Yueh-Mei Kim Nutter, an attorney at full-service South Florida law firm Brinkley Morgan, was recently selected as a finalist in the Family Law category for Lifestyle Media Group’s 2015 Leaders in Law Awards.
The Leaders in Law Awards program was created to honor lawyers, law firms and corporate counsel that exemplify the highest standards in the legal profession by promoting excellence in law, maintaining the highest level of ethics, and showing a commitment to their community. Winners in each category will be announced at an awards ceremony on April 29, 2015 in Dania Beach and will be featured in special sections in the May 2015 editions of South Florida Business & Wealth and Lifestyle Magazines.
Nutter is a Partner at Brinkley Morgan and a member of the firm’s Marital & Family Law Practice Group, which was recently ranked Tier 1 in family law by U.S. News and World Report’s Best Law Firms 2014 Edition. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers™, Florida Bar board-certified in marital and family law, and is also recognized by the Florida Supreme Court as a certified Family Mediator, certified Appellate Mediator and certified Guardian Ad Litem.
For more than 20 years, Nutter has served as a Guardian Ad Litem in family law for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit for Broward County and in the Family Law, Criminal and Dependency Courts for the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit for Palm Beach County, advocating on behalf of abused and neglected children. She also previously served as Chair of the Attorney Ad Litem & Guardian Ad Litem Ad Hoc Committee for the Family Law Section of The Florida Bar and helped create a new program designed to train people seeking to be appointed as a Guardian Ad Litem in family law court proceedings. She now owns and operates that program, called Speaking for Kids, Inc.
An active member of the legal community, Nutter is also a founding member of the Collaborative Family Lawyers of South Florida, Inc., a charter member and officer of the South Palm Beach County Collaborative Law Group, co-chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee of the South Palm Beach County Bar Association, and also serves on the Board of Directors for Impact 100 Palm Beach County. She received her Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern University Law School in 1987 and her Bachelor’s Degree from Florida Atlantic University in 1981.