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Joelle Simms has been nominated to receive the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s 40 Under 40 Outstanding Lawyers of South Florida award. The recipients of the award are selected from a pool of nominees based upon demonstrated excellence in the legal field and contributions to the community. Joelle will be honored at a special event on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Kimpton EPIC Miami. In accepting this distinction, Joelle has committed to raise money to help the Foundation achieve its mission of controlling and curing cystic fibrosis. To support this important cause and help Joelle reach her goal, please make a donation by visiting

The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is to cure cystic fibrosis (CF) and to provide all people with the disease the opportunity to lead full, productive lives by funding research and drug development, promoting individualized treatment, and ensuring access to high-quality, specialized care.   CF is a life-threatening genetic disease that affects 30,000 children and adults in the US. It is primarily a lung disease caused by a defective gene that makes the body produce thick, sticky mucus that clogs the lungs and leads to life-threatening lung infections.

For more information about the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, please visit their website

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