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Ward Damon Partners Caryn Stevens And Eddie Stephens Honored With Prestigious Florida Bar Awards

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Jul 2021

West Palm Beach, FL (July 21, 2021) – Ward Damon partners Caryn A. Stevens and Eddie Stephens were each honored with awards at the recent 2021 Annual Florida Bar Convention. Marital and family law attorney, Caryn A. Stevens was awarded the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar’s prestigious Alberto Romero Jr. Making a Difference Award for her dedication to making a difference for Florida's children and families through tireless service to the disadvantaged and underserved members of our community. Board-certified marital and family law attorney Eddie Stephens received the Florida Bar’s Excellence in The Promotion of Board Certification Award, recognizing his efforts to raise awareness about board certification for lawyers in Florida.

The Alberto Romero Jr. Making a Difference Award recognizes the work of Section members and affiliates who provide outstanding pro bono services, engage in significant volunteer community activities that improve the lives of Florida’s children and families, and inspire other Section members to volunteer. Caryn Stevens’ community service included serving as a mentor for a group of 15 high school girls through the Women of Tomorrow Mentorship and Scholarship program, and contributing many hours of pro bono work handling a highly-contested appellate family law case.

The Excellence in The Promotion of Board Certification Award recognizes excellence and creativity by a Florida Bar Board Certified lawyer or a law firm in advancing the public’s knowledge of and appreciation for legal board certification. Eddie Stephens created a monthly CLE series with board certification tips of the month which generates revenue donated to the Center for Child Counseling, Inc., as well as a program on how to pass the marital and family law board certification examination.

Caryn Stevens, who previously spent 12 years working as a mental health counselor and school guidance counselor, has assisted thousands of children, families and couples through difficult circumstances and life changes. She is a member of the Florida Bar, Florida Bar Family Law Section and Palm Beach County Bar Association, and graduated from the Leadership Palm Beach County Class of 2019. Stevens is also Vice President for the Susan Greenberg Family Law Inns of Court, Board Member of the Jewish Women’s Foundation of the Palm Beaches, and Vice-Chair of Legal Education for the Center for Child Counseling, Inc. She received an M.S. and Ed.S. in Counseling & Human Systems as well as a B.S. in Psychology from Florida State University, and earned her J.D. from Nova Southeastern University.

Eddie Stephens is a board certified attorney in Marital and Family Law who specializes in high-conflict matrimonial law. He also leads the marital and family law department and manages community relations for the firm. Stephens has earned the AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, a professional rating indicating the highest ethical standards and professional ability, and has been selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America®, a peer-review publication recognizing the top 4% of attorneys in the country. He graduated from the Leadership Palm Beach County Class of 2015, serves on its Board of Governors, and is currently Program Chair of Leadership GROW, its youth leadership program. Stephens also serves as the Directors for Legal Education for the Center for Child Counseling in Palm Beach County. Stephens earned his B.B.A. from the University of Miami and his J.D. at Stetson University College of Law.

About Ward Damon
Ward Damon, PL is an AV-rated, multidiscipline law firm serving the legal needs of its clients and community since 1987. Ward Damon represents businesses and individuals through legal counseling, transactional work and litigation in federal and state courts. Attorneys support clients in a variety of practice areas including real estate, business and corporate, marital and family, labor and employment, healthcare, construction, intellectual property, wills, trusts, and estates and more. The firm has offices in West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Jupiter and Stuart. For more information, visit www.warddamon.com or call 561.842.3000.

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