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About Danise Ponton, Esq., Coral Gables FL Lawyer

Danise attended Nova Southeastern University for undergraduate school for two years before venturing out to Washington, D.C., where she attended a summer program at George Washington University’s College of Political Management.  After graduating from GW’s Semester in Washington program, Danise continued her legal studies at American University.  In 1999, Danise graduated with a degree in Law & Society at American University.  During her time at AU, Danise made her way onto the Dean’s List while interning, working two jobs, and volunteering.

During her time in Washington, D.C., Danise interned at the White House under President Bill Clinton, while working in the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs.  Danise also interned for the Office of the Public Defender in Alexandria, V.A. 

Danise returned home to pursue her career in the legal profession and worked for two years as a paralegal at a private law firm in downtown Miami. In 2002, Danise returned to complete her legal education at Stetson University’s College of Law in St. Petersburg.  During her time at Stetson, Danise took multiple courses designed to educate and prepare her for general practice and work as a solo practitioner.  During her tenure with Stetson, Danise was on the Honor Roll, received a Minority Scholarship, and was awarded the Employee Benefits Litigation Scholarship.  She graduated in 2004, after interning for a Texas Civil District Judge, a Miami-Dade County Circuit Judge, the City Attorney’s Office in St. Petersburg, FL, a private employment benefits litigation law firm, and the Pinellas County State Attorney’s Office.

After graduating law school, Danise worked for the Office of the State Attorney for Miami-Dade County for over three years.  Under Katherine Fernandez-Rundle, she was able to try countless traffic/misdemeanor/felony cases.  During this time, Danise acted as Assistant Chief for DUI/Traffic in the County Court division.  Additionally, Danise managed a case load of over 150 felony cases, including first-degree felonies.

Danise opened her firm in January 2008 to best serve the needs of what she considers “her community,” where she is dedicated to making sure her clients’ interests are met.


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Attorney Danise Ponton assists clients in South Florida including Miami-Dade County, Dade County, Broward County and the cities of Miami, Coral Gables, Miami Beach, Miami Shores, South Miami, North Miami, North Miami Beach, Surfside, Bal Harbor, Pinecrest, West Miami, Coconut Grove, Key Biscayne, Homestead, Kendall, Sweetwater and Westchester.


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