Michele K. Cummings - Attorney at Law

Mizner Park Office Tower
225 N.E. Mizner Blvd.
Suite 500
Boca Raton, Florida 33432

P 561-368-3808
F 561-368-4008
D 954-761-7474

401 East Las Olas Blvd.
Suite 1000
Post Office Box 2328 (33303-9998)
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

P 954-761-8111
F 954-761-8112

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Practice Areas

Michele is of counsel in GrayRobinson’s Boca Raton and Fort Lauderdale offices. Her professional practice focuses on family law matters such as dissolution of marriage, alimony, asset distribution, child support and parenting matters, including paternity, as well as prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. She advises and counsels clients and litigates on a full range of legal issues that arise from family relationships

She is board certified by The Florida Bar as a specialist in the practice of marital and family law and is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Michele is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and a fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. In addition to her certification as a specialist in marital and family law, she is a certified family law mediator and circuit/civil mediator.

Michele has recently served as a Florida Bar appointee to the Judicial Qualifications Commission Committee and is currently on the Ad Hoc Committee. She was also a representative to the American Bar Association House of Delegates and was an appointee of the Florida Supreme Court to The Florida Bar Foundation Board of Directors where she served as president of the Foundation Board and continues as a Foundation Endowment Trustee.

Michele previously served as a member of the Board of Governors of The Florida Bar (representative of the 17th Judicial Circuit), former chair of the Board’s Communications, Access and Program Evaluation Committees and former member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Governors. She has also served as Board of Governors’ liaison to the Family Law Section of The Florida Bar and was on the Executive Council of the Family Law Section. Michele also served as chair of The Florida Bar Annual Meeting Committee, the Judicial Nominating Commission of the 17th Judicial Circuit, as president to the South Broward Bar Association, as president of the Nova Law Alumni Association and on the board of the Broward County Bar Association.

Michele is listed in Best Lawyers in America. In addition, she has been recognized in Florida Super Lawyers and has also been named in the top 50 female Super Lawyers.

Michele has lectured before numerous professionals and groups in the family law field including the Broward County and the Palm Beach County Bar Associations. She has served as a faculty member for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy and has lectured at The Florida Bar’s Practicing with Professionalism seminar. Most recently, she lectured on prenuptial and postnuptial agreements at The Florida Bar’s Annual Attorney/Trust Officers’ Conference in Palm Beach and has authored an article in the ABA Family Advocate

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Education
  • University of Alabama, B.S.
  • Barry University, M.A. (magna cum laude)
  • Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, J.D. (magna cum laude
Admissions
  • Florida
  • U.S. Supreme Court 
Professional Associations & Memberships
  • The Florida Bar
    • Board Certified, Marital and Family Law
    • Certified Family Law Mediator
    • Certified Circuit/Civil Mediator
    • Board of Governors, Former Member
    • Family Law Section, Executive Council, Former Member
    • SCOPE Program Participant
  • The Florida Bar Foundation, Board of Directors
    • Immediate Past President
    • President, 2011-2012
    • President-Elect, 2010-2011
    • First Vice President, 2009-2010
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • American Bar Association, House of Delegates
  • Judicial Nominating Commission, 17th Circuit , former Chair
  • Broward County Bar Association
  • Broward County Matrimonial Lawyers Association
  • Broward County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Broward County Women Lawyers' Association
  • Broward Lawyers Care of Broward County
    • Attorney of the Month, October 2012 
Awards & Recognitions
  • Broward Lawyers Care, 2015 Attorney of the Year, 2015
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2007-2018
  • Florida Super Lawyers, 2006-2017
  • South Florida Legal Guide, Top Lawyers, 2013-2014
  • AV Preeminent™, Martindale-Hubbell
Articles & Publications
  • “Formulating a Winning Strategy While Simply Surviving or Surviving Simply,” ABA Section of Family Law’s Family Advocate, July 2017
  • “How to Turn Your Case Into the Divorce From Hell,” Family Advocate, Summer 2011
Civic
  • Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law
    • Board of Governors, 2017
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