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Carin Marie Porras

Carin Marie Porras

Practice areas:

Family, Appeals

About Me

Languages Spoken: English, French, Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1994

  1. Family: 90%
  2. Appeals: 10%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Carolann Mazza

    Carin is a dedicated family lawyer and she is passionate about her service to the families of South Florida. As the most recent Chair of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, Carin has spearheaded numerous projects, most notably, spearheading the campaign against the proposed alimony bill.


    Carolann Mazza Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Brydger & Porras LLP

100 NE 3rd Ave Ste 480
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33301-1174



NYCurrently registered 199503/13/2015
FLMember in Good Standing199408/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
HonorsUniversity of Miami School of Law1994
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Bar Register of Preeminent Women LawyersMartindale-HubbellN/A
Super LawyerSuper LawyersN/A
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in AmericaN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Florida Supreme Court Certified Family MediatorFlorida Supreme Court Certified Mediator2003 - Present
PartnerBrydger & Porras, LLP1995 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Florida Bar, Family Law SectionCurrent Chair2012 - Present
Florida Bar, Family Law Section, Legislation CommitteeMember2007 - Present
Florida Bar, Family Law Section, CLE CommitteePast Chair2007 - 2009
Florida Bar, Family Law Publications CommitteePast Co-chair2005 - 2007
Florida Bar, Family Law SectionPast Editor of the "Commentator"2005 - 2007
Broward County Bar AssociationFamily Law Section Co-Chair2005 - 2006
Florida Bar, Family Law Section, Ethics and Attorney Fees CommitteeCo-chair2004 - 2005
Broward County Bar AssociationChair of Family Law Section2004 - 2005
Stephen R. Booher American Inn of CourtMember2003 - Present
Florida Bar, Grievance CommitteeMember and Chairperson (2004)2002 - 2004
Broward County Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
Florida BarMember1994 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Gottlieb v. GottliebA third party defendant cannot be awarded attorney’s fees and costs pursuant to Fla. Stat. §61.16 in a Chapter 61 proceeding.
Niederman v. Niedermanyes , income can be imputed under 72T of the tax code

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Publication NameTitleDate
Florida Bar Association publicationMarriage2000


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Florida Bar, Annual Meeting CommitteeFlorida Bar Family Law Section Marital & Family Law Review Course2009