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
    Memberships American Bar Association; The Florida Bar (Member, Appellate Practice and Advocacy Section); Dade County Bar Association.


    Stephanie L. Varela is an Associate in the Appellate practice group of Greenberg Traurig's Miami office.

    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, Dade County Bar Association

    · Member, Rosemary Barkett Appellate Inn of Court

    Professional Experience

    Legal Experience

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


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

    Publications & Presentations

    Articles, Lectures & Publications

    · 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

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    Office Information

    Stephanie L. Varela

    333 SE 2nd Avenue, Suite 4400
    MiamiFL 33131


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