Julie Braman Kane Named President-Elect of the Miami-Dade Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers

CORAL GABLES, FL – Julie Braman Kane was installed as President-Elect of the Miami-Dade chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers (FAWL) at the organization’s annual installation luncheon on July 11th at the Conrad Miami hotel. An attorney at Coral Gables-based Colson Hicks Eidson, Kane will serve as president of the organization’s Miami-Dade chapter during the 2009-2010 year.

About Miami-Dade FAWL: Miami-Dade FAWL is a professional organization that is devoted to actively promoting the advancement of women in the legal profession. Its members comprise a diverse group of men and women who pursue the common goal of promoting women’s opportunities and rights. Members include lawyers, judges, and members of the business community. Kane formerly served as the association’s Secretary.

About FAWL: Established in 1951, FAWL serves as the statewide voice for Florida ‘s women lawyers and a communication resource for its 23 chapters throughout the State of Florida . Miami-Dade FAWL is an independent voluntary bar association with the mission to actively promote gender equality and the leadership roles of FAWL’s members in the legal profession, judiciary and the community at large.

Kane practices in the areas of products liability, personal injury, class action, commercial litigation and medical malpractice at Colson Hicks Eidson. The Law Firm of Colson Hicks Eidson is a trial firm with more than 35 years of experience handling local, national and international litigation. Partners at the firm have also had the distinction of holding the following offices: President of the 60,000-member Association of Trial Lawyers of America; President of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers; President of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers; President of the Dade County Bar Association; United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida; and, Chairman of the Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission. Seven firm partners were recently recognized as among the Best Lawyers in America® 2008.



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