Attorney Brenda B. Shapiro
Chair of Family Law Department
Ms. Shapiro is a graduate of the University of Miami (B.A., 1972), the University of Miami School of Law (J.D., 1990), and Pine Manor College (LittD., 2018), where she received an Honorary Doctorate of Law and Letters. Ms. Shapiro established her own practice between 1994-2019 and then decided to join The Florida Probate & Family Law Firm in 2019 as the Chair of the Family Law department.
Ms. Shapiro has extensive litigation experience in child and family law, with particular emphasis in divorce, child custody, domestic violence, matrimonial law, post dissolution, collaborative law, and grandparent visitation rights. Ms. Shapiro is A-V rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest ranking awarded to an attorney. Additionally, Ms. Shapiro has been listed in Super Lawyers for numerous years and listed in The South Florida Legal Guide for her distinguished professional service.
A longtime resident of Miami, Ms. Shapiro has served on the board of numerous community organizations, including sitting as the Chair of the City of Miami Community Relations Board from 2003-2006 and as Chair of the City of Miami Civilian Investigative Panel from 2007 to 2009.