Carol A. Kartagener

Carol A. Kartagener

Boca Raton, Florida
(561) 997-9995
Carol A. Kartagener is Board Certified in Marital and Family Law. In addition, Carol is also a skilled litigator and engages in the practice of commercial and general civil litigation. Affiliated with Weiss, Handler & Cornwell, P.A. for over 26 years, Carol has numerous reported opinions to her credit. A tireless worker, Carol is a caring, effective advocate for her clients. She has been selected for inclusion by Who's Who in Executives and Professionals. Carol commenced her legal career with a prestigious judicial clerkship with The Honorable Norman C. Roettger, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. She was also appointed and served as a Special Master and a Guardian in Broward County, Florida. In 1993, Carol reportedly had the largest verdict of any commercial case in Broward County, in an amount in excess of $11 million dollars, which included a $7 million punitive damage award.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Civil Practice
  • Trial Practice

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified Marital and Family Law Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education, 2000

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida Trial Bar, 1993


  • University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida
    • J.D. - 1984
  • State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, New York
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude - 1976
    • Major: History; Medical Studies

Honors and Awards

  • Listed in National Register's Who's Who in Executives and Professionals

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • South Palm Beach County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 1989 - Present
  • Broward County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • The Florida Bar, Family Law Section, Member, 1984 - Present
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Honorable Norman C. Roettger, Jr., United States District Judge, Southern District of Florida, Law Clerk, 1984 - 1986
  • 17th Judicial Circuit, Broward County, Florida, Special Master and Guardian, 1996 - 1998

Ancillary Businesses

  • Special Master and Guardian, 17th Judicial Circuit, Broward County, FL