Miami Partners to Present at Bench & Bar Conference


Aliette Rodz, Steve Ebner, Miranda Lundeen Soto, Kristin Drecktrah PazMiami partners Aliette Rodz, Steven Ebner, Miranda Lundeen Soto and Kristin Drecktrah Paz will present at the Spellman-Hoeveler Chapter of the American Inns of Court’s View from the Bench & Bar Conference, which will be held on Friday, March 1, 2019, at the Hyatt Regency Miami. The full-day CLE & networking event will feature 75 courses and tracks, ranging from mass torts and complex litigation to business law and discovery.

Aliette and Steve will participate as panelists during “The Future of Civil Litigation” keynote panel. Panelists will discuss what the future of litigation means for Miami-Dade County.

Aliette will also participate in the SuperStars in Trial mock trial. This program will feature more than a dozen of among the most experienced and successful litigators and Judges in South Florida.

Miranda will present during a panel titled “Successfully Mediating Your Case: Advice from Mediators & Counsel.” This program will discuss how to effectively prepare for mediation, select the right mediator, avoid common mistakes in mediation and provide tools for negotiating to get the best results for your client.

Kristin will participate on a panel titled “Gaining the Edge in Arbitration & International Law.” This panel will explore key concepts of international arbitration; provide an overview of some important areas of international litigation cases in the United States; and discuss legislative and rules updates concerning international arbitration in the United States.

For more information about the event, please click here.

About Aliette DelPozo Rodz

Aliette DelPozo Rodz is a partner in the Miami office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where she is a member of the Business Litigation Group and Chair of the Cuba Task Force and the firm’s Diversity Committee. She is Chair of the firm’s Focus on Women Group. Aliette serves as lead trial counsel for companies involved in disputes in state and federal courts, in arbitration and before administrative agencies. She handles all aspects of litigation including preliminary and permanent injunction hearings, evidentiary hearings, bench trials, arbitrations and jury trials.

About Steven M. Ebner

Steven Ebner is a partner in the Miami office of Shutts & Bowen LLP. He is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and serves as Co-Chair of the firm’s Business Litigation Practice Group. From 2011–2015, he served as the Partner in Charge of the Miami office. A seasoned trial lawyer, Steven has litigated a broad range of cases throughout his career in public service and private practice. He is a former Senior Counsel for the City of New York and has been recognized among the Best Lawyers in America® in commercial litigation and listed as a “Power Leader” and “Top Lawyer” by the South Florida Business Journal.

About Miranda Lundeen Soto

Miranda Lundeen Soto is a partner in the Miami office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where she is a member of the Business Litigation Practice Group. Miranda is Florida Bar Board Certified in Civil Trial Law and has tried more than 50 cases, bench and jury trials. Her practice includes from 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.

About Kristin Drecktrah Paz

Kristin Drecktrah Paz is a partner in the Miami office of Shutts & Bowen, where she is a member of the International Arbitration and Litigation Practice Group. Kristin specializes in international and complex dispute resolution, including commercial arbitration, investment arbitration, and international litigation.

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