Ms. Linda Irene Braithwaite

Ms. Linda Irene Braithwaite: Attorney with The Family Law Source Linda I. Braithwaite Esq. AV stamp icon
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Linda I. Braithwaite focuses her practice on representing clients in Trinity, throughout West Florida, and statewide in complex family law disputes, including divorce, child custody, equitable distribution, step-parent adoptions, dependency and support matters, as well as assisting in the formation of prenuptial agreements and domestic partnerships.

In addition, she is a Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator and is trained in Collaborative Family Practice. In the collaborative family law process, the parties to a divorce agree to avoid litigation and resolve all issues through peaceful negotiation and a truly respectful approach.

Ms. Braithwaite is a Specialist in Marital Law and Family Law, as certified by the Florida Board of Legal Specialization as an expert in the area of Family Law. The BLSE is “charged with identifying for the general public and the profession, those attorneys who have substantial experience and have demonstrated special knowledge, skills and proficiency in certified areas of practice and professionalism and ethics in the practice of law.” For more information about board certification, you can visit the Florida Bar website at Florida Bar.

Ms. Braithwaite’s active involvement in the legal community includes serving on various committees in the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, the Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee in the Sixth Judicial Circuit and the Grievance Committee in the Sixth Judicial Circuit. She is a member of the Florida Chapter of the Association of Family & Conciliation Courts and is frequently appointed as a Guardian ad Litem in the 6th Judicial Court for Pinellas and Pasco County. Ms. Braithwaite has also participated in the Justice Teaching Program, which aims to benefit students by promoting an understanding of Florida’s justice system and laws and school career days at several schools in Pasco County. In recognition of her work, family law attorney Ms. Braithwaite has been awarded a Distinguished AV peer rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the national directory of attorneys and the Rising Star award by the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar.

Her clients also include individuals facing criminal charges or bankruptcy in conjunction with divorce and plaintiffs needing advocacy in personal injury claims.

A native of Hialeah, Ms. Braithwaite is a graduate of St. Thomas University School of Law, where she received her Juris Doctor with Honors. She earned her Bachelor’s of Arts from the University of South Florida and was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1992.

Areas of Practice (14)

  • Collaborative Family Practice
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Parenting Plans
  • Child Custody
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Child Support
  • Domestic Partnerships
  • Family Law Appeals
  • Mediation Practice
  • Litigation Practice
  • Criminal Defense
  • Bankruptcy
  • Personal Injury

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
727-939-6311  Phone
727-372-0465  Phone
727-372-0582  Fax
University Attended:
University of South Florida, B.A., 1988
Law School Attended:
St. Thomas University School of Law, J.D., 1992
Year of First Admission:
1992, Florida
The Florida Bar.
Birth Information:
Hialeah, Florida, January 9, 1962
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

4.7/5.0 (10 reviews)
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A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Judge on 03/03/11 in Family Law

    Excellent Lawyer who does not waste time and is always professional.

    Excellent Lawyer who does not waste time and is always professional. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Sole Practitioner on 02/23/11 in Family Law

    Linda is board certified by the Florida Bar Association in Family Law and is a certified Family Law Mediator. she is obviously very knowledgeable in her area of practice and qualified.

    Linda is board certified by the Florida Bar Association in Family Law and is a certified Family Law Mediator. she is obviously very knowledgeable in her area of practice and qualified. Read less

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