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Trial Attorney Olga Ruiz Baken provides counseling in litigation matters. Her areas of practice include commercial litigationforeclosure and landlord/tenant law. She represents individual, corporate and financial institution clients.


 


She also litigates in the family law and dependency divisions of the Miami-Dade County, Broward County and Palm Beach County courts. Her family law practice focuses on divorce, support and separation without divorce, custody, visitation, child support, alimony, modification and enforcement of divorce decrees, adoption, prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements, relocation and international child kidnapping). Her dependency law practice focuses on dependency and termination of parental rights litigation and defense.


 


Olga has more than 20 years of legal experience. She began her career as a legal secretary and law clerk before attending the University of Miami’s School of Law, where she obtained her law degree. As a former criminal defense attorney, she participated in the defense team for General Manuel Antonio Noriega of Panama during the sentencing and appeal phases of his highly publicized and high profile case.


 


She is a member of the Broward Bar Association. In addition, she has been a volunteer Guardian Ad Litem and has been a pro bono attorney for Put Something Back and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.


 


Olga is fluent in Spanish and is able to speak, write and understand French and Portuguese.


 


Reduced $100 fee for initial consultations

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Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Commercial Real Estate: 70%
    24 years
  2. General Practice: 20%
    24 years
  3. Family: 10%
    24 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($275-400/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

3215 NW 10th Terrace
Suite 210
Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 33309

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing199206/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV-ratedMartindale-Hubbell2001
ListingMarquis' Who's Who (American Law, America, World, American Women, American Education)N/A
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Bar, Family Law SectionN/AN/A
Condominium AssociationsVolunteer Board Member (President)N/A
EmmausN/AN/A
National Center for Missing and Exploited ChildrenPro Bono AttorneyN/A
Broward County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Guardian Ad LitemVolunteer GAL1996 - 2000
Put Something BackPro Bono Attorney1996 - 2000
American Cancer Society, New DirectionsBoard Member1996 - 1996
Teen Court (Hillsborough County)Volunteer Judge1994 - 1994
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1992
Florida International UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1989