Prior to becoming a mediator, Louis’ law practice consisted of general liability, personal injury, civil rights, and medical malpractice cases in both the state courts and federal courts throughout Florida. Louis also handles appeals in all of Florida’s state appellate courts and before the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Louis is very involved in the legal community and various philanthropies and charity organizations. On the weekend, he can usually be found making food deliveries with his family through a local food cupboard or participating in charity 5K runs. Louis is married with two sons. He earned a B.A. in Religious Studies from the University of Florida, followed by an M.A. in Jewish Studies from Emory University. With these degrees, he taught middle and high school at a private Jewish school before obtaining his law degree from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law.

  • B.A. University of Florida, 1996
  • J.D. Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law, 2006
  • M.A. Jewish Studies, Emory University, 1999
  • Court Admissions
  • Washington, D.C. Bar, Sept. 2, 2020
  • Florida Bar, Sept. 22, 2006
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Feb. 9, 2007
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Apr. 15, 2008
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida, Aug. 22, 2008
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, July 6, 2009
  • United States Supreme Court, Jan. 2020
  • Legal Employment
  • Kelley Kronenberg, P.A., Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Apr. 2017 – Present
  • Billing, Cochran, Lyles, Mauro & Ramsey, P.A., Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Jan. 2016 – Apr. 2017
  • Bunnell & Woulfe P.A., Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Aug. 2006 – Dec. 2015
  • Office of the State Attorney, 17th Judicial Circuit, Broward County, FL, Aug. 2005 – Dec. 2005
  • Affiliations
    American Bar Association 2006-2012
    Association of South Florida Mediators and Arbitrators (ASFMA) Member 2021-present
    B’nai B’rith Justice Unit #5207 Board of Directors Past President 2008–2020
    Broward County Bar Association - Appellate Section - Vice-Chair 2015–2018
    Broward County Bar Association - Bench & Bar Committee 2015 – 2019
    Broward County Bar Association - Board Member 2019–present
    Broward County Bar Association - Professionalism Committee and Mentor Sub-Committee 2012–2014
    Broward County Bar Association - West Broward Section Committee Member
    Broward County Bar Association - Young Lawyers Section - Board of Directors 2008–2010
    Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida - Board of Directors 2021-present
    Federal Bar Association - Broward County Chapter- Board Member 2018-present
    Judicial Nominating Commission - Supreme Court of Florida - Commissioner 1999–2001
    Justice Unit - Voluntary Bar Liaison 2021-present
    Justice Unit (Voluntary Jewish Bar Association) 2021-present
    Kelley Kronenberg’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee - Member 2021-present
    Pro Bono Committee Chair 2021-present
    The Florida Bar - Federal Court Practice Committee 2013 – 2015
    The Florida Bar - Governmental and Public Policy Advocacy Committee 2020 – 2022
    The Florida Bar - Grievance Committee 17B - Chair 2014–2017
    The Florida Bar - Justice Teaching Program 2010 – Present
    The Florida Bar - Member
    The Florida Bar - Student Education & Admissions to The Bar Committee 2007 – 2010
    University of Florida - Department of Religion Advisory Board - Board Member 2018–present
    Membership & Community Involvement
  • Broward County Affordable Housing, Advisory Committee, Chair, 2013–2016
  • Broward County Planning Council, Vice-Chair, 2009–2013
  • Broward County School Oversight Committee, Member, 2021–present
  • City of Plantation - Educational Advisory Board, Chair, 2013 – 2018
  • City of Plantation - Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, Vice-Chair, 2021 – present
  • City of Plantation - Plantation Complete Count Committee for Census 2020, Member, 2019–2020
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Citizens Academy, Miami Division, Spring 2016 Graduate
  • David Posnack Jewish Community Center (DPJCC), Board of Directors, 2020-present
  • Goodman Jewish Family Services of Broward, Board of Directors, 2011–2015
  • Plantation Police Department Citizens Police Academy, Nov. 19, 2019 Graduate
  • University of Florida, Mentor Connect Mentor, 2020 - Present
  • Publications & Speaking Engagements
  • “The Growth of Chabad in the United States and the Rise of Chabad Related Litigation,” Vol. 30, Book 2 Nova Law Review, 2006
  • “The Conservative Movement's Interpretation of Jewish Law: Focus on Divorce Law,” Masters’ Thesis, Emory University, 1999
  • Speaker, “Beyond the Suit(e) A Look Back. A Current View. A New Way Forward. The Dynamics of Leadership in a Post COVID Environment,” June 2021
  • Speaker, Navigating Your Practice in Time of Covid-19, Broward County Bar Association Wellness Committee, November 2020
  • Speaker, Legal Body Armor for Police at the Courthouse, October 2017
  • Speaker, Qualified Immunity – The Secret Legal Defense Weapon for Law Enforcement Claims, October 2017
  • Awards & Rankings
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Civil Rights Law, 2021 – 2022
  • Florida Trend Magazine, “Legal Elite”, 2020 – 2021
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV® Preeminent ™
  • Broward County Bar Association Joseph J. Carter Professionalism Award, 2019
  • Super Lawyers Magazine, Florida “Super Lawyers,” General Litigation, 2017-2021
  • Super Lawyers magazine, Florida “Rising Stars,” 2012-2016
  • Broward County Bar Association Section Chair Award, Appellate Section, 2016
  • Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc. Attorney of the Month, April 2016
  • Finalist for South Florida Business & Wealth Leaders in Law Award, Rising Star, 2015
  • David Posnack Jewish Day School Alumni Award, 2013
  • “Top 40 at 40”, Alexander Muss High School in Israel’s 40th Anniversary Celebration, 2012
  • Broward County Bar Association Paul May Young Professionalism Award, 2011
  • experience

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