Veronique Malebranche was born and raised in Haiti. After 15 years, Ms. Malebranche moved to Miami with her family. She is a graduate of Florida International University where she earned a Bachelor in International Business, followed by a Juris Doctor from St. Thomas University School of Law.
While in law school, Ms. Malebranche served on the board of the Public Interest Law Society as the Liaison between her law school and the several organizations on campus. She served as a Student Attorney with the Public Interest Law Society to receive a favorable decision on behalf of her client at the San Antonio Immigration Court. She was a member of the Moot Court Team and argued at the U.S. District Court in Atlanta Georgia.
As an Assistant City Attorney with the City of North Miami Ms. Malebranche works on a variety of cases such as eminent domain, slip and falls, contracts and more. In addition to prosecuting cases, Ms. Malebranche is lead counsel at code enforcement hearings. Also, Ms. Malebranche trains City employees on Chapter 119 of the Public Records Act. Prior to that, Ms. Malebranche was employed at the State Attorney’s Office in Miami-Dade County. There, she focused her practice on Family Law, particularly in child support helping custodial parents receive financial assistance from non-custodial parents while maintaining the best interests of children.
Ms. Malebranche enjoys giving back to the community and volunteers her time through non-profit organizations. She has been part of the Haitian Lawyers Association (“HLA”) since law school as a member then director. She is currently the Vice President of HLA.
Ms. Malebranche has a passion for the law and knowledge. She is constantly seeking to better herself and utilize her platform to support the Haitian community.