Arya Attari Li

Associate

Location: Miami, FL

Phone: 305-577-3996 Fax: 305-577-3558 Email: aattari@vpl-law.com
Arya Attari Li

Arya Attari Li is an associate in the firm’s Miami office. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with dual minors in Biology and Spanish from the University of Miami in 2005, and her Juris Doctorate from the University of Miami in 2008. While attending law school, Mrs. Li ranked in the top 10% of her law school class, was the president of legal research & writing and was offered a substantial Dean’s Merit Scholarship. She was a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Frank Shepherd at the Third District Court of Appeal, a Certified Legal Intern for the Broward County State Attorney’s Office, and a legal Intern at the Miami-Dade County State Attorney’s Office in the Cyber Crime Unit. Prior to joining Ver Ploeg & Lumpkin, Mrs. Li was an associate at one of the largest Florida based litigation firms.

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida
    • J.D. – May, 2008
    • Honors: Dean’s List; Honorable Judge Dakis Scholarship recipient; and Dean’s Merit Scholarship
  • University of Miami
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts – 2005
    • Honors: Dean’s List;; ; Academic Scholarships; Florida Bright Futures Scholarship
    • Major: Psychology
    • Minors: Biology and Spanish
  • Judge for St. Thomas University School of Law Mock Trial team
  • Judge for Florida International University School of Law Moot Court team
  • Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic
  • Switchboard of Miami Suicide Crisis Counselor
  • The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis
  • Cross Cultural Solutions Health Clinic Volunteer in Ayacucho, Peru
  • Team leader of the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk
  • Chair of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court 100 Centennial Celebration elementary school contest on “What Justice Means to Me”

Publications

  • Author: “The Evolution of Privileges and Immunities in an Insurance Coverage Action” 2016 ABA ICLC Annual Seminar, Tucson, AZ

Pro Bono Activities

  • Successfully represented clients to protect against domestic violence
  • Represented mother in paternity action
  • Attorney ad litem for minor child

Languages

  • Farsi
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