Marital and Family Law Firm in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Carin Marie Porras is a partner in the law firm of Brydger & Porras, LLP in Fort Lauderdale. She practices primarily in Broward and South Palm Beach counties and her practice is limited to family law and family law appeals. She is board certified in Marital & Family law and a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator.
Ms. Porras was raised in Foxboro, Massachusetts, and attended college at Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana. She graduated with a double major in French and Spanish, earning honors in French.
Ms. Porras has lived in Florida since 1987. She graduated with honors from the University of Miami Law School in 1994 and is a member of the Bar in Florida, New York and New Jersey.
Ms. Porras is a member of the Broward County Bar Association, where she served as the chair of the Family Law Section in 2004-2005 and as co-chair in 2005-2006.
She was the 2012-2013 Chair of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, which has approximately 4,000 members. Ms. Porras is a past co-chair of the Attorney’s Fees & Ethics Committee (2004-2005); the past editor of the Family Law Section’s quarterly newsletter, the “Commentator” (2005-2007); the past co-chair of the Publications Committee (2005-2007); and the past chair of the Continuing Legal Education Committee (2007-2009). Ms. Porras has been a member of the Legislation Committee for the past six years. She chaired the annual Florida Bar Family Law Section Marital & Family Law Review Course form 2009-2012. Ms. Porras served on a Grievance Committee for the Florida Bar from 2000-2004 and she was chairperson of her committee in 2004.
Ms. Porras has published many articles, including the chapter “Marriage” in the Adoption, Paternity and other Florida Family Practice manual produced by the Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education which she has edited and updated since 2000.
Ms. Porras has been recognized by Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers, and Top Attorneys in Florida for her excellence in the field of family law. She is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell and recognized by the Martindale Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers. Ms. Porras is also a Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator.
Ms. Porras is fluent in Spanish and French.
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