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Cindy A. Crawford

Partner
Overview

Cindy A. Crawford is a partner in the Marital & Family Law practice group at Greenspoon Marder. For nearly 15 years, she has focused her practice on representing clients in matters pertaining to complex dissolution of marriage, paternity, prenuptial agreements, alimony, child support, equitable distribution and parental responsibility. The breadth of Ms. Crawford’s experience provides her with the ability to effectively and efficiently handle the various and nuanced legal issues that frequently present themselves in situations involving marriage and family.  She prides herself on being an appropriate advocate for her clients while delivering exceptional service, accessibility, and discretion.

Prior to devoting her career to the practice of marital and family law, Ms. Crawford served as a felony prosecutor for the Office of the State Attorney, 15th Judicial Circuit, where she gained extensive courtroom experience by trying over 50 jury and non-jury trials. She also served as Chief of a Criminal Circuit Court Division and was responsible for training and overseeing junior attorneys.

Prior to relocating to Florida in 2002, she served as a judicial law clerk in the 19th Circuit of Virginia and practiced corporate law at a prestigious law firm in Washington, D.C.

Cindy has been recognized by her peers and selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers, in the area of marital and family law, each year since 2016.  She was additionally recognized as a Rising Star in 2011. Further, Florida Trend’s Legal Elite recognized her in 2016 and 2017 as a leading attorney in the area of marital and family law.

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • Virginia

Education

  • J.D., George Washington University, 2001
  • B.S., Florida State University, 1997
Experience

Professional Involvement

  • Leadership Palm Beach County, Class of 2020
  • Co-Chair, Professionalism Committee, Palm Beach County Bar, 2017 – Present
  • President, Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Palm Beach County (2016-2017)
  • Chair, Florida Bar Grievance Committee (2017 – 2019)
  • Membership Chair and Founding Member/Master, Susan Greenberg Family Law American Inn of Court of the Palm Beaches
  • Co-Chair, Mentoring Committee, Susan Greenberg Family Law American Inn of Court of the Palm Beaches
  • Florida Bar Association, Equitable Distribution Committee, Family Law Section, Secretary, 2013-2014
  • Florida Bar, Legislation Committee, Family Law Section, Member, 2013-2014
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Judicial Reception, Chair, 2011-2014
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association, Family Law Section of Bench Bar Conference, Co-Chair, 2013-2014
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association, Mentoring Program, Family Law CLE Committee, Chair and Founder
  • Florida Bar, Children’s Issues and Support Issues Committees, Family Law Section, Member
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association, Family Law CLE Committee, Member
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association, North County Section, Member
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association, Judicial Relations Committee, Member
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association, Membership Committee, Member

Community Involvement

  • American Heart Association, “Lawyers Have Heart” Committee,
    • Co-Chair, 2017-Present
    • Chair, 2014-2016
  • American Heart Association, Executive with Heart Member, 2019 – Present
  • Junior League of the Palm Beaches, Heart of the League, 2013-2014
  • Junior League of the Palm Beaches, Secretary, 2012-2013
  • Junior League of the Palm Beaches, Membership Chair, 2011-2012
  • Junior League of the Palm Beaches, Placement Chair, 2010-2011
  • Junior League of the Palm Beaches, Executive Committee and Board of Directors, 2010-2013
  • American Heart Association, Heart Walk Committee, 2012-Present
  • American Heart Association, “Lawyers Have Heart” Committee, 2010-2012

Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, “Mission Possible: Temporary Relief in 30 Minutes,” Palm Beach County Bar Association, 2015
Awards

Recognitions

  • Palm Beach Illustrated, “Top Lawyers,” 2019-2020
  • National Law Journal, “Family Law Trailblazers,” 2019
  • Palm Beach Illustrated, “Top Lawyers,” 2019
  • U.S. News & World Report, “Best Lawyers in America,” Family Law, 1995-2020
  • Super Lawyers magazine, “Florida Super Lawyers,” Family Law, 2019-2020
  • South Florida Business Journal, “Power Leaders in Law,” 2017
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Leaders in the Law, 2015
  • Florida Trend, “Legal Elite,” 2016, 2017
Publications

Publications

  • “Drafting Marriage Contracts in Florida,” Florida Bar Association, Tenth Edition

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