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About Kenneth Padowitz

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

KEN PADOWITZ AWARDED AVVO TOP AWARDS FOR 2019


Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer Ken Padowitz was again awarded AVVO Lawyer referral website Highest Ratings for 2019.

AVVO directory provides comprehensive profiles, client reviews, peer endorsements, and its own proprietary rating for more than 97% of all licensed attorneys in the United States.

A Wall Street Journal editorial endorsed the website for providing “at least some measure […]

KEN PADOWITZ AWARDED AVVO TOP AWARDS FOR 20192020-01-07T20:12:08+00:00

KEN PADOWITZ AWARDED SUPER LAWYERS DISTINCTION


Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer Ken Padowitz has received the Super Lawyers distinction for 2020. Only 5% of Attorneys in Florida receive this distinction.

“I am proud to continue to zealously represent my clients in the pursuit of Justice”

  – Ken Padowitz

Ken Padowitz has previously been awarded […]

KEN PADOWITZ AWARDED SUPER LAWYERS DISTINCTION2020-01-06T18:53:12+00:00

STAR CHANGES NAME TO “FOODGOD” WITH HELP FROM ATTORNEY KRISTIN PADOWITZ


Attorney Kristin Padowitz represents TV star Jonathan Cheban who officially changes his legal name to Foodgod… as star is seen leaving courthouse in Florida after getting the judge’s sign off

He is one of Kim Kardashian’s closest friends.

STAR CHANGES NAME TO “FOODGOD” WITH HELP FROM ATTORNEY KRISTIN PADOWITZ2019-10-30T01:44:16+00:00

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!

Two years […]

JUSTICE FOR PATRICK!2019-10-20T21:35:46+00:00

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 […]

Broward Prosecutors Change Way Marijuana Cases To Be Prosecuted In Wake Of Hemp Legalization2019-10-20T21:35:48+00:00

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 […]

SUN-SENTINEL: TATE’S PROSECUTOR FOLLOWS HIS ROLE MODEL’S PRECEDENT (Article from March 2001)2019-10-20T21:35:49+00:00

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 […]

COURT OK’S VIDEO ANIMATION AS LEGAL TOOL IN MANSLAUGHTER CASE (Article from 1996)2019-10-20T21:35:49+00:00

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 […]

PARKLAND RESOURCE OFFICER SCOT PETERSON RELEASED FROM JAIL2019-10-20T21:35:49+00:00

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