnancy, sexual harassment, sexual orientation, harassment, hostile work environment, whistleblower claims and/or retaliation as well as violations of your FMLA rights and/or for unpaid wages or overtime pay.
For employers, Attorney Newman will prepare your position statements for friviolous EEOC claims; advise you on the latest Federal and State Employment laws; represent you at unemployment hearings; provide training for your managers on employment law regulations or defend you in court against frivilous lawsuits. If you need independent contract agreements, non-compete agreements or severance agreements prepared, contact the Law Office of Annette Newman, LLC for assistance.
ABOUT ANNETTE NEWMAN
Admitted: Florida Bar 2010
Educational Background: JD Degree, Stetson University College of Law; MBA specializing in Human Resource Management, Wayland Baptist University, Bachelor of Science Degree, Business Administration, Wayland Baptist University, AS in Accounting and AS in General Business, Monterey Peninsula College; AAS Applied Management, Central Texas College.
Honors and Awards:
Recognized in the 2018 edition of Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite
Recognized as a Top 100 Attorney in the 2016 and 2017 National Black Lawyers Top 100 directory.,
Listed as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers in 2017, 2018 and 2019.
Awarded three Army Accommodation Medals during active duty service from 1987 through 1994., U.S. Army
Recognized in the National Deans List for academic merit., National Deans List
Listed in Who's Who in American Colleges & Universities for academic merit.
Awarded three Army Achievement Medals during active duty service in the U.S. Army from 1987 throgh 1994., U.S. Army
Attorney Newman was certified as a Licensed Federal EEO Investiator in 2009
Attorney Newman was certified as a Florida Supreme Court Circuit Civil Mediator in 2019
Member of Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association
2016 - 2017 Member of Florida National Employment Lawyers Association (FL NELA), 2017
2016 Member - National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA), 2016
Member - American Bar Association, 2016
Member - National Bar Association, 2016, 2017
Member - Florida Bar Association
Donna Dugo vs. The Home Depot. Attorney Newman was co-counsel in this employment law discrimination civil complaint against the Home Depot, representing the
Plaintiff. The issues were disability discrimination, harassment and retaliation., 2017. Settled. The terms of the settlement agreement are confidential.
Manfred, Michael vs. Deborah Rainey Case No.: COCE14009240 Attorney Newman represented the plaintiff in this unpaid wages and breach of contract claim,
resulting in a judgment against the defendant., 2014.
Alejandro Mainetto vs MSH Intl Inc, et.al. Case No.: CACE13017758 Attorney Newman represented the plaintiff in this FLSA unpaid wages civil lawsuit., 2013.
Settled. The terms of the settlement agreement are confidential.
Victory Petroleum, Inc. Victory Petroleum, Inc. hired the Law Office of Annette Newman, LLC to draft their employee policies and employee handbook when they
acquired 38 Exxon Mobil stores in 2010., 2010
Chapman v. Florida Department of Corrections et al, Case #: 1:14-cv-24140. Attorney Newman was co-counsel in this civil rights case,representing the family
members. This case involved the wrongful death of Darren Rainey, a former inmate at a FDOC prison. Settled. The terms of the settlement agreement are
CMCO Mortgage LLC Plaintiff vs. Thecia Maurone-Toth, et al Defendant. Attorney Newman represented the Defendant in this breach of contract case resulting
in a dismissal.