Yolly Roberson

District: 104 -- Democrat

Part of Miami-Dade

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Miami
Occupation:  Attorney
Child(ren):  Karamie Brutus
Education:  University of Massachusetts/Boston, B.S.N., 1983; New England School of Law, J.D., 1988
Born:  October 26, 1955, Mirebalais, Haiti
History:  Father, Levius Roberson, former Mayor & County Court Judge, Haiti; Grandfather, Louis Roberson, former State Representative, Haiti
Religious Affiliation:  Baptist
Recreational Interest:  outdoor and family activities, reading, swimming, tennis

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 2002, reelected subsequently
Democratic Whip 2004-2006

Other Public Services

Public Defender, Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Assistant Attorney General, Fort Lauderdale


Florida Association for Women Lawyers
Florida Nurses Association 2001-present
Massachusetts Bar Association 1988-present
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing 2001-present
The Florida Bar Association 1991-present


African-American Achievers Award Recognition of Achievements and Ongoing Pursuit of Excellence
Association of Black Health-System Pharmacists Award
Business and Professional Women/USA, Outstanding Achievements Award
Caribbean Cultural Coalition Certificate of Achievement for exhibiting commitment, untiring effort, and leadership toward the betterment of our community
Fanm Ayisyen Nan Miyami, Inc.'s Recognition for strong leadership, dedication, commitment, and relentless efforts to improve the lives of the citizens of South Florida
Florida League of Nursing Outstanding Service Award
Minority Business Advocate for Broward County/Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) in Florida Award
South Miami Haitian Baptist Youth Award
The Caribbean American Democratic Club of Broward County Community Builder Award
The Florida Nurses Association, Legislator of the Year Award
The Haitian American Nurses Association of Florida, Outstanding Achievements Award
The Professional Group Home Outstanding Support Award
The Progressive Officers Club Outstanding Service Award
Women's Committee of One Hundred Trail Blazer Award

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