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About me

I am a life-long resident of Florida and received my Juris Doctor from the University of Florida College of Law in 1990.  Shortly after I began practicing law, I taught Business Law at a local community college as an adjunct professor.  During my legal career, I represented the Department of Children and Families (formerly HRS) and the attorney for the State of Florida Guardian Ad Litem.  As a public servant, I advocated for the protection of Florida's children.


I have been a member of an international non-governmental agency, Zonta International.  During 2008-2010, I was the Governor of District 11, Zonta International, which comprises the 7 Southeastern United States, Puerto Rico, the Bahamas and the British Virgin Islands.


I have been representing parents and children in family law cases, including child abuse and neglect cases, divorce cases, and adoptions for 20 years. 




Practice areas


  1. Family: 60%
    25 years
  2. Child Abuse: 15%
    25 years
  3. Guardianship: 10%
  4. Social Security: 10%
  5. Adoption: 5%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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    I endorse this lawyer. Ms. Salvatore is a consummate professional. I would recommend her to anyone looking for a good lawyer. Ms. Salvatore is committed and passionate about her cases.


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Contact info

North Florida Law Firm, P.A.

9770 Old Baymeadows Road.
Suite 125
Jacksonville, FL, 32056


FLMember in Good Standing199006/21/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Cum LaudeLoyola University New Orleans1987
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Program AttorneyFlorida Guardian Ad Litem Program1997 - 2001
Assistant AttorneyFlorida Department of Children & Families1995 - 1997
Contract AttorneyClay County Code Enforcement Board1994 - 2006
AssociateFuller & Associates1991 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Family Law American Inn of CourtMember2010 - Present
Northeast Florida Human Trafficking TaskforceMember2006 - Present
Florida BarMember1990 - Present
Zonta International, Inc.District 11 Governor2008 - 2010
Fourth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono CommitteeTreasurer2000 - 2000
Florida Guardian Ad Litem Program Statewide Standards of Operation CommitteeMember1998 - 2000
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Z.M., Mother of K.H. and Z.H, Minor Children vs. State of Florida Department of Children and FamiliesThe First District Court of Appeal, State of Florida overturned the trial court's decision to terminate Z.M.'s parental rights.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1990
Loyola University New OrleansBusinessOther - Bachelors1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Immigration Legal ClinicHuman Trafficking2009