Stephanie L. Varela

Miami,  FL  U.S.A.

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Appellate
    Contact InfoTelephone: 305.579.0539
    Fax: 305.579.0717
    University University of Miami, B.S., cum laude, Communications/Political Science, 2005
    Law SchoolUniversity of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D., 2009; Florida Law Review, Member; Recipient of the Florida Law Review Best Note, Spring 2008
    Admitted2009, Florida; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

    Professional & Community Involvement

    •Member, American Bar Association

    •Member, The Florida Bar

    •Member, Appellate Practice and Advocacy Section of the Florida Bar

    •Member, Young Lawyers Division of the Florida Bar

    •Member, Cuban American Bar Association

    •Member, Dade County Bar Association

    •Member, Rosemary Barkett Appellate Inn of Court

    •Member, Federal Bar Association, South Florida Chapter

    •Mentor, Federal Bar Association Mentorship Program


    Stephanie L. Varela is an Associate in the Appellate Practice of the firm's Miami office.


    •Staff Attorney, Justice Jorge Labarga, Florida Supreme Court, Tallahassee, FL, October 2009-September 2011

    Legal Experience

    •Legal Intern, Full Representation Clinic, University of Florida Levin College of Law, Gainesville, FL, Summer 2008

    Articles, Publications, & Lectures

    •Lecturer, Stays in Appellate Proceedings, CLE Presentation for The Appellate Practice Section of The Florida Bar, September 2013

    •Guest Lecturer, Impediments to the Appellate Process, St. Thomas University School of Law, August 2013

    •Co-Commentator, 5th DCA says split lesbian couple still shares parental rights, Daily Business Review, January 2012

    •Vegas Judges Gone Wild, foundation of a chapter in Michael L. Siegel & James L. Kelley,Lawyers Crossing Lines, Carolina Academic Press, 2010

    •Author, Damned If You Do, Doomed If You Don't: Patenting Legal Methods and Their Effects on the Lawyer's Professional Responsibilities, December 2008

    Associated News & Events


    01.28.10 Greenberg Traurig Named an 'Appellate Group of the Year' by Law360

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    Office Information

    Stephanie L. Varela

    333 SE 2nd Avenue, Suite 4400
    MiamiFL 33131


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