Scott L. Baena
Scott was appointed to the LSGMI Board by the Dade County Bar Association for a three-year term. His term began October 1 and continues until September 30, 2019.
"I embrace Legal Services of Greater Miami's commitment and vision to alleviate the hardships of poverty through innovative collaboration and tireless advocacy," Scott said.
In 2014, Scott was appointed by the Florida Supreme Court to The Florida Board of Bar Examiners for a five-year term. The Board is an administrative agency of the Florida Supreme Court that coordinates and supervises bar admission in the State of Florida.
Throughout his career, Scott has been recognized throughout the community for his strong business acumen and leadership. He currently serves as a Board Member for Miami-based Continental National Bank and was elected in 2015 to the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Board of Directors. In November, Scott will receive the 2016 Jurisprudence Award by the Anti-Defamation League.
Scott is an accomplished bankruptcy trial and restructuring lawyer who is Chair of Bilzin Sumberg's Business Finance & Restructuring Group. Scott also oversees several firm-wide initiatives, including client satisfaction and business and professional development.
LSGMI is the largest provider of civil legal services for the poor in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties. It has been recognized in the state and nationally for being a model legal services program.
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