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About Kenneth Padowitz

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

PARKLAND GUNMAN CANNOT RELY ON SYSTEM FAILURES IN FIGHT FOR HIS LIFE, JUDGE RULES


“The children of Stoneman Douglas High School and this community have suffered one of the most horrific tragedies at the hands of this guilty individual,” Padowitz said. “The tragedy would be further compounded if the death penalty were imposed after trial, only for the sentence to be reversed due to what is arguably an […]

PARKLAND GUNMAN CANNOT RELY ON SYSTEM FAILURES IN FIGHT FOR HIS LIFE, JUDGE RULES2021-10-29T00:51:35+00:00

GUNMAN EXPECTED TO PLEAD GUILTY IN STONEMAN DOUGLAS MASS SHOOTING AND JAIL ASSAULT CASE

…and the only other way to remove the death penalty as a possibility would be for the defense to somehow persuade jurors to convict Cruz of a lesser charge, such as second-degree murder.

“The odds of that are […]

GUNMAN EXPECTED TO PLEAD GUILTY IN STONEMAN DOUGLAS MASS SHOOTING AND JAIL ASSAULT CASE2021-10-15T22:16:08+00:00

ATTORNEY FOR ORANGE CITY OB-GYN ACCUSED OF INAPPROPRIATELY TOUCHING PATIENT SAYS HE’S INNOCENT


“He adamantly disputes these charges and we intend to show that he is not guilty of these charges and prove his innocence in the courtroom,” Padowitz said.

Updated: 4:51 PM EDT […]

ATTORNEY FOR ORANGE CITY OB-GYN ACCUSED OF INAPPROPRIATELY TOUCHING PATIENT SAYS HE’S INNOCENT2021-07-23T09:24:26+00:00

Legal experts say perjury charge against Runcie is rare; Black leaders point to politics


“I was a prosecutor for 16 years, and there were many times I thought someone committed perjury, but what I believe and what I can prove with evidence are two different things,” Padowitz said.

The perjury charge that led to Wednesday’s […]

Legal experts say perjury charge against Runcie is rare; Black leaders point to politics2021-09-15T23:52:18+00:00

Judge rules McDonald’s cannot withhold surveillance video of attack on elderly woman in Hialeah


Ken Padowitz was a prosecutor for 16 years and is currently a criminal defense attorney and professor.

“Here they were served with a legal subpoena for the evidence and they are staying no, ‘We’re not going to honor that legal subpoena unless you meet our conditions and come to a legal agreement with us,’” he […]

Judge rules McDonald’s cannot withhold surveillance video of attack on elderly woman in Hialeah2021-02-02T17:41:05+00:00

Out on bond? Attorney asks ‘why’ about man who attacked 3 on Metromover


Ken Padowitz, a former prosecutor and now a defense attorney and a law professor, said it is “outrageous” that the bond is so low. “The bond should be much, much higher than $1,500,” Padowitz said.

MIAMI, Fla. – Joshua King is out on bond and there are many who say that […]

Out on bond? Attorney asks ‘why’ about man who attacked 3 on Metromover2021-07-26T06:18:44+00:00

KEN PADOWITZ RECEIVES TOP AV RATING FOR 15 YEARS


Trial Lawyer Ken Padowitz Receives AV Preeminent Rating for 2020

Ken Padowitz awarded AV Preeminent Rating 15 years in a row

AV Preeminent is a significant rating accomplishment – a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional […]

KEN PADOWITZ RECEIVES TOP AV RATING FOR 15 YEARS2020-06-10T17:24:02+00:00

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

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