Hope N. Baros concentrates her practice in First Party Property and Coverage. Prior to joining the firm, Baros was an Assistant State Attorney in the Palm Beach County State Attorney’s Office where she served in a variety of divisions as a trial lawyer. She tried more than 90 felony and misdemeanor cases including attempted murder, gang violence, drug trafficking, economic fraud, and domestic violence, and was selected to be the primary environmental crimes prosecutor. Her extensive background allows her to apply her broad experience in prosecuting significant crimes to provide an effective and measured defense in personal injury and construction type claims and commercial and residential property claims.
Hope earned her Juris Doctor from The Shepard Broad College of Law at Nova Southeastern University and a Bachelor's of Arts degree in Sociology from the University of Florida. She served two years as the President of the Palm Beach County Chapter of the Nova Law School Alumni Association. In addition to The Florida Bar, Hope is an active member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association where she currently serves as a co-committee chair.
Admitted to Practice:
- Nova Southeastern University, Juris Doctorate, 2013
- University of Florida, 2010
- Palm Beach County Bar Association, Member, 2013-present
- Palm Beach County Bar Association, Criminal Practice Committee Co-Chair, 2016-2017
- The Florida Bar
- Judge for Student Trial Advocacy Competition (STAC) hosted by the American Association for Justice, March 2019
- 2018 Upperclassmen Feinrider Moot Court Competition Bench Brief, Panel Speaker, Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law, September 2018
- Legal Professionalism and Ethics Program (PEP), Panel Speaker, Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law, August 2018
- Lunch and Learn Trial Practice Series for the Palm Beach County Bar Association’s Criminal Practice Committee, Co-chaired, with Judges John Kastrenakes and Samantha Schosberg Feuer. Attorneys participated in a live mock trial forum based on an accident reconstruction fact pattern, thereby allowing participants to perfect their trial skills, specifically in the areas of Voir Dire, Direct and Cross-Examination of an Expert, and Closing Argument, January/February 2018.