April 2019 Attorney Charlene Pinkney Ferguson spoke before the prelaw magnet program at Miami Carol City Sr. High Alumni week. The students enjoyed the dialogue about Dependency law and how to become an attorney.

March 2019 We had the honor and pleasure of speaking at the National Active and Retired Federal Employee Association: Chapter 162 meeting. We discussed the importance of having a will, power of attorney and advanced healthcare directives.

June 2017 The Pinkney Law Firm, in conjunction with the Miami- Dade Family Court Services, presented Advocating for and Protecting The Best Interest of Children with Special Needs in Family and Dependency Law Cases with co-presenter Dr. Peter Caproni and introduced by the Honorable Judge Bernstein. The presentation was provided to over a hundred attorneys, advocates, and members of the judiciary. 2 CLE credits were provided by the Florida Bar to all attendees.

November 2016- November 2017 The Pinkney Law Firm will be presenting bi-monthly free Know Your Rights Legal Workshops with the City of Miami-Gardens, FL on topics such as Wills, Special Education, Foreclosure, Education, Paternity and Dissolution of Marriage Law.

February 2017 Attorney Charlene Pinkney-Ferguson was featured on Own The Vision radio program hosted by Jason Warner of Own The Vision Foundation in a program entitled, "Lady of the Law," discussing a variety of legal topics such as Paternity and Wills.

October 2015. The Pinkney Law Firm, P.A. donated more than 100 pumpkins to the Teaching Heart Learning Center Daycare in Miami- Gardens, FL along with Miami Gardens Mayor Oliver Gilbert III. More than 100 children and families came out for food, art's and crafts at the daycare's First Annual Pumpkin Patch.

October 2015. Laverne O. Pinkney, Esq. presented an Education Law training for the Miami-Dade Public Defender's Office at the Miami-Dade County Children's Courthouse in Miami, FL.

September 18, 2015. Laverne O. Pinkney, Esq. presented at Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center: Nova Law Review Symposium, Shutting Down the School to Prison Pipeline. Fellow speakers included the Honorable Peggy Quince of the. Florida Supreme Court. The Honorable Peggy Quince specifically commended Ms. Pinkney on her hard work in representing children in the educational and juvenile law system.

May 27, 2015. Charlene Pinkney-Ferguson, Esq. attended the Child Welfare Professionals Recognition Day at the Judge William E. Gladstone Miami-Dade Children’s Courthouse, along with Congresswoman Frederica Wilson, Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle, State Sen. Dwight Bullard, Miami-Dade County Commission Chairman Jean Monestime, Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Cindy Lederman, Chief Judge Orlando Prescott and Judge Martin Zilber.

May 21, 2015. Charlene Pinkney-Ferguson, Esq. presented at the  statewide  Guardian ad Litem Disabilities Training Conference in Orlando, Florida to more than 450 Judges, Attorneys and Child Welfare professionals on the topic of Dependency law.April 2015.  Charlene Pinkney-Ferguson, Esq.  was appointed to serve on the Florida Bar Attorney Grievance Committee and The Florida Bar Statewide Advertising Committee.

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Attorney Workshops & Training

If your law firm would like to partner with our law firm for consulting and/or legal trainings, please contact our office today. Our attorneys have taught trainings, CLE's and workshops at:

  • Miami-Dade County Public Defender's Office
  • State of Florida Guardian ad Litem Program
  • Florida Statewide Disablities Conference
  • AIG
  • FAMU
  • FIU
  • Nova Southeastern Univerisity, Shepard Broad Law Center
  • Broward County Clerk of Court
  • Florida Bar panels
  • City of Miramar, FL
  • Churches
  • City of Miami Gardens, FL

Community Presentations

If you would like for one of our attorneys to speak at your church, office, or community event, please contact us today! We are available statewide for Education Law Presentations.