I am passionately committed to working with families in distress, and work very hard to quickly achieve the best possible results in each case. I recognize that it can be quite difficult for people to get along, and believe that it is better to be FROM a broken home, than to be IN one. Since I have been in private practice, my firm has focused exclusively on family matters. I've never dabbled in anything else because of how strongly I feel about the sanctity of the family. I love being a part of trying to help other families through very difficult and emotional situations. If I can make a difference to better a child's life, then I have done my work. Before I opened my private practice, I served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Florida in the Child Support Enforcement Division. I represented the Department of Revenue on issues of paternity and child support, whether establishment, modification or enforcement, intrastate and interstate. There were also a few international cases in my division. I handled approximately 6,000 files at any given time, and had my hands on at least 200 case files a week. I spent most of my time in court, and it was rare for me to be in the office. I am currently a member in the Florida Bar, and the Broward Bar Association, with past membership in the Florida Trial Lawyers Association. I received my law degree from St. Thomas University School of Law. My undergraduate work was completed at the University of Miami, with a double major in Political Science and Broadcast Journalism. My husband and I raise Border Collies - sheep dogs. I love the beach, movies, music, and football. I also enjoy traveling, both domestic and internationally since 1994. I also believe there is nothing better in this world than sitting at a table with friends and family, having good food, good conversations and LOTS of laughs!