Bankruptcy, Creditors’ Rights and Insolvency, Real Estate, Consumer Litigation and Business Litigation
Nicole Mariani Noel is a Shareholder at Kass Shuler, PA., where she has been practicing in the fields of Bankruptcy, Creditors’ Rights and Insolvency, Real Estate, Consumer and Business Litigation since 2009. Ms. Noel heads the Bankruptcy practice group for the firm and handles cases throughout the State of Florida, including the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts. Her membership includes the American Bankruptcy Institute, The Florida State Alumni Real Estate Network, Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association (TBBBA), The Florida Bar, and the American Legal and Financial Network. Ms. Noel CoChairs the Bankruptcy Practice Group for the American Legal and Financial Network (ALFN) and formerly CoChaired the Case Law Update Subcommittee for the Real Property Finance and Lending Committee of the RPPTL Section of the Florida Bar. Most recently, Ms. Noel joined the Board of Directors for the Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association and Chaired the Pro Bono and Community Service Committee and later served as the Editor for The Cramdown, the quarterly publication of the TBBBA. Her published work includes Was Brown a Rash Decision? (The Cramdown, Summer 2014); Incompatible Personalities: Investigating the Mutually Exclusive Nature of § 1322(b)(2), (5) (ABI Journal, November 2012) and Stripping Down Your Spouse: Tenancy by the Entirety Property Ownership under § 506 (ABI YLC Newsletter, September 2012). Ms. Noel is active in the community and frequently volunteers her time to speak at local Universities on topics which include ethical concerns facing young attorneys, time management, and first year law practice pointers. Ms. Noel is an adjunct professor at St. Petersburg College teaching Bankruptcy and Civil Litigation. She participated in the 2016 NextGeneration program held by the Bankruptcy Judges during the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (NCBJ). Ms. Noel was honored to become a Fellow for the Florida Bar Leadership Academy. She has also been named one of ALFN’s Junior Professionals and Executives Group (JPEG)’s stand-out young professional to watch in 2016. She received her undergraduate degree from The Florida State University and her Juris Doctor and Masters of Business Administration degrees from Stetson University College of Law and Stetson University School of Business Administration. Ms. Noel was born and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida and is enjoying embarking on her greatest adventure, being the mother of two daughters, along with her husband.
The Florida State University || Bachelors of Science
Stetson University School of Business Administration || Masters of Business Administration
Stetson University College of Law || Juris Doctor