Ms. Sweeting received her Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, from Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina. She then attended the University of Miami School of Law in Coral Gables, Florida, where she earned her Juris Doctorate. Ms. Sweeting is certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a Circuit Civil Court Mediator. She has been a member of the Florida Bar in good standing and admitted to practice in all Florida State Courts and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida since 1985. Ms. Sweeting also maintains an AV Preeminent (5.0) rating from Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings, which indicates that her peers rank her at the highest level of professional excellence.
Ms. Sweeting served on the Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee of the Florida Bar for six (6) years. During that time, she conducted Diversity Training for Florida's JNC Commissioners who nominate candidates for judicial appointment. She also served on the Board of Directors of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, now known as the Florida Justice Association; and she acted as Chair of the Women's Caucus. In the community, she has worked with Junior Achievement teaching in schools and also served as co-leader of a Girl Scout troupe. Today she participates in charities that include World Vision, the ALS Association, MADD, and Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
•Miami-Dade County Bar Association
•Broward County Bar Association
•Palm Beach County Bar Association
•Florida Association of Women Lawyers
•American Bar Association
•American Association for Justice (formerly Association of Trial Lawyers of America)
•Florida Justice Association (formerly Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers)
•Phi Alpha Delta
•American Inns of Court