Kendall Coffey

 

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BIOGRAPHY

Kendall Coffey, Guest Legal Analyst international networks: CNN International, Telemundo, Univision, Canadian Broadcasting Company; national networks: CNBC, CNN, CNN “Coffey Talk” (2002-2005), CNN Headline News, FOX, MSNBC and NBC; and local television: ABC-10, CBS-4, América TeVe, Telemundo-51, Univision-23, TeleMiami

Lecturer in trial skills and substantive law for such organizations as The Florida Bar, The Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, Dade County Bar Association, University of Miami School of Law, Professional Education Systems, Inc., National Business Institute, Inc., and CLE International, Inc.

Adjunct faculty member for Florida Constitutional Law at University of Miami School of Law (2008-2009)

Adjunct faculty member for Trial Practice at University of Miami School of Law (1991-1993)

PROFESSIONAL
[LAW PRACTICE]
Coffey Burlington, PL, Partner - concentrating on complex litigation at trial and appellate levels, in federal and state courts
Coffey, Aragon, Martin & Burlington (1988-1993), founding member
Greenberg, Traurig (1978-1988) headed firm’s banking litigation division (1984-1988)

[PUBLIC SERVICE]
Chair, Southern District Conference, Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission (April 2009 – present)
U.S. Attorney, Southern District of Florida (1993-1996)
Law Clerk to Hon. Lewis R. Morgan, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit (1978)

EDUCATION
University of Florida (J.D., with high honors, graduated first in March, 1978 class)
Florida Blue Key; Phi Kappa Phi; Order of the Coif, Member, Moot Court
Articles Editor and Senior Student Works Editor, University of Florida Law Review (1977-1978)
University of Florida – B.S. with honors (1975)
Miami Dade Community College
Palmetto Senior High School