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Carol A. Avard - Fort Lauderdale, FL

500 E Broward BlvdSuite 1710 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394

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Updated: 07/01/2022

Fort Lauderdale Personal Injury Lawyer

About Carol A. Avard

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Social Security Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employment Discrimination

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Principal Attorney


Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1989
  • Massachusetts, 1981
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1990
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

Specialties and Certifications

  • Social Security Disability Advocacy Attorney, National Board of Trial Advocacy

Other Affiliations

  • Florida Justice Association (Member, 2016)
  • National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR), 2013 - 2015 (Board of Directors)
  • NOSSCR, Nominations and Elections Committee (Chairperson)
  • NOSSCR Director, 11th Circuit, 2013 - 2015


  • University of New Hampshire School of Law, Concord, New Hampshire, 1980
    Juris Doctorate
  • Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1971

Classes and Seminars

  • Federal Court Lecture for NOSSCR, “Federal Court Appeals: Step by Step”. NOSSCR, May 14, 2014 - May 17, 2014
  • American Association for Justice, Las Vegas, Faculty, - 2016
  • American Association for Justice, Nevada, Faculty, - 2016
  • Cross-examining a vocational expert, at a MOCK HEARING before an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ played by Attorney Eric Schnaufer), Faculty
  • Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Courses in Tampa and Miami at a seminar on Effective Advocacy Before The Appeals Council and Beyond, Lecturer, 2000
  • The National Organization of Social Security Disability Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR), using Software Tools and Internet Resources with Vocational Experts at hearings before Administrative Law Judges, Lecturer, Chicago, Il, September 22, 2010 - September 25, 2010
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ’s) Social Security Success! Seminar, topic of “Using Jobs Software Tools and Internet Resources: O*NET, Job Browser Pro, and PAQ/ERI with Vocational Witnesses Before, During, and After ALJ Hearings”, Las Vegas, NV, Speaker, August 19, 2010 - August 20, 2010
  • National Social Security Disability Law Conference, Attorney Carol Avard, Lecture, May 14, 2014 - May 17, 2014
  • National Social Security Disability Law Conference, Sustaining Member and Director,NOSSCR, Lecture, May 14, 2014 - May 17, 2014


Other Sources of Feedback About Carol A. Avard

Included on the 2024 Florida list

Past Lists

  • 2023 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Florida Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Carol A. Avard on Super Lawyers


  • Distinguished Peer Review Attorney Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, - 2016


Office Information


500 E Broward BlvdSuite 1710 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394


  • 239-945-3332

Accepts Credit Cards


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