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Joan Berry Nassar

Attorney at Law

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EDUCATION:

University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina

  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration (Marketing)

University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina

  • Juris Doctor, 1990
  • Activities: Student Bar Association Member
  • Legislative Council Member 1987-1989
  • American Bar Association / Law School Division Representative, 1989-1990
  • Christian Legal Society Member

LEGAL EXPERIENCE:

Prior to establishing her own firm in 2001, Joan Berry Nassar practiced in several private law firms in S.C. and FL. She has practiced exclusively in the area of family law since 1994.

INSTRUCTOR:

Brevard Community College, Melbourne / Cocoa, Florida

  • Legal Writing (Fall 1994), Legal Research (Fall 1994), Family Law (Fall 1996)

Limestone College, St. George, South Carolina

  • Business Law (1992)

MEMBERSHIP:

American Bar Association Member

Florida Bar Association Member, 1993 – present

  • Family Law Section Member, 2000 – present
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee Member, 2002 – 2003

Brevard County Bar Association Member, 1993 – present

  • Co-Chair Mentor Program 1998 – 2000

Young Lawyers Division of Brevard County Bar Association

  • Executive Board Member 1994 -1997,
  • President 1996 – 1997

Family Law Advisory Group, 2005 – 2007

  • Chair – Divorce Symposium 2006 and 2007

Brevard Bar Foundation – Lifetime Charter Member

Vassar B. Carlton American Inn of Court

  • Pupil, 1995 – 1997
  • Barrister, 1999 – 2002 (Secretary/Treasurer)
  • Master, 2008 – present
  • Secretary/Treasurer, 2008 – 2011
  • President, 2011 – 2012
  • Mentor of the Year 2015

South Carolina Bar Association, 1990 – present (Currently inactive)

MEDIATION:

Brevard County Contract Mediator 1996 – 2000
Supreme Court of Florida Certified Family Mediator, 1996 to present
Supreme Court of Florida Certified Appellate Mediator, 2008 to present

AWARDS:

Recipient of First Annual Young Lawyers Professionalism Award from Brevard County Bar Association (1999)

PREVIOUS PRESENTATIONS:

Speaker at the Women’s Center on legal separation and divorce
Speaker at “What to Expect When Filing for a Divorce” sponsored by Brevard Community College and the 18th Judicial Circuit Judges