Jeffrey S. 木
The Dickinson School Of Law, J.D.
State University At Geneseo
金融 & 企业
Real Estate Litigation
复杂的 & General Commercial Litigation
Jeffrey S. 木 has been practicing law in Broward County for over 30 years. 木 devotes his practice to the areas of education law, 非营利组织法律, municipal bond finance law, 建设法律, 银行法, real estate transactions, and representing a variety of different public charter schools and related businesses across the State of Florida. He also handles complex commercial litigation, 商业法, and business transactions, and occasionally handles adoption law matters.
木 has provided counsel and legal representation to various non-profits in the State of Florida for many years and has participated and assisted in the formation of several non-profits from their inception. His experience and understanding of both federal and state regulations provide excellent value to his clients. 木 has also conducted and 管理ed board member governance training for non-profit compliance for Florida public charter schools, 收养机构, and other non-profits and has assisted entities from organization to dissolution.
木 has served as a board member of the Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools since its inception in 2001 and provides legal advice and counsel to that association, which is comprised of over 500 Florida public charter schools. 木 has served on the FCPCS Quality Authorizers Task Force since 2012 which helped set a cooperative legislative agenda with the authorizers and charter school leaders in Florida. 木 is a frequent presenter at various conferences on multiple non- profit issues.
木 was appointed by Governor DeSantis to the Children’s Services Council of Broward County (“CSC”) in 2020 and is currently serving a four year term. The CSC is an independent taxing authority established by the voters in 2000 and reauthorized in 2014.The CSC's mission is to provide leadership, advocacy and resources necessary to enhance the lives of the children of Broward County and empower them to become responsible, productive adults through collaborative planning and funding of a continuum of services. The organization funds close to a hundred programs that serve children and families, advocates for policies that protect the interests of future generations and provides leadership that brings the child-serving community together.
木 has also been active within the Florida ice hockey community. The Statewide Amateur Hockey Association of Florida (SAHOF) is the Florida Affiliate of USA Hockey, the National Governing Body of Ice Hockey in the United States. SAHOF’s mission to is promote, 管理, and foster the growth of the game of ice hockey throughout Florida. 木 has been a SAHOF Board member since 2005. He served as President of SAHOF from 2006 to 2010 when he was appointed President Emeritus. 木 was again voted in as the current President of the Board in 2015 and occupies that position presently. SAHOF is the governing body for all of USA Hockey in Florida and its mission is to promote, 管理, and foster the growth of the game of ice hockey. He also serves as General Counsel to SAHOF and is a member of the SAHOF Executive Committee.
木 received his Bachelor's degree in Political Science and a Minor in Sociology from State University at Geneseo, 1987年的纽约. He then received his Juris Doctor from The Dickinson School of Law (Penn State) in 1990. 木 lives in Broward County, Wilton Manors, with his wife Gae. He has two adult sons, Zach and Scott 木 that have started their own families.
斯坦v. 豪厄尔，964年. 2d. 825(佛罗里达州. 第四届区议会(2007)
BankAtlantic v. Murrah Motors, 606.2d 1288(佛罗里达州. 第4期(一九九二年)
• U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 1991
• U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1991
• American Academy of Adoption Attorneys- February 2007-2012
• State Amateur Hockey of Florida (SAHOF)- 导演 / Vice President 2005, Affiliate President 2006-2010; 2015-Present, Emeritus President 2011-Present, General Counsel 2011-Present
• Lifework Leadership Class- 2008
• Leadership Broward Class XVII - 1998
• Charter School of Excellence- 导演 / Chairman of Board 1998-2013 and Legal Liaison 2013-Present
• Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools- Board Member 2003-Present
• Florida Adoption Counsel - November 2001
• Alliance of Public Charter School Attorneys- January 2009-Present
• Broward Business Associates - Member 1993-Present and Past President 1998-2000