Evan D. Appell - Attorney at Law

401 East Las Olas Blvd.
Suite 1000
Post Office Box 2328 (33303-9998)
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

P 954-761-8111
F 954-761-8112

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Biography

Evan currently practices in the area of litigation with a focus on commercial, health care and ERISA-related matters. He has represented both private and public sector clients, including government agencies. Evan practices in both state and federal court and has handled numerous matters in arbitration. Evan has a broad range of experience representing clients in cases involving business torts, benefit claim disputes, shareholder disputes, and contract and other business disputes. 

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Background

Evan was born in West Nyack, New York and in 1987 moved to Boca Raton, Florida. After graduating from Olympic Heights Community High School in Boca Raton, Evan attended the University of Florida. During his time at UF, Evan had the opportunity to research, edit and write part of First in Thirst, a book profiling Gatorade and worked as a sports reporter for the Independent Florida Alligator.

While in law school, Evan interned for The Honorable David L. Levy at the 3rd District Court of Appeal in Miami. He also spent a semester as a legal intern for the Florida Marlins general counsel. With the Marlins, Evan worked on salary arbitration cases and assisted with preparing information for inclusion in Sen. George Mitchell’s steroid report to Major League Baseball.  

Education
  • University of Florida, B.S. (magna cum laude, 2005)
    • Student Honor Court, Chief Hearing Officer
    • Independent Florida Alligator, Sports Writer
    • Kappa Tau Alpha Journalism Honor Society
    • Dean's List
  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D. (cum laude, 2008)
    • Psychology, Public Policy and Law Journal, Senior Editor
    • Academic Achievement Program Writing Center, Dean's Fellow
       
Admissions
  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Professional Associations & Memberships
  • The Florida Bar
  • Legal Aid Society of Broward County, NEXT Steering Committee, 2011-2015; Chair, 2014
  • Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida, NEXT Steering Committee, Chair, 2014 
Civic
  • Junior Achievement of South Florida
    • Board of Directors, 2017
  • Leadership Fort Lauderdale, Class XVII
     
Awards & Recognitions
  • YouTube
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Ingenuity in Action.TM

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