Lauren Shoemake was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1986. She received her B.A. in Sociology (with an emphasis in law, criminology, and deviance) from the University of Minnesota in 2007 prior to attending St. Thomas University School of Law, where she obtained her law degree cum laude in 2011. While attending law school, Ms. Shoemake was a competitor on the St. Thomas Moot Court Team, a Notes and Comments Editor for the St. Thomas Law Review, and a student instructor of 1L property law for two years. Ms. Shoemake was active in many student organizations on campus, such as the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund and St. Thomas Environmental Law Society, and was a co-founder of the Gay and Lesbian Law Student Association. Ms. Shoemake also spent her third year in law school volunteering for One Love USA International, an NGO dedicated to mobilizing disabled individuals in the African countries of Rwanda and Burundi.
Ms. Shoemake is currently a member of Greenspoon Marder’s Litigation Department and focuses her practice on real estate litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Shoemake worked on the Plaintiff’s side of a major class action law suit. Ms. Shoemake is a member of The Florida Bar and admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. She is also a member of the Young Lawyers division of the Florida Bar.
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
- St. Thomas University School of Law, Miami Gardens, Florida, 2011 (J.D.)
- University of Minnesota, College of Liberal Arts, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota, 2007 (B.A.)