Maria C. Gonzalez

Maria C. Gonzalez

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Miramar, FL

Maria C. Gonzalez, P.A.
 | 3350 SW 148th Ave, Suite 110
Miramar, FL 33027
Phone: 954-874-1653
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1990
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
    Attorney Profile

    Past-Chair of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar (2015-2016); Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator; Past-Chair of the Florida Bar Marital and Family Certification Committee; Past-President of the First Family Law American Inn of Court; Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), Board Certified Family Law Advocate by The National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA), President of the Florida Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (FLAFCC).

     

    Certificates and Credentials

    Florida Bar Board of Legal SpecializationNational Board of Trial Advocacy

    About Maria Gonzalez

    Admitted: 1990, Florida

    Professional Webpage: https://gonzalezlawpa.com

    Honors/Awards:

    • The Honorable Raymond T. McNeal Professionalism Award, The Family Law Section, The Florida Bar Family Law Section, 2018
    • The Honorable Hugh E. Stearns Community Service Award, The Florida Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (FLAFCC)., 2016
    • Selected as a "Top Lawyer" (top 1%) in South Florida in 2020 South Florida Legal Guide for Marital and Family Law; (2010-2011) Family Law Section Keeper of the Flame Special Merit Award for Extraordinary and Selfless Service to the Family Law Section; (2010-2011) Ad Hoc GAL Committee Award for Extraordinary Effort and Contributions Towards Creation of the GAL Training Program; (2009-2010) Chair's Award of Outstanding Merit; (2008-2009) Chair's Award for Section Service., "Top Lawyer" (top 1%) in South Florida , South Florida Legal Guide for Marital and Family Law, 2020

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Board Certified in Marital and Family since 1997., 1997
    • Certified Matrimonial Arbitrator by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML).
    • Board Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) as Family Law Advocate
    • Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Chair of The Family Law Section of the Florida Bar (2015-2016); Executive Council member (2007 -present); Co-Chair Legislation Committee (2010-2012); Chair of the Marital and Family Law Certification Committee (2010-2011); Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator; President of the Florida Chapter of the Association of Conciliation Courts (FLAFCC), Board Certified in Marital and Family Law by the Florida Bar; Board Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) as Family Law Advocate; Certified Matrimonial Law Arbitrator by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • The Women's Fund of Miami-Dade.

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • The Bounds of Advocacy are a guide to family lawyers confronting professional and ethical dilemmas., co-author, Bounds of Advocacy, The Family Law Section, 2018
    • Helping children with special needs., Diversity and Inclusion - Helping Children with Special Needs in a Distance-Learning World, The Family Law Section - FAMSEG, August 2020, 2020
    • "Attorney's Fees," 2015 Marital & Family Certification Review Seminar, the Famiily Law Section of the Florida Bar. "Legislative Update," Raising The Bar, Broward County Bar Association, April 2015.  "Litigating a Family Law Case," Presenter, Dade County Bar Association Family Law Committee, December 2013. "Testifying as the GAL," The Florida Bar Family Law Guardian Ad Litem Pilot Training Program, October 2013. "Opening Statements," at the Matrimonial Trial Advocacy workshop, The Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, August 2013. "Preservation of Issues for Appellate Review and Establishing a Proper Record and Final Judgment Checklist," The Florida Bar, Family Law Section, June 2012 "The Effect of the Changing Color of Our Nation on the Practice of Family Law - Practical Application to Family Mediation, " The American Bar Association - Family Law Section's Spring CLE Conference, Miami Beach, April 2012 "Alimony" at the 20th "Nuts & Bolts" of Family Law, DCBA Family Courts Committee, January, 2012. "Mechanics of the Marital & Family Law Certification Exam," The Florida Bar, November, 2011. "Mediation & Collaboration ADR in Marital & Family Law Cases," The Florida Bar, Family Law Section, Fall Retreat, Boston, October, 2011. "Preserving Error on Appeal" and "Final Judgments" at the "Matrimonial Trial Advocacy Workshop", The Family Law Section to the Florida Bar, August, 2011. "2011 Legislative Update" at The 26th Annual View From the Bench, 11th Judicial Circuit, May, 2011 , Speaker and writer, Attorney's Fees, Marital and Family Law Review Course by The Florida Bar Family Law Section and the AAML , Legal, 2015
    • Live lecture on Relocation at the Marital and Family Law Review Course seminar in Orlando, Florida, Speaker and writer, Relocation, Marital and Family Law Review Course by The Florida Bar Family Law Section and the AAML , Legal, 2020

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Past-President of the First Family Law American Inn of Court (2005-2006). The Honorable Raymond T. McNeal Professionalism Award, Family Law Section of the Florida Bar (2018).  The Honorable Hugh Stearns Community Service Award, the FLAFCC- (2016)

    Industry Groups

    • Admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court.
    • Board Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) as Family L:aw Advocate
    • Certified Matrimonial Law Arbitrator by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
    • Fellow American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML)
    • Florida Supreme Court Board Certified in Marital and Family Law
    • Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator
    • Past-Chair of The Florida Bar Family Law Section
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    Office Location for Maria C. Gonzalez

    3350 SW 148th Ave
    Suite 110
    Miramar, FL 33027

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    Last Updated: 1/19/2021

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