Board of Directors

Altanese Phenelus

Altanese Phenelus is an Assistant County Attorney in the Miami-Dade County Attorney’s Office. Altanese has practiced in the Zoning, Land Use and Environmental Section as well as the Tort Liability and Medical Malpractice Section. During that time, she successfully argued two appeals before the Third District Court of Appeal, one concerning a constitutional challenge to Miami-Dade County’s environmental regulations, and the other involving issues of notice and sovereign immunity.
Altanese currently practices in the Aviation Division of the Miami-Dade County Attorney’s Office, where she litigates commercial and construction disputes and provides counsel on transportation matters. [Read More...]

Francesse Lucius

President Elect

Francesse Lucius was born and raised in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. She is a graduate of the University of Miami School of Law and received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Women’s Studies ...

Pedro Gassant

Immediate Past President

Pedro Gassant is an associate in Holland & Knight’s Miami office and a member of the firm’s Litigation Group. He focuses his practice on land use, zoning, and procurement matters. Mr. Gassant also has significant litigation experience.

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Vladimir St Louis

Vice President
Vladimir R. St. Louis is a shareholder at St. Louis Morris, P.A. He tailors his practice in the areas of real estate transactions and civil litigation. He is also a licensed Realtor and Title Agent. Mr. St. Louis ...

Deborah Saint-Vil


My name is Michael’s Deborah Saint-Vil I am a staff attorney at Catholic Legal Services ...

Alexandra Audate


Alexandra Stephanie Audate is a partner at Audate & Flemmings, PA. Prior to going into ...

Nadine Gedeon


Born and raised in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Mrs. Gedeon obtained her first law degree ...

Veronique Malebranche


Veronique Malebranche was born and raised in Haiti.  After 15 years, Ms. Malebranche moved to ...

Frantz Destin Jr.


Frantz Destin Jr. is a trial attorney in Gass Weber Mullins’ Miami office.  He represents ...

Kevin Pierre


Kevin Pierre represents individuals and families in matters in a wide range of personal injury ...

Steve Charles


Steve Charles, Esq. is an attorney and managing partner of the law firm Charles Legal, ...