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Lawyer

Melissa Spirt Buckner, American Lawyer. Bar: Florida 1994, New Jersey 1994, District of Columbia 1997. President Rutgers College Governing Association, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1990-1991, member university senate, 1989-1991; class agent Rutgers College Class of 1991, NewBrunswick, since 1991. Member Florida Bar Association, Order of Barristers.

Background

Buckner, Melissa Spirt was born on January 10, 1969 in Orange, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Nathan and Nena Lela (Mih) Spirt.

Education

Bachelor in English and Political Science, Rutgers University, 1991. Juris Doctor, Rutgers University, 1994.

Career

Legal intern felony division, Dade County Office of Public Defender, Miami, Florida, summer 1993;legal intern to Honorary Nicholas H. Politan, United States District Court New Jersey, Newark, fall 1993;associate, Stoldt & Horan, Hackensack, New Jersey, 1994-1995;staff attorney, King & Spalding, Atlanta, 1995-1996;director development, Make-a-Wish of Mid-Atlantic, Inc., Rockville, Maryland., 1997;attorney, unites states department Department of Health and Human Services Office of General Counsel, Washington, since 1997. Member student/faculty commission on public interest law, chairman moot court board Rutgers Law School, Newark, 1993-1994.

Achievements

  • Bar: Florida 1994, New Jersey 1994, District of Columbia 1997.

Membership

President Rutgers College Governing Association, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1990-1991, member university senate, 1989-1991. Member National Council Jewish Women, vice president public affairs, vice president community affairs, since 2000. Member Junior League of Miami, since 1997.

Member Miami Fellows Initiative, 2001-2003. Member Florida Bar Association, Juvenile Rules Committee, Order of Barristers.

Connections

Married David Marc Buckner, April 5, 1997.

father:
Nathan Spirt

mother:
Nena Lela (Mih) Spirt

spouse:
David Marc Buckner