Christy L. Hertz

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Coral Gables, FL

Hertz • Sager
 | 3081 Salzedo Street, Suite 201
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Phone: 305-444-3323
Fax: 305-444-3324
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
    Attorney Profile

    Christy L. Hertz, a partner at Hertz • Sager, is a family law, estate and guardianship attorney with nearly 3 decades of experience, who represents clients in South Florida, including Miami-Dade, Broward, Monroe, Collier and Palm Beach County.  Christy is highly qualified to handle all family law, estate and guardianship matters, including divorce, child support, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, parenting plans and time-sharing, paternity, marital settlement agreement modification and enforcement, domestic violence, estates, guardianships and trust litigation and administration.

    Ms. Hertz is a South Florida native and attended Ransom Everglades School, Boston University and the University of Miami, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and political science before attending law school at St. Thomas University School of Law.  She is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Trial Bar and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.  Ms. Hertz is also a Florida Supreme Court Certified Marital and Family Law Mediator since 2002.  She is also regularly appointed by judges as a Guardian Ad Litem, Mediator, and Special Master in family law cases.

    Named twice as one of the Florida Trend Legal Elite, Ms. Hertz is also included in the National Advocates:  Top 100 Lawyers and has an Avvo “Superb” rating.  For her high ethical standards and long list of successful results, she is AV Preeminent* peer-review rated, the highest rating, through Martindale-Hubbell.  The American Registry also certified her as one of the Top 1% of American’s Most Honored Professionals.

    A member of The Florida Bar since 1993, she is a member of the Family Law Section, and within the Dade County Bar Association, she works on the Probate Law Section and the Family Law Section.

    * AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.  Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process.  Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 100%Family Law
    Focus Areas

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

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 15 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2021

    Certificates and Credentials

    Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization

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    About Christy Hertz

    Admitted: 1993, Florida

    Professional Webpage: https://www.miami-attorney.net/christy-l-hertz-esquire.html

    Honors/Awards:

    • Martindale-Hubbell, 25th Anniversary
    • Martindale-Hubbell, 20th Anniversary
    • Martindale-Hubbell, Rated AV Preeminent for 15 Years
    • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent Attorney, 2012-2021
    • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence, 2017
    • Martindale-Hubbell, Lawyers.com AV Preeminent, 2019-2020
    • Martindale-Hubbell, Client Distinction Award, 2015
    • Florida Super Lawyer, 2007-2021
    • Martindale-Hubbell, Women's AV Preeminent Attorneys, 2012-2013
    • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Peer Review Rated for Ethical Standard and Legal Ability
    • Martindale-Hubbell, PRR AV Preeminent Attorneys, 2008 and 2010
    • Top Rated Family Law Attorney, Top Rated Family Law Attorney, Super Lawyers, 2020
    • Avvo Rated 10 Superb, 2013 and 2014
    • Avvo Rated Top Lawyer, 2017-2021
    • America's Most Honored Professions, 2014 - Top 10%
    • America’s Most Honored Professionals, 2015 and 2019 – Top 5%
    • Peer Review Rated-Martindale-Hubbell, Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2019
    • Highest Peer Review Rated, Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2020
    • AV Preeminent Attorney - Judicial Edition-Martindale-Hubbell, 2017-2020, AV Preeminent Attorney - Judicial Edition, Martindale-Hubbell
    • Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Coral Gables, FL-Super Lawyers, Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Coral Gables, FL, Super Lawyers, 2019
    • America's Most Honored Professionals - Top 1%-America's Most Honored, 2016 - 2021, America's Most Honored, America's Most Honored Professionals - Top 1%
    • Legal Elite-Florida Trend Magazine, 2015 & 2018, Legal Elite, Florida Trend Magazine
    • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated-Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2017
    • National Advocates-National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers, National Advocates, National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers, 2016

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Florida Supreme Court Certified Marital and Family Mediator, 2002

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Coral Gables Bar Association, 1998
    • Dade County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Probate Law Section, 1993
    • Southern District of Florida Trial Bar, 1995
    • The Florida Bar, Family Law Section, 1993
    • The Florida Bar, 1993
    • Southern District of Florida, 1994

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Ransom Everglades School Board of Alumni, 1999

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Brian Edward Gonzalez and Marielle De La Hoz - We won the trial and the appeal.
    • Schurr and Hertz vs. Silverio and Hall - we won the appeal, 2020
    • Charles Viscito and Barbara Viscito - We won the trial and the appeal.

    Educational Background:

    • University of Miami, BA in Psychology and Political Science, 1990
    • Boston University, 1986
    • Ransom Everglades School, 1986

    Industry Groups

    • Legal
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    Office Location for Christy L. Hertz

    3081 Salzedo Street
    Suite 201
    Coral Gables, FL 33134

    Phone: 305-444-3323

    Fax: 305-444-3324

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    Last Updated: 3/6/2021

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