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About Kenneth Padowitz

Kenneth Padowitz is a Fort Lauderdale, FL., based criminal defense attorney.

JUSTICE FOR PATRICK!


Justice Achieved! Five counts DROPPED including Felonies with mandatory convictions and facing prison time, against former Bridge-Tender – all dropped to a Withhold Adjudication on a Reckless Driving misdemeanor (no conviction) and court costs!

Defense Attorney Ken Padowitz with client Patrick celebrating Justice!

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SOUTH FLORIDA LEGAL GUIDE


Criminal Defense Trial Attorney

Ken Padowitz

has been nominated as a Top Lawyer in South Florida as published in the South Florida Legal Guide for 2020.

PUBLIC RELEASE ANNOUNCEMENT


Trial Lawyer Ken Padowitz recognized again in

BEST LAWYERS for 2020!

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Broward Prosecutors Change Way Marijuana Cases To Be Prosecuted In Wake Of Hemp Legalization


“I think that’s good news for everybody in Broward County and in the state of Florida,” said Defense Attorney and former Broward County prosecutor Ken Padowitz.

Padowitz believes the change will put the focus for law enforcement where it belongs — on serious crime.

August 19, 2019

By Carey Codd

CBS 4

SUN-SENTINEL: TATE’S PROSECUTOR FOLLOWS HIS ROLE MODEL’S PRECEDENT (Article from March 2001)

Padowitz, 40, who grew up in west Broward and is an adjunct professor at Nova Southeastern’s law school, has taken a lot of good-natured ribbing from his prosecutor colleagues. They welcomed him back from a trip to New York for a series of TV interviews with a giant poster on his door that labeled […]

COURT OK’S VIDEO ANIMATION AS LEGAL TOOL IN MANSLAUGHTER CASE (Article from 1996)


But Broward Assistant State Attorney Kenneth Padowitz, who prosecuted Pierce, maintains that jurors are able to weigh video evidence just as easily as any other type.

With the ruling, he said, computer-animated videos will become increasingly popular in criminal courtrooms.

“It gives us the green light,” he said. “This is the first […]

PARKLAND RESOURCE OFFICER SCOT PETERSON RELEASED FROM JAIL


Former Broward Prosecutor Ken Padowitz said the jury in this case will be told that a caregiver in this case is a person responsible for a child’s welfare.

“I don’t see where the debate is here. I think it’s very clear what the law says,” Padowitz said. “The officer wasn’t at that school to be […]

WIFE TESTIFIES AGAINST MAN IN CHILD SEX ABUSE CASE (Originally published 1990)


Assistant State Attorney Ken Padowitz sought her cooperation. When she balked, he had her arrested in June. Then she talked and was released.

By LARRY KELLER, Staff Writer

December 6th, 1990 Richard Martin went on trial on Wednesday for the second time on charges that he sexually […]

Confessed Parkland Shooter Nikolas Cruz To Inherit Over $430K, Prompts Public Defender To Withdraw From Case


CBS4 News asked longtime Broward Prosecutor and Criminal Defense Attorney Ken Padowitz for some perspective.

FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Confessed Parkland killer Nikolas Cruz is about to come into a sizable amount of money. That’s according to a court document filed Wednesday afternoon by Cruz’s lawyers at […]

JURY TRIAL WIN!


Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer Ken Padowitz had a client and College Student charged with DUI. The case was tried in front of a Jury for 1 1/2 days in front of Judge Pole. The verdict: NOT GUILTY!

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