Cara Higgins Law

Legal Services of the Highest Caliber

our approach

We provide complete legal services of the highest caliber with professionalism and efficiency. Our most vital assets are our experience, legal expertise, and commitment to our clients and community.

We protect our clients, families, and businesses at Cara Higgins Law. As an attorney for over twenty (20) years, Cara devotes much of her practice to litigation. We have extensive trial experience in both state and federal courts and can and will protect our clients when litigation is necessary or unavoidable. However, we are also strong advocates for dispute resolution.  

Cara Higgins is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator in Circuit Civil and Family Law cases. She operates a Mediation Center in Key West, a space dedicated to providing litigants with comfortable and private accommodations for mediation or arbitration processes.

We are prepared to bring years of experience to defend your business, family, and rights.

Practice Areas

What We Do Best

⚖ federal & state litigation

We are committed to handling criminal, civil, and civil rights cases involving governmental infringement on individual rights and property interests. Whether it be a civil, criminal, or regulatory matter, we are prepared to handle your issue in both State and Federal Court(s).

⚖ criminal law

We are committed to working with businesses and individuals under investigation for criminal matters. Cara Higgins is a former award-winning prosecutor with extensive trial experience in State and Federal court, including narcotics cases, fisheries violations, violent offense cases, and murder cases. We are prepared to handle criminal law matters ranging from DUIs to complex Federal white-collar criminal investigations.

⚖ family law

We regularly advise and represent clients on all aspects of family law, including pre-nuptial agreements, divorce, child custody, child support, and property division. In addition, we regularly work with families on elder law matters, including guardianships.

⚖ probate & estate planning

We can assist with estate planning and probate matters involving any estate. We regularly help clients with litigation and wills, powers of attorney, business succession plans, and advanced healthcare directives. We can tailor Estate plans to the specific needs of our clients.

⚖ mediation & dispute resolution

Cara A. Higgins is a Certified Mediator who can mediate your case or represent you if called to appear for mediation or arbitration.

⚖ civil litigation

We have the resources to handle complex civil litigation matters for our national clients and the capability to handle minor individual claims.

⚖ business law

Cara A. Higgins has served the legal interests of both small and large businesses throughout Monroe County. We are committed to assisting with business formation and advising companies on issues such as asset protection, employee relations, problems with overtime and compensation, the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) issues, and other regulatory issues.

⚖ construction law

We regularly represent construction companies, architects, engineers, and property owners involved in construction law disputes. We have significant experience in litigation involving public and private construction contracts.

We Will Help You Every Step Of The Way!

Don’t wait! Contact us for a consultation. Let us help you figure out what your best next steps are. The sooner you have a plan of action, the better your chances of taking the correct steps to get the desired results.

Cara Higgins Law