Jane Kreusler-Walsh

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Top Rated Appellate Attorney in West Palm Beach, FL

Kreusler-Walsh, Vargas & Serafin, P.A.
 | 501 South Flagler Drive, Suite 503
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Phone: 561-659-5455
Fax: 561-820-8762
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Appellate
Attorney Profile

Jane Kreusler-Walsh is Board Certified as a specialist in appellate practice, the highest level of recognition by The Florida Bar of an attorney's competency and experience in a specific area of law.  Ms. Kreusler-Walsh focuses on civil appeals and litigation support involving complex commercial, medical malpractice, personal injury, product liability, class action, insurance, securities, marital and family law, and probate and trust law issues.

Ms. Kreusler-Walsh is admitted to practice in all Florida state courts, the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 4th and 11th Circuits, and the U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida.  She has more than 500 reported decisions to date.

Ms. Kreusler-Walsh has a long record of service to the bar and is an active member of several professional organizations. She is the Vice Chair of The Florida Bar Civil Procedure Rules Committee.  She holds an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and has received numerous honors and awards. Ms. Kreusler-Walsh is one of only 14 Florida fellows in the American Academy of Appellate Attorneys, a national invitation-only organization founded to advance the highest standards and practices of appellate advocacy and to recognize outstanding appellate attorneys. Chambers USA 2017 ranks Ms. Kreusler-Walsh as among the top 13 appellate attorneys in Florida. 

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell peer review ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
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Admitted: 1979, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.kwvsappeals.com/attorneys/jane-kreusler-walsh/

Honors/Awards:

  • In recognition of years of dedication to the law and the faith, Monsignor Jeremiah P. O'Mahoney Award, Guild of Catholic Lawyers of the Diocese of Palm Beach, 2014
  • Women in Leadership Award for the Private Sector, Executive Women of the Palm Beaches, 2013
  • honoring the firm's efforts in mentoring women, Athena Business Award, Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches, 2012
  • Professionalism Award, Palm Beach County Bar Association, 2007
  • Appellate Law Award, Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, 2003
  • Lawyer of the Year, Palm Beach County Bar Association Medical/Legal Committee, 2002
  • Woman Volunteer of the Year, The Junior League of the Palm Beaches and Wachovia Bank, 2001
  • Woman of Distinction Award, March of Dimes, 2000
  • Recognized as one of "11 Who Shape the Law", South Florida Daily Business Review, 1997
  • Pro Bono Service Award for the 15th Judicial Circuit, Florida Bar President, 1993
  • Appellate Law Award, Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, 1991
  • Appellate Lawyer of the Year for West Palm Beach, Best Lawyers in America, 2018, 2015 & 2011
  • One of only 14 fellows from Florida in the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers
  • Florida Trend Magazine listed in Florida Legal Elite since 2006
  • The American Law Institute, Member
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • AV-Preeminent Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • The Florida Bar, Judicial Relations Committee, 2018
  • Board of the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, President, 1999 - 2001, Vice President, 1997 - 1999, Member 1994 - 2003
  • The Florida Bar, Grievance Committee 15B, Chair, 1987 - 1989, Member 1986 - 1989
  • The Florida Bar, Appellate Court Rules Committee, Vice Chair, 1993 - 1994, 1998, 2000, Member, 1983 - 2000
  • Fourth District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission, Chair 1993 - 1994, Vice Chair, 1990 - 1992, Member, 1990 - 1994  
  • The Florida Bar, Civil Procedure Rules Committee, Vice Chair, 2013 - 2014 & 2015 - present, Member 2012 - present
  • The Florida Bar, Appellate Practice Certification Committee, Chair, 2001 - 2002, Vice Chair, 2000 - 2001, Member 1993 - 2003
  • Florida Supreme Court Committee on Standard Jury Instructions in Contract and Business Cases, 2010 - 2015
  • Florida Supreme Court Committee on Standard Jury Instructions (Civil), 1998 - 2004
  • Chair, Appellate Practice Committee, Palm Beach County Bar Association, 1984-1987, 1989-1993
  • Member, Board of the Guild of Catholic Lawyers
  • American Inns of Court
  • Member, Florida Association of Women Lawyers
  • Member, National Association of Women Lawyers
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Florida Supreme Court Committee on Judicial Evaluations, 2006 - 2008
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Courts for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Ms. Kreusler-Walsh serves on the Board of Trustees of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Palm Beach Area Chapter. She is a current Vice-President.   She is also a founding Board Member and Vice-President of the Board of Directors of Making Every Day Count, a non-profit  organization dedicated to supporting family and juvenile delinquency drug courts in Palm Beach County. In addition, Ms. Kreusler-Walsh is on the Advisory Council for St. Mary's Hospital in West Palm Beach.
Office Location for Jane Kreusler-Walsh

501 South Flagler Drive
Suite 503
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Phone: 561-659-5455

Fax: 561-820-8762

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Last Updated: 1/4/2019

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