Jeanette M. Lugo
Jeanette M. Lugo was born and raised in New York. Ms. Lugo left New York once she received a full-tuition scholarship to attend Vanderbilt University. At Vanderbilt University, she earned a Bachelor Degree in History and graduated Cum Laude. She received her Juris Doctor from Michigan State University College of Law. While in law school, Ms. Lugo was selected to become a member of the Moot Court and Trial Advocacy Team, which is a nationally top-ranked program.
Ms. Lugo began her legal career at a private firm in Stuart, Florida where she practiced civil and business litigation. Eventually, Ms. Lugo joined the Office of the Public Defender for the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit. As an Assistant Public Defender, Ms. Lugo practiced in the misdemeanor, juvenile, and felony divisions. Ms. Lugo has now joined Wiederhold & Kummerlen, P.A. as an Associate Attorney.
Ms. Lugo practices in all areas of general liability including transportation and personal injury, commercial litigation, wrongful death, civil rights (“section 1983”), premises liability, and property damage.
Ms. Lugo is admitted to practice law in all courts throughout the State of Florida. She holds membership and leadership roles in several organizations. Notably, she is an Executive Board Member for the Martin County Bar Association and the Justice Major B. Harding American Inn of Court. She is also Co-Chair for the Young Lawyers Division (“YLD”) of the Martin County Bar Association. As Co-Chair for the YLD, Ms. Lugo has applied for and received numerous grants from the Florida Bar to perform community service projects that impact children, seniors, the homeless, and our environment.