Our Bona Fides
Education

University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida, Juris Doctor, May 1992
Graduated with honors, GPA 3.26, Upper 10%

Awards and Organizational Activities

Order of the Coif
Dean's List 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992
Spring 1990 Book Award, Civil Procedure II
Fall 1989 Book Award, Criminal Law
Spring 1991 Teaching Fellowship
John Marshall Bar Association
Environmental Law Association
Law Association for Women

Undergraduate

University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, Bachelor of Arts, May 1989
Graduated Summa Cum Laude, GPA 3.91

Awards and Organizational Activities

President's List
Dean's List
Golden Key Honor Society
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society & Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society

Legal Experience

Law Offices of Lisa Esposito, P.A.
Tampa, Florida, May2002 to present
Managing Partner
Specializing in litigation, with strong emphasis in areas of labor and employment, representing both employers and employees in federal and state courts; experienced in all aspects of litigation and administrative hearings for both the public and private sector

Law Offices of Lynn Cole P.A., Tampa, Florida, September 1998 to 2002
Senior Associate
Specializing in Litigation, with strong emphasis in areas of labor and employment, representing both employers and employees in federal and state courts; experienced in all aspects of litigation and administrative hearings for both the public and private sector

Bogin, Munns & Munns
Orlando, Florida, July 1996 to September 1998.
Associate
Specialized in labor and tmployment law. Experienced in all aspects of employment litigation. Practiced in both state and federal court, with an emphasis on federal court litigation. Additional experience included administrative hearings, unemployment appeals, grievance proceedings, wage and hour issues, employment contracts, non-compete agreements, training seminars, and company investigations

Fishback, Dominick, Bennett, Stepter, Ardaman, Ahlers & Bonus, P.A.
Orlando, Florida, August 1992 to May 1996
Associate
Specialized in labor and employment law. Responsibilities included: performing legal research, drafting pleadings, preparing and answering discovery, and litigating cases for both corporations and private individuals. Additional legal experience included worker's compensation, environmental law and eminent domain.

University of Florida Clinic Program
January 1992 to May 1992
Intern
Responsibilities included conducting and coordinating client interviews, performing legal research, drafting motions and litigating cases, both jury and non-jury

Paxton, Crowe, Bragg, Smith & Keyser, P.A.
February 1991 to March 1991
Legal research
Conducted research in various areas of environmental law

University of Florida College of Law
June 1990 to May 1992
Research assistant, assisted Professor Robert Moffat, Criminal Law

Professional Admission and Membership

Florida Bar
U.S. District Court, M.D. Fla.
American Bar Association
Hillsborough County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section
Orange County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section

Community and Legal Activities

Tampa Bay Gator Club, President, July 2008-July 2009
Volunteer of the Month, 2007, Tampa Bay Gator Club
Volunteer of the Year, 2006 ,Tampa Bay Gator Club
William Glenn Terrell Inns of Court, Barrister, 2002 to 2004
Florida Bar Legal Development Subcommittee Member
Volunteer Coordinator for Tampa Bay Gator Club
Women's Peace Power Foundation, Board of Directors & Public Relations and Fund Raising Committees, 2001 to present
Legal Aid Society of Orange County, Orange County Homeless Advocacy Project
Orange County Spousal Abuse Program, Recognition Awards, 1994 and 1996
Orlando Chamber of Commerce, Ambassador's Committee and Movers and Shakers Committee, 1993-1996

Guest Lecturer and Seminars

Lorman Education Services, Contract Litigation from A to Z in Florida
"Protection of a Business' Confidential Information, Trade Secrets and Employees - Non-Compete Agreements and Non-Solicitation Agreements."

Stetson University College of Law, Federal Civil Litigation Conference/Discovery Seminar
"Pre-Litigation Discovery Techniques"

Council on Education in Management, Recent Developments in Age Discrimination
"The ADEA and FCRA - Laws to be Reckoned With"

Council on Education in Management, FMLA Update Conference
"Invoking Statutory Rights Regarding Intermittent Leave"

Harmon Glass
"Sexual Harassment in the 90's"