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About Kenneth Padowitz

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

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!

Legal Elite Award Winner


Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer

Ken Padowitz

receives Legal Elite Award

Kenneth Padowitz, a Fort Lauderdale based Criminal Defense Attorney, has been the winner of Florida Trend’s Legal Elite for 2018. A past recipient of the prestigious Legal Elite designation, Ken Padowitz […]

BIG CASES OFTEN CREATE COURT `STARS’ (Originally published 2001)


Padowitz was visiting his 92-year-old grandmother when her nurse said she recognized him from the television coverage of the Tate trial.

“At first I was flattered,” Padowitz said. “Then she said, `Yes, I recognize you from your bald spot.’ That’s where the camera was focused every day. Suddenly, I wasn’t so flattered anymore.”

  By DAVID GREEN
 The […]

Tate Case Prosecutor Sees Self as Moral Force

(Originally Published March 18, 2001 – Miami Herald)

“Prosecutors don’t just seek convictions,” he says, leaning across his desk in a cramped office strewn with boxes of depositions and bundles of autopsy photographs. “They’re charged with a higher moral duty to ensure that justice is done.”

By CAROLINE […]

JURY TRIAL


Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer

Ken Padowitz

in Two Day Jury Trial

Two day Jury Trial

DUI

Judge Pole

Verdict: Not Guilty

FLORIDA MOM CHARGED AFTER TODDLER DIES IN HOT CAR

Ken Padowitz is a former Broward homicide prosecutor who has represented clients charged in hot-car deaths. Padowitz, who isn’t involved in the Pembroke Pines case, said these are “horrible tragedies, no matter how you look at it. There are no […]

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