Anastasia M. Garcia is a licensed attorney in the State of Florida and has been practicing since 1992. She practices solely in the area of matrimonial and family law which includes all aspects of the litigation process along with representation of children as a Guardian Ad Litem. She is a member of the Executive Council of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar.
Ms. Garcia is also a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator, and a Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator. Her skills as a mediator enhance her representation of clients in assisting them to negotiate the best possible outcome to their situation.
Ms. Garcia is a Collaborative Attorney, certified by the Collaborative Family Law Institute. A collaborative divorce is a process in which couples voluntarily choose to work toward a settlement on fair and equitable terms with the assistance of collaboratively-trained professionals. This process aims at reducing the emotional and financial cost of litigation.
Ms. Garcia serves on the Advisory Board of KidSide, a non-profit organization devoted to supporting Family Court Services in its endeavor to continue to improve services for distressed families with cases pending in family court, and was President of the Board of Directors during 2011 and 2012.
Ms. Garcia is a former member of the Florida Commission for Women. She received the 2016 KidSide, Inc. Maxine Cohen Lando Award, and the 2008 Ray H. Pearson Guardian Ad Litem Award for her service as a Guardian Ad Litem.