Elizete Velado, a personal injury attorney with Goldberg Noone Abraham, has accepted an invitation to become a member of the Calusa Chapter of American Inns of Court, a national organization which promotes excellence in legal advocacy, as well as professionalism, civility and ethics in the legal profession through educational experiences.
Velado will become a Barrister Member, for attorneys with more than five years of membership in the Florida Bar. She will serve a three-year term. The Calusa Chapter is one of 400 Chartered Inns of Court located throughout 48 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Tokyo. The local Chapter is comprised of just 90 members, including seated and retired judges and prominent local attorneys.
The Calusa Chapter of American Inns of Court holds monthly meetings, and their focus is on promoting collegiality and ethical values within the legal profession, improving services to the client and the judicial system, and formal and informal mentoring of young lawyers.
Goldberg Noone Abraham's co-managing partner, Scot D. Goldberg, has also served as a member of the Calusa Chapter.
“I am honored to have been invited to join this prestigious organization,” said Velado. “I'm looking forward to contributing to and learning from the distinguished colleagues in the legal profession, and to make a difference within the Lee County justice system”.
Elizete Velado joined Goldberg Noone Abraham, in January 2016, and specializes in personal injury, wrongful death and motor vehicle accident law. She formerly was with a prominent Tampa-based firm, and is a graduate of The Florida State University College of Law.