Carol A. Kartagener

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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

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

Education

  • 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 - 00/1976
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: History; Medical Studies

Representative Cases

  • Laroche v. Briggs, 720 So.2d 321, 1998, Fla. 4th DCA
  • C.E. Pickening Investments, Inc. et al v. Grubb & Ellis, 90-37463 (03), 1993, 17th Judicial Circuit
  • Driscoll v. Driscoll, 763 So.2d. 1189, 2000, Fla. 4th DCA
  • Johnson v. Hasson, 755 So.2d 131, 2000, Fla. 4DCA, 2000102864
  • Hasson v. Hasson, 716 So.2d 344, 1998, Fla. 4DCA, 1998183267
  • Communications Stations of Broward, Inc. v. Decker, 562 So.2d 419, 1990, Fla. 4DCA, 1990093227
  • Eiler v. Eiler, 556 So.2d 834, 1990, Fla. 4DCA, 1990038834
  • Smithers v. Smithers, 765 So.2d 117, 2000, Fla. 4th DCA
  • Driscoll V. Driscoll, 25 Fla. L. Weekly D253, 2000, Fla. 4DCA, 2000040296
  • Landmark at Hillsboro Condominium Association v. Breward, 552 So.2d 922, 1989, Fla. 4DCA, 1989170180
  • Thornton v. Evans, 898 So.2d 151, 2005, Fla. 4th DCA

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
  • Broward County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • The Florida Bar, Family Law Section, Member, 1984
  • 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 to 1986
  • 17th Judicial Circuit, Broward County, Florida, Special Master and Guardian, 1996 to 1998

Ancillary Businesses

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