Kenneth A. Gordon

Top rated Family Law attorney in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Brinkley Morgan
Kenneth A. Gordon
Brinkley Morgan

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in Florida since: 1997

Education: University of Miami School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2023

Brinkley Morgan

100 SE Third Avenue
23rd Floor
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394 Visit website


As a Florida Bar Board Certified Specialist in Marital and Family Law, Kenneth A. Gordon serves as the Head of Brinkley Morgan’s Family Law Department. With more than 20 years of legal experience, he focuses his practice on handling complex family law matters, including dissolutions of marriage, alimony, parental responsibility and timesharing disputes, business valuations, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, equitable distribution, adoption, domestic partnership agreements, appeals and all other family law related matters.

An active member of the community, Mr. Gordon is a member of the Palm Beach and South Palm Beach County Bar Associations, is past Chair of The Florida Bar’s Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee “I,” and is a member and past Chair of the Family Law Section of the Broward County Bar Association. He also serves as Chair of the Board of Directors for Broward Partnership for the Homeless.

AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell, Mr. Gordon has received numerous recognitions, including: “Top Lawyers in South Florida” by South Florida Legal Guide from 2004 to 2012 and 2014 to 2019; “Florida Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers Magazine every year since 2011, Super Lawyer’s “Top 100” in Florida in 2018, and “Top 100” in Miami from 2016-2019; “Leader of Distinction” by Florida Weekly in 2014; and The Best Lawyers in America® since 2016.  As co-creator of the seminar “Sunbathing on the Molten Banks of Hell: A Divorce Survival Guide,” Mr. Gordon has lectured extensively before legal groups and published numerous articles on a variety of family law topics.

Additional Offices:

100 Southeast Third Ave
23rd Floor
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Phone: 954.522.2200
Fax: 954.522.9123

2255 Glades Road
Suite 414E
Boca Raton, Florida

Phone: 561.241.3113
Fax: 561.241.3226


Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

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

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 1997, Florida

Professional Webpage:

  • AV® Preeminent® rated by Martindale Hubbell
  • Leaders of Distinction, Florida Weekly, 2014
  • Top Lawyers in South Florida, South Florida Legal Guide, 2004-2012, 2014-2018, 2018
  • Best Lawyers in America, U.S. News & World Report, 2016-2019, 2018
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, The Florida Bar, Family Law Section, CLE Committee
  • Former Chair, Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee "I"
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers™
  • Chair of the Board, Broward Partnership for the Homeless
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Former Chair, The Broward County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Florida Bar
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Board Certified in Family and Matrimonial Law by the Florida Bar
Educational Background:
  • Florida State University, B.S., 1983
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Speaker, “Using Discovery and Procedure to Your Advantage,” AAML Fla. Chapter 41st Annual Institute, 2019
  • Panelist, “Domestic Violence & Divorce,” National Association of Divorce Professionals (NADP) Conference, 2019
  • Speaker, “Trial Litigation,” Broward County Bar Association’s Raising the Bar Seminar, 2018
  • Lake County Bar Association's 23rd Annual Family Law Conference, Lecturer, Alimony, 2017
  • Workshop Leader, Florida Bar 2017 Trial Advocacy Workshop, 2017
  • Seminar Co-Creator and Lecturer, Sunbathing on the Molten Banks of Hell: A Divorce Survival Guide, 2011
  • Author, There’s Nothing Fair About Dividing Assets During a Divorce, Brinkley Morgan Legal Talk Blog, 2011
  • Author, Creating Families: 5 Tips When Considering Adoption,, 2011
  • Lecturer, Alimony & Divorce Planning, Palm Beach County Financial Planning Seminar, 2013
  • Lecturer, Domestic Violence: Sword or Shield?, Brinkley Morgan's Family Law Seminar for Mental Health Professionals, 2016
  • Lecturer, Following Ethical Guidelines in Adoption Law, National Business Institute’s “Adoption Law: Start to Finish” Seminar, 2015
  • Lecturer, A Primer on Florida’s Marchman Act, Baker Act and Domestic Violence; Proceedings Under Chapter 741, Brinkley Morgan’s Divorce Law Seminar for Mental Health Professionals, 2014
  • Lecturer, Same-Sex Adoptions and Co-Parenting: The New Frontier in Florida Law, Brinkley Morgan’s Divorce Law Seminar for Mental Health Professionals, 2012
  • Lecturer, Kaaa vs. Kaaa; Accountant/Client Confidentiality, Brinkley Morgan’s Divorce Law Seminar for Accounting Professionals, 2012
  • Lecturer, Self Help or Self Destruction?, Brinkley Morgan’s Divorce Law Seminar for Mental Health Professionals, 2011
  • Lecturer, The Valuation of Collectibles, Antiques, Vessels, and other Personal Property, Florida Bar, May, 2007
  • Lecturer, Child Support, The Florida Bar, 2009
  • Lecturer, Parenting Coordination, the New Statute, Broward County Bar Association
  • Seminar Moderator and Organizer, Practical and Theoretical Aspects of Evidence for the Family Law Practitioner, The Florida Bar, 2010
  • Co-Author, Working with the Vocational Expert, ABA Family Advocate, Vol. 29, No. 4, 2007
  • Co-Author, Tax Traps for Nonresident Aliens, ABA Family Advocate, Vol. 27, No. 3, 2005

Office location for Kenneth A. Gordon

100 SE Third Avenue
23rd Floor
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394

Phone: 954-522-2200

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