Whitney Untiedt

Freidin Brown, P.A.

200 South Biscayne Blvd.                                      Suite 3100                                                                        Miami, Florida 33131                     

wmu@fblawyers.net www.yourfloridatrialteam.com

Service & Leadership                                                      Florida Bar Board Certification in Juvenile Law        Florida Trend Legal Elite 2018                                      Daily Business Review Attorney of the Year, 2016    Florida Bar Juvenile Court Rules Committee              Florida Bar Juvenile Law Certification Committee    Florida Bar Leadership Academy Class I                    Florida Children’s Justice Act Taskforce                    National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Program Director                                                                      JTIP Certified Trainer

Education                                                                         JD, University of Florida Levin College of Law            BA, College of William and Mary

Bar Admission                                                                 Florida, 2005                                                                    Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, 2017                      Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2018                          United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2019

Whitney Untiedt is a member of the Advisory Council of the Southern Juvenile Defender Center. Whitney has significant legal experience in a wide range of areas, including complex civil litigation and appellate practice. At Freidin Brown, P.A., she leads the firm’s national Whistleblower and Qui Tam practice, while also representing victims of medical malpractice and complex personal injuries throughout the state of Florida. Before joining the firm, Whitney was a partner and Director of Pro Bono Initiatives at an AmLaw 100 firm where she developed a national reputation for her work on behalf of nonprofit organizations and vulnerable clients facing complicated legal situations.

A public interest lawyer and former juvenile public defender, Whitney is frequently sought out for her thought leadership on issues involving child advocacy and juvenile justice, and travels nationwide as a member of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy faculty and as a Certified JTIP Trainer for the National Juvenile Defender Center. She was recognized as the 2016 Attorney of the Year by the Daily Business Review for her leadership in juvenile advocacy post-Miller v. Alabama. Whitney is the author of a chapter in the 2018 edition of Florida Juvenile Law and Practice and often lectures at regional and national juvenile justice conferences and trainings.