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Biographical Information

City of Residence:  St. Petersburg
Occupation:  Attorney
Spouse:  Christina
Child(ren):  Frankie, Adele and Vera Diamond
Education:  Yale University, BA, 2000; University of Florida Levin College of Law, JD, 2003, Editor-in-Chief of the Florida Law Review, Member of Florida Blue Key
Born:  October 9, 1978, Clearwater, FL
Religious Affiliation:  Jewish
Recreational Interest:  music, running, sports

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2016, reelected subsequently

Other Public Services

Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority, Board of Directors, 2014-2016
General Counsel to Florida's Chief Financial Officer, and the Florida Department of Financial Services, 2009-2011
Special Counsel to Florida's Chief Financial Officer, 2007-2009
Law Clerk to the Honorable Emmett Ripley Cox, United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2004-2005


Pinellas County Urban League, Board of Directors
St. Petersburg Bar Association, Executive Committee
St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, Public Policy Council
Tampa Orlando Pinellas Jewish Federation, Board of Directors
Temple Beth-El, St. Petersburg, FL, Board of Directors
The Florida Bar's Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Executive Committee
Leadership Florida, Class XXVII and Board of Directors, 2014-2015


Florida Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Advocate Award, 2018
AARP Capitol Caregiver Award, 2017
Florida Association of Counties County Champion Award, 2017
Part of Pinellas

Date Proposed Bill Title
Sponsored Bills Policy Area
Date Sponsored Date Proposed Bill Title
Cosponsored Bills Policy Area
Position Date From Date to District Branch Party State
Representative 68 House Tallahassee
Introduced House
Passed House
Introduced Senate
Passed Senate
To President
Became Law
Vote Date Vote Bill Title
Name Position Date Joined Branch
Politician Party Purpose Type Date Amount
Type Address
Capitol (850) 717-5068
District (727) 552-2747