Rosemonde Cely received her B.A. in Political Science from Florida A&M University and graduated with Honors. Ms. Cely also attended law school at Florida A&M University, where she graduated with Honors. While in law school, she served as Articles Editor of the Law Review, was a member of the Moot Court Team and was selected as an Academic Merit Scholar.
Upon graduation, Ms. Cely joined a civil litigation firm where she practiced medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, personal injury and other torts. Currently, Ms. Cely is a Partner at Atlantic Justice Law Group, PLLC, and a plaintiff’s personal injury law firm in Orlando.
Ms. Cely was raised to believe that to whom much is given, much is expected. As such, Ms. Cely has served on several non-profit boards and enjoys donating her time and service to charities and social and political organizations that support issues and causes important to her. This includes, but is not limited to, issues of racial and gender inequality (particularly within the legal and political system), abuse of women and children, and issues relating to her native Haiti.
Ms. Cely was recently selected to be a member of the 2015-2016 Florida Bar Leadership Academy. Ms. Cely currently serves on the Student and Education Committee of the Florida Bar. Ms. Cely served as an Inaugural Fellow for the Virgil Hawkins Chapter of the Florida Bar Association Fellowship Program where she provided legal services in the FAMU Law School Clinic to indigent clients in the area of family law and landlord/tenant law. Moreover, Ms. Cely volunteers as atutor to law students preparing for the Florida Bar Exam, and has served as an Orange County Bar Association Mentor, where she mentoredcurrent law school students.
Ms. Cely is very active politically and is a passionately advocate for citizens’ right to vote. Ms. Cely served as a Voter Protection Attorney in the Obama for Americacampaign, where she participated in the successful Petition to Court to reopen the polls in Orange County Florida. Ms. Cely was featured in RYSE Magazine, 25 Attorneys of Central Florida on the Rise, 2011 issue. Ms. Cely is fluent in Creole and proficient in Spanish.
Ms. Cely is admitted to practice in Florida as well as the U.S. Middle and Southern District Courts of Florida.
Antonya Johnson, Esq. (Ft. Lauderdale)
Ashlee Pouncy, Esq.
Brandi Thomas, Esq. (Tallahassee)
Ramona S. Chaplin, Esq. (Jacksonville)
Chief of Staff
Rosemonde Cely, Esq. (Orlando)
Cynthia David, Esq. (Orlando)
Kamilah Perry (Tampa)
Immediate Past President
Anthony J. Hall, Esq.