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EXPERIENCE

Attorney Janet E. Spence is an experienced trial Lawyer who began her law career as An Assistant Public Defender at the Miami-Dade County Public Defender’s Office in 1996.  As an Assistant Public Defender, Attorney Spence represented, juveniles and adults charged with law violations ranging from Petty Larceny; Probation Violation; Burglary; Robbery; Simple Batteries; Aggravated Batteries; DUI’s; Battery on Law Enforcement; Resisting With and Without Violence  and other types of crimes.
 
Attorney Spence left the Public Defenders office in January 2000 and continued her Career in law as a Solo Practitioner, providing legal services in various areas of law.  Once in Private Practice, she continued representing criminal defendants in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties who were charged with crimes such as Sexual Battery; Armed Robbery with a Mask; Burglary; Robbery; Battery on Law Enforcement Officer Resisting Arrest With and Without Violence and other types of crimes.

She also represented individuals in Divorce case, simple and contested divorce, Time Sharing and Shared Parental Responsibility, and other Custody issues, Child Support and paternity proceedings and Child Support Guideline Calculations.  

 With the collapse of the Real Estate market Attorney Spence, understanding the importance of home ownership to many Americans, began representing families caught in the foreclosure crisis in an attempt to help them keep their homes by assisting them in their foreclosure proceedings and loan modifications.

Attorney Spence now focuses her practice primarily in the area of Personal Injury Law.  She represents individuals who have been seriously injured or have died as a result of someone else’s negligence.  That includes Wrongful Death; Auto Accidents; Slip and Fall; Product Liability; Strict Liability and Consumer Fraud.

BAR ADMISSIONS

Florida Bar 1996
Southern District of Florida 2010


EDUCATION
Juris Doctorate Degree

St Thomas University School of Law, Miami, Florida December 2005

BS Criminal Justice
Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 1991

Associates in Arts
Miami-Dade College, North Campus, 1985

Dean’s List - First Semester Law School

Book Award - Civil Procedure First Semester Law School


 

 
 


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