Judge Caryn Siperstein
Judge Caryn Siperstein
|Occupation||Florida Senior Assistant Attorney General|
Judge Caryn Siperstein is a Florida Senior Assistant Attorney General of the Civil Litigation Bureau, in Palm Beach County. She also served as a mediator, and arbitrator. She deals with a variety of cases, including constitutional and civil rights disputes, personal injury, and premises liability, to name a few.
Caryn was awarded the AV Preeminent Attorney Rating by Martindale Hubbell Peer Review 2019-22. She is licensed to practice law in Florida, New York, and New Jersey. She Has been Practing Law for almost twenty years and is well known and respected in her field. Judge Siperstein also served as an arbitrator and mediator.
Early life and education
She attended Brandeis University to pursue her BA with a major in American Studies and minored in Legal and International Studies, which she completed in 1998. She also worked as an intern at the MA Attorney General's office, where she mediated consumer and business issues. Thereafter, Caryn completed her Doctor of Law in 2001 from Brooklyn Law School.
In 2015, Caryn was given the privilege of being selected as a Teaching Fellow by the Florida Supreme Court Justice Teaching Institute.
Judge Siperstein was elected on August 23, 2022 as a 15th Judicial Circuit Court Judge in and for Palm Beach County Florida with over 64 percent of the vote. She received the most votes than any other candidate that ran in the August 2022 Palm Beach County Primary Election. Her commission date was January 3, 2023.
As a Senior Assistant Attorney General, in the Civil Litigation Bureau, she represents the State of Florida, its agencies, and employees. She handles a variety of cases, including constitutional, civil rights disputes, personal injury, premises liability, eminent domain, prison litigation, appeals as well as, judicial, prosecutorial, and sovereign immunity matters. Her clientele consists of judges, prosecutors, public defenders, Tri-Rail, the Department of Transportation, and many others. She was recently chosen as a member of the teaching faculty for the National Association of Attorneys General as well.
Caryn previously served as a State Mediator in the Alternative Dispute Resolution Division for the 15th Judicial Circuit of Palm Beach County. She handled divorce and child custody cases as a Family and Dependency Mediator. She also privately mediated circuit civil cases including business, real estate, employment, foreclosure, lemon law and more. She has mediated well over 500 cases to date.
Caryn was also a New Jersey Court appointed arbitrator handling circuit civil matters serving as a Quasi Judicial Officer. As an arbitrator and mediator, she has a skilled history as an impartial neutral.
She also had successfully ran her own general law practice for a decade.
Caryn has dedicated herself to serving the community. She has volunteered as Chair of the PBC Grievance Committee of Boca Raton, the PBC Bar Association Committee for Diversity & Inclusion Speaker, and the PBC Chapter of the Federal Bar Association's Law Education Program High School Coach as well as on the Delray Beach City Board of Education.
Awards and Recognition
Caryn was awarded the AV Preeminent Attorney rating by Martindale Hubbell Peer Review 2019-22. She has also been admitted to the U.S. District Courts in the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida; the 3rd and 11th Circuit Courts of Appeals; and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Caryn and her husband reside in Palm Beach County, where they raise their two daughters. When she is not working, she is seen spending time with her family and walking their two rescued dogs.
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