Gunster’s Third Annual Leadership Training Academy: Legal and Leadership for Law Students Statewide


November 2, 2023 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm


Gunster’s Miami Office

600 Brickell Ave Unit 3500
Miami, FL 33131
(Virtual option also available)

Gunster presents its third annual Leadership Training Academy (LTA) program. This year’s program will feature “A View from the Bench” discussion with the Honorable Beth Bloom, United States District Court Judge for the Southern District of Florida, followed by remarks from a special guest, Florida Bar President F. Scott Westheimer. This year’s event will then feature interactive discussions with attorneys and leaders across the state. A range of topics will be covered that are on the minds of law students, including finding your path to a fulfilling career in law, how to succeed as a young lawyer, and strategies for maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Please find the working agenda using the link here.

Established in 2021 by Gunster Shareholder Jonathan Osborne, the LTA serves and inspires the next generation of Florida attorneys by providing them with substantive leadership, legal training and mentorship opportunities.

Host Committee:

Photograph of Jonathan Osborne

Jonathan Osborne is Managing Shareholder of Gunster’s Fort Lauderdale office and co-chair of the firm’s White Collar Defense & Internal Investigations practice group. Jonathan represents individuals and organizations in civil and white collar criminal matters and internal investigations. As part of the U.S. Attorney’s Office’s Violence Reduction Partnership, Jonathan founded a mentorship program at high schools in Miami. Jonathan also serves on the teaching faculty in the Harvard Law School Criminal Justice Institute’s trial advocacy program and taught at Florida State University College of Law. Jonathan continues his commitment to mentorship as a founder of Gunster’s Leadership Training Academy and also serves on the firm’s Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee.

Gunster attorney Nalani Gordon

Nalani Gordon is an associate at Gunster. She focuses her practice on litigation matters ranging from discrimination lawsuits to disputes over non-competition and non-solicitation agreements. As a member of the firm’s Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee, Nalani is passionate about doing her part to create an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. She is also an active member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association’s Committee for Diversity and Inclusion and the F. Malcolm Cunningham, Sr. Bar Association. Nalani is a certified teacher who is passionate about education and community service.


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