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Inverness FL Consumer Protection Law Attorney

Deirdre Aretini

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305 N. Apopka Ave., Inverness, FL 34450

352-344-3463

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Education, MEMBERSHIP And AREAS OF PRACTICE

Personal

Born & raised in Sarasota, FL.


Education

New York University, Bachelor of Arts, Art History, December 1999
NYU in Florence, Italy

Stetson University College of Law, Juris Doctor Degree, magna cum laude, December 2006
Editor, Stetson Law Review
Certificate of Concentration in International Law
Honors Program
Dean’s List
Honor Roll
Book Awards in Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, International Business Transactions, International Trade Regulation, and Criminal Law
Recipient of Merit Scholarship (partial) and William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award


Membership

Florida Supreme Court, July 2007 - Present
United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, June 2018 - Present


Areas Of Practice

Consumer Protection Law, 2018 - Present
Employment Discrimination and Wage and Hour Disputes, 2016- Present
Civil Litigation, Compliance, and Business Torts, 2007 – 2019

Professional experience and activities

Professional Experience

Federal Judicial Intern, The Honorable Elizabeth A. Jenkins, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, Summer 2006, Tampa, FL
Law Clerk, Harllee & Bald, P.A., June 2006 – December 2006, Bradenton, FL

Prior to joining the firm, Deirdre worked for boutique Tampa law firms that specialized in consumer, employment, and workers compensation law and an AmLaw 200 firm where she concentrated her practice in civil litigation, compliance, and business torts.


Activities

Member, Florida Bar Public Interest Law Section
PALS Reading Tutor, Ashton Elementary 2015 – 2018
Pro Bono Attorney, Legal Aid of Manasota 2015 – 2016
Guardian Ad Litem, Twelfth Judicial Circuit Guardian Family Law Division Guardian Ad Litem Program, 2014-2016
Steering Committee Co-Chair, 12th Judicial Circuit Bench Bar Conference, 2015-2016
Committee Member, Fundraising Events for Child Protection Center, 2014-2016