Founded in 1990, Young, Berman, Karpf & Gonzalez, P.A. with offices in Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, and Boca Raton combines experience, scholarship and talent in focused areas of legal practice. The firm's lawyers routinely join efforts, drawing on expertise from their respective practice areas to collaborate on complex cases and use all available resources to fulfill clients' objectives. As part of our goal to provide excellent legal services, the firm stays abreast of technological advances and employs the most advanced case-management technology for efficient handling of legal matters. Our attorneys take a personalized approach to each case, maintaining direct and close contact with our clients.

Many of the firm's cases originate through referrals from other law firms in Florida and the United States.

Recognitions - Honesty, Integrity & Professionalism

Having acquired a well-earned national reputation, our achievements are distinguished by the fact that we strive to provide each and every client with the superior legal representation they deserve. Each of our partners is hard-working and exceptionally skilled and talented in their particular practice.  Mitchell Karpf, Esq. is the Past Chair of the Family Law Section of the American Bar Association.

Board Certification
All of our principals are Board Certified by the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education. Attorneys Burton Young, Mitchell K. Karpf, Brian Karpf and Maria Mitropoulos-Gonzalez are board certified in Marital and Family Law, and Attorney Andrew S. Berman is board certified in Appellate Practice.

AV Rated by Lexis Nexis, Martindale-Hubbell,
Also an AV rated firm, our attorneys are listed in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.

According to Martindale-Hubbell:
"The Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register is limited to only the most distinguished law practices; those that have achieved the AV rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. The "A" signifies the highest level of legal ability, while the "V" denotes "very high" adherence to the professional standards of conduct, ethics, reliability and diligence."

For more information regarding the accomplishments of our individual lawyers, please visit the web pages containing our attorney profiles.

Young, Berman, Karpf & Gonzalez, P.A. 

has earned a reputation of being one of the top litigation law firms in Miami-Dade County, Fort Lauderdale, Weston, Broward County, Boca Raton, Palm Beach, Naples and all other South Florida areas. Much of our business is derived from referrals through other law firms and clients. Our lawyers try state and federal civil cases as well as argue appeals in various District Courts of Appeals, the Florida Supreme Court and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Young, Berman, Karpf & Gonzalez, P.A. welcomes the opportunity to discuss your legal concerns and to be of assistance. To arrange a consultation, please email or phone our Miami office at 305-945-1851 or our Ft. Lauderdale or Boca Raton office at 954-809-3300.

Other recognitions our lawyers have earned include:

  • Naifeh & Smith's "The Best Lawyers in America," Seaview Putnam
  • Florida Super Lawyers
  • Best Family Lawyers in the U.S. by "The Best of the U.S. LLC"
  • Top South Florida Lawyer, Family Law in the South Florida Guide
  • Top Divorce Lawyers in Nation by National Law Journal
  • "The Best Lawyers in the U.S.," Town & Country
  • Numerous appointments as Chair, Co-Chair and Officers of Bar Associations

Main Location

500 East Broward Boulevard, Suite 1580
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394
Phone: 954-809-3300
2 offices

Firm Attorneys

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Andrew S. Berman Andrew S. Berman Young, Berman, Karpf & Gonzalez, P.A.
Practicing in: Appellate Practice | Commercial Litigation | Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
Practicing in: Appellate Practice | Commercial Litigation | Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions

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    Young, Berman, Karpf & Gonzalez, P.A.

    Main Location

    500 East Broward Boulevard, Suite 1580
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394
    Phone: 954-809-3300
    2 offices


    Partners: 4
    Of Counsel: 2
    Associates: 2
    Paralegals: 1
    Non-Legal Employees: 6

    Practice Areas

    Appellate Practice
    Commercial Litigation
    Family Law
    Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions