OUR ATTORNEYS > Misti Z. Barnett


(561) 653-2900

Area of Practice

  • Appellate
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1990
  • New York, 1989
  • Connecticut, 1988
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Eleventh Circuit


  • J.D., Brooklyn Law School, 1988
  • B.A., cum laude, State University of New York at Albany, 1985

Professional Experience

Ms. Barnett is a senior associate in the Firm.  Her practice includes Appellate, Commercial Litigation, and Employment Litigation in both state and federal court.

Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Barnett provided appellate and litigation support to a boutique trial firm in the areas of medical malpractice, personal injury, civil rights and employment litigation.  In addition, for eleven years, Ms. Barnett was Senior Staff to the Honorable George A. Shahood (retired) at the Fourth District Court of Appeal in West Palm Beach, Florida.  As an appellate staff attorney, Ms. Barnett has had extensive experience in all facets of appellate law, research and writing.  Ms. Barnett was also a trial court law clerk to various Circuit Court judges at the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit in Broward County, Florida, in the civil, criminal and family court divisions.

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • The Florida Bar Journal/News Editorial Board, 2017-18 Chair
  • Broward County Bar Association, Appellate Section
  • Federal Bar Association, Broward County Chapter