by Gabrielle Davis
ORLANDO — Miami attorney Damian E. Thomas has been reappointed by the Florida Supreme Court to serve his second three-year term on the board of The Florida Bar Foundation, a statewide charitable organizations that works on behalf of Florida’s legal profession to expand access to justice.
Thomas was first appointed to the Foundation board in 2008 and has served on the Foundation’s Development, Investment, IOTA Operations and Legal Assistance for the Poor/Law Student Assistance committees.
As partner in Wasserman & Thomas, P.A., Thomas practices in the areas of commercial and tort litigation, criminal defense, and real estate and title services. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Miami and his juris doctor from the Florida State University College of Law.
Thomas serves as vice president of the board of trustees of the North Dade Center Inc., a non-profit school dedicated to serving adults with disabilities. He also is a member of the board of the Miami-Dade County Law Library, a free public law library that is a one-of-a-kind resource for the county’s pro se and low-income residents.
He has served the Dade County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section as president, treasurer and co-chair of the Minority Bar Passage Program. Thomas is admitted to practice in the U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida; District Court, Northern District of Florida; and the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida.
Thomas, whose term began July 1, is a Fellow of The Florida Bar Foundation.