Sharon L. Langer, Esq.

Development Director

HeadshotSharon Langer is a founding member and current Development Director of Disability Independence Group. Prior to her position at DIG, Ms. Langer was the Executive Director of Dade Legal Aid for twenty eight years.

She practices primarily in the area of family law and serves on many committees, boards and task forces dealing with issues important to women and children. She served on The Florida Bar Board of Governors for nine years and held many leadership positions including: Legislative Committee Chair, and The Executive Committee. Ms. Langer served as vice-chair of The Florida Bar Children’s Commission, Chair of The Florida Supreme Court Unbundled Legal Services Committee and Chair of the 11th Circuit Judicial Nominating Screening Committee. She has been an adjunct professor at the University Of Miami School Of Law. Ms. Langer develops training programs and lectures for pro bono attorneys and has lectured on many topics ranging from public interest law to domestic violence. She is one of the founders and current Board Chair of Casa Valentina, Inc., a transitional housing program for foster youth who age out of the system.

EDUCATION

University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, FL
Juris Doctor, 1979
University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
Bachelor of Education, 1969

COURT ADMISSIONS

All Florida State Courts
U.S. District Court, Florida Southern District

Stories of U

Click here to view Sharon’s “[reflection] on her journey from her early days at UM as an education major, to her career shift to go to law school and become an attorney.”

Posts about Sharon

Sharon Langer Recognized with the Anti-Defamation League Miami Jurisprudence Award – On November 19, 2015, Sharon Langer, Development Director of Disability Independence Group, and Alan Dimond of Greenberg Traurig were both recognized with the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Miami Jurisprudence Award.