The Honorable Lisa S. Small
Circuit Civil "AH"

Judicial Assistant:
Brenda Gleason

(561) 355-7916

Courtroom Number:

Main Judicial Complex
205 N Dixie Highway
West Palm Beach, FL 33401




Judicial Assignment

·      Circuit Judge (January 4, 2011-present)

·      Currently Presiding in Circuit Civil Division

·      Circuit Appeals – 2012 – present

·      Civil Drug Court – 2012-present

Prior Judicial Experience

·      Family Division 2011-2014


·      University of Florida College of Law

Juris Doctor, December, 1991

·      Georgetown University – Edmund Walsh School of Foreign Service

Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service 1988

Prior Work Experience

·      Small & Small, P.A. – Shareholder 1992-2010

Concentrated practice in the following areas:

Business litigation, real property litigation and probate litigation

Professional Experience

·      Florida Bar Board of Governors, 2005-2011

Fifteenth Judicial Circuit Representative

·      Florida Bar Rules Committee Vice Chairperson, 2007-2008

·      Florida Bar Rules of Judicial Administration Committee, July 2013 – present

·      Palm Beach Bar Association

President, 2003-2004

Board of Directors, 2001-2011

·      15th Judicial Circuit

Professional Committee, 2003-2004

·      Florida Association of Women Lawyers, Palm Beach Chapter

President, 1998-1999

·      Craig S. Barnard American Inns of Court

President, 2015-present

President Elect, 2014-2015

Board of Directors, 2013-Present

·      15th Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee, 2013-present


·      Florida Supreme Court Justice Barbara Pariente Award given by Florida Association of Women Lawyers, Palm Beach County Chapter for Professionalism and Outstanding Community Service, 2010

·      American Bar Association Top 6 Law Week Program Award Chaired Law Week Committee which received this award, 1999

·      State of Israel Bonds L'Dor V'dor Award Recipient of Generation to Generation Award from the State of Israel for leadership and community service, 1997



Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, 1988

last updated: 01/19/2016