Lori has been a life-long resident of Florida, graduating from Nova High School. She is a Magna Cum Laude graduate from Tufts University, received her law degree from the National Law Center at George Washington University and an LLM in Estate Planning from the University of Miami. In 2010 she was elected to the Florida House of Representatives and has passed eight bills over the course of her legislative career. Representative Berman serves on five committees including Finance and Tax, Health and Human Services, and Rules.
Additionally, Rep. Berman served as Chair of the Palm Beach County Legislative Delegation in 2015 and Chairwoman of the Women’s Legislative Caucus in the 2014 session. As Chair of the Women’s Caucus, she worked closely with legislative leaders on both sides of the aisle to ensure bills important to the women of our state were prioritized. Throughout her tenure in the Florida House of Representatives, Lori has tirelessly advocated for all Floridians to have access to health care services, that our educational system is properly funded, that woman’s rights are protected, and to ensure the number one priority of Florida remains the economic prosperity of its residents.
In her spare time, Lori enjoys playing tennis, skiing, and reading. She and her husband, Jeff Ganeles, have been married for 32 years and have two children, Caryn and Steven.