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Cheryl L. Riess

Cheryl L. Riess

Attorney
Location:
Miami, Florida
Phone:
305-893-5506
Fax:
305-893-5511
Email:

Cheryl L. Riess began practicing law in 1987 out of her own firm in New York which focused its practice on plaintiff's legal malpractice claims. She became a member of the Florida bar in 2004 and worked in insurance defense before joining Mintz Truppman, P.A., where she now handles first-party claims and bad faith actions against insurance companies.
 
Bar Admissions: New York, 1987; Massachusetts, 1987; District of Columbia, 1994; Florida, 2004. Federal Courts: U.S. Sup. Ct., 1991; 2d Cir. 1996; S.D.N.Y., 1988; E.D.N.Y. 1988; D. Mass. 1988; N.D.N.Y. 1998; S.D. Fla. 2012.

Education: B.A., City University of New York, 1975 (summa cum laude); M.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1979; JD., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 1987 (cum laude); RiderCoach Certification, Motorcycle Safety Foundation, 2005.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Claims
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Professional Malpractice

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1987
  • New York, 1987
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1988
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1991
  • District of Columbia, 1994
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 1998
  • Florida, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 2012

Education

  • Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D. cum laude - 1987
    • Honors: Jacob Burns Scholar
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    • M.D. - 1979
  • City University of New York, New York, NY, USA
    • B.A. summa cum laude - 1975
    • Honors: Jonas E. Salk Scholarship Award
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, USA
    • Diplomate - 1985
  • New School for Social Research, Graduate School of Management and Urban Professions, New York, NY, USA
    • Postgraduate Certificate in Mental Health Administration - 1984

Past Employment Positions

  • Psychiatry -- General and Forensic

Pro Bono Activities

  • RiderCoach Certification, Motorcycle Safety Foundation, 2005

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Beta Kappa