Marilyn J.W. Cesarano
  • Nationally recognized in the Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers™ as AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated

  • Board Certified Specialist in Marital and Family Law

  • Designated as a "Florida Super Lawyer" by Law and Politics

  • Rated as a "Top Lawyer in South Florida" by the South Florida Legal Guide

Marilyn J.W. Cesarano has more than 25 years of experience in marital and family law and litigation. Prior to opening her own firm, Marilyn J.W. Cesarano was a partner at a major Miami law firm where she practiced not only family law, but also represented individuals and businesses in complex civil litigation matters, including contractual disputes, business and property valuations and tax assessments. Since 1994, she has concentrated her practice primarily in the area of marital and family law.

Professional Affiliations and Recognitions

  • The United States Supreme Court
  • The Washington State Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar
  • First Family Law Inns of Court (Miami Chapter)
  • Florida Rules of Civil Procedure Committee, 1995 to 1997
  • Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure Committee (Vice Chair), 2003
  • Guardian Ad Litem Program
  • Recipient: Distinguished Service Award, Public Interest Law Bank (1983)
  • Co-Author: "Child Support Past Majority,” Florida Bar Journal, 1983

  • Master of Laws, London School of Economics (University of London), 1976
  • J.D., cum laude, Seattle University, 1975
  • B.A., French, University of Washington, 1968

Social/Community Organizations
  • Junior League of Greater Miami (Foundation Board Member 2007-2009)
  • Surf Club Debutante Ball Committee (Chair 2006, 2009-2010)
  • Camarilla Club (President, 2009)
  • Benedicts Club
  • The Two Hundred Club of Greater Miami, Inc.
  • Coral Gables Community Foundation
  • Coral Reef Yacht Club
  • Young Patronesses of the Opera (2011 Gala Chair)
  • The Cotillion Club
  • Chorister, St. Thomas Episcopal Parish Choir




Washington State

Areas of Practice Include

  • Dissolution of Marriage, Alimony, Equitable Distribution of Assets
  • Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
  • Child Support, Shared Parenting and Time-Sharing Issues
  • Paternity
  • Same Sex/Partnership Issues
Practice Areas

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Marilyn J. W. Cesarano, P.A.

Office in the Park
7385 S.W. 87th Avenue
Suite 400
Miami, Florida 33173
Phone: 305-870-4300
Fax: 305-870-4300

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