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Kim Douglas Sherman

Kim Douglas Sherman

Practice areas:

Family, General Practice, Litigation, Probate

About Me

A fine, experienced litigator and negotiator. A trained Collaborative lawyer, too. Calls back promptly.  Keeps clients fully informed.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1974

  1. Probate: 25%
  2. Litigation: 25%
  3. General Practice: 25%
  4. Family: 25%



Hourly ($400-650/hour), Contingent (20-40%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Gordon Thomas Nicol

    A true professional. Incredibly knowledgeable. I endorse this lawyer.


    Gordon Nicol Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • No photo

    I endorse this lawyer. Kim Sherman is a highly skilled lawyer who possesses a through knowledge of the rules and law. He has an excellent manner with clients and is respected by judges and other attorneys.


    Lawrence Livoti Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Kim Douglas Sherman, Esq., P.A.

1000 Corporate Dr Ste 310
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33334-3645



FLMember in Good Standing197508/12/2015
ILVoluntarily Inactive197408/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Justice Teaching InstructorFlorida Supreme Court2009
MentorBroward County Bar Association1985

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Assistant City AttorneyCity of Bay Harbor Islands1999 - 2010
PrincipalKim Douglas Sherman, Esq., P.A.1993 - Present
PartnerSherman & Rayson, Law Firm1977 - 1993
Chief City ProsecutorCity of Pompano Beach, Florida1977 - 1977
Chief City ProsecutorCity of Fort Lauderdale1976 - 1977
Assistant District AttorneyCook County States Attorneys Offce1974 - 1975


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Collaborative Family Law Professionals of South FloridaMember & Director2006 - Present
Trial Bar of Southern District of FloridaMember1983 - Present
Broward County Bar AssociationMember1978 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
Lighthouse Point MagazineHelp Yourself By Taking a Broad Family View2014
Lighthouse Point MagazineAccidents Happen to People Like You2013
Lighthouse Point MagazineSome Simple Estate Planning Tips2012
Lighthouse Point MagazineWhatever Happened to the Handshake Agreement2011
Lighthouse Point MagazineEvidence, Understanding its importance to You2010
Lighthouse Point MagazineNew Family Law Concept Reduces Fear of Lawyers2010


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northwestern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
University of WisconsinN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1971

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Business Forum--Law UpdateBusiness Law Update2008
Instructor--1976--1982Civil & Criminal law subjects1976