Who We Are

Our Past – Our Future


Jaime Rich Vining, President

Jaime Rich Vining, Partner, Friedland Vining PA practices law at the intersection of IP, Internet, and entertainment. Her focus is on trademark and copyright law as it pertains to the corporate world, entertainment, and the digital marketplace.

Frank A. Florio, Vice-President

Frank Anthony Florio is a business litigation attorney at Gunster’s Fort Lauderdale office. Prior to joining Gunster, Frank worked at one of Miami’s premier commercial litigation and class action law firms.

Amber Kornreich, Secretary

Amber is a passionate Family Law Attorney and Partner at Kornreich & Associates. She is a leader in championing the rights of women in the legal profession, and promoting the ethical and professional practice of Family Law.

Josh L. Wintle, Treasurer

Joshua L. Wintle joined Panter, Panter & Sampedro as an attorney in 2008. A Partner, Josh focuses on complex and catastrophic injury claims and has significant experience in cases focusing on issues of worker’s compensation, immunity and construction accident liability.

Dennis G. Kainen, Member

Dennis G. Kainen, Partner, and former Dade County Bar Association President, has been with Weisberg Kainen Mark, PL for over twenty-five years. He is AV Preeminent rated by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory and has been listed in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.

Michelle Gervais, Member

Michelle Gervais, Partner, BlankRome, co-chairs the firm’s Sports Law practice and advises high-profile athletes, celebrities, and executives, as well as businesses in the sports, entertainment, and finance industries in complex disputes that involve the intersection of business and family law matters.


Within a few weeks of applying to Dade Legal Aid, I was connected to a pro bono attorney, who helped me with my case. The Pro Bono program provides crucial support for people like me with minimal resources to pursue legal matters on their own. Legal Aid plays a pivotal role in bringing services and offering unwavering support.


Thank you so much to you and the entire Dade Legal Aid team for your endless support and mentorship throughout the years.

-Suzette Russmanno, Partner, Hamilton Miller
President, Miami Dade County Bar Association

Thank you to our Legal Aid for all of your wonderful lawyers and staff and for changing the lives of so many people in our community.

– Jeff Rynor, Partner, Mitrani Rynor Adamsky & Toland, P.A.

I just wanted to reach out to thank Dade Legal Aid for taking on cases for our Human Sex Trafficking victims on a moments notice and making victims feel reassured. Thank you for everything you do for us.

-Special Victim Advocate
Human Trafficking Unit
Office of the State Attorney

You did great work in the past year helping our most deserving with the least resources. And the need for your services will be no less great in the coming year…Keep up your incredible work! With my greatest respect and affection for all you and your team do.

-Chief Judge
Third District Court of Appeal



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