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© 2019 by Chaykin Law Group, P.A.

Livia Chaykin, Esq.

Livia Chaykin, Esq. focuses her practice on divorce and family law litigation. Prior to joining Chaykin Law Group, P.A., Livia began her practice at a large national law firm, where she handled a range of litigation matters, including commercial and civil litigation as well as family law matters. 

During law school, Livia served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Judge Laurel M. Isicoff at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida. Livia also served as an intern for the Miami Law Innocence Clinic, where she assisted inmates pursue wrongful conviction appeals. 

A second-generation Florida native, Livia attended Royal Palm Beach High School in Royal Palm Beach, Florida, where she graduated at the top of her class at 16-years-old. Livia then obtained her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature with honors, Phi Beta Kappa, in just three years from the University of Miami. Livia later obtained her Juris Doctorate, summa cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law, where she graduated 4th in a class of 461 graduates.

 

Livia's commitment to her clients can only be matched by her commitment to her community, which she serves with great pride. 

Admissions

  • Florida Bar

  • U.S. District Court of Appeals, Eleventh Judicial Circuit

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida

  • Florida State Courts​


Memberships

  • Committee Member, Judicial Relations Committee, Palm Beach County Bar Association

  • Vice CHair, Kol Isha (Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County)

  • Committee Member, Professional Development Committee, Women's Foundation of Palm Beach County

  • Regional Chair, Palm Beach County, University of Miami School of Law Young Alumni Committee

  • Graduate, Emerging Leadership Program (Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County)​

  • Member, Florida Association of Women Lawyers (Palm Beach County Chapter)

  • Communications Liasion, Junior League of the Palm Beaches

University of Miami School of Law

Juris Doctor, Summa Cum Laude 

  • Top 1% of her class; 4th of 461 graduates

  • Articles & Comments Editor, University of Miami Law Review 

  • Finalist, John T. Gaubatz 1L Moot Court Competition

  • Intern, Miami Law Innocence Project

  • Student Representative, Entry-Level Faculty Appointments Committee

  • White & Case Scholarship (2010-11) 

  • Bruce J. Winick Award for Academic Excellence (2010-11)

  • Dean's Certificate of Achievement Awards, Torts & Property

 

University of Miami 
Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude

  • Phi Beta Kappa

  • Pre-Law Ambassador

  • Philanthropy Committee, Phi Alpha Delta