Attorney Lace Hernandez focuses her practice of law primarily on family law matters but also offers a variety of legal services. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mrs. Hernandez worked as a certified paralegal for several years in the area of family law. She earned her Juris Doctor degree from St. Thomas University School of Law where she graduated cum laude among the top of her class with honors and was given Dean’s Lists awards each year for her academic achievements. During her time in law school, she was a member of the law school’s Trial Team, which is a highly selective national championship trial advocacy honors organization. She also served as Vice-President of the St. Thomas Criminal Law Society, where she organized informative events regarding wrongful convictions, exonerations, and the death penalty. In addition to her Juris Doctor degree, Mrs. Hernandez also holds a certification in Criminal Litigation and has worked at the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office as a certified legal intern within the Juvenile Delinquency Division.
Lace Hernandez is a member of the Florida Bar Family Law section and was recognized as one of the Top 40 under 40 National Advocates in 2021. The National Advocates: Top 40 under 40 is a professional organization comprised of America’s top attorneys who take pride in guiding individuals and families that need an advocate on their side in the American legal system. Recognition is extended exclusively to those individuals under the age of 40 who meet stringent qualifications and specialize in the legal practice of Matrimonial and Family Law, Bankruptcy Law, Immigration Law, Social Security Disability Law, Employment Law and Wills, Trusts and Estates Law. Membership is extended solely to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state or region who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile measured by objective and uniformly applied standards.
She is a proud attorney within the No More Tears organization, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping victims of domestic violence. Through this organization, Lace has helped victims obtain restraining orders against their abusers, help parents obtain full custody of children who were being abused by the other parent, and ensure child victims are kept safe.
Additionally, in August 2021, Lace was recognized for her excellence in client advocacy and featured in Women's Magazine, Miami Edition, within their the Women in Law section! You can read the article by clicking here!
Mrs. Hernandez is fluent in both Spanish and English.