victoria beatty_web.jpgFORT LAUDERDALE —Victoria M. Beatty has joined the Fort Lauderdale office of the statewide law firm Broad and Cassel, Managing Partner Gabriel L. Imperato announced.

Beatty began her career in public interest law as a housing attorney litigating landlord-tenant cases, public agency hearings, bankruptcies and foreclosures.

Since then, she has worked for the Fort Lauderdale office of Shutts & Bowen P.A. and has handled a variety of business litigation matters, from multi-million-dollar foreclosures and a defamation suit to bond closings and insurance defense.

Beatty, daughter of South Florida Times publisher Robert G. Beatty, earned a bachelor’s degree from Spelman College in Atlanta and received her law degree from Howard University School of Law in Washington, D. C.

“Victoria’s talents, dedication to the legal profession and litigation experience make her a great addition to our litigation team,” Imperato said in a statement announcing the hire. 

The Sunny Isles, Miami-Dade County, resident, is fluent in Spanish. Beatty is active in her church and several community and professional organizations. She has worked pro bono for the Miami Workers Center, Small Claims Clinic and Belafonte TACOLCY Center of Liberty City in Miami.