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Celene is board certified in appellate practice, and she is the longtime Chair of and a speaker for The Florida Bar’s Appellate Board Certification Review Course. She has been an appellate specialist for more than 30 years and has been lead or sole counsel in more than 300 appeals. She has also tried almost 100 cases as appellate counsel, arguing critical legal issues before and during trial.
Celene has been recognized on various top lawyer lists, including as one of the top 10 lawyers in four of Super Lawyers’ annual Florida rankings, one of few lawyers inducted into Florida Trend’s Legal Elite Hall of Fame, and one of even fewer Band 1 lawyers on Chambers USA’s prestigious rankings. Celene is dedicated to organizations that protect the rights of injured victims and their families, and she was awarded the Florida Justice Association’s Tipton Award for her commitment and for her superior achievement in legal writing and advocacy. Her substantial involvement includes invitation-only memberships, such as the National Trial Lawyers (Florida’s top 100 personal injury plaintiff lawyers), Florida Justice Association Fellow, National Civil Justice Institute Fellow, and Litigation Counsel of America Senior Fellow.