Daniel Forrest

Daniel Forrest

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Plantation, FL

Law Office of Daniel E. Forrest, P.A.
 | 900 S. Pine Island Road, Suite 230
Plantation, FL 33324
Phone: 954-800-5000
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2011, 2014 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

DANIEL E. FORREST is a graduate of the University of Florida (B.A., 2002) and Nova Southeastern University School of Law (J.D., 2006). He is Board Certified in Marital and Family Law by The Florida Bar’s Board of Legal Specialization and Education. Mr. Forrest has received Martindale-Hubbell's esteemed "AV- Preeminent" rating, which recognizes lawyers with the highest ethical standards and professional ability. He has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers® (“Rising Stars”) Magazine for 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017, an honor afforded to no more than 2.5% percent of lawyers in Florida. Mr. Forrest is also certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator. He was honored with the distinction of receiving 5.0 out of 5.0 Overall Peer Rating in Family Law, which is the highest possible ranking given by Martindale-Hubble and serves a testament to the fact that fellow attorneys consider Mr. Forrest at the highest level of professional excellence. Only a select group of attorneys are ever awarded with this premier distinction. Mr. Forrest is a member of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, Broward County Bar Association, and American Bar Association. He authored Chapter 2 (Grounds For Dissolution And Effect Of Fault) of the 10th, 11th, and 12th Editions of The Florida Bar’s complete guide to dissolution of marriage, entitled, Florida Dissolution of Marriage. He is admitted to practice law in the State of Florida, as well as the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of the U.S. District Courts of Florida and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. Mr. Forrest is a member of the Family Law Section of the American Bar Association.  He has been a frequent guest lecturer at Nova Southeastern University Law School’s Family Law Litigation Workshop. Mr. Forrest was voted by his peers for inclusion in Florida Trend Legal Elite magazine as an Up and Comer for 2016.

Mr. Forrest specializes in all matrimonial and family law matters, including divorce, paternity, premarital agreements, domestic violence, enforcement, contempt, alimony, child support, custody, visitation, parenting plans, time-sharing, equitable distribution, property division, restraining orders, mediation, and post-judgment modifications. His practice is fully devoted to complex marital and family law cases, allowing Mr. Forrest to offer clients the in-depth legal knowledge they may require.  His clients consist of successful professionals, physicians, athletes, entertainers, entrepreneurs, businesspersons as well as attorneys. Mr. Forrest prides himself in his ability to settle sophisticated cases without the need for prolonged litigation. When the input of a court is necessary, however, Mr. Forrest has the experience, special knowledge, skills, and proficiency in law to achieve maximum results for his clients. He has been evaluated by The Florida Bar for professionalism, and tested for expertise. Mr. Forrest is recognized and certified by The Florida Bar as having the highest level of competency and experience in marital and family law. Mr. Forrest is competitive, but compassionate, and always strives to achieve the best results for his clients.

Certificates and Credentials

Florida Bar Board Certified

About Daniel Forrest

Admitted 2006, Florida

Professional Webpage: www.ForrestESQ.com

Honors and Awards:

  • Super Lawyers® (“Rising Stars") - An honor afforded to no more than 2.5% percent of lawyers in Florida, Super Lawyers®, 2017
  • Super Lawyers® (“Rising Stars") - An honor afforded to no more than 2.5% percent of lawyers in Florida, Super Lawyers®, 2016
  • Florida Legal Elite - ("Up and Comer") - Respected by their peers for excellence in law, these 148 attorneys under 40 years old represent the future of the legal profession in Florida, Florida Legal Elite, 2016
  • Super Lawyers® (“Rising Stars") - An honor afforded to no more than 2.5% percent of lawyers in Florida, Super Lawyers®, 2015
  • Super Lawyers® (“Rising Stars") - An honor afforded to no more than 2.5% percent of lawyers in Florida, Super Lawyers®, 2014
  • Super Lawyers® (“Rising Stars") - An honor afforded to no more than 2.5% percent of lawyers in Florida, Super Lawyers®, 2011
  • Super Lawyers® (“Rising Stars") - An honor afforded to no more than 2.5% percent of lawyers in Florida, Super Lawyers®, 2010
  • AV-Preeminent Rated , 5.0 out of 5.0 Overall Peer Rating in Family Law - the highest possible ranking, Martindale-Hubbell

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator, 2013
  • Board Certified in Marital & Family Law by The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education, 2012

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Chapter 2 - Grounds For Dissolution And Effect of Fault, Author, Florida Dissolution of Marriage, 12th Edition, The Florida Bar, 2015
  • Chapter 2 - Grounds For Dissolution And Effect of Fault, Author, Florida Dissolution of Marriage, 11th Edition, The Florida Bar, 2012
  • Chapter 2 - Grounds For Dissolution And Effect of Fault, Author, Florida Dissolution of Marriage, 10th Edition, The Florida Bar, 2010

Educational Background:

  • Nova Southeastern University, Sheppard Broad Law Center, 2006
  • Pepperdine University School of Law, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution - Negotiation and Settlement Advocacy, 2006
  • University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, 2002
Office Location for Daniel Forrest

900 S. Pine Island Road
Suite 230
Plantation, FL 33324

 

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Last Updated: 1/17/2017

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