Maritza Estevez-Pazos opened her firm the Estevez-Pazos Law Firm, P.A. in 2015. Prior to opening her own law firm, Ms. Estevez-Pazos was a partner at a prominent Marital and Family Law firm and has over 14 years of experience in Marital and Family Law. She proudly serves families throughout Miami-Dade County in divorce proceedings, child custody disputes and paternity matters with results oriented goals and her clients’ best interests in mind. She is also a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator.
She is no stranger to the Florida area where she has resided majority of her life. In fact, Ms. Estevez-Pazos has earned a valuable education and numerous accreditations from the state she calls home. Ms. Estevez-Pazos first earned her Bachelors of Arts in Political Science from Florida International University in 1999, graduating Magna Cum Laude. She obtained her Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Miami School of Law in May 2003, where she graduated Cum Laude.
During her law school career, Ms. Estevez-Pazos served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Federal Magistrate Stephen T. Brown (Southern District of Florida). She also interned at the U.S. State Attorney’s Office, Major Crimes Division in Miami, and, served on the Editorial Board of the University of Miami Psychology Public Policy Law Review.
It was in March of 2004 that Ms. Estevez-Pazos went on to join Luis M. Padron & Associates, P.A, a prominent law firm specializing in family and marital law, and commenced her career as a family law attorney, becoming partner in 2011.
Ms. Estevez-Pazos is a proud member of the Family Law section of the Florida Bar, The Florida Bar Grievance Committee, The Florida Family Law American Inns of Court in Miami, The Coral Gables Bar Association, a Board Member of KidSide, Inc. and a member of Florida International University President’s Council. Ms. Estevez-Pazos has also been a Guest Instructor at the University of Miami School of Law on financial and time-sharing issues in family law.
Ms. Estevez-Pazos has been recognized as one of Florida’s Outstanding Young Lawyers for her hard work and dedication to the legal profession, and was selected as a Florida Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2012 and 2013. In 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Ms. Estevez-Pazos was selected to the distinguished group of Florida Super Lawyers. She is also AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
Ms. Estevez-Pazos focuses exclusively in Marital and Family Law and assists her clients in proceedings involving complex and simplified dissolution of marriage, child custody and support, alimony, collaborative law, mediation, paternity and distribution of assets and liabilities, and in the preparation and negotiation of prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.
For an initial consultation, contact the the Estevez-Pazos Law Firm, P.A. today 305-717-7130. Serving Miami area from our offices at 1541 Sunset Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33143 .