Cynthia A. Everett
B.A., Florida State University
J.D., George Washington University School of Law
Professor Cynthia A. Everett founded her law firm in 1999 and concentrates her practice in the areas of labor, employment, and local government law. She is board certified by The Florida Bar in labor and employment law and a Florida Supreme Court certified civil mediator. She has been named in the South Florida Legal Guide as one of South Florida’s Top Attorneys in the areas of Labor & Employment and Municipal Law since 2005.
Professor Everett is a former member of The Florida Bar Board of Governors and continues her bar service by serving as a member of the executive council of the City, County and Local Government Law Section. She began her legal career as an assistant state attorney with the Dade County State Attorney’s Office in 1982, and then joined the civil division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida and entered the private sector in 1995. Prof. Everett is a member of the Florida and District of Columbia Bars and is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida.
Professor Everett received her B.A. Florida State University and her Juris Doctor from George Washington University School of Law; she first joined FIU as an adjunct professor in 2004.