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Arlisa Certain

Arlisa Certain joined the firm in 2018. Ms. Certain brings 20 years of experience in advising clients regarding Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 including but not limited to Section 504, Title IX, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), and Clery Act. Arlisa previously worked for the Attorney General of Florida, Pam Bondi, as the Assistant Attorney General.

acertain@pyt-law.com

EDUCATION

University of Florida College of Law, J.D. 1998

Spelman College, Cum Laude, B.A. 1995

Florida Atlantic University, HR Management Certificate

LICENSES & BAR ACTIVITIES

State of Florida, 1999

Admitted in the Federal District Court for the Southern District of Texas

​Admitted in the Federal District Court for the Southern District of Florida

MEMBERSHIP & SERVICE

Texas Bar

Passed Bar Exam in April of 2019

Florida Bar

Member (1999- Present)

Orange County Bar Association

Member (2003-2007)

National Association of Trial Attorneys

Member (2005-2007)

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS

CLE: Education Law Board Certification Exam Review: Civil Rights, Procurement, Facilities, Ethics, Employment Law, Sunshine Laws, and Intellectual Property (March 2016)

CLE: Education Law and Employment Decisions (January 2016)

CLE: “How to Handle an Employment Law Case” and “Vital Considerations for Today’s Employment Decisions (2012)