Florida Divorce Mediator Michael Carbo: Divorce Mediation Specialist Serving West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Stuart, and Miami Florida
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MICHAEL CARBO
MICHAEL CARBO

Michael CarboEDUCATION
  • 1973 Rutgers College - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1976 Rutgers Law School - Juris Doctor (Cum Laude)

ADMISSIONS

  • The Florida Bar - 1976
  • Board Certified Marital and Family Law - April 1990
  • Re-Certified June 1995, 2000
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

EMPLOYMENT

  • Clerkship - U.S. Attorney, Camden, New Jersey (1975 - 1976)
  • Associate - Schlichte, Carbo and Platt, P.A. (1976 - 1977)
  • Partner - Schlichte, Carbo and Platt, P.A. (1978 - 1980)
  • Law Offices of Michael J. Carbo (1980 - 1981)
  • General Master, 17th Judicial Circuit, Broward County, Florida (1981 - 1986)
  • Associate - Ferrero, Middlebrooks & Carbo (1986 - 1993)
  • Partner - Ferrero, Middlebrooks & Carbo (1993 - 1997)
  • Partner - Holland & Knight, LLP (1997-2001)

LEGAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • THE FLORIDA BAR Committee For The Special Needs Of Children Family Law Section
  • Bench-Bar Committee
  • Dissolution of Marriage Forms Committee
  • Executive Council Board Member
  • Guardian Ad Litem Task Force
  • Lecturer/Author of Outline for Family Law Section at Economics of Family Seminar of The Florida Bar
  • Law Practice Seminar - January 1988 at Annual Meeting of The Florida Bar
  • Lecturer Crested Butte, Colorado, Family Law Section Seminar (1986)
  • Lecturer Nova Law School (1985, 1986, 1987, 1988) in concert with Law School Liaison Committee
  • Long Range Planning Committee
  • Public and Client Information Committee - Co-Chairman
  • Rules Committee
    • Special Committee For The Needs Of Children Chairman (1984 - 1986)
    • Grievance Committee "17C" Chairman (1984 - 1985)
    • Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee
    • Student Education and Admissions to the Bar Committee
    • Trial Lawyers Section
    • Young Lawyers Section

BROWARD COUNTY BAR

  • President (2003-2004)
  • President-Elect (2002-2003)
  • Secretary-Treasurer (2001-2002)
  • Board of Directors (1998 - to date)
  • Ethics Committee
  • House Committee
  • Judicial Nomination and Tenure Committee

ACADEMY OF FLORIDA TRIAL LAWYERS

AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION

ASSOCIATION OF TRIAL LAWYERS OF AMERICA

LAWYERS TITLE GUARANTEE FUND

THE NATIONAL CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT ASSOCIATION - BROWARD COUNTY TRIAL LAWYERS

GUARDIAN AD LITEM PROGRAM SEVENTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT - Volunteer

LECTURER

  • The Florida Bar - Continuing Legal Education Section
  • Nova Law Center
  • University of Miami
  • Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers

PUBLICATIONS

  • "Domestic Relations Enforcement - Update and Comments,"
    Copyright 1983 - The Florida Bar, Basic Dissolution of Marriage. A Practical Approach.
  • Temporary Relief- Update and Comments," Copyright 1983, The Florida Bar, Basic Dissolution of Marriage. A Practical Approach.
  • "The Child In The Middle," The Florida Bar Journal, October, 1985
  • "Observations About Divorce Mediation." Broward County Bar Association Barrister, September 2002.

CIVIC

  • Columbus Civic Club of Broward County
  • Hollywood Jaycees
  • Coral Springs Kiwanis Club

HONORS

  • Finalist for the position of United States Magistrate, Southern District of Florida
  • Finalist for the position of County Court Judge (17th Judicial Circuit)
    Corpus Juris Secundum Award
  • Juris Doctorate, cum laude
  • Meritorious Public Service Award of The Florida Bar
  • Nova Law School Certificate of Service
  • PHI ETA SIGMA National Honor Society
  • Who's Who in American Law, 4th Edition