Marcia Soto PA
Ms. Soto is a sole practitioner. She practices exclusively in the area of Marital and Family Law. She has been practicing law for 26 years. She specializes in high net worth divorce cases.
Ms. Soto is Board Certified in Marital and Family Law. In order to become a certified specialist in Florida, a lawyer must have the following qualifications: be a member in good standing of the Florida Bar, have practiced law for a minimum of five years, pass a written examination in his or her specialty area, demonstrate substantial experience in the specialty area, complete approved continuing legal education programs, and have sufficient ability and experience in the specialty field to be favorably evaluated by judge and other lawyers. Ms. Soto has been board certified since June 1, 1994. Ms. Soto is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. She has was also awarded an AV designation in Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, a directory rating legal ability and general ethical standards of attorneys. Ms Soto and her law firm have recognized in the U.S.News Best Lawyers Â® ÂBest Law FirmsÂ in America in the area of Family Law. She has also been recognized in Florida Super Lawyer's Magazine (only 5% of attorneys in the State are named in Super Lawyers) for several years in a row.
2030 Douglas Road Suite 210
Free Initial Consultation?
No, Ms. Soto charges her hourly rate of $400 per hour for a consultation.
Services Offered For Fixed Fees?
Uncontested cases can be handled on a fixed retainer.
My firm practices exclusively in the are of family law. I have handles all aspects of family law cases. We specialize in high net worth cases.
I have been practicing law for 26 years. Before opening my own firm, I was a partner in a litigation boutique, Kluger, Peretz, Kaplan & Berlin for 10 years. While with that firm, I practiced family law and commercial litigation. I also represented the Resolution Trust Corporation in Federal Court. The trial experience I gained at that firm is invaluable to my family law practice. I specialize in high net worth, complex divorce and custody cases as well as relocation matters.
My fees are $400 per hour and charge my hourly rate for consultations. A typical retainer in my office will range between $5,000 to $15,000 based on the facts and complexity of the case.
Board Certified in Marital & Family Law
Ms. Soto has been certified by the State of Florida as an expert in the area of Marital & Family Law.
How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?
My parents were divorced when I was a young child. The difficulties I encountered during that period of my life were the impetus for my involvement in family law. I wanted to make a difference in people's lives. I wanted to help families going through a divorce finish the process emotionally healthy and financially safe.
What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others
I have been practicing law for 26 years. I am Board Certified in the area of Marital and Family Law and I am a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. These are the highest honors that a divorce lawyer can obtain.
What distinguishes your law firm from others?
I have been awarded "ÂAV"Â designation in Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, a directory rating legal ability and general ethical standards of attorneys. This is the highest designation awarded. I have been recognized in the U.S.News Best Lawyers ÃÂBest Law FirmsÃÂÃÂ in America in the area of Family Law. I have also been recognized in Florida Super Lawyer's Magazine (only 5% of attorneys in the State are named in Super Lawyers) for several years in a row. When you retain me to represent you in your divorce I handle your case in its entirety. I don't hand your case over to an associate with less experience, as is often the case in bigger firms.
- Bar Number: 608122
Florida , 1986
- University of Miami School of Law
Law Review, Moot Court Board, Student Bar Association Vice President, President of the Society of Bar & Gavel.