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Bar Admissions:

State of Florida

Southern District of Florida 

 

Education:

University of Washington School of Law, LLM in Sustainable International Development

University of Miami School of Law, JD with honors

University of Miami, BS in Communication

Publications:

  • Law Corner, ongoing column in Le Floridien South Florida community newspaper (2 articles published per month since 2013).

  •  Florida Legislature Gets it Right for Children with Special Needs, June 2021, Jacksonville Press.

  • Does your Client’s Immigration Status Stop the Court from Excursing Subject Matter Jurisdiction, Summer 2021, The Florida Bar Family Law Section Commentator.

  • 2017 Miami Herald Business Monday CEO Roundtable contributor.

  • Couples in Florida need more than state sanctions classes to save their marriages, Nov 2019, Miami Herald.

  • Trump must do better by Haitians than Obama did. May 2017, Miami Herald.

  • Impact of President Trump's executive order on Caribbean Nationals, February 2017, Jamaicans.com.

  • Choice of Law Issues and Foreign Marriage Contracts, Summer 2016, The Florida Bar Family Law Section Commentator.

  • Don't Forget Haitians in Immigration Reform, September 2014, Sun Sentinel and Orlando Sentinel

  • Is there hope for those already deported? June 2013, DCBA Bulletin.

Media Appearances:

  • NBC 6 News

  • ABC News

  • Afro Studio

  • Show Carel la 

Email:
Patricia@elizeelawfirm.com

 

Phone:
305-371-8846

Address:
Elizee Law Firm, P.A.
1110 Brickell Avenue, Suite 315
Miami, Florida 33131

Recognitions: 

  • Goldman Sachs, 10,000 Small Businesses, COHORT 24, 2022-

  • Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, HYPE Miami Awards Entrepreneur, 2018

  • University of Miami School of Law, Alumni Leadership Award, 2017

  • Miami Women’s Power Conference, Quiet Storm Award Legal 2017

  • Haitian American Chamber of Commerce, Top 20 under 40 award (voted valedictorian) 2016

  • Florida Bar Family Law Section, Spotlight Award 2015-2016

 

Presentations: 

  • Reaching your immigration goals through business, December 2017, Venture Cafe Miami

  • Know your immigration rights, Impact the Outcome and Year Up South Florida. 

  • Immigration options for athletes, artists, and performers, June 2017, Venture Cafe Miami 

  • Everything you need to know about new immigration policies, March 2017, Venture Cafe Miami 

  • Professional Associations: ​

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

  • Haitian Lawyers Association (HLA)

  • Dade County Bar Association (DCBA)

  • Hispanic Affairs Advisory Board of Miami-Dade County (HAAB)

  • The Florida Bar, Family Law Section

  • The Florida Bar, Young Lawyers Division

  • Haitian American Chamber of Commerce

  • Florida Bar Wm. Reece Smith Jr. Leadership Academy, Class II Fellow

Languages:

French and Haitian Creole

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