Miranda Lundeen Soto, a partner with the Miami office of Shutts & Bowen, was elected Vice Chair of the Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission. She will serve a one-year term. JNCs are a nonpartisan nine-member commission of lawyers and non-lawyers who locate, recruit, investigate and evaluate applicants for judicial office.
Soto is a member of the firm’s Business Litigation Practice Group and focuses on commercial and business disputes, professional and legal malpractice claims, product liability, complex fraud matters, public policy matters, cases of first impression, high-stakes personal injury cases, franchisee/franchisor litigation, trust and estate litigation and premises liability at the state and federal levels.
She is Florida Bar Board Certified in Civil Trial Law and has tried more than 50 cases, bench and jury trials. She currently serves as the Membership State Representative from Florida for the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel and is Vice Chair of its Trial Tactics, Practice and Procedures Section as well as Vice Chair of the Products Liability Section. She is also Co-Chair of the Attorney’s Liability Subcommittee for the American Bar Association and the National Board Representative and Member of the Membership Committee for the Miami Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).
Soto received her undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama. She went on to receive her juris doctorate degree from Drake University School of Law.
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