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  1. Divorce: 95%
    35 years
  2. Litigation: 5%
    35 years

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  • Jenni Fallin Swan

    I had the pleasure of learning the practice of law from Evan. I clerked for him starting the summer following my first year of law school and continuing until I passed the Bar. He took me under his wing and trained me how to be a zealous and ethical family law attorney. I was an associate with Evan's firm until I moved to Georgia. I consider myself fortunate to have had such a strong mentor (who I still call on occasion). I wholeheartedly endorse Evan.


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  • Ryan Christopher Marger

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Contact info

Marks & West, P.A.

Miami Tower - Suite 2700
100 SE 2 Street
Miami, FL, 331312122


FLMember in Good Standing198106/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2016
Pro Bono Service AwardPut Something Back - 11th Judicial Circuit & Dade County Bar Association2015
Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2015
Nation's Top One PercentNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Pro Bono Service AwardPut Something Back - 11th Judicial Circuit & Dade County Bar Association2014
Florida Legal Elite 2014Florida Trend Magazine2014
Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2014
South Florida's Top Rated LawyersLexis Nexis Martindale-Hubbell2013
Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2013
Florida Legal Elite 2013Florida Trend Magazine2013
Award of MeritNational Center for Missing & Exploited Children2006
Pro Bono Service AwardPut Something Back - 11th Judicial Circuit & Dade County Bar Association1999
Court Adopt an Agency Pro Bono AwardPut Something Back - 11th Judicial Circuit & Dade County Bar Association1994
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerMarks & West, P.A.1992 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
The Collaborative Family Law InstitutePresident2015 - Present
The Collaborative Family Law InstitutePresident-Elect2013 - 2015
The Collaborative Family Law InstituteBoard of Directors2011 - 2013
Family Law Section Florida BarChair2004 - 2005
First Family Law American Inn of CourtPresident2000 - 2001
Florida's Commission on Responsible FatherhoodCommissioner1996 - 2002
North Dade Bar AssociationPresident1995 - 1996
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
S. L. Wade vs. D. T. WadeSuccessfully Affirmed Trial Judge. Procedural changes to effectuate Time sharing determined not to be a Modification to Final Custody Judgment
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Publication nameTitleDate
Family Advocate (ABA)Seven Commandments for Drafting Ethical Fee Agreements2010
Florida's Dissolution of Marriage Manual, 5th EditionPractical & Ethical Considerations1998
The Florida Bar JournalFighting Back - The Attorneys' Role in a Parental Kidnapping Case1990
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Lunch & Learn SeriesThe Daubert Crucible: How Replacing the Frye Rule with Daubert affects expert testimony in every family division case2016
Tampa Bay Collaborative Divorce Group General MeetingEthical Issues in Collaborative Divorce2015
Collaborative Process - Spreading the Word - 2015 Annual Conference51 Shades of Grey - Ethical Delimmas in the Collaborative Process2015
CFLI General Membership MeetingThe Do's and Dont's When Dealing With Difficult People2015
23rd Annual Nuts & Bolts of Family Law SeminarProfessional Ethics2015
UM Law SchoolMo' Money, Mo' Problems: Representing Wealthy Clients in High Stakes Divorce2014
Introductory Interdiciplinary Collaborative Practice TrainingCollaborative Divorce: Fitting the Pieces Together2014
Equal Time-Sharing: Is it Presumptively Best? FLAFCC Forum Examining Both Sides of the IssueAttorney Perspective on the PRO & CON of the Equal Time-Sharing Presumption2014
Child Advocacy & Family Law SocietyRepresenting Clients in High Stakes Divorce2014
22nd Annual "Nuts and Bolts of Family Law" SeminarEthics and Professionalism in Divorce Cases2014
2014 Matrimonial & Family Law Review CourseProfessional Ethics2014
University of Miami School of Law Child Advocacy and Family Law SocietyThe Ins and Outs of Family Law and Child Advocacy2013
DCBA Family Law Committee Family Law SeminarLitigating a Family Law Case-Ethics/Professionalism2013
The Shield and the Sword: Protecting Yourself and Your Client in the Practice of Family Law SeminarCan you keep a secret? Must you?! The Lawyer's Duty to Protect Confidences/Privilege/Work Product2012
North Dade Bar Association LuncheonWhat is this thing called Collaborative Law?2012
2011 Matrimonial & Family Law Review CourseProfessional Ethics2011
2011 Fifth Circuit Professionalism ConferenceProfessionalism & Ethics in Marital & Family Law Cases2011
Interdisciplinary Collaborative TrainingInterdisciplinary Collaborative Training2010
2010 Timely Topics for All LawyersWhat Every Lawyer Needs to Know About the 2010 Changes to the Rules of Professional Conduct2010
AAML 31st Annual Institute on Marital & Family LawGood Fortune Child Support - An Overview2009
2009 Florida College of Advanced Judicial StudiesNew Perspectives on Domestic Violence - One Size Does Not Fit All2009
Annual Meeting of The Florida BarMasters Seminar on Professionalism2008
Ethics in Family Law LitigationEthics in Family Law Litigation2007
29th Annual Institute - An Advanced Seminar and Update on Marital & Family Law in FloridaRecurring Ethical Quandries and Dilemmas in the Family Law Practice2007
Broward County Bar Association, Family Law Section Brown Bag SeminarOverlapping Family Law & Bankruptcy Issues2005
Florida Conference of Circuit Court JudgesFather's Count Too: Children Need Both Parents!2002