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Dirk Lorenzen

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Lawsuits & Disputes, Child Custody, Administrative Law

About Me

I am a lawyer and a clinical psychologist specializing in the practice of family law.  I have extensive experience in both litigating child custody and access issues and in resolving them collaboratively.    


Languages Spoken: German

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1989

  1. Divorce & Separation: 50%
    23 years
  2. Lawsuits & Disputes: 28%
    26 years
  3. Child Custody: 20%
    24 years
  4. Administrative Law: 2%
    24 years

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.


    Christian Lassen Wrongful Death Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Lorenzen Law P.A.

150 Alhambra Circle.
Suite 1220
Coral Gables, FL, 33134-5045



FLMember in Good Standing198908/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2008
Top LawyersN/A2008
Top LawyersN/A2007
Super Lawyer AwardSuper Lawyers2007
Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2006
Super Lawyer AwardSuper Lawyers2006
Top LawyersN/A2006
Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2005
Top LawyersN/A2005
Top LawyersN/A2004
Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2004
Top LawyersN/A2003
Up and Coming AwardN/A2002
Summa Cum LaudeUniversity of Miami1989
FellowshipNational Institute of Mental Health1980
Best Attorney/Commercial LitigationBest Attorneys NetworkN/A
Best Attorney/Family LawBest Attorneys NetworkN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
ShereholderCaruana & Lorenzen, P.A.1993 - 2007
N/ABilzin, Sumberg 1992 - 1993
N/ASquire Sanders & Dempsey 1989 - 1992


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Kidside, IncBoard Member2008 - Present
First Family Law American Inn of CourtPresident-Elect2006 - 2007
First Family Law American Inn of CourtTreasurer2005 - 2006
First Family Law American Inn of CourtSecretary2004 - 2005
First Family Law American Inn of CourtPresident 2007-20081996 - Present
Iron ArrowMember1989 - Present
Florida BarMember1989 - Present
Society of Wig and RobeMember1989 - Present
Journal of Law and Human BehaviorEditorial Board1988 - 1989
University of Miami Law ReviewExecutive Board / Research Editor / Editorial Board1987 - 1989

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Rush Limbaugh & Marta Miranda v. Palm Beach Newspapers, Inc.Affirmed on Appeal

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Publication NameTitleDate
South Florida Legal GuideWalk Softly and Carry a Big Stick: Divorce Law2005
University of Miami Law ReviewThe Admissibility of Expert Psychological Testimony in cases involving the sexual misuse of a child1989


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Vanderbilt University PsychologyPhD - Doctorate1990
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
George Peabody College of Vanderbilt UniversityPsychologyMA - Masters1981
Fordham University Political Science & psychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1977

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
First Family Law American Inn of Court MeetingVarious Presentations2008