Born and raised in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Mrs. Gedeon obtained her first law degree from Université Quisqueya in Haiti. Mrs. Gedeon worked for the Haitian Red Cross for six years, where she developed valuable leadership and managerial skills. She then went on to work as a legal officer at the Haitian Red Cross before she came to the United States.
Mrs. Gedeon earned a Master’s degree in Intercultural Human Rights from St. Thomas University School of Law, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude in May 2012. In May 2014, she earned her Juris Doctor degree from St. Thomas University School of Law, where she also graduated Magna Cum Laude. She is one of the partners of Gedeon & Morales Law Group, PLLC, a law firm that provides representation in family law, Immigration law and probate/Guardianship law.
Ms. Gedeon’s passion is to help people. She has been doing volunteer work since she started working at the Red Cross. She recruited more than 3,000 young blood donors to supply the Haitian Red Cross blood bank, often in critical need. She conducted life skills training courses for the Haitian youth with emphasis on HIV prevention and volunteer blood donation. She participated in several relief missions to provide food, healthcare and technical support to victims of natural disaster.
She also volunteers her time with VIDA, a non-profit organization that provides pro bono legal services to Women victim of Domestic Violence. Lastly, she volunteers with Americans for Immigrant Justice and Friends of Broward Detainees, where she gives pro bono advices to Immigrant detainees and represents them in Immigration Court Proceedings.
She is a member of the Miami-Dade County Bar Association, the Broward County Bar Association, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and the President-Elect of the Haitian Lawyers Association.