Kim L. Picazio is the managing Partner of The Law Office of Kim L. Picazio, P.A. in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, founded in 2002. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Florida State University College of Law in 1995, and was a featured Alumni in the College of Law’s 2011 Magazine. Known as a principled and zealous advocate for clients involved in domestic violence and family law disputes, Kim Picazio’s expertise in both custody and property cases has helped to earn her recognition as a Top Attorney in Florida by numerous publications, national organizations, the judiciary, and peer review rankings. She frequently appears on various national media outlets, including CNN Headline News, as a legal analyst for high profile cases. Kim L. Picazio has over eighteen (18) years of trial and family law experience representing clients in complex family law litigation and domestic violence cases.
In 2016, Kim Picazio was again honored by being named a “Top Lawyer” in South Florida by The South Florida Legal Guide. In 2015, Picazio was featured by Elite Women Worldwide in its listing of prominent, successful female leaders. A sought-after source for those looking for expert analysis on litigation and trial strategy, Kim Picazio serves as a frequent contributor and resource for some of the nation’s leading media outlets, and often appears on CNN as a legal analyst for high profile criminal and family law cases. Well renown for her quick wit and solid command of litigation strategy she wields in the courtroom, Kim Picazio has appeared on numerous national media programs and podcasts rendering expert trial and legal analysis. Kim Picazio has appeared on programs such as The Dr. Drew Show (CNN), Swift Justice with Nancy Grace, The Nancy Grace Show, CNN’s Jane Velez-Mitchell Show; CNN HLN Prime News, Geraldo At Large; Fox News, to give expert legal commentary.
Kim Picazio’s aggressive representation of high-profile clients, as well as those who are lesser known to the general public, regularly earns praise for the individual attention, powerhouse charisma, and academic approach she instills in each of her cases. She was included and listed as an Expert in Top Experts and Professionals Book Series by Worldwide Registry in 2014. An avid contributor to charitable causes, the law firm designates a percentage of their work hours each year to representing indigent clients in need of pro bono representation in custody and/or domestic violence cases. Kim Picazio also lends her expertise to upcoming lawyers by judging mock trials, and guest speaking events at Florida law schools on the topics such as family law, trial strategy, public speaking, and effective interview skills.
Kim Picazio is the co-author of a legal treatise published by West Publishing/Thomson Reuters, “Strategies for Family Law in Florida, 2013 Ed.: Leading Lawyers on Working with Clients, Creating an Effective Strategy, and Handling Complex Cases (Inside the Minds)”. She has been honored for her diligent advocacy and contributions to the legal community by being selected as Top 100 Family Law Attorneys in the State of Florida by American Society of Legal Advocates for 2014, America’s Most Honored Professional in 2011, Recipient of the 2011 Circle of Excellence Award, named by South Florida Legal Guide as a “Top Lawyer” of the Year (2009-2016), voted Best Lawyer-First Family Law Inns of Court (1999), was the recipient of the Corpus Juris Secundum Award and American Jurisprudence Award for Contract law, and was the two (2) time recipient of the National Emerging Leaders Award.
The Law Office of Kim L.Picazio, P.A. accepts cases in the State of Florida, primarily in the counties of Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach, and Monroe. Kim Picazio is also a media consultant for high profile cases and causes around the nation. Please contact the law office for more information about our services.