Lauren L Millcarek

Associate
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Lauren Millcarek is an associate in Holland & Knight’s Orlando office and focuses her practice on litigation and dispute resolution, particularly in federal court. Ms. Millcarek has experience with complex civil litigation, False Claims Act investigation and litigation, white collar criminal defense, class action and multidistrict litigation, disputes involving debt collection and consumer solicitation practices, and financial services and business litigation.

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Ms. Millcarek served for two years as a federal judicial law clerk to the Honorable Roy B. "Skip" Dalton Jr., of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. In her tenure as a clerk, she drafted hundreds of orders on dispositive motions and assisted the judge with more than a dozen civil and criminal trials.

During law school, Ms. Millcarek served as a law clerk for the Federal Communications Commission in Washington, D.C., where she worked with the General Counsel's Office on developing net neutrality rules, and as a certified legal intern with the State Attorney's Office in Gainesville, Florida, where she represented the state as first-chair counsel in a range of criminal matters. She was also an active member of the law school community and was elected as the executive managing editor of the Florida Law Review and the president of the Law Association for Women.

Honors & Awards

  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Leader in the Law Award, 2017
  • Florida Law Review, Executive Managing Editor, 2011, 2012
  • UF Law Association for Women, President, 2011, 2012
  • UF Law Book Awards: Law Review; Legal Drafting; International Financial Crimes; Property Law; Interviewing, Counseling & Negotiation
  • Jessup Moot Court, 2010, 2011
  • UF Law Research Assistant, Professors Dennis Calfee and Mark Fenster, 2010–2012
  • UF Law Teaching Assistant, Trial Practice, 2011
  • Order of the Coif
  • UF Law Criminal Justice Certificate
  • National Merit Scholar

Memberships

  • Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Leadership Team, 2015, 2016, Backpack Project Co-Chair, 2015; Angel Tree Project Co-Chair, 2015; Auction for Action Co-Chair, 2016; Board of Directors, 2016-2018, Co-Programs Director, 2016, 2017; FAWL Representative, 2017, 2018 
  • Federal Bar Association, Orlando Chapter: Board of Directors, 2014-2017, Judicial Relations Director, 2014, 2015; Vice President of Programs, 2015-2017
  • Grievance Committee Member for the Orlando Division of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • IDignity: Board of Directors, 2014-2017, Fundraising Chair, 2014-2016
  • Orange County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section: YLS CLE Chair, 2017,2018; Evening with the Judiciary Committee Member, 2017
  • American Bar Association, White Collar Crime Section Member