Christina A. McKinnon

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Miramar, FL

McKinnon Legal
 | 3600 Red Road, Suite 307
Miramar, FL 33025
Phone: 305-874-7507
Fax: 786-524-2480
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2015
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (80%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Christina A. McKinnon is the founder of McKinnon Legal in Miramar, Florida. Ms. McKinnon has over 15 years of experience with family law, divorce and personal injury matters. She represents clients in the Miramar and Fort Lauderdale areas.

    Over the course of her career, Ms. McKinnon has resolved numerous family law and personal injury cases on behalf of clients, earning her the respect of her peers in the legal community and many honors and awards. She holds an AV Preeminent* peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest available rating. The organization National Black Lawyers included her on its “top 100” list.

    Publications including Attorney at Law Magazine, the Daily Business Review and the South Florida Legal Guide have recognized Ms. McKinnon for her accomplishments and contributions to her community. Over the years, she has held several leadership roles for the Dade County Bar Association, the Wilkie D. Ferguson, Jr. Bar Association and The Florida Bar’s Young Lawyers Division.

    Devoting a large portion of her time to volunteer work, Ms. McKinnon serves on the Nova Southeastern University Levan Ambassadors Board and serves as general counsel for the Broward Black Republican Club. She volunteers with several organizations and is the recipient of volunteer awards from organizations, including the Community Partnership for Homeless and Dade Legal Aid.

    Ms. McKinnon is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law. Following law school, she passed The Florida Bar examination and received her license to practice law. She is qualified to appear before all Florida state courts.

    *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
    • 80%Family Law
    • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    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, Father's Rights, Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

    Super Lawyers: 2021 Rising Stars: 2015

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    About Christina McKinnon

    Admitted: 2003, Florida

    Professional Webpage:


    • Top Lawyer, South Florida Legal Guide, 2019, Top Lawyer, South Florida Legal Guide, 2019
    • 2020 Law Firm 500 Honoree awarded to the Fastest Growing Law Firms in the US.  Ranking #70 on the 2020 Law Firm 500 and have grown 134%. , Law Firm 500 Award Recipient, Law Firm 500, 2020
    • Top Rated Lawyer, Daily Business Review, 2018, Top Rated Lawyer, Daily Business Review, 2018
    • 2007 & 2009 Honoree in Who's Who in Black South Florida
    • Success South Florida Magazine's Honoree, 2006
    • Outstanding Career Mentor, Urgent, Inc., 2009
    • South Florida Super Star, Attorney at Law Magazine South Florida, 2017
    • National Black Lawyers Top 100, 2015
    • ICABA Most Accomplished in Law, 2009
    • Woman Who Makes a Difference, Junior League of Miami, 2006
    • Community Partnership for the Homeless Volunteer Award, 2005
    • Top Up and Comer, South Florida Legal Guide, 2017
    • South Florida Legal Guide, Top Up & Comer, South Florida Legal Guide, 2018
    • 25-Most Influential & Prominent Women in Business & Leadership, 2013
    • Top Leader Under 40, Success South Florida Magazine, 2008
    • In Focus Magazine's Business Advocate of the Year, 2006
    • Children's Psychiatric Center's Volunteer of the Year, 2005
    • AV-Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell, 2017
    • Super Lawyers, Rising Star under 40, 2015
    • Dade Legal Aid Put Something Back Pro Bono Award, Family Law, 2013

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • 2009-2013 Chair, Family Court Committee, The Dade County Bar Association
    • 2005-2009 Board Member--Dade County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section
    • NSU Ambassadors Board, 2017-Present
    • 2010-2013 Board of Directors, The Dade County Bar Association
    • 2006-2009 11th Judicial Circuit Representative--FL Bar YLD Board of Governors
    • Director, National Association of Divorce Professionals (West Broward Chapter)
    • Vice Chair, 17th Judicial Circuit, Judicial Nominating Commission, 2018
    • 2007-2008 President, The Wilkie Ferguson Bar Association
    • General Counsel, Broward Black Republican Club
    • Chair, 17th Judicial Circuit, Judicial Nominating Commission, 2019, 2019

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Volunteered with The Chapman Partnership (formerly The Community Partnership for the Homeless. Organized an after school program for the homeless youth and assisted with homework and logical reasoning skills., 2005
    • Participated in the Put Something Back Pro Bono program, a part of the Dade Legal Aid service to the indigent. Awarded with the Put Something Back Award for my service to the community by taking cases at no cost to the litigants., 2012
    • Consistently dedicates at least 1% of my caseload to pro bono clients.

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Chair, Judicial Nominating Commission, Broward County, 2019


    • South Florida Marital & Family Law and Personal Injury services., McKINNON LEGAL, Legal Services, 2018


    Educational Background:

    • Florida State University; B.A., Political Science; 1993 – 1997

    Industry Groups

    • Legal
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    Office Location for Christina A. McKinnon

    3600 Red Road
    Suite 307
    Miramar, FL 33025

    Phone: 305-874-7507

    Fax: 786-524-2480

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    Last Updated: 12/18/2020

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