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And the Winner of the Mattie Belle Davis Award Is…

On June 9, personal injury lawyer Julie Braman Kane, a partner at our Florida law firm, was recognized by the Florida Association of Women Lawyers (FAWL) as the recipient of this year’s prestigious Mattie Belle Davis Award. This award, which is the highest honor bestowed by the organization, recognizes one female lawyer each year who has distinguished herself in the areas of personal achievement, perseverance and dedication. The award is named for Judge Mattie Belle Davis, who was a founding member of FAWL and a trailblazer for women in law. She was the only woman who was admitted to the Florida bar in 1936 – which was before women could even be jurors in the state. She was later elected to the American Bar Foundation and was only the second woman ever to join that organization. In 1959, she was appointed as judge to the Metropolitan Court of Dade County,…
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