Kenneth Richard Harrison, Sr.



Ken Harrison holds a Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Miami, School of Law, a Master of Science Degree in Management from Biscayne College (St. Thomas University) and a Bachelor of Business Degree accounting major from the University of Miami. He is a founding member of the Florida Pension Trustees Association (FPPTA), currently serving as Director Emeritus and is a Certified Public Pension Trustee. In 1991 Mr. Harrison completed a 27-year law enforcement career, when he retired from the City of Miami (Florida) Police Department as Assistant Chief. For 16 years during his career in law enforcement he served as a trustee for Miami’s Police and Fire Pension Funds. Additionally, for 10 of his years in law enforcement, Mr. Harrison was active in police labor organizations at the local, state and national levels. Mr. Harrison completed over 30 years of military service in 2002 when he retired from the United States Coast Guard Reserve as Captain (Colonel). Ken remains active in community and professional organizations; serving as vice-president of the University of Miami School of Law Alumni Association, Chairperson of the Miami Area Coast Guard Retiree Council, and member of various Dade County Bar Association committees. He has published articles addressing the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) in the publication of the Labor and Employment Section for the Florida Bar Association. Mr. Harrison has been with the Coral Gables law firm of Sugarman & Susskind since 1997.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Labor Law
  • Pension Plans
  • Trust Law
  • Labor and Employment Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
786-401-2703  Phone
305-529-2801  Phone
305-447-8115  Fax
University Attended:
University of Miami, B.B.A., 1975
Law School Attended:
University of Miami, J.D., 1996
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida; 1997, Florida
Coral Gables Bar Association, Past President; Florida Public Pension Trustees Association (FPPTA), Founding Member, Director Emeritus; University of Miami School of Law Alumni Association, Member of the Board of Directors

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