BRETT J. NOVICK was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1988. He graduated with departmental honors from Ithaca College (B.A. 2010). Mr. Novick then graduated from University of Miami School of Law (J.D. cum laude 2013), where he served as an Articles and Comments Editor on the executive board of the University of Miami Law Review. While in law school, he was on the Dean’s List, received the book award in Elements of Law, and was a member of the Phi Delta Phi honors fraternity.

During law school, Mr. Novick interned in the Economic Crimes Division of the Florida Office of the Attorney General. There, he assisted in the prosecution of large class action lawsuits on behalf of Florida consumers for fraud, unfair and deceptive trade practices, and violations of consumer protection laws. He assisted in prosecuting actions against foreclosure mills, debt reconsolidation companies, for-profit universities, and condominium associations.

After graduating from law school, Mr. Novick served as law clerk to the Honorable Milton Hirsch for two years in the Circuit Court for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida. While a law clerk, he presented a lecture to circuit judges for Continuing Judicial Education. Moreover, he assisted in planning the curriculum for Continuing Legal Education lectures to several public defenders offices and state attorneys offices throughout the State of Florida.

Before joining William Petros Law, Mr. Novick practiced commercial litigation, real estate litigation, and business litigation at a small firm in Miami, Florida. He is a member of the Real Property, Trust and Probate Law, Young Lawyers, and Trial Lawyers sections of the Florida Bar.

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Background

EDUCATION
• B.A., Ithaca College (B.A. 2010), Departmental Honors
• J.D., University of Miami School of Law Center (cum laude 2013)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
• William Petros Law, P.A. - Miami, FL (April 2017 - Present)
• Clerked two years for the Honorable Milton Hirsch, Circuit Court for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida
• During Law School interned in the Economic Crimes Division of the Florida Office of the Attorney General

BAR ADMISSIONS
• The Florida Bar

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
• Real Property, Trust and Probate Law,
• Young Lawyers, and
• Trial Lawyers sections of the Florida Bar.

HONORS AND AWARDS
• Dean’s List
Phi Delta Phi honors fraternity.
• Book Award in Elements of Law
• Member of the Phi Delta Phi honors fraternity.

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