Marsicano + Leyva PLLC is committed to empowering individuals and business owners by offering a suite of professional legal services at an affordable rate. The attorneys at Marsicano + Leyva PLLC will use their individual experiences and unique insights to provide clients with tailored representation and cutting-edge legal solutions.


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Family Law

Marsicano + Leyva PLLC is a full service Family Law Firm.

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Business Law

We provide business, franchise, and startup clients with valuable legal guidance.

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Employment Law

We understand employment laws affecting both individuals and businesses.

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Probate

We understand that probate administration matters can seem complex and confusing.

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Estate Planning

A well-crafted estate plan can provide security for you and your loved ones.

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Real Estate Law

Our firm has significant experience when it comes to Florida Real Estate.

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Consumer Litigation

You have rights as a consumer. We are committed to protecting your rights and guiding your defense.

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Civil Litigation

Our attorneys have experience both in and out of the court room and are familiar with all areas of civil litigation.

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Commercial Litigation

We are experienced in handling a wide range of commercial disputes in both federal and state court.

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Carolina Leyva, Esq.

Co-Founder

     Carolina Leyva is a founding partner of Marsicano + Leyva PLLC and represents clients in all aspects of family law, probate, will contests, landlord-tenant disputes, Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act issues, commercial litigation, consumer litigation, transactional work and complex civil litigation matters.

     As an associate in a boutique litigation firm, located in Miami, Florida, Ms. Leyva spearheaded the firms trust and estates department and gained practical experience representing companies and individuals in areas including family law, employment law, commercial litigation, real property law, foreclosure defense, bankruptcy and other general areas of civil litigation.

     In addition, Ms. Leyva gained valuable legal experience by serving as a legal intern for a boutique immigration firm in Miami, Florida, for the General Counsel of the Global Labor and Employment division of Ryder Systems Inc., and for the Mobile Financial Services department of the MasterCard and Telefonica International Joint Venture.

     Ms. Leyva earned her juris doctor from the University of Miami School of Law where she served as a legal research assistant for University of Miami School of Law Professor Lili Levi.

    Bar and Court Admissions:
  • Florida U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

  • Professional Memberships & Community Involvement:
  • The Florida Bar Young Lawyer Division, member
  • The Florida Bar Family Law Section, member
  • The Florida Bar Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, member

  • Education:
  • University of Miami School of Law, Juris Doctor
  • University of Florida, Bachelor of Science in Advertising, cum laude

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Lauren Marsicano, Esq.

Co-Founder

     Lauren Marsicano is a founding partner of Marsicano + Leyva PLLC with prior experience on both sides of the aisle providing guidance to both individuals and businesses and taking cases from inception through to trial and post-trial appeal. As an associate in the Litigation Department at Liebler, Gonzalez & Portuondo, she represented corporate and individual clients in federal and state trial and appellate courts in areas including complex commercial litigation, consumer litigation, debt collection litigation, and international law.

     Prior to joining the Liebler, Gonzalez & Portuondo team, Ms. Marsicano was with a boutique litigation firm in Coral Gables. While there, she represented and advised small business owners and individual clients in areas including employment law, complex commercial litigation, intellectual property law, labor and employment litigation, trust and estate law, real property law, and international law. In addition, Ms. Marsicano was fortunate to gain valuable insight into the practice of law by interning for the Honorable Judge Lester Langer of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida, the General Counsel of the Global Labor and Employment division of Ryder Systems, Inc., and the managing partner of a corporate mining law firm in Santiago, Chile.

     Ms. Marsicano graduated magna cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law where she was Managing Editor of the Inter-American Law Review, was a finalist in the Charles C. Papy, Jr. Moot Court Board Advanced Moot Court Competition, and attained the Honorable Theodore Klein Endowed Scholarship for her outstanding performance in the Litigation Skills Course. While earning her undergraduate degree in International Business and Finance, Ms. Marsicano competed for and secured an Honors Program Fellowship to study at the University of Oxford in Oxford, England, under academics who are leaders in their fields.

    Bar and Court Admissions:
  • Florida U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

  • Professional Memberships & Community Involvement:
  • Co-Chair of the American Bar Association Young Lawyer Division Litigation Committee
  • Co-Chair of the Young Lawyer Subcommittee for the ABA Section of Litigation
  • Commercial and Business Litigation Committee
  • Dade County Bar Association, member
  • Coral Gables Bar Association, member
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Miami-Dade Chapter, member
  • The Florida Bar Young Lawyer, Business Law, Litigation, and International Law Sections member

  • Education:
  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
  • University of Tampa, B.A. with Honors Distinction, magna cum laude

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