Andrew Paul Kawel, Esq.

Attorney Admissions

  • Florida.
  • District of Columbia.
  • Virginia (inactive).
  • Maryland (inactive).

Federal Courts

  • Supreme Court of the United States.
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida.
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (inactive).
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia (inactive).

Education

  • The American University, Washington College of Law. Juris Doctor, cum laude.
  • Kalamazoo College. Bachelor of Arts (Spanish Language and Literature), cum laude.

Boards and Societies

  • Rosemary Barkett Appellate American Inn of Court (Board Member).
  • Third District Court of Appeal Historical Society (Board Member; Technology Committee Chair).
  • South Miami Kendall Bar Association (Board Member; Pro Bono Committee).
  • Dade County Bar Association Appellate Courts Committee (Member).
  • Florida Bar Appellate Practice Section (Member).

Noteworthy Experience

  • Work in judicial chambers:
    • Hon. Mary Ellen Barbera, Chief Judge of Maryland.
    • Hon. Roger W. Titus, U.S. District Judge, District of Maryland.
  • Large-firm practice: Venable LLP (commercial litigation).
  • Governmental work: United States Department of Justice, Office of Immigration Litigation.

Personal Endeavors

  • Viola.
  • Classical guitar.

Some Favorite Books

  • Jonathan Baron, Thinking and Deciding.
  • Frances Yates, The Art of Memory.
  • N.N. Taleb, Antifragile.