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Albert G. Caruana

About Albert Caruana

About me

Albert G. Caruana is the founding and senior partner of Caruana and Jacobs, P.A. He is a seasoned trial lawyer, with over 35 years of courtroom experience, who concentrates his practice in Family Law, including complex contested dissolution of marriage cases, paternity, domestic violence and custody issues. Mr. Caruana is actively involved in all strategy-related decisions, hearings and trials, and deals on a personal basis with each of the Firm’s clients, and has assembled an excellent and dedicated staff of family litigation attorneys to assist the clients and assist in the preparation necessary to service all of the client’s needs.

Mr. Caruana’s skill and talent has been recognized by his peers in Nifeh and Smith’s Best Lawyers in America in Family Law

every year since 1995 to the present; South Florida Legal Guide Top Lawyers, since 2000, and as Florida Legal Elite in Florida Trend Magazine, 2004-2007, and as a Florida Super-Lawyer in 2006, 2007. Mr. Caruana is a member of the American Law Institute. He served as President of the First Family Law, American Inns of Court Chapter 181 for 1996-1997. He was also a member of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Nominating Commissions from 1984-1988 and served as Co-Chairman in 1987-88, and participated in the recommendation to the Governor of over 40 judicial appointments during his tenure.

Mr. Caruana is admitted to practice law in Florida and the District of Columbia, as well as before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits, U.S. Claims Court, U.S. District Court for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida and the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Mr. Caruana received both his B.A. and J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law, where he received the Wesley A. Sturges scholar award for graduating number 1 in his law school class in 1972. He was the recipient of numerous academic honors, including Iron Arrow, Order of Barristers and the Society of Wig and Robe. While at the University of Miami School of Law, he served as Editor-in-Chief of the University of Miami Law Review. He was also a member of the University of Miami School of Law National Moot Court Team and a member of the State Moot Court Team, was a student instructor and judge of the Law School Honor Court.

Mr. Caruana has served as a lecturer at the University of Miami School of Law and as an Adjunct Instructor at Florida International University.

Mr. Caruana has dedicated his legal career to litigation. He was a partner in Miami’s Greenberg Traurig Firm before starting his own firm in 1983. Mr. Caruana has received Martindale Hubbell's highest peer rating for legal skill, integrity and legal ethics, the coveted "AV" rating

Mr. Caruana was born in Medford, Massachusetts in 1947, and has resided in South Florida continuously since 1955.