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Tami L. Augen

Gender Identity: Female

10+ Year Experience, Children’s Rights Advocate, In-Person Representation Available , LGBTQ+ Friendly

West Palm Beach, FL

Personal Quote:

"Personal Attention to Your Private Matters"

Tami L. Augen Rhodes brings twenty-five years of Marital and Family Law experience to your matter.  Ms. Augen Rhodes is steadfast in her belief that families are best served by an attorney dedicated to education and excellence in the practice of law.  Her knowledge base enables Tami not only to effectively advocate for her clients, but also to utilize her skill set and documented ability to negotiate and problem-solve outside of the courtroom, leading to better results for the clients she represents and the parties that she mediates for.

Bio:

Tami L. Augen Rhodes graduated cum laude from Stetson University College of Law in 1998 where she served as the Managing Editor of the Stetson Law Review. She has devoted her practice exclusively to Marital and Family Law for over two decades.  Tami is a Past President of The Craig S. Barnard American Inn of Court LIV and currently serves on the Editorial Board of The Bencher, the national publication of the American Inns of Court.  Tami is a trained mediator, guardian ad litem, collaborative law attorney, and parenting coordinator.  She is the Founder and President of the Palm Beach Academy of Collaborative Professionals (PBACP) as well as the principal attorney at The Law Offices of Tami L. Augen, P.A.  Tami has been selected as a Super Lawyer; is AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell; and AVVO rated 10, having answered over three thousand online questions.  In her free time, Tami enjoys yoga, horseback riding, and reading.

Professional:

Craig S. Barnard American Inn of Court LIV, 2007 – present

President, President Elect, Immediate Past President

Foundation Liaison, Historian, Communications

Mentoring, Pupillage Group Leader

American Inns of Court, 2019 ‚Äď present

The Bencher Editorial Board

Published Article:

Clients on the Cusp: How to Reconcile a Normal Lawyer-Client Relationship With the Heightened Duty to Protect a Client Under a Mental Impairment, The Bencher, Jan/Feb 2021

Florida Bar, Family Law Section

Publications Committee, prior service

Guardian Ad Litem, Ad Hoc Committee, 2021- present

Palm Beach County Bar Association

Professionalism Committee

Published Article: Putting the ‚ÄúPro‚ÄĚ in Professionalism, July 2017

Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee

Published Article:  Like Rolling Dice in Vegas, April 2021

Family Law Practice Committee

Subcommittee CLE Chair and Lecturer:  Palm Beach County School Board and the Family Court System

Speaking Engagements:

Professionalism and the Role of the Paralegal, April 2023, Palm Beach County Bar Association, Paralegal Committee

Panelist, March 2023 Bench/Bar Conference, Palm Beach County Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee

Family Law and ADR, February 2023, Palm Beach County Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee

Let there be PEACE, August 2022, Paralegal Association of Florida, Palm Beach County Chapter

Teaching Positions:

Professor, Kaplan University, Paralegal Classes 2004-2009

International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, Member

Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals, Member

Palm Beach Academy of Collaborative Professionals, Founder and President

Trained Collaborative Practitioner

Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator

Fifteenth Judicial Circuit Qualified Parenting Coordinator

Guardian Ad Litem – Advanced Chapter 61 Training

Honors and Awards:

SuperLawyers

Martindale AV Rated

National Advocates

American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 10 Best

National Institute of Distinguished Counsel, Nation’s Top One Percent

Palm Beach Illustrated Top Family Lawyers

AVVO Rated 10

Bar Admissions:

The Florida Bar

The Supreme Court of the United States

The Southern District of Florida

Education:

Stetson University College of Law, J.D., May 1998

Cum Laude

Stetson Law Review, Managing Editor

University of Florida, B.A., December 1992

Richmond College, London, England, Study Abroad Spring Semester 1992

Community:

Junior League of the Palm Beaches, 2001 ‚Äď present

Community Vice President 2006-2007

Provisional, Junior League of Tampa 2001-2002

Active 2002-2012; served in numerous Chair and Board positions

Sustainer 2012 ‚Äď present

Exchange Club Dick Webber Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse (known today as The Children’s Healing Institute), Board Member 2005-2008

Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League, Volunteer

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Languages

English

Services

Primary Service:

Mediation Services

Other Services Offered:

Divorce Coaching
Collaborative Divorce Consultation and Legal Strategy Session

Licensed In

Florida

Education & training

Stetson University College of Law; St. Petersburg, Florida; J.D. cum laude
1998
University of Florida; Gainesville, Florida; B.A.
1992

Certifications

Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator
Fifteenth Judicial Circuit Qualified Parenting Coordinator
Guardian Ad Litem – Advanced Chapter 61 Training
Trained Collaborative Practitioner

Awards

SuperLawyers
Martindale AV Rated
AVVO Rated 10
Palm Beach Illustrated Top Family Lawyers

Affiliations

The Florida Bar
The Supreme Court of the United States
International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
Craig S. Barnard American Inn of Court LIV