Elizabeth W. Finizio

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Fort Lauderdale, FL

The Finizio Law Group
 | 106 SE 9th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-1018
Phone: 954-947-6386
Fax: 954-524-3664
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Family Law (30%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

An partner at the The Finizio Law Group Elizabeth W. Finizio divides her practice among personal injury and wrongful death cases, family law matters, and general civil litigation. From the firm's main office in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, she provides representation to clients throughout Broward and Palm Beach counties. Admitted to practice in Florida, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Ms. Finizio is also admitted to practice before several federal courts, including the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Eastern Districts of Pennsylvania, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

In her personal injury and wrongful death litigation practice, Ms. Finizio assists people who have suffered economic and noneconomic losses due to the negligence or recklessness of other parties. The types of cases that she has handled in this regard have arisen out of incidents involving medical malpractice, premises liability, defective prescription drugs, and truck and other motor vehicle crashes. Ms. Finizio has successfully obtained numerous favorable settlements and jury awards on behalf of her plaintiff clients. Her family law experience encompasses such divorce-related issues as the equitable division of marital assets and debts, child custody and visitation, and spousal and child support, and she also assists victims of domestic violence who are seeking protective orders from a judge.

As an undergraduate, Ms. Finizio attended Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, where she majored in English and received a Bachelor of Arts in 1997. Her legal education came at Rutgers Law School in Camden, where she was a member of the school's Environmental Law Society before being awarded her Juris Doctor in 2000. She served a year's clerkship with a judge on the Superior Court of New Jersey before entering private practice.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (60%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Family Law (30%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law

Business Litigation (10%): Non-Compete Agreements

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Non-Compete Agreements

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018

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About Elizabeth Finizio

Admitted: 2001, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://paulfiniziolaw.com/elizabethfinizio/

Honors/Awards:

  • An award recongnizing Beth's recruitment and retention of Florida Justice Associaiton members., Membership Recruiting Recognition , Florida Justice Association , 2018
  • The Corner Stone award is given to board members that go above and beyond their requirements in supporting and contributing to the organization., Corner Stone Award, Florida Justice Association, 2016
  • The Corner Stone award is given to board members that go above and beyond their requirements in supporting and contributing to the organization., Corner Stone Award, Florida Justice Association, 2017
  • The Rising Star Award is given to a member that demonstrates promise as a leader., Rising Star Award, Florida Justice Association, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member of the Broward County Bar Association, 2008
  • Pennsylvania, Member in Good Standing, 2001
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania State Courts
  • Board Member - Broward County Women Lawyers' Assoication (FAWL), 2008
  • New Jersey, Member in Good Standing, 2001
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • Board Member - Florida Justice Association, 2015
  • Member - American Association of Justice, 2004
  • Florida, Member in Good Standing, 2001
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • President - Broward County Trial Lawyers Association, 2019

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • The Legal Aid Advice and Counseling Hotline volunteer 

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • In conjunction with teh Broward County Bar Association Beth hosted a series of events centered around women leaders in the law., Moderator, Women Leaders in the Law , Broward County Women Lawyers Association, Law, 2016
  • Beth led a panel of attorneys discussing different volunatry bar associations and their involvement for the benefit of the Leadership Academy fellows., Moderator, Voluntary Bar Association , William Reece Leadership Academy of the Florida Bar, Law, 2019
  • Beth moderated a panel of speakers concerning product liability law., Moderator, Product's Liability , Florida Justice Association , Law, 2019
  • Beth moderatered a break out session on preparing for your first trial , Moderator , Workhorse Seminar, Florida Justice Association , Law, 2018
  • Beth presneted at the FJA ski and cle seminar on working up a personal injury case., Speaker, You have the Case - Now What?, Florida Justice Association , Law, 2019

Educational Background:

  • Rutgers University, New Jersey, B. A. English

Industry Groups

  • American Association For Justice
  • Broward County Bar Association
  • Broward County Justice Association (President 2019)
  • Broward County Women Lawyers Association (President 2012)
  • Florida Justice Association
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Office Location for Elizabeth W. Finizio

106 SE 9th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-1018

Phone: 954-947-6386

Fax: 954-524-3664

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Last Updated: 7/30/2019

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