Kim L. Picazio
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Practice Areas: Family/Matrimonial Law; Domestic Violence (Criminal/Civil); Cybercrimes/Defamation; Media consulting on high profile cases and causes.
Admitted: 1995, Florida
Law School: Florida State University, J.D.
Member: Dade/Broward County Bar Associations; American Bar Association; American Inns of Court; The Florida Bar (Member: Family Law Section; Support Committee and Litigation Support Committee); American Trial Lawyer’s Association; Florida Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; American Association for Justice; Broward County Matrimonial Lawyers Association; Legal Aid of Broward County Fundraising Committee; Florida Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; National Association of Professional Women; American Society of Legal Advocates.
Biography: Kim L. Picazio, Esquire concentrates her practice in the areas of family law, domestic violence, cybercrime, and defamation cases. Specializations: dissolution of marriage, alimony issues, child custody disputes, paternity issues; post-judgment modifications/enforcement of Agreements or Judgments, drafting of Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements, domestic violence, dual state jurisdictional custody disputes and child relocation (UCCJEA), child support modification/enforcement, prosecution and defense of cybercrime and defamation cases.
AWARDS/RECOGNITIONS: 2016 Top Lawyer – Family Law (So FL Legal Guide); Co-Author of “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)”; 2015 Top Lawyer Category by South FL Legal Guide; Featured by Elite Women Worldwide as a national Prominent Female Leader (2015); Top 100 Family Law Attorneys in the State of Florida by American Society of Legal Advocates for 2014; 2011 America’s Most Honored Professional; 2011 Circle of Excellence Award; 2009-2016 “Top Lawyers” Category for Family Law/Litigation-S Fla Legal Guide; 2005-2009 Ranked Top Lawyer/Up & Comer-S Fla Legal Guide; 1999 Best Lawyer-First Family Law Inns of Court; Recipient: Corpus Juris Secundum Award-Contract Law; American Jurisprudence Award-Contract Law; 2007-2008 National Emerging Leaders Award; 2008 Who’s Who in the World.
MEDIA APPEARANCES: The Dr. Drew Show (CNN); Swift Justice with Nancy Grace; Nancy Grace Show; CNN; Issues with Jane Velez-Mitchell (CNN); CNN Headline News Prime News with Mike Galanos; Geraldo At Large; Fox News; WJXT CBS Channel 4 Jacksonville; NBC News 12 Jacksonville; ABC News 25 Jacksonville; WESH NBC Orlando; Action News Jacksonville 47; First Coast News Jacksonville; My Fox Orlando WOFL; The Bald Truth; Crime Examiner; Central Florida News 13; WKMG Orlando; Florida Times Union News; Gainesville Sun; News Jacksonville.com; Palatka Daily News; Miami Herald; Sun-Sentinel News; News Desk International; Featured: http://www.law.fsu.edu/events/picazio/
Place of birth: Greenville, North Carolina
Cases: Benitez v. Benitez, 976 So.2d 75 (Fla. 3d DCA 2008) (waiver of alimony modification); Ciudad Real v. Ciudad Real, — So.2d — (Fla. 3d DCA, 2000—) (child support modification); EEOC v. Joe’s Stone Crab, Inc., 969 F.Supp. 727 (S.D.Fla. 1997) (labor law/employment discrimination).