Tiffany Crews Loris earned her Juris Doctor with high honors at Florida State University College of Law where she was an award-winning member of the College's nationally renowned Mock Trial Team. She also studied law at the University of Oxford in Oxford, England. Ms. Loris attended the Florida Institute of Technology for undergraduate studies, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Communication, Magna Cum Laude. She is a lifelong Brevard County resident.
The Loris Law Group
Since 2001, Ms. Loris has practiced Marital and Family Law as a private attorney. She regularly handles matters in all areas of Family and Marital Law, including contested and uncontested divorces, domestic and repeat violence injunctions for both petitioners and respondents, alimony, custody, visitation, child support enforcement, adoption, paternity, contempt, and modification proceedings. She also handles divorces involving complex financial issues, and she is trained in Collaborative Divorce.
Former Assistant State Attorney
Ms. Loris is an experienced trial attorney with over 5 years experience as an Assistant State Attorney in Brevard County. During her time as a prosecutor, she prosecuted a wide range of criminal offenses. These included DUI, DUI manslaughter, theft, burglary, homicide, drug trafficking and other drug offenses, domestic violence assault and battery, stalking, aggravated battery, violation of probation, juvenile crimes, and other complex felony litigation.
18th Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee of the Florida Bar - South Brevard Ms. Loris recently joined the 18th Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee of the Florida Bar for South Brevard. The grievance committed investigates complaints against Florida lawyers to determine if probable cause exists to believe that unprofessional conduct has occurred.
Judicial Nominating Commission Member - 18th Judicial Circuit
Tiffany Crews Loris was appointed to the Judicial Nominating Commission for the 18th Judicial Circuit (Brevard and Seminole Counties) by Gov. Jeb Bush from 2001 - 2004. Ms. Loris served as Chairwoman of the Commission from 2003 - 2004. The Commission reviews applications for Judges and submits their recommendations to the Governor.
- Member of the Florida Bar since 1996
- Member of the Brevard County Collaborative Association of Brevard since 2007
- Program Chair of the 18th Judicial Circuit Family Law Network since 2005
- Member of the Brevard County Bar Association
- Member of the Vassar B. Carlton American Inn of Court
- Member of the 18th Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee of the Florida Bar
- Former member of the Judicial Nominating Commission for the 18th Judicial Circuit 2001 - 2004 - Served as Chairwoman from 2003 to 2004
Palm Bay High Mock Trial Team
Mock Trial is a program that allows High School students to participate in a simulated trial as prosecutors, defense attorneys and witnesses. Ms. Loris has coached the Palm Bay High School's Mock Trial Team for the past 5 years. She has coached them to victory at Brevard County level and accompanied them to Tallahassee for the statewide competition. Ms. Loris attended Palm Bay High and is proud now to give back to the community. By supporting Mock Trial, she is helping many teens have a positive first experience with the Justice System. Additionally, many of the students who pass through the program proceed on to Law School with a strong sense of direction and confidence.
In the near future, Ms. Loris will be teaching two classes at Palm Bay High School with Florida Supreme Court Justice Fred Lewis.
Brevard County Teen Court
Having seen first hand the problems that Juveniles can have with the law, Ms. Loris has assisted with Brevard County's Teen Court program. Teen Court is a program for first time non-violent juvenile offenders offered in Brevard and Seminole Counties. Trained teen volunteers fill all court roles such as jurors, bailiffs, attorneys, and court clerks. The judge is the only adult participant and is usually a prosecutor or other local private attorney. A jury of their peers sentences the defendants. Successful completion of the program will result in the charges against the youth being no-filed.
Spoken at the Law Information Class sponsored by the P.A.Y. (Prosecution alternatives for youth) Program.
Working as a Prosecutor in Brevard's Domestic Violence Division, Tiffany provided her time to train local police officers on domestic violence issues.