Ky M. Koch

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Clearwater, FL

Older Lundy Alvarez & Koch
 | 200 N. Garden Avenue, Clearwater, FL 33755
Phone: 813-692-9127
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1978
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Ky M. Koch is a partner with Older Lundy Alvarez & Koch law firm, which has law offices in Tampa, Trinity, Clearwater and Dade City, Florida. Nationally ranked as among the preeminent lawyers in the country, Mr. Koch has more than 42 years of total legal experience, and he provides unmatched counsel and support to clients across his region who are going through a divorce or have some other serious legal issue affecting their families.

    As a family law attorney, Mr. Koch prefers to use collaborative law and mediation to help his clients resolve their conflicts and achieve the favorable outcomes they seek for their important issues regarding child custody and support, property division and all other related matters. He is also the founder and co-chair of the Tampa Bay Collaborative Divorce Group, and he has gained a reputation as a pioneer in collaborative law.

    From his efforts, he has achieved remarkable success helping his clients resolve their divorce-related issues as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible, and he has gained a reputation for his unwavering dedication at doing what is best for his clients at all turns.

    In honor of his outstanding professionalism and superior client service, Mr. Koch has earned an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell along with consistent recognition from The Best Lawyers in America©. Moreover, he has also received a Legal Elite designation from Florida Trend Magazine along with many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers.

    A 1975 graduate of the University of Florida, Mr. Koch obtained his Juris Doctor from Hamline University School of Law in 1978. He holds his board certification as a Family Law Specialist from The Florida Bar, and he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida and the U.S. Supreme Court.

    Mr. Koch is a Fellow with both the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the International American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. He is also the former president, treasurer and secretary of the Clearwater Bar Association. He is also an elected member of The Florida Bar's boards of governors, and he is a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the American Bar Association, among his other professional affiliations.

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    Practice Areas
    • 100%Family Law

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    Selected to Super Lawyers for 16 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021

    Florida Bar Board of Legal SpecializationAmerican Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

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    About Ky Koch

    Admitted: 1978, Florida

    Professional Webpage: https://www.olalaw.com/meet-our-team/ky-m-koch/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Tampa Bay Top Divorce Attorney, Best Lawyers in America, 2009

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Board Certified Marital and Family Law by the Florida Bar

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Florida Bar Board of Governors
    • Twice the chair and  member of a Florida Bar Grievance Committee
    • Past President of Clearwater Bar Association
    • Past chair of the Second DCA Judicial Nominating Committee
    • Member Executive Committee of the Florida Bar
    • Past chair of the Executive Committee of the Florida Bar and the Florida Bar Family Law Section.

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Speaker at Florida Bar Advanced Matrimonial Trial Advocacy Workshop on Direct and Cross Examination of Financial Experts at Final Hearing, Speaker, Direct and Cross Examination of Financial Experts at Final Hearing, Florida Bar Advanced Matrimonial Trial Advocacy Workshop, 2007
    • Speaker at Florida Bar Advanced Seminar on Family Law on the subject of Agreements in Family Law cases., Speaker, Agreements, Florida Bar Advanced Seminar on Family Law, 2007
    • Speaker at 2008 American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Florida Chapter, Annual Institute on the subject When is Unequal Equitable?, Speaker, When is Unequal Equitable?, American Association of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2008
    • Speaker at 2009 American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Florida Chapter, Annual Institute on the subject of Collaborative Law., Speaker, Collaborative Law, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2009
    • Speaker at the 2010 American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Florida Chapter, Annual Institute on the subject Getting Started: Building a Client Relationship., Speaker, Getting Started: Building a Client Relationship, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2010
    • Invited instructor of Domestic Relations and Litigation at Stetson College of Law., Instructor, Domestic Relations and Litigation, Stetson College of Law
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    Office Location for Ky M. Koch

    200 N. Garden Avenue
    Clearwater, FL 33755

    Phone: 813-692-9127

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    Last Updated: 2/11/2021

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