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Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Judicial Section Details

Carroll J. Kelly

  • Division: County Domestic Violence
  • Section: 57
  • Court Location: Lawson E. Thomas Courthouse
  • Address: 175 N.W. 1st AVE Miami, FL 33128
  • Phone: (305) 349-5703
  • Room: CHC 1650
  • Judicial Assistant: Rosenstein, Emily

 

*CONTACT: You can reach someone in the Domestic Violence unit at: (305) 349-5556.

MOTIONS: Motions should be filed with the Domestic Violence Clerk of Courts by sending an e-mail to dvmotions@jud11.flcourts.org. Please include your case number in the subject line. 

EVIDENCE: Parties may submit evidence by emailing their evidence to DV57@jud11.flcourts.org or to the Judicial Assistant. You can also share your own screen. Please note the Judge does not review any evidence until the final hearing. Also, please note that not all videos transfer and that we are unable to open google links.

ZOOM: You may be required to attend your hearing via a virtual Zoom courtroom. To access Zoom, you will need a smartphone or computer/laptop with video capability AND you must register with Zoom.

For all Zoom hearings, video and audio appearance is required for all participants unless otherwise indicated by the Judge.

Participants must have a photo ID to show at check-in.   Please log on 10-15 minutes prior to your hearing time and make sure your device is fully charged. It is your responsibility to provide the Zoom information to any witnesses that you want to testify in your case.   Also, you must be alone in a room during the entire hearing or with your attorney. Minors may NOT appear at any hearing without the Judge's permission. 

If you are unable to access Zoom, please contact the Judicial Assistant immediately once you receive your notice to make alternative arrangements. For additional resources, please watch the video titled the “Rules for Virtual Court Hearings” available here: https://help.flcourts.org/Get-Started/Helpful-Videos/Videos-to-AssistLitigants-Representing-Themselves-in-Court   A tutorial on how to use Zoom on a computer or a smartphone for your virtual court hearing available here: https://help.flcourts.org/Get-Started/Helpful-Videos/Videos-for-Howto-Use-Zoom-and-Teams-for-a-Virtual-Court-Hearing

DV bonds & Emergency Motions are held at 11:00 daily under zoom ID: 940 6324 6771, regardless of judge. Please contact the clerks directly to get onto this calendar at COCDomesticViolence@miamidade.gov or (305)349-6044. The clerks must bring the files in order for the Judge to be able to hear your case and scheduling must go through their office. 

Judicial Assistant: erosenstein@jud11.flcourts.org

Additional services: 
**Dade County Legal Aid: https://www.dadelegalaid.org (provides legal assistance)
**Coordinated Victims Assistance Center (CVAC): 305-285-5900 (provides many services to victims and children including legal assistance)
**Family Self Help Desk: https://www.jud11.flcourts.org/Family-Court-Self-Help-Program (provides assistance to file a divorce or paternity action)

 

 
  • Bachelor of Arts, St. Lawrence University, 1984
  • Honors - Dean's List, New York State Regents Scholar
  • JD, University of Miami, 1989
  • Honors - Iron Arrow, Bar & Gavel, Roger Sorino Award, PAD Scholarship, President of the Student Bar Association, Marshall Award, Student Bar Association Award, Florida Association for Women Lawyers Scholarship
  • Admitted to Florida Bar, 1989
  • County Court Judge, 1998
  • Previous Division - Criminal
  • Fine, Jacobson, Schwartz, Nash, Block & England
  • Floyd, Pearson, Richman, Greer, Weil, Brumbaugh & Mirabito
 
*CONTACT: You can reach someone in the Domestic Violence unit at: (305) 349-5556.

MOTIONS: Motions should be filed with the Domestic Violence Clerk of Courts by sending an e-mail to dvmotions@jud11.flcourts.org. Please include your case number in the subject line. 

EVIDENCE: Parties may submit evidence by emailing their evidence to DV57@jud11.flcourts.org or to the Judicial Assistant. You can also share your own screen. Please note the Judge does not review any evidence until the final hearing. Also, please note that not all videos transfer and that we are unable to open google links.

ZOOM: You may be required to attend your hearing via a virtual Zoom courtroom. To access Zoom, you will need a smartphone or computer/laptop with video capability AND you must register with Zoom.

For all Zoom hearings, video and audio appearance is required for all participants unless otherwise indicated by the Judge.

Participants must have a photo ID to show at check-in.   Please log on 10-15 minutes prior to your hearing time and make sure your device is fully charged. It is your responsibility to provide the Zoom information to any witnesses that you want to testify in your case.   Also, you must be alone in a room during the entire hearing or with your attorney. Minors may NOT appear at any hearing without the Judge's permission. 

If you are unable to access Zoom, please contact the Judicial Assistant immediately once you receive your notice to make alternative arrangements. For additional resources, please watch the video titled the “Rules for Virtual Court Hearings” available here: https://help.flcourts.org/Get-Started/Helpful-Videos/Videos-to-AssistLitigants-Representing-Themselves-in-Court   A tutorial on how to use Zoom on a computer or a smartphone for your virtual court hearing available here: https://help.flcourts.org/Get-Started/Helpful-Videos/Videos-for-Howto-Use-Zoom-and-Teams-for-a-Virtual-Court-Hearing

DV bonds & Emergency Motions are held at 11:00 daily under zoom ID: 940 6324 6771, regardless of judge. Please contact the clerks directly to get onto this calendar at COCDomesticViolence@miamidade.gov or (305)349-6044. The clerks must bring the files in order for the Judge to be able to hear your case and scheduling must go through their office. 

Judicial Assistant: erosenstein@jud11.flcourts.org

Additional services
**Dade County Legal Aid: https://www.dadelegalaid.org (provides legal assistance)
**Coordinated Victims Assistance Center (CVAC): 305-285-5900 (provides many services to victims and children including legal assistance)
**Family Self Help Desk: https://www.jud11.flcourts.org/Family-Court-Self-Help-Program (provides assistance to file a divorce or paternity action)

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