Sean L. Collin
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
“Florida Legal Elite”, “Super Lawyer” and “AV® Preeminent Rated” attorney Sean L. Collin chairs the Family Law Division at Lyons, Snyder & Collin, P.A.
Prior to founding Lyons, Snyder & Collin P.A., Mr. Collin was a lawyer at the largest minority owned law firm in the country. Mr. Collin’s practice consisted of Marital and Family Law matters, including but not limited to, divorce, child support, child custody, alimony, paternity, modification actions, enforcement actions, and relocation actions and Commercial/Business litigation matters. In addition, Mr. Collin served as a Prosecutor in Broward County, Florida where he handled over 30 jury trials and over 100 non-jury trials.
Since joining Lyons, Snyder & Collin, P.A., Mr. Collin has aggressively represented professionals and athletes alike in all types of family-related matters. As a father of two, Mr. Collin prides himself on his dedication, tenacity, commitment and perseverance to protect his clients’ rights.
In 2011, Mr. Collin was recognized by both Florida Trend magazine as “Florida Legal Elite: Top Up and Comer” and Super Lawyers magazine as a “Rising Star“. These prestigious designations, as selected by independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations are awarded to less than 2.5% of all attorneys in Florida each year.
In 2012, Mr. Collin received an “AV® Preeminent Rating” by Martindale Hubbell. An AV® certification rating is the highest rating provided by Martindale-Hubbell – a testament to the fact that Mr. Collin’s peers rank Mr. Collin at the highest level of ethical standards and legal ability, based on legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgment, communication ability, and legal experience.
In 2013, Mr. Collin was once again recognized by Super Lawyers magazine as a “Rising Star“. This prestigious designation, as selected by independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations are awarded to less than 2.5% of all attorneys in Florida each year.
- Florida, 2003
- U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 2006
- Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center, Davie, Florida 2003
- Doctor of Jurisprudence
- Nova Southeastern University, H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship Davie, Florida 2003
- Masters in Business Administration, summa cum laude
- University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 2000
- Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Member: Family Law Section of the Florida Bar
- Member: Temple Beth Emet, Cooper City, Florida
- Broward Legal Advisors
- Horizons Chair: Jewish Federation of Broward County
- Coach: Weston Athletic Little League (W.A.L.L.)
Latest Articles by sean
April 12, 2013
Monthly income shall be imputed to an unemployed or underemployed spouse if the unemployment or underemployment is voluntary.
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April 4, 2013
As a family law attorney with offices in Fort Lauderdale and Weston, the most common question I am asked during an initial divorce interview (where the parties have minor children) is, “What will I owe in child support?” or “What will my spouse owe me in child support?”
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