August 2009

Miami attorney Melanie E. Damian, a partner with the law firm of Damian & Valori LLP, was recently appointed to The Florida Bar Federal Court Practice Committee for the 2009-2010 term.

Ms. Damian’s term officially began on July 1, 2009.  The Federal Court Practice Committee serves as the Bar’s liaison to the federal courts, the standing committees of the Federal Judicial Conference, and to chapters of the Federal Bar Association in Florida, and those committees of The Florida Bar interested in federal practice. The committee reviews proposed changes to the federal rules, including all local rules. The committee publishes the Florida Federal Court Judges’ Practice Guide which describes the practices of individual federal judges in all three districts.