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Louis Reinstein

Partner, Fort Lauderdale /

Louis Reinstein is a Partner at Kelley Kronenberg focusing his practice on Commercial Litigation, Police Professional Litigation, and Correctional Healthcare Matters.

Louis’s extensive experience includes trial and appellate cases in state and federal civil courts. Among the matters he has handled are civil rights actions, insurance defense, business litigation, commercial litigation, and premises liability claims.

Prior to beginning his legal career, Louis was a teacher and a coach at a Jewish Day school in Broward County, Florida. Louis is an active member of the community and is a frequent presenter at educational events.

Louis earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Florida and his Master of Arts degree from Emory University. He then went on to earn his Juris Doctor degree from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law.

  • The Conservative Movement’s Interpretation of Jewish Law: A Focus on Divorce Law, Emory University, M.A. Thesis, June 1999
  • The Growth of Chabad in the United States and the Rise of Chabad Related Litigation, Nova Law Review, Vol. 30, Book 2, Winter 2006
  • Florida Trend Magazine Legal Elite, 2020
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV® Preeminent ™
  • Broward County Bar Association Joseph J. Carter Professionalism Award, 2019
  • Super Lawyers Magazine, Florida “Super Lawyers,” General Litigation, 2017-2020
  • 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
  • Legal Body Armor for Police at the Courthouse, October 2017
  • Qualified Immunity – The Secret Legal Defense Weapon for Law Enforcement Claims, October 2017
  • Florida Bar
    • Governmental and Public Policy Advocacy Committee
  • B’nai B’rith Justice Unit #5207
    • Past President, Board of Directors, 2008 – Present
  • University of Florida, Department of Religion Advisory Board, Board Member, 2018 – Present
  • The Florida Bar, Member
    • Florida Bar Governmental and Public Policy Advocacy Committee, 2019 – 2020
    • Justice Teaching Program, 2010 – Present
    • Grievance Committee 17B, Chair, 2014 – 2017
    • Federal Court Practice Committee, 2013 – 2015
    • Student Education & Admissions to The Bar Committee, 2007 – 2010
  • Broward County Bar Association, Member
    • Board Member, 2019 – Present
    • Appellate Section, Vice-Chair, 2015 – 2018
    • Bench & Bar Committee, 2015 – 2019
    • Professionalism Committee and Mentor Sub-Committee, 2012 – 2014
    • Young Lawyers Section, Board of Directors, 2008 – 2010
  • Judicial Nominating Commission, Supreme Court of Florida, Commissioner, 1999 – 2001
  • David Posnack Jewish Community Center (DPJCC), Board of Directors
  • Plantation Complete Count Committee for Census 2020, Member, 2019 – present
  • Educational Advisory Board, City of Plantation, Chair, 2013 – 2018
  • David Posnack Jewish Day School, Honorary Trustee, 2013 – present
  • Broward County Affordable Housing, Advisory Committee, Chair, 2013 – 2016
  • Goodman Jewish Family Services of Broward, Board of Directors, 2011 – 2015
  • Broward County Planning Council, Vice-Chair, 2009 – 2013
  • Citizens Academy, Miami Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Spring 2016 Graduate

Contact Information

Practice Areas

Admissions

  • Florida
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States

Education

  • Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law, J.D., 2006
  • Emory University, M.A., 1999
  • University of Florida, B.A., 1996