Attorney Alicia Zweig has been appointed to a three-year term on The Florida Bar’s Professional Ethics Committee by new Florida Bar President Michael J. Higer.
Alicia works in the firm’s Boca Raton office, where her areas of practice concentrate on automobile accidents and other serious personal injury claims.
Alicia had this to say about her appointment, “I am honored and humbled to be serving on the Professional Ethics Committee, tasked with shaping the standards of ethical and professional conduct for those practicing law in Florida. As new issues and technology arise, we will navigate, evaluate and address the rules that need to evolve and guide the implementation of those rules.”
The Professional Ethics Committee answers ethics inquiries from attorneys throughout the state, helping govern the conduct of the more than 80,000 attorneys statewide. The committee’s role is to publish formal advisory opinions to guide Bar members in interpreting and applying the ethics rules.
Alicia joins Managing Partner Gary Lesser who was recently reappointed as the Legislative Chair for the Florida Bar’s Board of Governors. “This is a prestigious honor for Alicia, and it supports our firm’s commitment to giving back and helping the legal profession,” said Managing Partner Gary Lesser.
She also serves on the board of theSouth Palm Beach County Chapter of Florida Association of Women Lawyers (FAWL), another organization committed to helping the legal community by promoting gender equality and leadership roles of women in the legal profession.
Alicia earned her Juris Doctorate from Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad Law Center. She was formerly an associate lawyer at a prominent insurance defense firm for many years. Since coming to the firm Alicia has focused her practice on motor vehicle negligence and premises liability. She is admitted to practice law in New York, the District of Columbia, and New Jersey, as well as the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida.