Sanite Ermat was born in Haiti. She moved to South Florida in 2000, where she spent most of her childhood. In 2010, Ms. Ermat relocated to central Florida to attend the University of South Florida. While at the University of South Florida, Ms. Ermat interned for United States Senator Bill Nelson and Florida Senator Arthenia Joyner. As a recipient of the Fall 2013 Gilman International Scholarship, Ms. Ermat spent a semester studying at the EWHA Woman’s University in South Korea. In 2014, she graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of South Florida with dual bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and Communication.
In 2014, Ms. Ermat moved to the District of Columbia to attend law school at the Georgetown University Law Center. In 2016, she returned to South Florida to finish law school at the University of Miami. At the University of Miami, she participated in the Litigation Skills Clinic, the Street Law Clinic, and the Federal Appellate Law Clinic. She also, interned for the Miami Dade Public Defender’s Office, Florida Supreme Court, as well as the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. In 2018, she graduated Cum Laude from the University of Miami School of Law.
Post law school, Ms. Ermat joined the Miami Dade Public Defender Office. She has tried cases ranging from misdemeanors to juvenile cases which included both misdemeanors and felonies. Ms. Ermat later joined Shelton McKean, where she practiced insurance defense litigation. Ms. Ermat is now with Steinger, Greene, & Feiner in the PIP Litigation Unit.
- J.D., University of Miami, 2018, Cum Laude
- B.A., University of South Florida, 2014, Magna Cum Laude
- Gilman International Scholarship Recipient