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Deborah Ann Byles

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Law Offices of Deborah Ann Byles
413 SE 18th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Phone: 954-467-0073
Fax: 954-467-0074
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
Licensed in Florida Since: 1996
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Deborah was born in Kingston, Jamaica and she then moved to Florida at the age of 5. After growing up in Coral Gables, Florida through 1988 Deborah ventured off to Hofstra University, located in Long Island, New York, to obtain a Bachelor of the Arts degree, in Sociology, and two minor degrees in English and Psychology. Deborah graduated Cum Laude from Hofstra University, where she became member of Phi Beta Kappa. Thereafter, Deborah obtained her Juris Doctorate, with Honors, at Florida State University, College of Law. There she was a member of the Moot Court Team – Mock Trial Division and the Journal of Transnational Law and Policy. She was also a member of the Governor’s Task Force on Domestic Violence, and she also worked for the Florida Bar. Deborah has been passionate in her practicing of law since 1996 when Deborah was admitted into the Florida Bar. Deborah is also a Founding Member and a Board Member of the Collaborative Family Law Professionals of South Florida, a Board Member of Broward County Christian Lawyers Association, a member of the Caribbean Bar Association and the Broward Bar Association. Deborah has experience in commercial litigation and insurance defense/worker’s compensation litigation, yet her practice area exclusively encompasses family and matrimonial law.

Deborah’s role as a Mediator:


In year 2002, Deborah became a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator. As a mediator, Deborah is a neutral third party who Facilitates and successfully resolves family conflicts. Deborah will assist people who are either represented by attorneys or who are Self-Represented (formerly known as “pro se” litigants).

About Deborah Ann Byles

First Admitted: 1996, Florida

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • Board Member of Broward County Christian Lawyers Association
  • Founder and Member of Collaborative Family Laywers of South Florida, Member: Broward County Bar Association, Caribbean Bar Association.


Educational Background

  • Hofstra University (B.A. cum laude), 1992

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator, 2002
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, Supreme Court of Florida, Florida Supreme Court Family Mediator.
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Office Location for Deborah Ann Byles

413 SE 18th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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