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					                 Susan Whaley Fox
Board Certified Attorney in Appellate Practice since 1994
      “AV” Individual Rating in Martindale Hubbell


Fox & Loquasto, P.A.
1604 S. Bumby Ave. Suite B
Orlando, Florida 32806
(407) 802-2858
E-mail: susanfox@flappeal.com

EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Leto High School (Tampa), with honors, 1968
University of Florida, B.A. Sociology, with honors 1972
University of Florida, College of Law, J. D. with honors, 1976
       •        University of Florida Law Review, Editorial Board 1976
       •       Instructor, Legal Research and Legal Writing 1976-77
LAW PRACTICE:
12/2003 - present              Fox & Loquasto, P.A., Tampa, Florida

1977 TO 11/2003       Macfarlane Ferguson & McMullen, Tampa, Florida
                      (Partner/Shareholder 1983-2003)
       [Leave of absence, 1979-80, Executive Assistant to Robert T. Mann,
       Chair, Florida Public Service Commission, Tallahassee, Florida.]

                       BAR ACTIVITIES:
The Florida Bar
       Appellate Practice Section:
               Chair 2006-07 (other offices held: Vice Chair, Secretary, Treasurer 2002-2005)
               Editor in Chief, 2000-2002, The Record: Journal of Appellate Practice Section
               Chair, Publications Committee 2004-2005
               Mentor Committee, Appellate Mediation Committee, CLE Committee
       Appellate Court Rules Committee Chair 1999-2000, Member 1991-2001 and 1977-81
       Rules of Judicial Administration Committee, 2001-2004 and 1999-2000,Secretary 1999-2000
       Appellate Practice Certification Committee 2003- 2010
Voluntary Bar Associations:
       Florida Association for Women Lawyers
            President 2001-2002
            Journal Editor 1999-2000
           Chair, Amicus Committee 2004-2005
       Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers
           President 1998-99, Journal Editor 1993-1995, VP-Programs 1996-1997;
           Chair, Pro Bono Committee 2003-04, Chair, Kinship Assistance Committee 2004-2005
       Hillsborough County Bar Association
           Co-Chair 1997-1999 Gender, Racial Equality Committee,
           Chair, 2003-2004, Media Project “To Win Equality Under Law: Brown v. Board”
AWARDS: Outstanding Achievement Award, Florida Commission on the Status of Women
(2004); Florida Bar President’s Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Service (2000); Outstanding Pro
Bono Service Award, Hillsborough County Bar Ass’n (1998, 2006); Commendation from Supreme
Court Chief Justice Barbara Parienti (2006); Florida Trend Magazine, Legal Elite (2006-
2009);Florida Super Lawyers (2007-2010)
RECENT PUBLICATIONS AND LECTURES

       Summer 2010           Chapter 19, Disposition of Case After Appeal, “Florida
                             Appellate Practice” 7th Edition, The Florida Bar (practice manual)
       April 2010            “The Art of Persuasion Through Legal Citation” The Florida
                             Bar Journal,
       March 2010            “Post-Decision Action.” Florida Bar Appellate Practice CLE
       October 2009          The Art of Appellate Advocacy in Workers’ Compensation Appeals”
                              Florida Bar CLE Course on Worker’s Compensation Appeals
       October 2009          “Appeal of Orders Denying Workers’ Compensation Immunity”
                              Florida Bar Appellate Practice CLE
       April 2007            “An Invaluable Resource for All Your Appellate Needs”
                                       The Florida Bar Journal
       January 2007          “Citation Form: Keeping Up With The Times”
                                       The Florida Bar Journal
       June 2006              Chapter 19, Disposition of Case After Appeal, “Florida
                             Appellate Practice” Sixth Edition, The Florida Bar)
       March2004             “Beyond the Rules; The Art and Craft of Appellate Advocacy,”
                              Florida Bar CLE Course on Worker’s Compensation Appeals
       March 2004:           Moderator "Legal Needs of Children in Kinship Care" CLE Course
       March 2002            “In Memoriam: Robert T. Mann, Former Chief Judge, Second District
                             Court of Appeal” The Record; Journal of the Appellate Practice
                             Section
       January 2003 and      Extraordinary Writs” Florida Bar CLE Course
       February 2002                 (Board Certification Review Course in Appellate Practice )
       February 2002         Presidential Forum (panel discussion of issues facing trial lawyers),
                             Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, 2002 Workhorse Seminar
       March 2001            “Issues Facing Women Lawyers Today” Stetson College of Law
       February 2001         “Amendments to the Appellate Rules” (HCBA CLE Course)
       Winter 2001           “Changes to Rules of Appellate Procedure” The Record: Journal of
                             the Appellate Practice Section
       October 2000          “Hot Topics in Appellate Rules” The Florida Bar CLE Course
       October 2000          “Citation Form” Florida Trial Court Staff Attorneys Association
       June 2000             “Views from the Bar” (Panel Discussion) The Academy of Florida
                             Trial Lawyers, Appellate Practice Seminar
       May 2000              “Should Orders Determining Liability Be Immediately Appealable?”
                             The Florida Bar Journal
       March 2000            “Citation Form: Getting It Right” The Florida Bar Journal
       Spring 2000           “Proposed Changes to Rules of Appellate Procedure”
                                     The Record: Journal of the Appellate Practice Section
       October 1999          “The Art of Appellate Advocacy” The Florida Bar CLE Course
       September 1999        “Appeal: Getting it Right From Start to Finish”, HCBA CLE Course
       February 1999          "Extraordinary Writs” Florida Bar CLE Course
                                     (Board Certification Review Course in Appellate Practice)
       May 1997              "Blue Book Signals a New Era: Changes in the Uniform System of
                             Citation” The Record; Journal of the Appellate Practice Section
       1997-99               "Opening the Doors to Gender & Racial Equality” HCBA CLE

OTHER PROFESSIONAL and LAW-RELATED ACTIVITIES:
Past President of governing body of WMNF Tampa 88.5 FM, Board of Directors of the Nathan B.
Stubblefield Foundation, WMNF’s “Substitute Programmer of the Year” Award in 2010; Listed in
Best of the Bay, “Best Of People” Creative Loafing; Participant in Judicial Management Council,
Focus Group on Appellate Courts; Volunteer Attorney, Battered Women's Clemency Project; Past
Chair, Fee Arbitration Panel

				
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