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Amanda Colón

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Dade City, FL

Older Lundy Alvarez & Koch
12249 US-301
Dade City, FL 33525
Phone: 813-692-9127
Fax: 813-839-4411
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2009
Licensed in Florida Since: 2001
Practice Areas: Family Law (90%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Amanda Colón is an attorney with Older Lundy Alvarez & Koch law firm, which has law offices in Tampa, Trinity, Clearwater and Dade City, Florida. Board-certified as a Specialist in marital and family law, Ms. Colón has more than 20  years of total legal experience, and she provides unmatched counsel and support to clients across her region who are going through a divorce or have some other serious legal issue affecting their families. She is Collaborative Law trained and a member of the Tampa Bay Association of Collaborative Professionals.

Among her other legal credentials, Ms. Colón is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Marital and Family Law Mediator and Parenting Coordinator, and she has extensive experience helping her clients resolve their conflicts and reach favorable agreements with regard to their divorce issues as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. She has also served as a staunch advocate for the rights and best interests of children in contentious custody situations, and she has gained a reputation for her compassion and integrity along with her unwavering dedication to those she serves.

Honored for her impeccable professionalism, high ethical standards and outstanding legal abilities, Ms. Colón has earned an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell along with many other top rankings and endorsements from her peers. She has also received Superb client ratings on Avvo as well as many testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients.

Ms. Colón began her legal career in 2001 after obtaining her Juris Doctor from the University of Florida's Fredric G. Levin College of Law and her license to practice from The Florida Bar. A leader in her field, she has served as the president of the West Pasco Bar Association, as Secretary of the CLE Committee of The Florida Bar's Family Law Section, and has been appointed to the Grievance Committee of the Florida Bar.

Ms. Colón has conducted many lectures and continuing legal education seminars across her region on a variety of legal topics. Outside her practice, she serves as the Co-Chair of the Board of Directors of the Pace Center for Girls, Pasco.

*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.

Amanda Colon’s office is located at 2947 Defuniak St, Trinity, FL 34655

Practice Areas
  • 90%Family Law
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Selections

5 Years Super Lawyers
1 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2009

Certificates and Credentials

About Amanda Colón

First Admitted: 2001, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.olalaw.com/meet-our-team/amanda-colon/

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Pace Center for Girls, Inc. - Chair of the Board of Directors
  • Grievance Committee 6-B for the Sixth Circuit, Past Chair
  • Guardian Ad Litem for Pasco County
  • Rotary member - Trinity, FL chapter

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Former Adjunct Professor for Pasco-Hernando Community College
  • Selected to co-author the materials regarding the issue of Relocation in Florida Marital and Family Law cases for the Board Certification Review CLE., Co-Author of Relocation Materials for the 2021 Board Certification Course, Family Law Section Certification Review Course - Relocation Materials, 2020

Educational Background

  • University of Florida - B.A. with Honors, 1998
  • University of Florida College of Law, Juris Doctorate, with Honors, 2001

Bar/Professional Activity

  • West Pasco Bar Association - Former President, President-Elect, Vice President, Treasurer, and Director. Past Chair of Law Week 2013, Installation Banquet 2012, and three-time Co-Chair of the Law Week 5k, Benefitting Bay Area Legal Services, 2013
  • Former President, and Former Chapter Representative, 2018
  • Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee - Chair, 2016
  • Sixth Circuit Professionalism Committee Member, 2013
  • Former Chair - 6th Circuit Grievance Committee, 2013
  • Vice President and Chapter Representative for Women Lawyers of Pasco (FAWL chapter), 2016

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Parenting Coordinator qualified in the Fifth, Sixth, and Thirteenth Circuits, 2015
  • Board Certified Specialist in Marital and Family Law, 2010
  • AV Preeminent Martindale Hubbell Rating
  • Received training in Collaborative Law, 2008
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator, 2007

Honors/Awards

  • Received statewide recognition by the Florida Association of Women Lawyers as a Leader in the Law. , Florida Association of Women Lawyers - Leader in the Law, Florida Association of Women Lawyers, 2018

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Selected to write the “Relocation” materials for the Florida Family Law Section’s Board Certification Review. , 2021
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Office Location for Amanda Colón

12249 US-301
Dade City, FL 33525

Phone: 813-692-9127

Fax: 813-839-4411

Last Updated: 8/16/2021

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