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Narinah P.
Jean-Baptiste

Associate

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

Narinah represents municipalities in complex land use and zoning issues. She also counsels clients in general government matters including negotiating contracts and complying with public records, sunshine and ethics laws.

During law school, Narinah served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Beth Bloom in the U.S. District Court. She gained experience as a legal intern at the Southern Center for Human Rights, where she immersed herself in the issues regarding the impact of the criminal legal system in the Deep South. Through this experience, Narinah discovered her passion for land use and how access to land and its resources directly affect human rights.

Narinah also served as General Editor of the Florida Journal of International Law and as a certified legal intern with the University of Florida Levin College of Law’s Public Defender Clinic.

Narinah is fluent in Haitian Creole.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Florida League of Cities, Land Use and Economic Development Committee, 2023-2024
  • Haitian Lawyers Association, Secretary, 2024-2025
  • Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association

Awards & Recognition

  • The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division, Michael K. Reese Quality of Life Award, 2024
  • Best Lawyers in America® – Ones to Watch: Municipal Law, 2024

Press Mentions

Presentations

  • “Examining the 1960s and Beyond: The Future of Transportation in Miami-Dade County,” 2023 Florida Planning Conference, Florida Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA Florida), September 2023

Practice Areas


Admissions


Florida, 2022

Education


University of Florida Levine College of Law, J.D., May 2021

  • Honors: Dean’s List
  • Class of 2021 Commencement Speaker
  • Recognition of Extraordinary Service
  • Florida Journal of International Law, General Editor
  • Student Bar, Member
  • Levin Ambassador
  • Association-2L Representative
  • Business Law Society, Member
  • Black Law Students Association, Member
  • BARBRI Representative
  • Pro Bono Law School Challenge

Florida State University, B.A.in English, 2018

  • Honors: Dean’s List
  • FSU Mock Trial
  • Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity
  • W.I.L.D.
  • Sisters2Service
  • kNOwMore Student Advisory Council, Founding Member

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Narinah P.
Jean-Baptiste

Associate

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

Narinah represents municipalities in complex land use and zoning issues. She also counsels clients in general government matters including negotiating contracts and complying with public records, sunshine and ethics laws.

During law school, Narinah served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Beth Bloom in the U.S. District Court. She gained experience as a legal intern at the Southern Center for Human Rights, where she immersed herself in the issues regarding the impact of the criminal legal system in the Deep South. Through this experience, Narinah discovered her passion for land use and how access to land and its resources directly affect human rights.

Narinah also served as General Editor of the Florida Journal of International Law and as a certified legal intern with the University of Florida Levin College of Law’s Public Defender Clinic.

Narinah is fluent in Haitian Creole.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Florida League of Cities, Land Use and Economic Development Committee, 2023-2024
  • Haitian Lawyers Association, Secretary, 2024-2025
  • Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association

Awards & Recognition

  • The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division, Michael K. Reese Quality of Life Award, 2024
  • Best Lawyers in America® – Ones to Watch: Municipal Law, 2024

Press Mentions

Presentations

  • “Examining the 1960s and Beyond: The Future of Transportation in Miami-Dade County,” 2023 Florida Planning Conference, Florida Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA Florida), September 2023

Practice Areas

Admissions

Florida, 2022

Education

University of Florida Levine College of Law, J.D., May 2021

  • Honors: Dean’s List
  • Class of 2021 Commencement Speaker
  • Recognition of Extraordinary Service
  • Florida Journal of International Law, General Editor
  • Student Bar, Member
  • Levin Ambassador
  • Association-2L Representative
  • Business Law Society, Member
  • Black Law Students Association, Member
  • BARBRI Representative
  • Pro Bono Law School Challenge

Florida State University, B.A.in English, 2018

  • Honors: Dean’s List
  • FSU Mock Trial
  • Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity
  • W.I.L.D.
  • Sisters2Service
  • kNOwMore Student Advisory Council, Founding Member

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