Heskin Martinez Law Group

Heskin Martinez Law Group
Heskin Martinez Law Group

Heskin Martinez Law Group

Firm Overview

Main Office

Main Office
390 North Orange Avenue, Suite 1550
Orlando, FL 32801

Phone

(407) 403-5990

Heskin Martinez Law Group
Keersten Martinez

Keersten Heskin Martinez is an Attorney with over twenty years of experience helping families in all aspects of family law cases. Keersten is one of the few attorneys in the Orlando area who is Board Certified in Marital and Family Law. She specializes in Family Law including dissolution of marriage, custody proceedings, child support, paternity and modification proceedings.

Keersten graduated from the Florida Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science and majored in Aviation Management and Flight Technology. She received her J.D. in 1995 from the University of Florida College of Law with Honors. While there, she was a member of the Florida Law Review and served as Associate Articles Editor.

Bar Admissions:

Florida, 1996
U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida

Published Works:

"Easier Than Obtaining a Driver's License: The Licensing of Federal Gun Dealers", 46 Fla.L.Rev., 805 (Dec), 1994

Honors and Awards:

Martindale-Hubbell's "AV" Rating since 2007
Florida Legal Elite, 2009
Florida Super Lawyers, 2016, 2017
Honors Legal Research and Writing
Honors and Best Brief Award Appellate Advocacy
Book Award Civil Procedure II
Book Award Legal Drafting

Professional Associations and Memberships:

The Florida Bar, Family Law Section, Member
The Central Florida Family Law Inns of Court
The Florida Bar, Family Law Section, Family Law Rules Committee, 2002 2008
Orange County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Co-Chair, Dinner With The Judiciary, 1998 2000
Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Member
Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Board Member, 2000 2009
Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers, President, 2008 2009

License

Bar Number: 077021
Florida, 1996

Education

Florida Institute of Technology
BS, 1990

University of Florida College of Law
JD, 1995

Heskin Martinez Law Group
Keersten Martinez

Keersten Heskin Martinez is an Attorney with over twenty years of experience helping families in all aspects of family law cases. Keersten is one of the few attorneys in the Orlando area who is Board Certified in Marital and Family Law. She specializes in Family Law including dissolution of marriage, custody proceedings, child support, paternity and modification proceedings.

Keersten graduated from the Florida Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science and majored in Aviation Management and Flight Technology. She received her J.D. in 1995 from the University of Florida College of Law with Honors. While there, she was a member of the Florida Law Review and served as Associate Articles Editor.

Bar Admissions:

Florida, 1996
U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida

Published Works:

"Easier Than Obtaining a Driver's License: The Licensing of Federal Gun Dealers", 46 Fla.L.Rev., 805 (Dec), 1994

Honors and Awards:

Martindale-Hubbell's "AV" Rating since 2007
Florida Legal Elite, 2009
Florida Super Lawyers, 2016, 2017
Honors Legal Research and Writing
Honors and Best Brief Award Appellate Advocacy
Book Award Civil Procedure II
Book Award Legal Drafting

Professional Associations and Memberships:

The Florida Bar, Family Law Section, Member
The Central Florida Family Law Inns of Court
The Florida Bar, Family Law Section, Family Law Rules Committee, 2002 2008
Orange County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Co-Chair, Dinner With The Judiciary, 1998 2000
Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Member
Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Board Member, 2000 2009
Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers, President, 2008 2009

License

Bar Number: 077021
Florida, 1996

Education

Florida Institute of Technology BS, 1990


University of Florida College of Law JD, 1995


Heskin Martinez Law Group
Avery Dawkins

Avery F. Dawkins is an Attorney with the Heskin Martinez Law Group and focuses her practice on family law. She is trained in the Collaborative Law Model, and strongly believes that parties and their children benefit immensely when settlements can be reached without court intervention.

Avery received her Bachelor of Science degree cum laude from the University of Florida in 2010. She graduated with her law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia in 2013.

Bar Admissions

Florida, 2013

U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida

U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida

Published Works

Good Fortune Children: Unanswered Questions, The Florida Bar Family Law Section Commentator, Vol.XXVIII, No. 2 Winter, 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

Florida Bar Family Law Section, Co-Chair of Membership Committee, 2015 2016

Orange County Bar Association, Young Lawyer's Section, Member, 2013 2015

Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Member, 2013 2015

Collaborative Family Law Group of Central Florida, Member, 2015 2016

Central Florida Family Law American Inn of Courts, Member, 2015 present

Honors and Awards

Spotlight Award, Family Law Section 2016

Pro Bono Activities

Pro Bono Attorney for Harbor House, 2015

Pro Bono Attorney for Orange County Legal Aid Society, 2015

Guardian ad Litem for Orange County Legal Aid Society, 2013 2015

License

Bar Number: 104976
Florida, 2013

Education

University of Florida
BS, 2010

University of Virginia School of Law
JD, 2013

Heskin Martinez Law Group
Avery Dawkins

Avery F. Dawkins is an Attorney with the Heskin Martinez Law Group and focuses her practice on family law. She is trained in the Collaborative Law Model, and strongly believes that parties and their children benefit immensely when settlements can be reached without court intervention.

Avery received her Bachelor of Science degree cum laude from the University of Florida in 2010. She graduated with her law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia in 2013.

Bar Admissions

Florida, 2013

U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida

U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida

Published Works

Good Fortune Children: Unanswered Questions, The Florida Bar Family Law Section Commentator, Vol.XXVIII, No. 2 Winter, 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

Florida Bar Family Law Section, Co-Chair of Membership Committee, 2015 2016

Orange County Bar Association, Young Lawyer's Section, Member, 2013 2015

Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Member, 2013 2015

Collaborative Family Law Group of Central Florida, Member, 2015 2016

Central Florida Family Law American Inn of Courts, Member, 2015 present

Honors and Awards

Spotlight Award, Family Law Section 2016

Pro Bono Activities

Pro Bono Attorney for Harbor House, 2015

Pro Bono Attorney for Orange County Legal Aid Society, 2015

Guardian ad Litem for Orange County Legal Aid Society, 2013 2015

License

Bar Number: 104976
Florida, 2013

Education

University of Florida BS, 2010


University of Virginia School of Law JD, 2013


Heskin Martinez Law Group
Christina Vicari

Christina Vicari is an Attorney with the Heskin Martinez Law Group. Christina is an experienced trial lawyer and former prosecutor with a strong background in family law. Most recently, she served as Assistant State Attorney for Seminole County's 18th Judicial Circuit. Prior to that position, she served as Guardian ad Litem for Pinellas County's Sixth Judicial Circuit.

With her experience at the State Attorney's office she is particularly skilled at representing individuals in Domestic Violence Injunction proceedings. Thus, while she is still a young lawyer, her extensive trial experience and family law background gives her clients the benefit of an experienced advocate in the courtroom.

Christina received her undergraduate degree in Business Administration from The University of Central Florida. While attending UCF for four years, full time she was a part time family law paralegal. She graduated from the Stetson University College of Law with a Certificate of Concentration in Advocacy and was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2015.

Born and raised Orlando, Christina is a proud supporter of the UCF Knights.

License

Bar Number: 119435
Florida, 2015

Education

Stetson University College of Law
JD, 2015

University of Central Florida
BS, 2011

Heskin Martinez Law Group
Christina Vicari

Christina Vicari is an Attorney with the Heskin Martinez Law Group. Christina is an experienced trial lawyer and former prosecutor with a strong background in family law. Most recently, she served as Assistant State Attorney for Seminole County's 18th Judicial Circuit. Prior to that position, she served as Guardian ad Litem for Pinellas County's Sixth Judicial Circuit.

With her experience at the State Attorney's office she is particularly skilled at representing individuals in Domestic Violence Injunction proceedings. Thus, while she is still a young lawyer, her extensive trial experience and family law background gives her clients the benefit of an experienced advocate in the courtroom.

Christina received her undergraduate degree in Business Administration from The University of Central Florida. While attending UCF for four years, full time she was a part time family law paralegal. She graduated from the Stetson University College of Law with a Certificate of Concentration in Advocacy and was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2015.

Born and raised Orlando, Christina is a proud supporter of the UCF Knights.

License

Bar Number: 119435
Florida, 2015

Education

Stetson University College of Law JD, 2015


University of Central Florida BS, 2011


Heskin Martinez Law Group
Keersten Martinez

Heskin Martinez Law Group
Keersten Martinez

Firm Overview

Main Office

Main Office
390 North Orange Avenue, Suite 1550
Orlando, FL 32801

Phone

(407) 403-5990

Heskin Martinez Law Group
Keersten Martinez

Keersten Heskin Martinez is an Attorney with over twenty years of experience helping families in all aspects of family law cases. Keersten is one of the few attorneys in the Orlando area who is Board Certified in Marital and Family Law. She specializes in Family Law including dissolution of marriage, custody proceedings, child support, paternity and modification proceedings.

Keersten graduated from the Florida Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science and majored in Aviation Management and Flight Technology. She received her J.D. in 1995 from the University of Florida College of Law with Honors. While there, she was a member of the Florida Law Review and served as Associate Articles Editor.

Bar Admissions:

Florida, 1996
U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida

Published Works:

"Easier Than Obtaining a Driver's License: The Licensing of Federal Gun Dealers", 46 Fla.L.Rev., 805 (Dec), 1994

Honors and Awards:

Martindale-Hubbell's "AV" Rating since 2007
Florida Legal Elite, 2009
Florida Super Lawyers, 2016, 2017
Honors Legal Research and Writing
Honors and Best Brief Award Appellate Advocacy
Book Award Civil Procedure II
Book Award Legal Drafting

Professional Associations and Memberships:

The Florida Bar, Family Law Section, Member
The Central Florida Family Law Inns of Court
The Florida Bar, Family Law Section, Family Law Rules Committee, 2002 2008
Orange County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Co-Chair, Dinner With The Judiciary, 1998 2000
Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Member
Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Board Member, 2000 2009
Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers, President, 2008 2009

License

Bar Number: 077021
Florida, 1996

Education

Florida Institute of Technology
BS, 1990

University of Florida College of Law
JD, 1995

Heskin Martinez Law Group
Keersten Martinez

Keersten Heskin Martinez is an Attorney with over twenty years of experience helping families in all aspects of family law cases. Keersten is one of the few attorneys in the Orlando area who is Board Certified in Marital and Family Law. She specializes in Family Law including dissolution of marriage, custody proceedings, child support, paternity and modification proceedings.

Keersten graduated from the Florida Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science and majored in Aviation Management and Flight Technology. She received her J.D. in 1995 from the University of Florida College of Law with Honors. While there, she was a member of the Florida Law Review and served as Associate Articles Editor.

Bar Admissions:

Florida, 1996
U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida

Published Works:

"Easier Than Obtaining a Driver's License: The Licensing of Federal Gun Dealers", 46 Fla.L.Rev., 805 (Dec), 1994

Honors and Awards:

Martindale-Hubbell's "AV" Rating since 2007
Florida Legal Elite, 2009
Florida Super Lawyers, 2016, 2017
Honors Legal Research and Writing
Honors and Best Brief Award Appellate Advocacy
Book Award Civil Procedure II
Book Award Legal Drafting

Professional Associations and Memberships:

The Florida Bar, Family Law Section, Member
The Central Florida Family Law Inns of Court
The Florida Bar, Family Law Section, Family Law Rules Committee, 2002 2008
Orange County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Co-Chair, Dinner With The Judiciary, 1998 2000
Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Member
Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Board Member, 2000 2009
Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers, President, 2008 2009

License

Bar Number: 077021
Florida, 1996

Education

Florida Institute of Technology BS, 1990


University of Florida College of Law JD, 1995


Heskin Martinez Law Group
Avery Dawkins

Avery F. Dawkins is an Attorney with the Heskin Martinez Law Group and focuses her practice on family law. She is trained in the Collaborative Law Model, and strongly believes that parties and their children benefit immensely when settlements can be reached without court intervention.

Avery received her Bachelor of Science degree cum laude from the University of Florida in 2010. She graduated with her law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia in 2013.

Bar Admissions

Florida, 2013

U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida

U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida

Published Works

Good Fortune Children: Unanswered Questions, The Florida Bar Family Law Section Commentator, Vol.XXVIII, No. 2 Winter, 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

Florida Bar Family Law Section, Co-Chair of Membership Committee, 2015 2016

Orange County Bar Association, Young Lawyer's Section, Member, 2013 2015

Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Member, 2013 2015

Collaborative Family Law Group of Central Florida, Member, 2015 2016

Central Florida Family Law American Inn of Courts, Member, 2015 present

Honors and Awards

Spotlight Award, Family Law Section 2016

Pro Bono Activities

Pro Bono Attorney for Harbor House, 2015

Pro Bono Attorney for Orange County Legal Aid Society, 2015

Guardian ad Litem for Orange County Legal Aid Society, 2013 2015

License

Bar Number: 104976
Florida, 2013

Education

University of Florida
BS, 2010

University of Virginia School of Law
JD, 2013

Heskin Martinez Law Group
Avery Dawkins

Avery F. Dawkins is an Attorney with the Heskin Martinez Law Group and focuses her practice on family law. She is trained in the Collaborative Law Model, and strongly believes that parties and their children benefit immensely when settlements can be reached without court intervention.

Avery received her Bachelor of Science degree cum laude from the University of Florida in 2010. She graduated with her law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia in 2013.

Bar Admissions

Florida, 2013

U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida

U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida

Published Works

Good Fortune Children: Unanswered Questions, The Florida Bar Family Law Section Commentator, Vol.XXVIII, No. 2 Winter, 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

Florida Bar Family Law Section, Co-Chair of Membership Committee, 2015 2016

Orange County Bar Association, Young Lawyer's Section, Member, 2013 2015

Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Member, 2013 2015

Collaborative Family Law Group of Central Florida, Member, 2015 2016

Central Florida Family Law American Inn of Courts, Member, 2015 present

Honors and Awards

Spotlight Award, Family Law Section 2016

Pro Bono Activities

Pro Bono Attorney for Harbor House, 2015

Pro Bono Attorney for Orange County Legal Aid Society, 2015

Guardian ad Litem for Orange County Legal Aid Society, 2013 2015

License

Bar Number: 104976
Florida, 2013

Education

University of Florida BS, 2010


University of Virginia School of Law JD, 2013


Heskin Martinez Law Group
Christina Vicari

Christina Vicari is an Attorney with the Heskin Martinez Law Group. Christina is an experienced trial lawyer and former prosecutor with a strong background in family law. Most recently, she served as Assistant State Attorney for Seminole County's 18th Judicial Circuit. Prior to that position, she served as Guardian ad Litem for Pinellas County's Sixth Judicial Circuit.

With her experience at the State Attorney's office she is particularly skilled at representing individuals in Domestic Violence Injunction proceedings. Thus, while she is still a young lawyer, her extensive trial experience and family law background gives her clients the benefit of an experienced advocate in the courtroom.

Christina received her undergraduate degree in Business Administration from The University of Central Florida. While attending UCF for four years, full time she was a part time family law paralegal. She graduated from the Stetson University College of Law with a Certificate of Concentration in Advocacy and was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2015.

Born and raised Orlando, Christina is a proud supporter of the UCF Knights.

License

Bar Number: 119435
Florida, 2015

Education

Stetson University College of Law
JD, 2015

University of Central Florida
BS, 2011

Heskin Martinez Law Group
Christina Vicari

Christina Vicari is an Attorney with the Heskin Martinez Law Group. Christina is an experienced trial lawyer and former prosecutor with a strong background in family law. Most recently, she served as Assistant State Attorney for Seminole County's 18th Judicial Circuit. Prior to that position, she served as Guardian ad Litem for Pinellas County's Sixth Judicial Circuit.

With her experience at the State Attorney's office she is particularly skilled at representing individuals in Domestic Violence Injunction proceedings. Thus, while she is still a young lawyer, her extensive trial experience and family law background gives her clients the benefit of an experienced advocate in the courtroom.

Christina received her undergraduate degree in Business Administration from The University of Central Florida. While attending UCF for four years, full time she was a part time family law paralegal. She graduated from the Stetson University College of Law with a Certificate of Concentration in Advocacy and was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2015.

Born and raised Orlando, Christina is a proud supporter of the UCF Knights.

License

Bar Number: 119435
Florida, 2015

Education

Stetson University College of Law JD, 2015


University of Central Florida BS, 2011


Heskin Martinez Law Group
Keersten Martinez

Heskin Martinez Law Group
Keersten Martinez

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