Jeffrey Backman is a member of Greenspoon Marder’s Litigation Group in Ft. Lauderdale. He was born and raised in South Florida and admitted to The Florida Bar in 2003.  Prior to obtaining his law degree summa cum laude from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, Mr. Backman earned his B.A. in Criminal Justice from Florida Atlantic University.

Mr. Backman is an active member of The Florida Bar and The Broward County Bar Association.  He is also a Broad Fellowship Mentor, a member of Leadership Broward Class XXVIII, an executive director of the B’nai B’rith Justice Unit, and serves on the Board of Directors for L.E.A.D.  Previously, he served on the Board of Trustees for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and in 2007, the organization recognized him as “Man of the Year.”

Bar Admissions:

  • Florida, 2003

Court Admissions:

  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2004
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida, 2004
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2004
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appea
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit Court of Appeals

Education:

  • Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, summa cum laude, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 2003 (J.D.)
  • Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, 2000 (B.A.)

Professional and Community Involvement:

  • Broward County Bar Association, Member
  • Leadership Broward, Class XXVIII
  • B’nai B’rith Justice Unit, Executive Director
  • L.E.A.D., Board of Directors
  • Nova Southeastern University Shepard Board Law Center, Broad Fellowship Mentor
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Board of Trustees, 2008 - 2009

Recognition:

  • Florida Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2009 - 2011
  • Legal Elite - Up and Comer, Florida Trend Magazine, 2008 - 2010, 2012
  • Man of the Year, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 2007

Jeffrey A. Backman, Esq.

Trade Centre South,
100 West Cypress Creek Road,
Suite 700,
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

Phone: 954-734-1853
Fax: 954-213-0140
jeffrey.backman@gmlaw.com

Practice Areas:
Litigation

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