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Our Attorneys : Sue-Ellen Kenny

Sue-Ellen Kenny, Esq.Attorney Sue-Ellen Kenny began her career more than 20 years ago while working as a staff attorney with the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County. Over the past two-plus decades, she has gained considerable experience handling various family legal matters and all levels of civil and criminal appeals. You can now find her listed as the attorney of record in nearly 500 appellate opinions in state and federal courts in Florida.

While Sue-Ellen is adept at handling any family law issue that arises, she also enjoys spending her time handling various aspects of civil and criminal appeals. In addition to representing her clients in all aspects of an appeal, she also makes herself available to handle outside litigation support for lawyers throughout Florida. She especially enjoys legal argument and representing clients in court. Indeed, she has presented 50 oral arguments before the Florida Supreme Court; the Fourth District Court of Appeal; and the United States Circuit Court of Appeal, Eleventh Circuit. She has also conducted evidentiary hearings before the United States District Court, Southern District of Florida.

Sue-Ellen takes her career seriously, and spends a great deal of her free time collaborating with other attorneys in several professional associations. She is also an adjunct professor at Nova Southeastern University, teaching courses on legal writing and criminal evidence and procedure.

Practice Areas

Criminal appeals
Civil appeals
Family law - trial and appellate representation
Child support
Child custody and visitation
Spousal support
Property division
Hague Convention cases (international child abduction)

Bar Admissions

United States Circuit Court of Appeal, Eleventh Circuit
United States District Court, Southern District of Florida


J.D. from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law
B.A. from Manhattanville College
Major: Political Science
Minors: Economics and American Studies
Honors: Manhattanville Honor Scholar

Classes, Seminars Taught, and Community Involvement

Nova Southeastern University, Criminal Justice Institute, Adjunct Professor (Interviewing, Counseling and Negotiating; Criminal Evidence and Procedure; Legal Research, Methods and Reasoning)
Professional Associations
Florida Bar Association, Appellate Section, Member
Palm Beach County Bar, Member
Palm Beach County Bar, Appellate Practice Committee, Chair
Palm Beach County Bar, Criminal Practice Committee, Member
Palm Beach County Bar, Unified Family Court Practice Committee, Member
Craig S. Barnard Inn of Court, Board Member and Secretary
Justice Major B. Harding American Inn of Court, Member

Past Employment Positions

Office of the Attorney General, Assistant Attorney General
Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, Supervising Attorney/Senior Staff Attorney Boyd & Branch, P.A., Associate

The West Palm Beach, Florida law firm of Law Office of Scott Glassman, P.A. practices: Divorce, Paternity, Adoption, Custody, Visitation, Child Support, Equitable Distribution, Alimony, Enforcement of Court Orders, and Modification of Court Orders. We serve West Palm Beach, Lake Worth, Wellington Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, Boca Raton, Palm Beach Gardens, Martin County, Royal Palm and Jupiter, Florida.

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