Kathi B. Halvorsen

Top rated Family Law attorney in Sarasota, Florida

Law Office of Kathi B. Halvorsen, P.A.
Kathi B. Halvorsen
Law Office of Kathi B. Halvorsen, P.A.

Practice Areas: Family Law, Appellate, Social Security Disability; view more

Licensed in Florida since: 1993

Education: Stetson University College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2023

Law Office of Kathi B. Halvorsen, P.A.

2033 Main St
Suite 406
Sarasota, FL 34237


The founding attorney of the firm Law Office of Kathi B. Halvorsen, P.A., in Sarasota, Florida, Kathi B. Halvorsen is an attorney offering her services to the people of Sarasota and focuses her practice on areas related to:

  • Family law
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Social Security

From the West Virginia Wesleyan College, Ms. Halvorsen received her Bachelor of Arts in psychology in 1977. Before pursuing her legal studies, she attended Bowling Green State University and obtained her Master of Education in counselling and later earned her Juris Doctor from the Stetson University College of Law. 

Admitted to practice law in the state of Florida, Ms. Halvorsen has been practicing law for the past 29 years. She understands the challenges an individual can face when they go through a family crisis and stands by her clients through thick and thin. While being compassionate and empathetic to her clients, she puts her skills to use and aggressively fights for her them in the courtrooms throughout the state. 

A past president at the Sarasota County Bar Association for a year, Ms. Halvorsen also served as the president at the Florida Association for Women Lawyers. 

Ms. Halvorsen was the recipient of the Florida Legal Elite award by the Florida Trend magazine consecutively for three years and has a rating of “Excellent” on Avvo. She is peer-review rated Distinguished* through Martindale-Hubbell for her professional excellence and legal knowledge. 

*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 Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Family Law, Appellate, Social Security Disability, Workers' Compensation: Claimant

Focus areas

Appeals, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce

  • 70% Family Law
  • 10% Appellate
  • 10% Social Security Disability
  • 10% Workers' Compensation: Claimant

First Admitted: 1993, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://pview.findlaw.com/view/1926327_1

Educational Background:
  • 1984  M.ED.  Received Masters in Education, Counseling from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, OH.1977  B.A. Received Bachelors Degree from West Virginia Wesleyan College in Buckhannon, W.Va. in Psychology.
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Licensed in Texas., 1993
  • LEGAL ELITE FOR 2008, 2009, 2010, FLORIDA TREND, 2008
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Provide family law services to Manasota Legal Aide indigent clients., 2009
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • President of the Sarasota County Bar Association  (2006-2007) President of Sarasota County Section of FAWL  (1995-1996), 2020

Office location for Kathi B. Halvorsen

2033 Main St
Suite 406
Sarasota, FL 34237

Phone: 941-953-2612


13 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2023

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