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Lindsay
Behnke

Associate

Ft. Lauderdale
(954) 763-4242
lbehnke@wsh-law.com

Lindsay counsels clients in complex governmental litigation matters and has significant knowledge of tort and civil rights laws.

Prior to joining the firm, she served as a legal intern at the United States Attorney’s Office in the International Narcotics and Money Laundering Section of the Criminal Division. She was also a judicial intern for U.S. District Judge Beth Bloom in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Most recently, Lindsay served as law clerk to Judge Bronwyn C. Miller of Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal.

Lindsay attended the University of Florida where she graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in political science and women’s studies. She received a full merit scholarship to the Florida International University College of Law where she earned her Juris Doctor degree, graduating magna cum laude and ranking in the top ten of her class.

During law school, Lindsay was a research assistant to two professors and served on the FIU Law Review and Moot Court Board of Appellate Advocates. She was also the president of the FIU Law Negotiation and Mediation Team. She is a nationally ranked negotiator and received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Negotiation and competed on an ABA National Negotiation Competition Top 10 Team.

Awards

  • The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction, CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Legal Writing III, May 2020
  • American Bar Association, National Negotiation Competition Top 10 Team, February 2020
  • The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction, CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Negotiation, December 2019
  • American Bar Association, Regional Negotiation Competition Co-Champion, November 2019

Practice Areas

Admissions

Florida, 2021

Education

Florida International University College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2021

  • Honors: Full Merit Scholarship Recipient; Dean’s List (all semesters); CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Negotiation and Legal Writing III
  • Negotiation and Mediation Team, President
  • FIU Law Review, Senior Staff Member
  • Moot Court Board of Appellate Advocates, Member
  • Federal Bar Association, Member

University Of Florida, B.S., magna cum laude, 2017

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