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Anna Christine Fernandez

Anna Christine Fernandez

Serving South Florida in State and Federal Matters.
  • Family Law
  • Florida
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Summary

Legal Lotus, P.A. was founded by third-generation attorney, Anna Fernandez. Ms. Fernandez, a Miami-native, graduated from La Salle High School and received her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Florida International University in 2007. Ms. Fernandez graduated from St. Thomas University School of Law and is admitted to practice in all Florida State Courts and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

At St. Thomas University School of Law, Ms. Fernandez was a member and competitor of the State Championship Trial Team, an Executive Board member for the Public Interest Law Students' Association, and a member of the Cuban American Student Bar Association.

Prior to founding the Firm, Anna Fernandez worked with her father and mentor, Luis Fernandez, heading his firm's Civil and Family divisions, where she gained courtroom experience and exposure in several complex legal areas including contested divorces and children issues such as relocation and child support, breach of contract matters, and election law disputes. Ms. Fernandez credits her strong work discipline, and moral and ethical values to her father.

Ms. Fernandez also worked for Florida Keys-based firm, Hershoff, Lupino, & Yagel, LLP (HLY), handling Family Law Issues and disputes concerning real estate contracts and property rights. Through HLY, Ms. Fernandez expanded her knowledge in different areas of the law under the supervision of Mr. James S. Lupino, Esq, partner of HLY, to whom she credits for obtaining invaluable skills in legal research and on running a business.

Ms. Fernandez is a member of the City of Miami's Equal Opportunity Advisory Board (EOAB), Florida Association of Female Lawyers (FAWL), the Dade County Bar Association, the Cuban American Bar Association (FAWL), the Animal Legal Defense Fund, and a founding member of the non-profit organization Business Educational Assistance for Tomorrow, Inc. (BEAT).

Practice Area
  • Family Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Civil Litigation
  • Contracts
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    30 Minutes
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Fees range between $250-$300 depending on the complexity of the matter.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
The Florida Bar
ID Number: 91063
11th Circuit
ID Number: 91063
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Board Member
Equal Opportunity Advisory Board of the City of Miami
- Current
The purpose of the EOAB is to review the employment policies and practices of the City and provide advice and recommendations regarding equal employment opportunities. The EOAB’s duties include: (1) Review and make recommendations to the mayor and the city commission regarding equal employment opportunities. (2) Review employment policies and practices of the city and make recommendations to the human resources department through the director. (3) Conduct monthly meetings, open to the public, for discussion of equal employment opportunities and receive reports from the director. (4) Recommend to the mayor and city commission ordinances, resolutions, and other proposals relating to equal employment opportunities. (5) Make recommendations or reports to the mayor and city commission directly as deemed appropriate by the board.
Education
St. Thomas University School of Law
J.D. | Law
Honors: Deans LIst
Activities: Public Interest Law Students' Association (PILSA)-Executive Board; Trial Team-Member; Cuban American Student Bar Association-Member.
Florida International University
B.S. | Psychology
Honors: Deans List
Professional Associations
The Florida Bar # 0091063
Member
Current
Equal Opportunity Advisory Board of the City of Miami
Board Member
- Current
Activities: The purpose of the EOAB is to review the employment policies and practices of the City and provide advice and recommendations regarding equal employment opportunities. The EOAB’s duties include: 1. Review and make recommendations to the mayor and the city commission regarding equal employment opportunities. 2. Review employment policies and practices of the city and make recommendations to the human resources department through the director. 3. Conduct monthly meetings, open to the public, for discussion of equal employment opportunities and receive reports from the director. 4. Recommend to the mayor and city commission ordinances, resolutions, and other proposals relating to equal employment opportunities. 5. Make recommendations or reports to the mayor and city commission directly as deemed appropriate by the board.
Business Educational Assistance of Tomorrow (BEAT)
Board Member
- Current
Activities: The purpose of BEAT is to assist the adolescence, adult and the elderly person, including indigent minorities, to develop their potential by aiding in scholastic training, education and promotion of special production and classes, with emphasis on immigration causes, legal issues, financial consulting and homeownership assistance.
Florida Association of Women Lawyers (FAWL)
Member
- Current
Activities: FAWL's Mission is to actively promote gender equality and the leadership roles of FAWL’s members in the legal profession, judiciary and community at large.
Animal Legal Defense Fund
Member
- Current
Activities: The Animal Legal Defense Fund is an American non-profit law organization that aims to protect the rights and advance the interests of animals through the legal system.
Certifications
Real Estate Associate
Florida Realtors
Notary Public at Large
Florida Association of Notaries
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Contact & Map
Legal Lotus, P.A.
2250 SW 3rd Avenue
303
Miami, FL 33129
USA
Telephone: (786) 587-4116
Legal Lotus, P.A.
1035 N Miami Ave
#400-3C
Miami, FL 33136
USA
Telephone: (786) 548-2452
Fax: (305) 854-5324