Meenakshi A. Hirani

Meenakshi A. Hirani
Meenakshi A. Hirani

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Practice Areas

  • Business/Civil Litigation
  • Real Estate Closings and Issue Policy
  • Probate/Guardianship/Estate Planning

Biography

Meenakshi (Meena) A. Hirani, Esq. started her law practice in India in 1976 in Corporate and Tax Law. After coming to the United States, she received her Masters in Comparative Law from the University of San Diego, her Executive MBA from Rollins Crummer Graduate School of Business, and her JD from Stetson College of Law. She has taught at the Crummer Graduate School of Business as an adjunct professor for ten years and has also taught Legal Clinic at the FAMU College of Law.

Meena is a past president of both the Central Florida Association of Women Lawyers and the Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association, and serves on various other boards. She received the 2012 Leaders in Law award from the Florida Association of Women Lawyers' Central Florida Chapter and Elizabeth Susan Khoury Guardian ad Litem Award of Excellence from the Legal Aid Society of OCBA in 2017. Meena was also designated a "2020 Super Lawyer."

Education

  • Stetson College of Law, Florida
    • Juris Doctor - 1998
  • Rollins College-Crummer Graduate School of Business, Florida
    • M.B.A., Master of Business Administration - 1995
    • Honors: With High Honors
    • Major: Executive Program
  • University of San Diego, California
    • Masters in Comparative Law - 1983
  • University of Bombay, India
    • LL B - 1975
  • Gujarat University, India
    • Bachelor of Arts in English Literature with Honors - 1972

Bar Admission

  • Florida, 1999

Honors

  • Gold Lapel Pin from Justice Peggy Quince for more than 100 hours of Pro Bono work
  • Bronze Lapel Pin from Justice Peggy Quince for 20 to 49 hours of Pro Bono work
  • OCBA President’s Award
  • Lapel Pin from Justice Charles T. Canady in recognition of exceptional pro bono service
  • FAWL’s 2012 Class of Leaders in the Law for Central Florida Association of Women Lawyers Chapter
  • Elizabeth Susan Khoury Guardian ad Litem Award of Excellence from Legal Aid Society of the orange County Bar Association, Inc.
  • Lapel Pin from Justice Charles T. Canady for Pro Bono work
  • Rated Super Lawyer

Past Positions

  • Crummer Graduate School of Business, Adjunct Professor
  • Florida A & M College of Law, Adjunct Professor, 2008 to 2009

Languages

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi

Professional Associations

  • License to practice law in Florida & District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • Middle District of Florida
  • Supreme Court of the U.S.A.
  • License to Practice law Bar Council of Maharashtra - India
  • Licensed Florida Real Estate Salesperson
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honorarium
  • Member of Orange County Bar, Central Florida Association of Women Lawyers & South Asian
  • Bar Association, DC Bar, Indian American Chamber of Commerce, Inns of Court

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney