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Biography

Nora R. Bailey is an associate in the West Palm Beach office and focuses her practice on matters involving medical malpractice, personal injury, and general negligence cases.

In 2014, Ms. Bailey earned a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Stetson University. She then went on to earn her Juris Doctor, cum laude, at Florida State University College of Law in 2017, graduating in the top 13% of her class.

While in law school, Ms. Bailey was a member of the Moot Court Team, and was selected as the Best Advocate for her arguments before the Florida Supreme Court in the Final Four competition. She also earned a Book Award in Federal Crimes and was on the Dean’s List throughout her upper-level years, in addition to her position as the Vice President of the Women’s Law Symposium and her volunteer work for The Refuge House and the Florida Supreme Court Historical Society. Prior to earning her Juris Doctor, Ms. Bailey clerked at a prestigious civil litigation firm in West Palm Beach and also worked at an insurance defense firm in Tallahassee, where her Motion for Summary Judgment in federal district court successfully resulted in all three counts of opposing counsel’s Complaint being dismissed.

Admitted to practice in 2017, Ms. Bailey is a member of the Florida Bar, American Bar Association, Palm Beach County Bar Association, Florida Association of Women Lawyers, and the National Italian-American Bar Association. She also serves as a member of the PBCBA’s Lawyers for Literacy Committee and Law-Related Education Committee. Outside of her law practice, Ms. Bailey enjoys cooking, reading historical fiction, and spending time with her husband and their two Australian Shepherds.

Education

Florida State University (J.D., cum laude, 2017)
Stetson University (B.A., 2014)

Admitted

  • 2017, Florida
  • 2018, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Florida Association of Women Lawyers
  • National Italian-American Bar Association

Honors

  • Best Advocate, Florida Supreme Court Final Four Competition, 2015
  • Book Award, Federal Crimes, 2016
  • Dean’s List, FSU College of Law, 2015-2017
  • Nat Stern Award, FSU College of Law, 2015
  • Dean’s List, Stetson University, 2011-2014
  • Presidential Scholar, Stetson University, 2011-2014
  • Teaching Assistant, Sven Smith, J.D., Ph.D., 2013-2014

Speeches & Publications

  • IVORY TOWERS: A DANGEROUS FAÇADE, 8 Widener J. L., Econ. & Race, 2018 (forthcoming).