Fort Lauderdale Team Presents During Law Symposium Hosted by NSU


Fort Lauderdale Team Presents During Law Symposium Hosted by NSUFort Lauderdale attorneys Sidney C. Calloway, B.C.S., Civil Trial Law and Janeil A. Morgan, members of the firm’s Government Law Practice Group, delivered a presentation on “Strategic Selection: Voir Dire Tactics for Trial Triumph” during a two-day trial advocacy symposium titled the “Empowered Advocacy: Advancing Litigation Excellence” seminar.  The symposium was hosted by the T.J. Reddick Bar Association, Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association, and Virgil Hawkins Florida Chapter National Bar Association at the NSU Shepard Broad College of Law  on March 1-2, 2024. The symposium was tailored for both civil and criminal litigators seeking to enhance their skills and knowledge in preparation for Florida Bar board certification in civil and criminal law.

Sidney and Janeil’s presentation provided an in-depth exploration of voir dire techniques in a civil jury trial setting which was designed to equip civil trial lawyers with the tools needed to confidently navigate jury selection and achieve triumph in the courtroom.

In addition to featuring a program with a host of board-certified attorneys, expert speakers, and judiciary members, the symposium had engaging panel discussions and interactive workshops, emphasizing the promotion of board certification among minority attorneys. Sidney has been Florida Bar Board Certified in Civil Trial Law since 2017.

To learn more about the symposium, please click here.

About Sidney C. Calloway

Sidney C. Calloway, Esquire is a partner at Shutts & Bowen LLP and Co-Chair of the Government Law Practice Group. A longtime Martindale-Hubbell AV®-rated lawyer, Sidney is a Leadership Florida Cornerstone XXX member and is a Florida Bar Board Certified Specialist in Civil Trial Law, a distinction accorded to less than 2% of Florida's lawyers. His practice includes complex, high-exposure commercial litigation in state and federal court, with expertise in eminent domain and land use and zoning matters. Sidney is the Immediate Past Chair of the Urban League of Broward County and currently serves on the Charter County and Regional Transportation System Surtax Appointing Authority of Broward County, Florida, the Board of Directors for the Port Everglades Association and the Truist Bank Advisory Board. He is a former Vice-Chair of the Florida Transportation Commission and member of the Judicial Nominating Commission for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit for Broward County, Florida.

About Janeil A. Morgan

Janeil A. Morgan is an Associate in the Fort Lauderdale office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where she is a member of the Government Law Practice Group. Janeil dedicates a significant aspect of her practice to city, county, and local government law. She has experience in drafting and preparing resolutions and ordinances, reviewing and analyzing municipal charter and land development regulations, and drafting amendments to municipal charter and land development codes. Janeil currently represents a local municipality Charter Review Advisory Board. Her practice also consists of assisting with internal investigations and litigation related to prosecuting municipal code enforcement liens. Janeil’s practice further includes assistance with the representation of clients in government bid protests and eminent domain matters.

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