BARRANCO & KIRCHER, P. A.
150 West Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33130
BUSINESS LI TIGATION
A.J. Barranco, Jr. passionately and effectively represents his
clients. He has a national reputation for his results and expertise
in high-profile cases. Mr. Barranco received his B.S. from
Washington and Lee University in 1964 and his J.D. from the
University of Florida in 1966. He was admitted to The Florida Bar
in 1967 and is a member of The Florida Bar and the Dade County
Bar. Mr. Barranco served as President of the Young Lawyers
Section of The Florida Bar from 1977-1978, President of the Dade
County Bar from 1984-1985, and President of the Dade County
Trial Lawyers Association from 1983-1984, and served two terms
on the Board of Governors of The Florida Bar.
MASON BLACK & CABALLERO
307 South Magnolia Avenue
Tampa, FL 33606
CAROLINE K. BLACK
MASON BLACK & CABALLERO
Caroline K. Black is a shareholder and managing partner of
Mason Black & Caballero P.A., a marital and family law firm
located in Tampa, Florida. Caroline received her J.D. from
Stetson University College of Law in 1984 and has focused
solely on family-law-related matters since 1995. Caroline is a
Board Certified Marital and Family Law Specialist, Certified by
The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education,
a fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers,
a member of the International Academy of Collaborative
Professionals, and a past president of the Centre for Women in
Tampa. In April 2009, she chaired the AAML Annual Institute
and has frequently lectured on family law topics on behalf of
other professional organizations as well.
PETER L. GLADSTONE
GLADS TONE & WEISSMAN,
One Financial Plaza
100 Southeast 3rd Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394
DEBORAH J. BLUE
DICKINSON & GIBBONS, P.A.
401 North Cattlemen Road
Sarasota, FL 34232
Deborah J. Blue, a native born Floridian, received her J.D.
from Stetson University in 1985. She was an Assistant State
Attorney in the Twelfth Judicial Circuit until she joined the firm
of Dickinson & Gibbons, P.A. in 1991, where she has been a
shareholder since 1996. She has been honored to be listed in
Florida Super Lawyers since 2006 in the family law category
and is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Ms. Blue was selected
for the inaugural Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent
Women Lawyers. Ms. Blue is Board Certified by the Florida Bar
in Marital and Family Law. She was previously Board Certified
by The Florida Bar in Criminal Trial Law 1993-2008 and Board
Certified in Civil Trial Law 2000-2010.
KENNETH A. GORDON
200 East Las Olas Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Alex Caballero is a partner at Mason Black & Caballero PA,
a marital and family law firm located in Tampa, Florida. Alex
graduated with high honors from FSU’s College of Law in 1993,
where he was a member of both the Law Review and the Order
of the Coif. His career as an attorney began in the Hillsborough
County State Attorney’s Office, where he became lead trial
attorney and tried countless cases before judges and juries. Alex
has published numerous articles on family-law-related topics
and regularly speaks about these issues before groups of other
attorneys and other interested parties. Throughout his career,
Alex has been an active member of several Florida Bar and
Hillsborough County Bar Association committees and has been
AV preeminent peer-review rated through Martindale-Hubbell.
JOHN FRASER HIMES
HIMES & HEARN PA
101 East Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33602
Peter L. Gladstone, managing partner of Gladstone &
Weissman, P.A., specializes in complex divorce litigation. He has
been a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
since 2003, having practiced exclusively in this field since 1988.
He is Florida Bar Board Certified in Marital and Family Law,
is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, and has been included in
The Best Lawyers in America since 2005. Mr. Gladstone is past
Chair of the Family Law Section of The Florida Bar, having been
a member of the Executive Council since 1997. He has lectured
throughout the state on family law topics, including parenting
issues and equitable distribution.
LAWRENCE S. KATZ
LAWRENCE S. KATZ, P. A.
9130 South Dadeland Boulevard
Miami, FL 33156
Mr. Gordon practices in the area of marital and family law with a
special emphasis on dissolution of marriage, alimony, parental
responsibility and timesharing, complex financial issues,
equitable distribution, adoption, and other family law matters.
He is a Florida Bar Board Certified Specialist in Marital and
Family Law and holds an AV rating with Martindale-Hubbell.
Mr. Gordon has published various articles on family law issues
such as “Working with the Vocational Expert,” published in
the Family Advocate. He is a frequent lecturer on a variety of
topics, and he teaches the substantive family law portion of the
certification seminar for family law mediators.
STUART R. MANOFF
S TUAR T R. MANOFF &
ASSOCIATES, P. A.
515 North Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Fraser, Board Certified in Marital and Family Law since 1987, is
a past Chair of The Florida Bar Family Law Rules Committee,
past President of the Hillsborough County Bar, past member
of The Florida Bar Board of Governors, and past member of
the Executive Council to the Family Law Section of The Florida
Bar. He is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, listed in Florida
Super Lawyers, Florida Trend’s Legal Elite, and listed in The Best
Lawyers in America. He is a leader and advocate of collaborative
law and a member of the IACP, the CLI of Texas, CLI of Tampa
Bay, and the Collaborative Divorce Professionals of Tampa Bay.
Fraser litigates in the Tampa Bay Area, Miami, Fort Lauderdale,
Palm Beach County, Orlando, and Jacksonville, and is a partner
of Himes & Hearn, P. A.
Mr. Katz practices marital and family law with an emphasis on
international aspects including complex jurisdictional, custody,
financial, and relocation issues. He has successfully handled
hundreds of child abduction cases. Mr. Katz is retained by other
firms to assist in international matters and for expert testimony.
He lectures frequently and published an ABA article on
international relocation. Mr. Katz is a Fellow of the International
Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, serves on its U.S. Chapter
board and chairs its Hague Committee. He chaired the ABA
Family Law Section International Committee and vice chaired
the Domestic Violence Committee. He is a past president of the
First Family Inn of Court. He is AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell.
Stuart R. Manoff, Esquire, in his 27th year of practice, has
been a Florida Bar Board Certified attorney since 1994 and
is an expert in the resolution of sophisticated and complex
marital and family law matters. Mr. Manoff’s past and current
clients include men and women of all walks of life, including
industry leaders, professional athletes, small business owners,
doctors, and lawyers. Although Mr. Manoff’s client base is
diverse, his philosophy in serving his clients remains the same.
He provides a core group of attorneys, paralegals, and support
staff to assure the client’s needs are promptly addressed and to
maximize the ultimate benefit to the client.
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