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University of Florida BA 1981
University of Florida JD 1984
Admitted to the Florida Bar: 1984
Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer since 1993
Other Bar Memberships:
United States Dist. Ct. N. District of Fla.
United States Dist. Ct. S. District of Fla.
United States Dist Ct. Middle Dist. of Fla.
United States Court of Appeals 11th Cir.
Fliorida Justice Association
Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association
Whos's Who in American Law
Adjunct Professor University of Florida Levin College of Law
University of Florida Mock Trial Team Coach
AVVO rating of 10.0 (Superb)
Mr. Marraffino represented a group of parents in a class action lawsuit against the Palm Beach County School Board for building a school close to high tension power lines due to the increased cancer risk from electromagnetic field radiation. It was the first case in Florida and only the second nationally to judicially recognize the cancer risk from electromagnetic radiation from powerlines.
Mr. Marrafifino has also brought lawsuits against major retailers such as Target and Eckerd's pharmacy that has resulted not only in settlements to his clients, but changes in the ways the companies maintain safety in their stores.
At the Law Offices of Lawrence J. Marraffino, your case will always be handled by an attorney, not a legal assistant or paralegal. When you first call, you will have the opportunity to speak with Mr. Marraffino himself and he will try to answer as many questions as he can about your legal issue. Free initial consultations are offered on auto accident, personal injury, social security, and bankurptcy cases. All fees and costs are fully explained during this first meeting, and there is no obiligation. You can expect to be treated with respect and kindness from your first phone call to the conclusion of your case.
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Mr. Marraffino is an Adjunct Law Professor at the University of Florida College of Law and was recently named to the list of Top 20 Law Professors in the State of Florida.
Mr. Marraffino was also named one of the Ten Banrkuptcy Attorneys in the State of Florida. The American Institute of Bankruptcy Attorneys is an impartial third party attorney rating service recognizing excellence of practitioners in the field.
Mai Melissa Le is our new Associate Attorney. She is from Orlando, Florida and graduated cum laude in 2011 from the University of Florida with a B.A. in Political Science, a minor in Spanish, and a certificate in Latin American Studies. She graduated from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in May 2014. While attending law school, she was a Research Editor for the Florida Law Review and Vice President of the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association. Mai has previously interned with the American Civil Liberties Union of Puerto Rico, the Anti-Defamation League, the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Gainesville, and the Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Clinic at UF Law. She is interested in family law, employment law, criminal law, and has a strong passion for civil rights and liberties. Mai is fluent in English, Vietnamese, and Spanish.
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