Appellate attorney Tom Regnier is the Broward County Bar Association’s “Featured Member of the Week” for the next seven days. Tom handles civil appeals (including immigration appeals) and criminal appeals in Florida state and federal courts and also provides litigation support for trial attorneys. Tom has won appeals in the Florida Supreme Court, all five of Florida’s District Courts of Appeal, and the U.S. Court of Appeals of the Eleventh Circuit.
After graduating summa cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law in 2003, Tom clerked for the Honorable Melvia Green in Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal. He later clerked for the Honorable Harry Leinenweber in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois. He earned an LL.M. degree from Columbia Law School in 2009, where he graduated as a Harlan F. Stone Scholar. Tom has handled criminal appeals in the Miami-Dade Public Defender’s Office and civil appeals at the firm of Conroy Simberg. He started his own firm, Tom Regnier Appeals, P.A., in 2015. He also serves as Of Counsel to the Rapacke Law Group. His scholarly articles have appeared in the NYU Journal of Legislation & Public Policy, Santa Clara Law Review, UMKC Law Review, and Akron Law Review, among others. He has taught as an adjunct professor at the University of Miami School of Law and Chicago’s John Marshall Law School.
One of Tom’s special interests is the study of law in Shakespeare’s works. He has taught a course on the subject at UM Law and lectured on it throughout the U.S. and also in Canada. Tom has been a popular speaker, and some of his talks are available on YouTube:
Hamlet and the Law of Homicide
Did Shakespeare Really Write Shakespeare?
What Happened to the Constitution?
Tom also performs with the Shakespeare Troupe of South Florida and recently played Oberon in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at several middle schools in South Florida.
You can contact Tom at firstname.lastname@example.org.