Joseph H. Serota, founding member Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman, will be honored as a Legal Legend this fall by HistoryMiami. The 7th Annual Legal Legends event brings members of the 11th Judicial Circuit together to celebrate the history-makers who have shaped the legal community of Miami, South Florida and the nation. Legal Legends are individuals honored for their substantial contribution to the law, legal system or the administration of justice within the 11th Judicial Circuit (Miami-Dade County).
HistoryMiami is the premier cultural institution committed to gathering, preserving and celebrating Miami’s history through exhibition, city tours, education, research, collections and publications.
Serota has been a leader in numerous professional organizations and in civic affairs. He is a former president of the Dade Bar Association, served on the Board of Governors of The Florida Bar and was of-counsel to the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. He chaired the Historic Lobby Restoration effort for the Dade County Courthouse and co-chaired the Restoration of Ceremonial Courtroom 6-1. He is the former chair of the Miami-Dade County community Relations Board and the Miami-Dade County Independent Review Panel. He served as chair of the New World Center Committee (Downtown Development) of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce and Chair of the Centennial Celebration of the 11th Judicial Circuit. He is on the board of the Cleveland Orchestra Miami.
Serota earned his undergraduate degree at Princeton University and his juris doctor from the University of Miami School of Law. He has been recognized as one of the top lawyers through inclusion in Florida Trend’s Legal Elite Hall of Fame, Best Lawyers in America, Florida Super Lawyers and South Florida Legal Guide.
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