Misa A. Everist, Esquire

Misa A. Everist concentrates her practice in the areas of estate and trust administration and litigation, strategic estate planning, and contested adoption and child custody litigation.

She began her career as a Florida state prosecutor in Pinellas and Seminole Counties where she served as an Assistant State Attorney gaining valuable jury trial experience.  During her time as a prosecutor she served as a felony trial attorney, crimes against children and sexual abuse prosecutor, drug interdiction and white collar crimes specialist, lead trial attorney of a misdemeanor division, and a delinquency prosecutor.  She taught at the St. Petersburg Police Academy and was an instructor at the Pinellas County Boot Camp.

Misa is an active member of the legal community and has served on the Barney Masterson Inn of the Court executive board for three years.  She is a member of the St. Petersburg Bar Association, and serves as a Juvenile Arbitrator for Pinellas County.  She is frequently appointed as a pro bono attorney ad litem in dependency cases.  She is on the board of the Children’s Advocacy Center Foundation for Pinellas County, FL, a non-profit organization that provides services locally for children in need. 

Misa is admitted to serve in all of the Circuit Courts of Florida and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Misa is an avid runner, with two marathons under her belt.  She enjoys biking, yoga, reading, and spending time with her husband and two girls.

1993 Graduate Loyola University, New Orleans, ‘BA
1999 Graduate University of Miami School of Law, cum laude
2000 Admitted to the Florida Bar

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