Spencer D. West

Top rated Family Law attorney in Miami, Florida

Mitchell & West, LLC
Spencer D. West
Mitchell & West, LLC

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in Florida since: 2002

Education: Suffolk University Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2009 - 2011

Mitchell & West, LLC

29 Ponce De Leon Blvd
Miami, FL 33135 Visit website


Attorney Spencer D. West is a co-founder, partner and shareholder with the Mitchell & West LLC law firm, which has offices located in Miami and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, as well as New Orleans, Louisiana. Along with serving a diverse range of clients throughout Miami-Dade and Broward counties, Mr. West is also licensed to practice in Massachusetts.  Mr. West's practice is dedicated to representing individuals and families who have legal needs involving family law, including all of the following:

  • Divorce, including high-asset divorces
  • Military divorce
  • Child custody and support
  • Relocation and visitation
  • Modifications
  • Paternity and fathers' rights
  • Prenuptial and Postnuptial agreements
  • Domestic violence disputes

Although Mr. West represents clients from all walks of life, he has considerable experience representing high-asset professionals, such as physicians, lawyers and retired professional athletes. As such, he is highly effective with regards to complex property division. Furthermore, he has had considerable success devising customized prenuptial and postnuptial agreements to help his clients protect themselves and their assets in the event of a divorce.

A veteran of the U.S. Army, Mr. West also understands the unique struggles and challenges that can affect servicemembers and their families, which makes him all the more effective in military divorce cases. Before entering private practice, Mr. West was an Assistant Public Defender in Miami-Dade County, where he gained expertise in defending domestic violence cases, among other complex criminal matters.  Mr. West then gained invaluable experience in civil litigation through his positions at some of the most prominent law firms in Miami and Broward Counties before opening up his own practice.

Whatever the issue his clients are facing, Mr. West has proven himself to be a tenacious and competent attorney who always pursues the most favorable outcomes possible for those he serves. Recognized for his impeccable professionalism and service, he has earned top accolades from his peers along with numerous testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A 1997 graduate of Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, Mr. West attended Suffolk University Law School, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2001. In addition to being licensed to practice before all Florida and Massachusetts state courts, he is also admitted to practice before all federal courts in Florida as well as the United States Supreme Court.

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

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

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 2001

Professional Webpage: https://www.mitchellandwest.com/attorneys/spencer-d-west/

  • Super Lawyers
Educational Background:
  • Northeastern University in Boston, 1997
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Florida Federal Courts
  • Massachusetts
  • Florida
  • United States Supreme Court

Office location for Spencer D. West

29 Ponce De Leon Blvd
Miami, FL 33135

Phone: 305-783-3301


5 Years Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2009 - 2011

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