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Derren K. Ciaglia devotes her practice to challenging family law matters, including divorce, child support, child custody, alimony, paternity matters and family law litigation involving complex financial and parenting issues. As a mother of three, she understands the importance of minimizing the effect the legal process can have on families. She tries to find creative solutions that are tailored to each family’s unique circumstances.

Trained in the interdisciplinary model of collaborative family law, Derren is passionate about advocating for her clients and providing them with support and guidance during what can be difficult and uncertain times in their lives. She is a compassionate listener, a good problem solver and settlement focused, negotiating on behalf of clients both in and out of mediation.

Derren is active in the Orlando community, currently serving as vice president of children’s programming for the Rosen Jewish Community Center Board of Directors. She is also a member of The Florida Bar and the Orange County Bar Association.

Admitted to practice law in Florida, Derren also previously practiced in Illinois. She earned her law degree cum laude from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where she received a Family Law Certificate and three Book Awards in perspectives of family, collaborative law, and intimate partner violence assistance. She has dedicated her entire legal career to matters involving families.

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  • Rosen JCC: Jewish Community Center of Southwest Orlando, Board of Directors


  • Ones to Watch, Best Lawyers in America, 2023
  • Family Law Certificate from the University of Florida Levin College of Law
  • Book Awards in Perspectives of Family, Collaborative Law, and Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Committee
  • Legal  Extern, Honorable Judge Paul, United States District Court, Northern District of Florida and the Honorable Judge Hood, United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan

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  • The Florida Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association


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