Linette M. Waterman was admitted to the practice of law in 1995, and resides in Jupiter, Florida. She is also admitted to practice in Federal Court for the Middle District of Florida. She is a second generation Floridian, who was born and raised in West Palm Beach, Florida.
She is a graduate of the University of Florida (Bachelor of Science, pre-med degree) and St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami.
Following graduation from law school, Ms. Waterman worked for a busy insurance defense firm in West Palm Beach, Florida, for approximately five years, handling general liability matters for various business entities and companies, both large and small, at all stages of the litigation process. Ms. Waterman has also represented injured persons in Circuit Court matters, which provided her with valuable insight.
Ms. Waterman continued her practice for the next ten years for a firm in the area of workers’ compensation defense, giving her the opportunity to represent major employers, carriers, and their servicing agents at all stages of the litigation and appellate process.
Ms. Waterman also defended employers in labor/employment related disputes. Although defense of these matters was the primary area of focus, Ms. Waterman also represented injured individuals in workers’ compensation matters and personal injury claims. Due to outstanding service to clients, Ms. Waterman became a partner at her prior firm in 2006. Ms. Waterman has been invited to present many innovative seminars for employers, insurance companies, and third party administrators on issues relevant to workers’ compensation matters, and looks forward to these opportunities in the future.
Understanding the needs for efficient cost contained representation , Ms. Waterman formed Waterman Law, P.A.. In addition to her legal interests, Ms. Waterman enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, and dogs, preferably engaged in outdoor activities, enjoying the Florida sun.