Lori Doganiero Palmieri was appointed to serve a second term as Chair of the Florida Bar Board Certification Committee in Criminal Trial and Appellate Law. Ms. Palmieri has served on the committee since 2005. In 2008 she served as Vice-Chair, followed by selection as the Chair in 2009 and again for the 2010-2011 term. The Board Certification Committee is comprised of 9 Board Certified Lawyers from around the State. The Committee reviews applications for Certification and Re-Certification and creates the annual exam to test the proficiency of applicants with a minimum of 5 years experience, required trials and appeals and satisfactory peer review.
On Saturday, November 21, 2010, Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer, Lori D. Palmieri participated as a mock juror in the 2010 Honorable E. Earle Zehmer Memorial Mock Trial Competition sponsored by the Florida Justice Association. Law students from around the state came to Tampa over the weekend to participate in a mock trial to hone their litigation skills. Ms. Palmieri participated as a juror, scoring the afternoon round of competition and provided some seasoned critiques for the aspiring litigators.