Young, Berman, Karpf & Gonzalez PA
2400 N. Commerce Parkway
Weston, FL 33326
Marital & Family Law, Guardianships: www.ybkglaw.com
Maria C. Gonzalez practices with the law firm of Young, Berman, Karpf & Gonzalez, PA in the firm’s Weston and Miami offices. She is board certified in Marital and Family Law since 1997 and is past Chair of The Florida Bar Marital and Family Law Certfication Committee. Ms. Gonzalez is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and is the current Secretary of the Florida Bar Family Law Section. Ms. Gonzalez was an Executive Committee member from 2007 to 2012. She is past Co-chair of the Legislation Committee and Children’s Issues Committee. In 2005, she was instrumental in the drafting and lobbying efforts of the bill which ultimately became law in 2007 titled “Electronic Communication” Florida Statues Section 61.13002.
In addition, she is a frequent author and lecturer on family law topics and has routinely served as workshop leader at the Family Law Section’s Matrimonial Trial Advocacy Workshops. Her recent publications include, “Hot Tip: Effective Case Management Conference “, the Family Law Section Commentator, 2011: “Final Judgments Checklist,” Family Law Section Commentator, 2009; “Frozen Embryos, Divorce, and Needed Legislation: On the Horizon or Has it Arrived?”, 2009, The Florida Bar Journal.
Ms. Gonzalez is past President of the First Family Law American Inn of Court. She has an “AV” rating by Martindale-Hubbell and is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. In 2011 she was selected for the Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers and she was also recognized for Excellence in the Family Law field by the American Registry as Top Attorneys in Florida.