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Jennifer Kane WaterwayJennifer Kane
Waterway
Attorney at Law
Jennifer Kane Waterway concentrates her practice on marital and family law and related litigation. She handles a wide range of matters including dissolution of marriage, alimony, child support, distribution of assets and debt, parenting plans and timesharing, child relocation, paternity, dependency cases, domestic violence and related injunctions, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, and post-judgment modification, contempt, and enforcement, among others. Ms. Waterway also serves as a guardian ad litem and attorney ad litem for children in need.

Ms. Waterway has extensive litigation experience, particularly handling family law matters. She worked at a well-known Boca Raton law firm for several years prior to starting her own practice where she focused on family law and represented clients at all stages of proceedings, including trials and appeals.  She participates in many organizations and regularly serves on committees, particularly those connected with The Florida Bar, Family Law Section, and the Broward County Bar Association.

Ms. Waterway began her career litigating at top South Florida law firms including Akerman Senterfitt representing sophisticated corporate clients in product liability, mass tort, and commercial matters in state and federal courts across the country. Her clients included manufacturers and distributors of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, construction equipment, luxury yachts, and other high-profile products, providing her with aggressive and extensive litigation and courtroom experience. Prior to working in the private sector, Ms. Waterway served as a judicial law clerk at the Fourth District Court of Appeal in West Palm Beach, Florida, where she handled civil, criminal, and marital and family law appeals.

Admissions:

  • Florida, 2000
  • United States District Courts, Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida, 2001

Education:

  • Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center, J.D., magna cum laude, 2000
    • Nova Law Review, 1998-2000
    • Moot Court Society, 1998-2000
    • Second Place, National Evidence Moot Court Competition, Brooklyn Law School, 1999
    • Goodwin Fellowship, including Research Assistantship, 1997-2000
    • William L. Graddy Law School Scholarship, 1998
    • Book Awards in Family Law and Research and Writing, 1998-99
    • Dean’s List, 1997-2000
  • University of Florida, B.S., Journalism, 1996

Professional and Civic Affiliations:

  • The Florida Bar, Family Law Section, 2006-present
  • The Florida Bar, Family Law Section, Adoption/Paternity/Dependency/Children’s Issues Committee and Guardian ad Litem Hearsay Subcommittee, 2010-2013
  • Broward County Bar Association, 2001-present
  • Broward County Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2006-present
  • Broward County Bar Association, Professionalism Committee, Mentoring Subcommittee, and Speaker’s Bureau Subcommittee 2009-2013
  • Broward County Bar Association, Bench-Bar Committee, 2012-2013
  • South Palm Beach County Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2006-present
  • South Palm Beach County Bar Association, Family Law Committee Co-chair, 2007-08
  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, 2013
  • Leadership Broward Class XXXIII, 2014-15
  • Award of Excellence presented by Junior League of Greater Fort Lauderdale, 2015
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI), 2001-06
  • The Florida Bar, Family Law Section, Family Law Guardian ad Litem Pilot Training Program, Broward County, 2013
  • Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Tracey McPharlin Dependency Pro Bono Project, 2011-present
  • Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, 2000-01
  • Guardian ad Litem Program, Broward County, 2000
  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America, Alachua County, 1996-97
  • Women’s International Holistic Conference, Panelist Speaker on Relationships, Sex, and the Law, Fort Lauderdale, 2012
  • Nova Southeastern University Law School, Guest Speaker on Professionalism in the Workpace, Fort Lauderdale, 2012
  • Broward County Bar Association Mentoring Luncheon, Guest Speaker on Litigation Practice and Procedure Tips for Young Lawyers, Fort Lauderdale, 2013
  • Tower Club Legal Luncheon, Guest Speaker on Caller ID and Text Message Spoofing, Fort Lauderdale, 2013
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