Anastasia J. Mahone

Top rated Family Law attorney in Boca Raton, Florida

Shamy, El Fadel & Mahone Law Group
Anastasia J. Mahone
Shamy, El Fadel & Mahone Law Group

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in Florida since: 2015

Education: Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2020 - 2024
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Shamy, El Fadel & Mahone Law Group

2424 N Federal Hwy
Suite 200
Boca Raton, FL 33431 Visit website

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Practice Areas. Anastasia J. Mahone, Esq. is a Partner of Shamy, El Fadel & Mahone (formerly known as "K/S Attorneys at Law") who handles a plethora of areas impacting the lives of those involved in a divorce and/or other related family law matters in Palm Beach County & Broward County (as well as other Counties in Florida). A few of her litigation practice areas include:

  • Dissolution of Marriage;
  • Child Support;
  • Time-Sharing/Parenting Plans (Child Custody and Visitation);
  • Paternity/ Establishment of Parentage;
  • Domestic Violence Injunctions (Restraining Orders);
  • Parental Relocation with Minor Child(ren);
  • Post Final Judgment Relief to include Contempt & Enforcement actions;
  • Collaborative Family Law.

Ms. Mahone has garnered a distinguished reputation as an accomplished and adept attorney, characterized by her expertise, persistence, and effectiveness in legal matters. Her professional demeanor is exemplified by her responsiveness and commitment to her clients' needs, while her acute perception enables her to discern and address underlying issues with diligence and precision.

A hallmark of Ms. Mahone's approach is her patience and dedication in articulating intricate legal complexities to her clients, ensuring they are well-informed and empowered throughout the legal process. She formulates comprehensive litigation strategies, meticulously outlining the various angles through which to approach cases in the courtroom - supported by a comprehensive gathering of evidence. 

In her legal practice, Ms. Mahone places a premium on top tier professionalism, diligence, and commitment to achieving outcomes for her clients in accordance with the law. Her mastery of legal intricacies and her ability to develop strategic legal approaches make her a formidable advocate in the pursuit of justice on behalf of her clients.

Ms. Mahone upholds the principles of honesty and integrity, providing counsel to her clients in strict adherence to the law, while simultaneously educating them on the existing legal framework. Ms. Mahone is committed to ensuring that her Clients have realistic expectations, prioritizing transparency and realism in her legal advice and representation. 

Guardian Ad Litem Services. In recent times, Ms. Mahone has directed her primary focus towards her role as a Trained Guardian Ad Litem. She has garnered a reputation for conducting meticulous and comprehensive investigations, providing detailed reports to the Court that effectively convey the best interests of Minor Children. Her commitment to this critical responsibility ensures the Court is knwoledgeable regarding the lives of Florida's Minor Children and informed decisions are made to safeguard the best interest of the children involved.

Family Law Mediation. Ms. Mahone holds the designation of being a Florida Supreme Court-Certified Family Law Mediator. She derives great satisfaction from her role in facilitating the resolution of family law matters, with a particular focus on addressing sensitive and intricate children's issues. Her dedication to this aspect of mediation underscores her commitment to helping parties navigate the complexities of family disputes with empathy, patience, and a keen understanding of the legal intricacies involved. Through her mediation expertise, Ms. Mahone aims to foster a collaborative environment that promotes constructive dialogue and ultimately paves the way for mutually beneficial agreements that serve the best interests of all parties involved, especially the well-being of the children. Ms. Mahone's online calendar to schedule mediations may be located on calendly and/or by contacting Ms. Mahone's office to request dates.

Qualified Parenting Coordinator. Ms. Mahone is a qualified Parenting Coordinator, offering her expertise to aid parents in effectively resolving child-focused issues through the utilization of alternative dispute resolution services. Recognizing the inherent challenges that may arise in co-parenting situations, Ms. Mahone strives to provide a structured and supportive environment where parents can collaboratively address their concerns and work towards mutually beneficial solutions.

As a Parenting Coordinator, she possesses a deep understanding of the intricacies of family dynamics and the paramount importance of prioritizing the well-being of the children involved. Through her comprehensive knowledge of child development, family law, and conflict resolution techniques, Ms. Mahone empowers parents to communicate effectively, find common ground, and reach agreements that align with the best interests of their children. Her commitment to fostering healthy communication and cooperation between parents creates a nurturing environment in which children can thrive despite the challenges of parental separation or divorce.

Educational History. Ms. Mahone achieved an exceptional academic milestone by graduating from high school at the age of sixteen. Subsequently, she pursued her higher education at Florida Atlantic University, graduating in 2009 with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and a minor in Sociology, which served as a strong foundation for her future legal pursuits.

Continuing her dedication to academic excellence, Ms. Mahone embarked on a rigorous journey at Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law. Balancing the demands of her legal studies with full-time employment, she tenaciously pursued her Juris Doctor degree through evening classes.

Her unyielding commitment and hard work culminated in her admission to The Florida Bar in 2015, solidifying her standing as a qualified and accomplished legal professional. Ms. Mahone's academic achievements and determination exemplify her capacity for continuous growth and lifelong learning within the realm of law.

Professional Activities. Ms. Mahone is a proud member of the Susan Greenberg Family Law American Inn of Court and Ms. Mahone is active in the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar to include the following Committees: Legislation, Children's Issues, Guardian Ad Litem, Continuing Legal Education, Hearing Officers & Magistrates and Rules and Forms. Ms. Mahone is also a proud member of South Palm Beach County's Choose Collaborative and the Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals (FACP). 

Awards & Accolades. The many awards and accolades Ms. Mahone has received include Avvo’s Superb rating (Score of 10/10), Avvo's Clients’ Choice award for many calendar years since Ms. Mahone has been in practice,  The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40, Justia’s 10.0 Lawyer Rating and Lawyers of Distinction recognition in 2019. Most recently, in 2023, Ms. Mahone was recognized by the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar with receipt of The Rising Star Award.

Interests. Anastasia Mahone, Esq., is a proud South Florida native who has a deep love for her coastal hometown and she delights in spending her free time at the beach. Alongside her affinity for beach life, Ms. Mahone enjoys boating and fishing with friends. 

Personally known for a strong sense of humor, Ms. Mahone finds tremendous joy in attending comedy shows, recognizing the power of laughter to uplift spirits and bring people together. Ms. Mahone, Esq., also finds creative expression and relaxation in abstract acrylic painting and creating vibrant artworks on the canvas for personal enjoyment. During her leisure time, Ms. Mahone enjoys reading books and watching fascinating true crime documentaries. For a more grounded connection with nature, Ms. Mahone finds solace in occassional recreational horseback riding, where she can appreciate the beauty of the outdoors.

Immediate and Extended Family holds a special place in Ms. Mahone's life. As such, Ms. Mahone cherishes annual visits to her parents home in North Carolina, trips to visit her maternal extended family rooted in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and her extended paternal family rooted in Frederick, Maryland. 

Ms. Mahone is a self-proclaimed dog lover and has two dogs: Houston and Dallas whom bring happiness, companionship, and boundless affection to her daily routine.

Ms. Mahone enjoys [nearly] every genre of music from various periods of time. 

These varied interests and passions not only enrich Ms. Mahone's personal life but also contribute to her well-rounded personality and outlook as a dedicated legal professional. Her experiences shape her approach to her work, fostering compassion in all aspects of her journey.

Professional History Prior to the Legal Profession. Ms. Mahone's professional history encompasses significant experience in diverse fields. Her work as a Case Counselor at a methadone clinic provided invaluable insights into the intricacies of substance abuse while supporting individuals on their path to recovery. Additionally, Ms. Mahone posesses nearly a decade of involvement in the real estate investment industry. Ms. Mahone also gained valuable experience with years of employment at an English language school for teenage students from Europe and various countries around the world. This role not only facilitated cultural immersion but also increased her relatability to teenagers. Through this experience, she honed her communication skills and cultural awareness, enabling her to effectively connect with individuals from diverse backgrounds in her legal practice.

Ms. Mahone's multifaceted background equips her to offer insightful counsel and innovative solutions in various legal matters, reflecting her commitment to understanding and empathizing with her clients' unique circumstances. 

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Father's Rights, Marital Property, Name Change, Paternity, Same Sex Family Law

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 2015, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.semlawgroup.com/team/anastasia-mahone/

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Broward County Pro Bono Collaborative Project - Probono Services as Attorney of Party Attorney of Record. 
Educational Background:
  • Florida Atlantic University. In 2009, Ms. Mahone obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology along with minor studies in Sociology from Florida Atlantic University located in Boca Raton, FL. Throughout Ms. Mahone's undergraduate experience, Ms. Mahone maintained employment., 2009
  • In 2014, Ms. Mahone, after attending law school at night and maintaining full-time employment throughout, received her Juris Doctorate Degree from Nova Southeastern Shephard Broad Law School., 2014
  • Ms. Mahone graduated from high school at the age of sixteen from an all girls boarding school in Saint Cloud, Florida.
Honors/Awards:
  • Avvo Client's Choice Award, Avvo, 2017
  • Rising Star - Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2019
  • Rising Star - Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2020
  • Lead Counsel Rated, Lead Counsel, 2020
  • Lead Counsel Rated, Lead Counsel, 2019
  • Avvo Client's Choice Award, Avvo, 2020
  • Avvo Client's Choice Award, Avvo, 2019
  • Avvo Client's Choice Award, Avvo, 2018
  • Top 40 Under 40, American Academy of Attorneys, 2018
  • Lead Counsel Rated, Lead Counsel, 2018
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Trained Guardian Ad Litem, 2019
  • Collaborative Family Law, 2019
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator, 2019
  • Qualified Parenting Coordinator, 2019
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Family Law Section of the Florida Bar: Rising Star, 2023
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Family Law Section, Florida Bar, Legislation Committee, Member, 2023
  • Family Law Section, Florida Bar, Hearings & Magistrate Committee, Co-Secretary  , 2023
  • Family Law Section, Florida Bar, Continuing Legal Education Committee, Co-Vice Chair 2022-2023: Member, 2022
  • Family Law Section, Florida Bar, Guardian Ad Litem Ad Hoc Committee, Member, 2022
  • Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals (FACP), Member  , 2020
  • Choose Collaborative Practice Group, Member, 2020
  • Family Law Section, Florida Bar, Children's Issues, Member, 2021
  • Susan B. Greenberg Family Law American Inn of The Palm Beaches, Member 2019-Present, 2019
  • Family Law Section, Florida Bar, Rules & Forms, Member, 2023
  • Family Law Section, Florida Bar, Domestic Violence Committee, Member, 2023
  • Family Law Section, Continuing Legal Education Committee, Vice Co Chair 2022-2023: Member, 2022
  • Florida Bar License, 2015
  • Member of the Florida Bar, 2015

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“Widely considered the "GAL" to go to, Ms. Mahone has been well liked and well received by all. She has dedicated herself to ensuring the safety of children and advocates on their behalf.”

“Anastasia is a compassionate quick-witted attorney”

“Excellent attorney who is skilled in family law.”

“Anastasia Mahone is dedicated to her Clients by providing diligent representation to them, often staying in the office until 9 PM or 10 PM and/or weekends to ensure that she is well researched and well prepared. Further, with a scholastic background in Psychology, Anastasia is readily able to empathize with her Clients' on a professional, but yet personable, level as they transition through the emotional stages of a family law action, setting her apart from many of her peers. As may be evidenced by her online ratings, client satisfaction is of utmost importance to Anastasia. When not in the office, Anastasia spends many hours reading up on the latest trends in family law to ensure that she is up to date on administrative orders, new case law, etc. Her negotiation skills are remarkable as she has mastered the art of obtaining results for her Clients while maintaining civility at all times. She is often very crafty in developing legal arguments and thinks outside of the box. Ms. Mahone is one of few lawyers that I can say will stop at nothing to represent her Clients within the confines of the law. ”

Office location for Anastasia J. Mahone

2424 N Federal Hwy
Suite 200
Boca Raton, FL 33431

Phone: 561-532-2933

Selections

5 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2020 - 2024

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