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Kristin Rae Padowitz

Kristin Rae Padowitz

  • Divorce, Family Law, Domestic Violence
  • Florida
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Summary

Kristin Padowitz earned her bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Central Florida where she was a member of the Criminal Justice Honor Society. Subsequently, she went on to earn her law degree from Nova Southeastern University. Having gained experience in civil practice as well as criminal defense, Kristin had a desire to become a well-rounded lawyer. Because of that, Kristin Padowitz left the Broward County Public Defender’s Office to become a prosecutor at the Broward County State Attorney’s Office. During her time in the Broward County State Attorney’s Office, she tried upward of 75 cases, all in front of a jury, ranging from Capital Sexual Battery to misdemeanors, each helping to hone her skills as a trial lawyer. Kristin Padowitz is presently a member of the Broward County Bar Association as well as on a Florida Bar Grievance Committee. Kristin is also currently a member of The Weston Bar Association, Broward Women Lawyers Association, Federal Bar Association-Broward County Chapter, the Florida Bar and other organizations. Kristin Padowitz has now devoted her practice of law to helping those in need of a family attorney. Kristin eagerly advocates on behalf of her clients in need of a family lawyer in the areas of divorce, child custody, responsibility and support, alimony, equitable distribution, restraining orders and domestic violence, among others. Kristin not only utilizes her abundant legal experience in the representation of her clients, but also her kindness, compassion and humanity when it is needed most. But make no mistake – Kristin Padowitz has built her reputation within the legal community as an aggressive and talented trial lawyer who is not afraid to take a case to trial. Where circumstances require, for example, in a highly-contested divorce case, Kristin Padowitz provides zealous representation and is fierce in the court room.

Education
Nova Southeastern University
J.D. (1999) | Law
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Activities: Florida Association of Women Lawyers, Guardian Ad Litem, Law Clerk for Florida Department of Transportation,
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University of Central Florida
B.A. (1995) | Criminal Justice
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Honors: Criminal Justice Honor Society
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Professional Experience
Managing Partner
Kenneth Padowitz, P.A.
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Assistant State Attorney
Broward County State Attorney's Office
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Assistant Public Defender
Broward County Public Defender's Office
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Awards
Most Jury Trials
Broward County State Attorney's Office
Most Jury Trials in a year out of about 200 Lawyers
Professional Associations
The Weston Bar Association
Member
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Broward Women Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
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Federal Bar Association-Broward County Chapter
Member
- Current
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Florida Bar Grievance Committee
Investigating Member
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B’nai B’rith Justice Unit
Member
- Current
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Broward County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Florida State Bar # 175382
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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Federal Circuit
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Domestic Violence
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Law Firm Website
Website
Divorce Law
Contact & Map
12 SE 7th St #700
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
USA
Telephone: (954) 546-3313