On Thursday, Feb. 6, the Samantha Schosberg Feuer for Circuit Court Judge Campaign announced via email that it had raised over $54,000 in the just the first 17 days since the campaign launched on January 14.
“I am humbled by the widespread support my campaign has already received and thank the extraordinary team working with me. I look forward to sharing with the voters why I am the best candidate for Circuit Court Judge, Group 30, because of my legal, community and professional experience. Public service is a privilege and I am honored by the opportunity to continue to serve,” Samantha Schosberg Feuer stated.
The $54,000 raised during the January reporting period, from January 1 – January 31, included over 86 individual donations. Samantha Schosberg Feuer officially announced her intentions to run for the Circuit Court Judge Group 30 on January 14 at a press conference outside the Palm Beach County Historic Courthouse with over 75 people in attendance. The Group 30 seat is an open seat, currently held by Judge Lucy Chernow Brown, who announced in January she would be retiring and would not seek re-election. Samantha is the first, and only candidate, to file documents announcing an intent to run for the seat.
Samantha Schosberg Feuer has been practicing law in Florida since 2002, beginning with the Office of State Attorney in the 11th Judicial Circuit in Miami from August of 2002 through June of 2005. She then moved to the State Attorney’s Office in Palm Beach County, the 15th Judicial Circuit, where she practiced from July of 2006 until May of 2008. From there, Mrs. Schosberg Feuer also worked as Chief in the Consumer Protection Division of the Office of the Attorney General before joining Ackerman in July of 2013.
A member of the Florida Bar since 2002 and the Federal Bar of Southern and Middle District of Florida since 2005, Mrs. Schosberg Feuer is AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has won a number of honors and other peer recognition throughout her career. Such recognition includes receiving the Justice Barbara Pariente Award from the Florida Association for Women Lawyers in 2013; being named Top Government Attorney in South Florida by the South Florida Legal Guide in 2005 and 2006; named a Top Government Attorney in Florida by Florida Trend’s Legal Elite in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013; and received the Prudential Davis Productivity Award in 2011, 2012, and 2013. In addition, she was named Manager of the Year by the Florida Attorney General in 2012; a Woman of Valor by the American Jewish Committee in 2012; was an Athena Award Finalist, an award from the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches in 2012; and was presented with the Leaders in the Law Award by the Florida Association for Women Lawyers in 2011.
In addition to her professional career, Mrs. Schosberg Feuer donates her time to a number of organizations including the Florida Association for Women Lawyers (FAWL) Palm Beach Chapter; MAPS Committee, State Florida Association for Women Lawyers; is Co-Founder of the Women’s Foundation of Palm Beach County; is Task Force Chair for the Junior League State Public Affairs Committee; is a Board Member for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Palm Beach Chapter; and she sits on the Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee for the Florida Bar. She served as a subcommittee chair of the Diversity Committee of the Palm Beach County Bar Association, and also Chair of Raise the Bar from 2010-2013. Mrs. Schosberg Feuer is an advocate for the Palm Beach County Ethics Commission; a member of the University of Florida Law Alumni Council; and a member of Executive Women of the Palm Beaches, the Malcom Cunningham Bar Association and the Hispanic Bar Association.
Feuer received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Tufts University and her Juris Doctor from the University Of Florida Levin College Of Law. She lives in Lake Clarke Shores, Florida with her husband and two children.
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