Bio

ARI ABRAHAM PORTH
Judicial Assistant: Makila Holmes
Phone Number: (954) 831-6905
Chamber: NW7790
Courtroom: NW7810
Division: FR/FZ

Undergraduate School: Northeastern University, Boston, MA.
Undergraduate Degree: BS in Political Science 1991
Law School: Nova Southeastern University, 1995
Prior Positions: Legislative Aide to US Senator Bob Graham, Washington, D.C. 1991-1992
Assistant State Attorney, Ft. Lauderdale 1995-2012
State Representative, District 96, Florida House of Representatives, 2004-2012
Florida Bar Admission: 1995
Community Involvement: B'nai B'rith Justice Unit, SEED School of Miami, Children's Home Society
Community Awards: HANDY Biggest Heart Award
TJ Reddick Bar Association Community Service Award
BCBA Paul May Professionalism Award
Broward County PTA Legislator of the Year
Florida School Social Worker Association Legislator of the Year
Broward Firefighters Legislator of the Year
Broward Partnership for the Homeless Legislative Advocacy Award
Legal Aid For the Public Good Legislative Award
Florida Children's Services Council Stepping Up For Children Legislative Award