Joshual Glickman

Shawn Heller

Founding Member Attorney

Social Justice Law Collective, PL 
P.O. Box 70327
Washington, DC 20024

T. (202) 709-574
F. (866) 893-0416

E. [email protected]

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Shawn A. Heller holds a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, where he served as a student attorney for the Criminal Justice Clinic, and graduated with a B.A. from George Washington University in Washington, D.C.  After graduation, Shawn was a litigation associate at Bilzin Sumberg in Miami, where he worked in Bilzin’s Complex Commercial Litigation Group.  While attending law school, Shawn served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Jose E. Martinez, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, and prior to law school, he served as Executive Director of Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP), a student-based grassroots not-for-profit organization.  Prior to attending college, Shawn was an intern in the office of Senator Bob Graham. He subsequently served in the White House as an intern for the Deputy Assistant to the President/Deputy Director for Political Affairs.



Practice Area

Criminal Defense
Civil Rights
Prisoners’ Rights
Police Misconduct
Housing & Disability Discrimination
Appellate Litigation


Addmitted to Practice

U.S. Supreme Court
Florida State Bar
District of Columbia Bar
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida





Professional Recognition

Finalist, Steven M. Goldstein Award for Excellence, Florida Bar Foundation, 2012
Recipient, Most Effective Lawyer Award for Public Interest, Daily Business Review, 2011


Professional Activities & Community Involvement

Board of Directors, Volunteer Lawyers’ Project for the Southern District of Florida, 2009-2012