Maxine Cheeseman
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Maxine Cheeseman
Opening Hours
  • Monday :Closed
  • Tuesday :Closed
  • Wednesday :Closed
  • Thursday :Closed
  • Friday :Closed
  • Saturday :Closed
  • Sunday :Closed

MAXINE HAS A LONG HISTORY OF COMMUNITY SERVICE

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Law Offices of Maxine D. Cheesman, f/k/a Law Offices of Cheesman and Varner, P.A., Founding Partner, 2005-present
  • South Florida Water Management District, Director, Land Acquisition Division, 2005-2007
  • South Florida Water Management District, Division Director, Water Quality Analysis, 1992-2005
  • Miami-Dade County Department of Environmental Resources Management (DERM), Hydrogeologist, Chemist, 1980-1992
  • Miami-Dade Community College, Adjunct Professor: Biology, Chemistry, Environmental and General Science, 1989-1992

EDUCATION

  • Nova Southeastern University, Law Degree, cum laude, 2004
  • Master of Science (M.S.), Organic Chemistry, University of Miami, 1987
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Chemistry, first class honors, University of the West Indies, Jamaica, 1978

LEGAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Bar Association
  • Florida Bar
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • F. Malcolm Cunningham, Sr. Bar Association
  • Florida Association of Women Lawyers (FAWL)

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

HONORS

  • Eta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Outstanding Community Service Award, 2016
  • Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, “And Justice for All Pro-bono Award,” 2012
  • Florida Bar, Outstanding Labor and Employment Law Student, 2004-2005
  • Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church, Outreach Ministry, Appreciation Award, 2003
  • Cedric Hassel Prize for Excellence in Chemistry, 1978

CURRENT COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • West Boca Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Economic Forum, Member
  • Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, Pro-bono Services
  • League of Women Voters, Member
  • Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church, Outreach Ministry, Volunteer (assisting the homeless)
  • Caribbean-American for Community Involvement (CAFCI), Member
  • National Organization for Women, Member

FORMER COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • City of West Palm Beach, Grassy Waters Preserve Advisory Committee, Member
  • People Engaged in Active Community Efforts (PEACE), Board Member; Volunteer

PERSONAL

  • 38-year resident of Florida
  • 22-year resident of Palm Beach County
  • Married to Everard for 31 years