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The Honorable Michelle Naberhaus

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The Honorable:
Michelle Naberhaus


EDUCATION:

  • JD, Levin College of Law, University of Florida, 2000
  • BA, University of Florida, 1997

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY:

  • Prior to her appointment, Judge Naberhaus practiced in the areas of general civil litigation, insurance defense litigation, trust and estate litigation, and guardianship litigation. She began her practice in the 15th and 19th Judicial Circuits with the law firms Conroy, Simberg, Ganon, Krevans, & Abel, P.A. and Peterson Bernard, P.A. She also served as an adjunct professor of Business Law at Florida Atlantic University. In 2009, she relocated to Brevard County where she became a shareholder of Gray Robinson, P.A. Prior to her appointment; she was serving as Of Counsel with Dean Mead, P.A.
  • Florida Bar, Member since 2001
    • Probate Rules Committee, July 2013 to June 2016
    • Chair, Voluntary Bar Liaison Committee, July 2012 to June 2013
    • Member, Voluntary Bar Liaison Committee July 2010 to June 2013
    • Member, Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Committee 2010 to 2016

JUDICIAL HISTORY:

  • Brevard County Court Judge
    • Appointed by Governor Rick Scott, May, 2016 (term began January 3, 2017)
  • Administrative Judge
    • Mental Health Court, 2017 to Present
  • Florida Conference of County Court Judges
    • Criminal Rules Committee, 2017 to Present
    • Sentencing Committee, 2017 to Present​

ORGANIZATIONS, COMMITTEES AND COMMISSIONS:

PROFESSIONAL

  • Vassar B. Carlton American Inns of Court
    • Master, 2016 to Present
    • Barrister, 2010 to 2013
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers
    • Member, July 2010 to 2014
    • Chapter Representative, July 2011 to June 2012
    • Membership Advancement & Promotion Committee, July 2011 to June 2012
    • Communications Committee, July 2011 to June 2012
    • Legislative Committee, July 2011 to June 2012
  • Brevard County Bar Association
    • Member, 2010 to Present
    • Board of Directors, July 2012 to June 2016
    • Secretary & Fall CLE Chair, July 2015 to June 2016
    • Chair, Judicial Candidate Forum, 2014
    • Directory, Sponsorship, & CLE Committee, 2012 to 2016
  • Brevard County Association for Women Lawyers
    • Member, July 2010 to June 2014
    • Secretary & FAWL Representative, July 2011 to June 2012
    • Director, July 2010 to June 2011
  • Martin County Bar Association
    • Member, July 2003 to June 2010
    • Probate, Trust, Real Estate, Property Law Committee, July 2006 to June 2009
  • Justice Teaching Program
    • Trained as Volunteer in 2006

CIVIC –

  • The Haven for Children
    • Vice President of Board, July 2015 to June 2016
    • Governance Committee Chair, July 2014 to June 2016
    • Director, July 2014 to June 2016
  • King Center for the Performing Arts
    • Director, June 2015 to Sept. 2016
  • Brevard Cultural Alliance
    • Director, March 2012 to June 2016
    • Executive Committee, Vice Chair, Treasurer, Legal, March 2012 to June 2016
    • Education Committee Chair, Jan. 2013 to Dec. 2014
  • Women’s Business Center (weVENTURE), Florida Institute of Technology
    • Director, Oct. 2011 to Sept. 2016
    • Executive Board – Past-Chair, Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, Oct. 2012 to Sept. 2016
    • Mentor, Ignite 360 Business Mentoring Program, 2012 to 2016
  • March of Dimes
    • Co-Chair of 2015 Signature Chefs Auction
  • Junior Achievement of Florida’s Space Coast
    • Classroom Presenter, Oct. 2015 to Present
  • Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast
    • Director, ex officio, Feb. 2014 to Jan. 2015
  • Girl Scouts of America
    • Member/Parent Volunteer of the Citrus Council, 2014 – Present
  • Guardian Ad Litem Program, State of Florida
    • Volunteer, certified in 1999
    • 18th Circuit, Fostering Independent Program Volunteer, Jan. 2010 to 2014)