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Madeleine Mannello focuses her litigation practice on defending clients in a variety of personal injury and property damage matters. Her clients benefit from her extensive civil litigation experience, which includes the defense of state agencies, officials and employees against civil suits—including class actions—involving personal injury, wrongful death, employment discrimination, ADA violations and a variety of other civil rights claims.

Professional Background

Prior to joining Hinshaw, Madeleine was an Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Litigation Division of the Florida Office of the Attorney General. In addition, she practiced at a firm in Weston, Florida, where she represented individuals in family law cases. Madeleine was also an Assistant State Attorney for the Office of the State Attorney for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit in Florida.

Professional Affiliations

  • Broward County Women Lawyers' Association, Member, 2013–Present; President-Elect, July 2017–Present; Vice President, 2016–2017; Treasurer, 2015–2016; Board Member, 2014–Present
  • Stephen R. Booher American Inn of Court, Member, 2017–Present; Pupilage Chair, October 2017–Present
    • Gala Committee, Member, 2017–Present
  • The Florida Bar, Member, 2010–Present
    • Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee, Member, 2018–Present
    • Government Lawyers' Section, Executive Council Member, 2011–2012
    • Young Lawyers' Division, Board of Governors, 2011–2012
    • Law Student Division, President, 2009–2010; Board of Governors, 2007–2010

Honors & Awards

  • Glam-A-THON "Glammy Award" in 2017, given in recognition of philanthropic efforts in communities in Southern Florida

Presentations

  • "Seizures and Forfeitures under the Florida Contraband and Forfeiture Act," Office of the Attorney General Training Series, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, August 2017
  • "Breaking the Glass Ceiling: A Look Back to Pave the Way for the Future," Broward County Women Lawyers' Association Panel Presentation, June 2017
  • "An Introduction to the Courts and Restraining Orders for Case Managers and Advocates," Women In Distress of Broward County, June 2014

Community/Civic Activities

  • Broward County Public Schools Debate Initiative, Volunteer, 2017–Present
  • Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Legal Hotline Volunteer, 2013–Present

J.D., magna cum laude, University of Miami School of Law, 2010

B.A., cum laude, Political Science, University of Florida, 2006