Phillip J. Brutus

District: 108 -- Democrat

Part of Miami-Dade

Committee Membership for 2004 - 2006 Term

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  North Miami
Occupation:  Attorney
Child(ren):  Malaika, Akeem, Karamie
Education:  University of Massachusetts, B.S., 1982; Suffolk University Law School, J.D., 1985
Born:  November 26, 1957, Port-au-Prince
Moved to Florida:  1985
Religious Affiliation:  Baptist
Recreational Interest:  reading, tennis, weight lifting

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 2000, reelected subsequently

Other Public Services

Community Council, District 3, Miami


American Bar Association
American Immigration Lawyers Association
Association of American Criminal Defense Lawyers
Caribbean American Democratic Club
Florida Bar Association
Greater North Miami Chamber of Commerce
Haitian American Historical Society
Haitian American Women Democratic Club
Kiwanis Club of Miami Shores
South Florida Cultural Coalition


American Cancer Society, Legislative Award 2002
Broward County, Community Action Award 2002
Edison Park Elementary, Recognition 2002
Gratigny Elementary, Distinguished Community Leader Recognition 2002
Haitian American Alliance Youth Foundation, Leadership Award 2002
Haitian Lawyers Association, Leadership Award 2002
All Aboard Program, Recognition 2001
Caribbean American Democratic Club, Community Builders Award 2001
Florida League of Conservation Voters, Leadership Silver Star Award 2001
Haitian American Association Against Cancer, Leadership Award 2001
Miami-Dade County Days, Diversity Award 2001
National Coalition of Haitian Rights Award 2001
The Trust for Public Land, Legislative Leadership Award 2001
Train of Gospel Music Award 2001
NAACP, Freedom Award 1992

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