Caroline Black Sikorske

Caroline Black Sikorske: Attorney with Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta AV stamp icon
  • Managing Partner at Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta
  • 307 South Magnolia Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606-2237
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  • Caroline Black Sikorske is Board Certified in Marital and Family Law, is listed in The Best Lawyers of America, and is rated AV by Martindale Hubbell.
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    4.4/5.0 (3)
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Biography

Caroline Black Sikorske is Board Certified in Marital and Family Law, is listed in The Best Lawyers of America, and is rated AV by Martindale Hubbell. Caroline is a member of the American College of Family Trial Lawyers, a select group of 100 top family lawyers from across the United States practicing sophisticated and complex family law and matrimonial matters.

The AV® Peer Review Rating serves as an objective indicator that a lawyer has demonstrated ethical standards and professional ability. This honor is a reflection of an attorney’s skill, experience, integrity, and overall professional excellence. By earning an AV rating by Martindale Hubbell, an attorney is part of a select group of Tampa area lawyers recognized for their legal abilities and professional ethical standards.

After graduating with her Juris Doctor degree from Stetson University College of Law, Caroline was an Assistant State Attorney for Hillsborough County before devoting her practice 100% to marital and family law in 1989.

Caroline has served in numerous positions, including leadership positions, in national, state, and local professional legal organizations in her pursuit of excellence.

In addition to being Past Chair of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, Caroline has served on the Executive Council and has chaired the Family Law Continuing Legal Education committee.

Caroline was President of the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), has previously served on the AAML Board of Directors, and was the Chair of the Annual Institute Committee in 2009.

On a local level, Caroline is a Past President of the Hillsborough County Bar Association (HCBA), Past Chair of the Family Law Section of HCBA and is past Co-Chair of the new Collaborative Divorce Section. Caroline has also previously chaired a Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee.

Caroline is both an accomplished writer and speaker on family law issues. In addition to authoring a chapter on Equitable Distribution in the Florida Bar’s Dissolution of Marriage book, Caroline has authored numerous articles about a variety of family law issues for the HCBA Lawyer magazine, the Florida Bar Journal, and the Florida Family Law Section Commentator. Caroline has also spoken on family law issues to various groups including the AAML, HCBA, and the Florida Bar.

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

(Board Certified Marital and Family Law Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education)

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Marital and Family Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
813-251-9200  Phone
www.sbcf-famlaw.com
University Attended:
Cornell University, B.S., 1982
Law School Attended:
Stetson University, J.D., 1984
Year of First Admission:
1985
Admission:
1985, Florida
Memberships:
Hillsborough County Bar Association (President, 2007-2008); The Florida Bar (Past Chair, Family Law Section).
Certifications:
( Board Certified Marital and Family Law Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education )
ISLN:
906026371
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Minority - Owned

Peer Reviews

4.4/5.0 (3 reviews)
A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.4/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.4/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.5/5.0
  • Communication

    4.5/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.5/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 03/04/13 in Family Law

  • 2.8/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 05/16/11 in Divorce

    Caroline Black markets herself as a family law expert, but performs at a very basic level.

    Caroline Black markets herself as a family law expert, but performs at a very basic level. Read less

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