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Bernadene Angela Rodriguez

Family Attorney at Plantation, FL

5.0   1 review
  • Licensed for 30 years
    State FL
    Acquired 1994
    Member in Good Standing No misconduct found

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Practice areas
  1. Family
    Includes all areas of family law, including divorce, alimony, child support, paternity, pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements, marital settlement agreements, and collaborative family law,

    30 years

  2. Immigration
    Assists clients in obtaining permanent residency (green card), employment authorization, H1B visas, investment visas, and naturalization (citizenship).

    30 years

  3. Mediation
    Assists clients in reaching agreements in all areas of family law in a confidential setting, with or without attorneys.

    21 years

  4. Probate

    30 years

Bernadene A. Rodriguez has been practicing law in Florida for over 22 years.  She began her career in law by providing low income individuals and families with representation in various areas of family law while working at Legal Aid of Dade County.  It was there that she developed her passion for helping families in crisis reach reasonable solutions.

Ms. Rodriguez later sharpened her litigation skills as a civil trial attorney with the Law Offices of Dan Cytryn, P.A. .   For several years, she handled Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, and Employment Discrimination cases through all phases of litigation.

In 1999, Ms. Rodriguez founded The Law Offices of Bernadene A. Rodriguez, P.A., where she has focused her practice in the areas of Family Law, Collaborative Family Law, Immigration, and Probate and Estate Planning.  She uses an effective and unique assertive yet non-adversarial style, coupled with her strong legal knowledge and skills to help families in transition in the areas of Family Law, Collaborative Family Law, Probate Administration, Estate Planning and Immigration.   

For the past ten years, Bernadene has been a member of the Collaborative Family Law Professionals of South Florida, and is presently a member of its Board of Directors and the organization’s Treasurer.  She is also a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.  Over the past ten years, she has geared her practice to facilitating settlements specifically suited to each family’s need and strives to resolve cases with as little conflict as possible.   

Ms. Rodriguez attended The College of New Rochelle in New York, where she graduated cum laude with her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts.  After working with various Wall Street brokerage firms doing specialized research in a variety of industries, she attended Columbia University, and graduated with a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science.   She continued her career as an Information Specialist, conducting research primarily in the Healthcare and Medical Device and Diagnostics industries, writing and editing corporate and industry market research newsletters, and finally becoming Director of the Corporate Library and Information Center at Baxter Diagnostics in Miami, Florida. 

After many years of perfecting her research and writing skills in the corporate world, Ms. Rodriguez received her JD degree, cum laude, from the University of Miami, School of Law in December 1993.


Bernadene Angela Rodriguez
111 N Pine Island Rd Ste 105
Plantation, FL, 33324-1836

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Posted by victor | May 5, 2020
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
what a knowledgeable,sharp pro,,,
I highly recommend ms Rodriguez, she is a dedicated attorney that consistently goes above and beyond even in the most demanding situations.she is petite in stature she explaining the process and what i could expect using clear fact.she did over 1/2 hour consulting free that worth a lot,


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Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Law Office of Bernadene A. Rodriguez, P.A.
  • 1999 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Law Offices of Dan Cytryn, P.A.
  • 1994 - 1999
  • Attorney
  • Legal Aid of Dade County
  • 1994 - 1994


  • University of Miami School of Law
  • Juris Doctor
  • 1993
  • Columbia University
  • Master of Science
  • 1986
  • College of New Rochelle
  • B.A.
  • 1982


  • Caribbean Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2016 - Present
  • Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Member
  • 2016 - Present
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • Collaborative Family Law Professionals of South Florida
  • Member and Director
  • 2005 - Present
  • Seafarer's House
  • Advisory Board Member/ Former Board Member
  • 2001 - Present
  • Florida Bar
  • Family Law Section
  • 1994 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Family Attorney | Apr 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Bernadene for over a decade and she is truly a consummate professional. She and I initially met as opposing counsel on a traditional divorce matter. Thereafter, Bernadene and I successfully resolved a collaborative case. Her knowledge of the law combined with her compassion is remarkable. Bernadene incessantly strives for excellence as a mediator and a lawyer. Her knowledge in handling complex financial family law case is impressive. Bernadene is not only diplomatic and professional to opposing counsel and her clients, but she is also a zealous advocate."
Immigration Attorney | Apr 13
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have known Bernadene Rodriguez for over ten years and I endorse her as a divorce and immigration attorney. Bernadene is a true professional. She is extremely knowledgeable and compassionate. I often recommend her to clients who have cases that I do not handle. She has always done a great job."

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Plantation Family Lawyer Bernadene Angela Rodriguez
Bernadene Angela Rodriguez
Family Attorney
Plantation, FL
Licensed for 30 years