BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Congratulations to noted Boca Raton area attorney Yueh-Mei Kim Nutter who is being honored with a a major award from the Mental Health Association of Southeast Florida.
Brinkley Morgan, a full-service law firm with offices in Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton, is pleased to announce that partner Yueh-Mei Kim Nutter will be receiving an Exceptional People Impacting the Community (EPIC) award from the Mental Health Association of Southeast Florida at the organization’s annual awards luncheon on May 14.
The Mental Health Association’s EPIC Award recognizes individuals for their efforts to improve the lives of South Florida’s residents and advocate for persons with mental illness, as well as for their overall contribution to the public good.
Nutter is being honored for her advocacy of mental health and wellness issues, including her role in spearheading a new Guardian ad Litem training program for family court as chairperson of the Attorney ad Litem and Guardian ad Litem Ad Hoc Committee of the Florida Bar’s Family Law Section.
The program trains mental health professionals, attorneys and volunteers from the general public to serve as Guardians ad Litem in family court proceedings, which entails investigating issues concerning children and making recommendations to the court that are in the best interest of the child. Nutter led the program’s first pilot seminar last year, with plans for a wider roll-out in the near future.
Nutter also leads an annual, complimentary family law seminar for mental health professionals. Hosted by Brinkley Morgan, the seminar covers topics that emotionally and legally affect clients during family disputes such as divorce, paternity, dependency and more while also providing continuing education credits for mental health professionals.
Nutter is Florida Bar board-certified in marital and family law and a Florida certified family mediator and appellate mediator. She concentrates her practice in the area of civil litigation with a particular focus on all matrimonial and family law cases and probate and trust disputes.