Licensed for 31 years
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. Joan was the recipient of First Annual Young Lawyers Professionalism Award from Brevard County Bar Association (1999). She has been a speaker at the Women’s Center on legal separation and divorce; and at at “What to Expect When Filing for a Divorce” sponsored by Brevard Community College and the 18th Judicial Circuit Judges. Joan is also the recipient of the Third Annual J. Preston Silvernail Civility Award – Presented by Chief Judge John M. Harris, 18th Judicial Circuit, July 12, 2017 “For Commitment to Excellence in the Practice of Law and the Respectful and Courteous Treatment of All People and for Conducting Oneself in a Way That Brings Honor to the Legal Profession”.
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 presentRead less
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1990, South Carolina (Inactive)
Born in 1963
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 2015South Carolina Bar Association, 1990 – present (Currently inactive) Read less
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