Background & Education
Lindsay Lawrence was born and raised in South Florida. For her undergraduate studies, she attended the University of Florida where she majored in Political Science. In 2012, she enrolled at the Shepard Broad College of Law at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Prior to joining The Malove Law Firm, P.A., Lindsay worked as an Assistant Public Defender in Broward County for over three years, dedicating herself to the defense of indigent people charged with crimes.Lindsay has long been immersed in the criminal justice system. Prior to receiving her juris doctorate, she interned for the Broward Public Defender’s Office and the Milwaukee Public Defenders Office for two separate summer internships. After those internships, Lindsay decided she wanted to see what the other side was like. Lindsay then worked as a Certified Legal Intern for the Broward County State Attorney’s Office where she assisted in prosecuting misdemeanor and domestic violence cases.
Awards & RecognitionWhile in law school Lindsay was awarded the Book Award in 2012 for her spectacular performance in the Criminal Law class. In 2013 she was awarded the Book Award for Constitutional Law II and in 2015 she was awarded the Book Award for her performance in the Criminal Justice Clinic. While in law school Lindsay was selected as an advocate and writer on the JESSUP International Moot Court Team. Lindsay was also president of the Toastmaster’s, which is an organization that helps individuals improve communication and build leadership skills. In addition, Lindsay was a senior member of ILSA Journal of International and Comparative Law. Lindsay graduated summa cum laude from law school.
Lindsay is currently on the executive board of directors for the Broward Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. She is also a board member on Mentoring with a Father’s Heart. Lindsay has attended many conferences in order to hone in on her trial advocacy and knowledge of criminal Law. In 2018 Lindsay was selected to attend Gerry Spence’s Defense of the Damned seminar. Lindsay also has attended multiple conferences specializing in DUI defense and in the summer of 2019 Lindsay attended the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyer seminar on Effective Storytelling & Persuasion Techniques.