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Louis Reinstein Attorney Profile | Kelley Kronenberg

Louis Reinstein

Partner, Fort Lauderdale /

Louis Reinstein is a Partner in the firm’s Fort Lauderdale office. He is part of the Justice for Kids Division, Kelley Kronenberg’s national practice dedicated to providing legal services to abused, disabled, and catastrophically injured children harmed at home, in child welfare and foster care settings, group home settings and residential treatment centers, as well as all children harmed by the acts of others.

Louis focuses his practice on Foster Care and Disabled Person’s Damages, Civil Rights, Personal Injury and Child Welfare Litigation. He also handles 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.

An advocate for children before beginning his legal career, Louis was a teacher and athletic coach at a Jewish day school in Broward County, Florida.

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
  • AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Broward County Bar Association Joseph J. Carter Professionalism Award, 2019
  • Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Magazine, “General Litigation” Category, 2017-2019
  • Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, 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
  • Board Member, Broward County Bar Association, 2019- present
  • Board Member, Broward Chapter, Federal Bar Association, present
  • Florida Bar Justice Teaching Program, 2010 – present
  • Vice-Chair, Appellate Section, Broward County Bar Association, 2015 – 2018
  • Bench & Bar Committee, Broward County Bar Association, 2015 – 2019
  • Past-President, Board of Directors, B’nai B’rith Justice Unit #5207, 2008 – present
  • Chair, Grievance Committee 17B, The Florida Bar, 2014 – 2017
  • Federal Court Practice Committee, The Florida Bar, 2013 – 2015
  • Student Education & Admissions To The Bar Committee, The Florida Bar, 2007 – 2010
  • Professionalism Committee and Mentor Sub-Committee, Broward County Bar Association, 2012 – 2014
  • Board of Directors, Young Lawyers Section, Broward County Bar Association, 2008 – 2010
  • Commissioner, Judicial Nominating Commission, Supreme Court of Florida, 1999 – 2001
  • Member, Plantation Complete Count Committee for Census 2020, 2019 – present
  • Chair, Educational Advisory Board, City of Plantation, 2013 – 2018
  • Honorary Trustee, David Posnack Jewish Day School, 2013 – present
  • Chair, Advisory Committee, Broward County Affordable Housing, 2013 – 2016
  • Board of Directors, Goodman Jewish Family Services of Broward, 2014 – 2015
  • Board of Directors, Hillel of Broward and Palm Beach, 2011 – 2015
  • Vice-Chair, Broward County Planning Council, 2009 – 2013
  • Spring 2016 Graduate, Citizens Academy, Miami Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation

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