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Lori I Barkus

About me

Lori Barkus is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil and Family Law mediator who practices in the areas of Marital and Family Law, mediation and Domestic and International Adoptions. Lori Barkus P.A. is located in Broward County, Florida


Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 50%
    18 years
  2. Mediation: 20%
    10 years
  3. Alimony: 15%
    18 years
  4. Adoption: 10%
    10 years
  5. Child Custody: 5%
    18 years



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Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Ergio I. Fernandez

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  • Dana Pechersky

    Lori is a very knowledgable family law attorney. I had cases against her and it has been a pleasure to work with her. She represents her clients with passion and commitment.


    Dana Pechersky Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Lori Barkus P.A.

2863 Executive Park Drive
Suite 104
Weston, FL, 33331


GAActive Member in Good Standing 200608/05/2016
DCActive 199907/06/2016
FLMember in Good Standing199806/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Up & ComerSouth Florida Legal Guide2016
Top Up & ComerSouth Florida Legal Guide2015
Leaders in Law FinalistLifestyle Media2013
Top Up and Coming Attorney 2008Legal Elite2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerLori Barkus, P.A.2005 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of GeorgiaMember2006 - Present
Association of Family and Conciliation CourtsMember2006 - Present
Collaborative Law Institute of GeorgiaMember2006 - Present
Family Law Section- the Florida BarMember2005 - Present
International Academy of Collaborative ProfessionalsMember2005 - Present
Florida Academy of Professional MediatorsMember2004 - Present
The Florida BarMember1998 - Present
Collaborative Family Lawyers of South FloridaMember: Board of Directors2007 - 2008
Broward County Bar AssociationMember- Professionalism Committee2006 - 2007
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Cordell v. CordellSuccessful appeal on behalf of client
Bravo v. Hoover IndustriesRuled in favor of client/employee
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Publication nameTitleDate
Good men projectWhy Equally Shared Parenting Is Best For Children2013
Half Moon EducationAdvanced Family Law for Paralegals- Assisting with Family Law Issues2012
Introduction to Adoption LawAdoption Law 1012012
Lorman Educational ServicesThe Duty to Inform: Ragsdale and Beyond2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
University of MiamiSociology/Political ScienceB.A>1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Miramar Democratic ClubAlimony Reform2013
Florida Alimony ReformAlimony Reform2013
Law Review CLEIntroduction to Adoption Law2012
Adjunct ProfessorContracts Instructor2008
Palm Beach County Bar AssociationCollaborative Divorce- Where are we today?2007
North Dade Bar AssociationAn Overview of Collaborative Law2006