LAWRENCE R. METSCH

Personal Data

  • Date of Birth:      February 7, 1943.
  • Marital Status: Married January 23, 1966, to Susan Mary Rosenshein; Two sons -
    Benjamin R. Metsch, born December 4, and Daniel L. Metsch,
    born November 1, 1969.
  • Residence:         Apt. 108, 2900 Island Boulevard, Aventura, Florida 33160.
  •  Residence Telephone:  (305) 682-0750.
  • Residence Telecopier: (305) 682-0950.

Education

Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, New York- B.A. in
Economics (cum laude), June, 1963.

Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut- LL.B. (later changed to J.D.), June
1966.

Bar Admissions

State of connecticut, August 9, 1966.
State of Florida, March 10, 1971.
Federal Courts in C
onnecticut and Florida.
Supreme court of the United States.

Military Service

Active Duty, United States Air Force, Judge Advocate General's Department,
November, 1966, to April, 1971, in Grades of First Lieutenant and Captain
(assigned to Air Force installations in Montana, South Carolina, and The Azores,
Portugal); awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal, with One Oak Leaf Cluster.

Reserve Duty, United States Air Force Reserve, Judge Advocate General's
Department reserve, October, 1974, to May, 1990, in Grades of Captain, Major and
Lieutenant Colonel (attached for training to Patrick and Homestead Air Force
Bases, Florida, and the Contract Law Division, Office of the Judge Advocate
General, Headquarters United States Air Force, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C.);
awarded the Air Force Meritorious Service Medal.

Transferred to Retired reserve, United States Air Force, in Grade of Lieutenant
Colonel, May 15, 1990; retired from United States Air Force in Grade of Lieutenant
Colonel, February 7, 2003.

Professional Experience

Waterbury Legal Aid Reference Service, Waterbury, Connecticut-senior Staff
Attorney, august, 1966, to November, 1966.

United states Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit-Law Clerk and Senior Law Clerk to
U.S. Circuit Judge Bryan Simpson, Jacksonville, Florida April, 1971, to July, 1972.

Shutts & Bowen, Miami, Florida-Associate and Partner, July 1972, to February,
1979.

Paul, Landy, Beiley, Harper & Metsch, P.A., Miami, Florida-Partner, February,
1979, to August, 1983.

Hauser & Metsch, P.A., Miami, Florida-Partner, August, 1983, to February, 1987.

McDermott, Will & Emery, Miami, Florida - Partner, February, 1987, to March,
1989.

Lawrence R. Metsch, P.A., Miami, Florida- Sole Practitioner, March, 1989, to
September, 1992.

The Metsch Law Firm, P.A. (f/k/a Metsch & Metsch, P.A.), Miami, Florida-
September, 1992, to present.

Awarded Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory "AV" Rating-March, 1979.

The Florida Bar, Grievance Committee 11A, Miami, Florida- Member, Vice
Chairman and Chairman, May, 1986, to May, 1989.

Teaching Experience


Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, New York - Lecturer
in Political Science, Summer, 1965.

United States Armed Forces Institute, Glasgow AFB, Montana- Instructor in
Business Law, 1967-1968.

University of South Carolina, Conway Campus - Instructor in Business Law,
1968-1969.

University of Maryland, Lajes Field, Azores, Portugal - Instructor in Business Law,
1969-1971.

Florida International University, Tamiami Campus, Miami, Florida - Instructor in
Political Science - 1974-1975.

University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida - Lecturer in Civil
Procedure, 1980.

Public Service

Temple Samu-El, Miami, Florida - President, 1982-1984.

Jewish Vocational Service, Inc., Miami, Florida - President, 1990-1992.

Village of El Portal, Florida - Village Attorney, 1998-2000.

Florida International University, Miami, Florida - Community Member, Institutional
Review Board, 2000-2004.

The Vaad Hakashrut Of Miami-Dade, Inc., Miami Beach, Florida-Director,
2002- Present.

The Willie & Celia Trump Synagogue, Williams Island, Aventura, Florida-
President- 2008 to 2012.

Member, Board of directors, American Friends of the Sami Shamoon College of
Engineering, Beer Sheva, Israel, 2006- present