Yueh-Mei Kim Nutter

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Boca Raton, FL

Brinkley Morgan
 | 2255 Glades Road, Suite 414E
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Phone: 561-241-3113
Fax: 561-241-3226
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1987
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (90%),
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Ms. Nutter is a Florida Bar board certified specialist in Marital and Family Law, concentrating her practice in the areas of family law, civil litigation, guardianships, and probate and estate litigation. She is also recognized by the Florida Supreme Court as a certified Family Mediator, certified Appellate Mediator, and certified Guardian Ad Litem. She received her Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern University Law School in 1987 and her Bachelor’s Degree from Florida Atlantic University in 1981.

For more than 20 years, Ms. Nutter has served as a Guardian Ad Litem in family law for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit for Broward County and in the Family Law, Criminal and Dependency Courts for the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit for Palm Beach County, advocating on behalf of abused and neglected children. She also previously served as Chair of the Attorney Ad Litem & Guardian Ad Litem Ad Hoc Committee for the Family Law Section of The Florida Bar and helped create a new program designed to train people seeking to be appointed as a Guardian Ad Litem in family law court proceedings. She now owns and operates that program, called Speaking for Kids, Inc.

Additionally, Ms. Nutter is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers™, a founding member of the Collaborative Family Lawyers of South Florida, Inc., a charter member and officer of the South Palm Beach County Collaborative Law Group, co-chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee of the South Palm Beach County Bar Association, and also serves on the Board of Directors for Impact 100 Palm Beach County and the Florida Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (FLAFCC).

Based on nominations by her peers and clients, Ms. Nutter is often recognized in various publications for her work in the legal field. She has been listed among U.S. News & World Report‘s Best Lawyers in America© since 2011, has been named a “Florida Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers magazine since 2008, and maintains an AV Preeminent® rating by Martindale-Hubbell. She also received the Chair Award of Outstanding Merit from The Florida Bar for 2009-2010, the Key Partners Award from the South Florida Business Journal in 2012, the EPIC Award from the Mental Health Association of Southeast Florida in 2014, and the Community Impact Award from Faulk Center for Counseling in 2015. She and her practice team have also helped Brinkley Morgan achieve recognition as a Tier 1 “Best Law Firm” in the area of Family Law for 2014-2018 by U.S. News & World Report.

Ms. Nutter also leads two annual, complimentary family law seminars for mental health professionals and accounting professionals in the South Florida community. Hosted by Brinkley Morgan, the seminars provide continuing education credits and cover topics that affect clients during family disputes such as divorce, paternity, dependency, and more.

 

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (90%)

Estate & Trust Litigation (10%)

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 12 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2019

Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization

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About Yueh-Mei Nutter

Admitted: 1987, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.brinkleymorgan.com/profile/yueh-mei-kim-nutterpar...

Honors/Awards:

  • AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • The Best Lawyers in America, U.S. News & World Report, 2011-2019, 2019
  • Daily Business Review, Women in Law recognition program, a selection of accomplished women who have made a mark in the South Florida legal community., Top 20 Women in Law, DBR , 2015
  • Presented with the EPIC Award which is in honor of Exceptional People Impacting the Community by the Broward County Mental Health Association, EPIC Award, Broward County Mental Health Association, 2014
  • Community Impact Advocacy Award, FAULK Center for Counseling, 2015
  • Florida Trend® Florida Legal Elite, 2012, 2013, 2013
  • South Florida Business Journal "Key Partner" Award, 2012

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Florida Bar Board Certified Specialist in Marital and Family Law
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Guardian Ad Litem (Dependency)
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Appellate Mediator
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Chair, Attorney Ad Litem and Guardian Ad Litem Ad Hoc Committee, Family Law Section, The Florida Bar
  • Vice President and charter member of South Palm Beach County Collaborative Law Group, 2014
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers™
  • Guardian Ad Litem for Family Law for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit for Broward County
  • Florida
  • Co-Chair, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, South Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Guardian Ad Litem Family Law, Criminal and Dependency Section for the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit for Palm Beach County

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Impact 100 Palm Beach, 2013

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Ms. Nutter is a founding member of the Collaborative Family Lawyers of South Florida, Inc.

Educational Background:

  • Florida Atlantic University, 1984
Office Location for Yueh-Mei Kim Nutter

2255 Glades Road
Suite 414E
Boca Raton, FL 33431

Phone: 561-241-3113

Fax: 561-241-3226

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Last Updated: 2/20/2019

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