Carolyn B. Brombacher

Bar Admissions

The Massachusetts Bar, 1992
The Florida Bar, 1993
U.S. Supreme Court, 2013
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 2012
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 1998
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2003



Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Carolyn B. Brombacher is a director with Tripp Scott.  Prior to joining Tripp Scott, she was a partner at May, Meacham & Davell, P.A. Originally licensed to practice law in Massachusetts, Ms. Brombacher returned to Florida in 1993 and has been practicing in Florida ever since.

Ms. Brombacher devotes her practice to commercial, banking, business, real property, probate and trust law, handling both litigation and transactional matters. Ms. Brombacher has successfully litigated a wide range of business cases through the appellate levels.  One of her more notable cases involved both obtaining and collecting a $44,000,000.00 dollar judgment.

She is active in the legal and local communities of Broward and Palm Beach Counties and currently serves on the board of the Folke Peterson Center for Animal Welfare, Inc., a non-profit foundation, dedicated to helping both wild and domestic animals. Previously, Ms. Brombacher served on the Horizons Committee which helped prepare “at-risk” teenage girls for the business and professional world and Kids Club which arranged monthly entertainment events for foster children.

Ms. Brombacher received her Bachelor of Arts in 1988 from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and her Juris Doctor from the University of Miami in 1992. She lives in West Palm Beach with her husband and daughter. 

Appellate Decisions:

Willey v. Willey, 683 So.2d 647 (Fla. 4th DCA 1996)
Beane v. SunTrust Banks, Inc., 47 So.3d 922 (Fla. 4th DCA 2010)
BankAtlantic v. Estate of Glatzer, 61 So.3d 1222 (Fla. 3rd DCA 2011)
SunTrust Bank v. Puleo, 76 So.3d 1037 (Fla. 4th DCA 2011)

Food Corp., Inc. v. Waterways Plaza, Inc., 83 So.3d 731 (Fla. 3d DCA 2011)

Simmons v. M. Ecker & Co. of Florida, Inc., 88 So.3d. 170, (Fla. 4th DCA 2012)

RJR Charitable Holdings, LLC v. SunTrust Bank, 114 So. 3d 451 (Fla. 3d DCA 2013)

Puleo v. SunTrust Bank, 146 So. 3d 49 (Fla. 4th DCA 2013)
SunTrust Bank v. Arrow Energy, Inc. 199 So. 3d 1026 (Fla 4th DCA 2016)

Frantz v. Walled, 2013 WL 1104148 (C.A. 11 (Fla.)    


  • University of Miami, School of Law 1992


  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 1988

    Bachelor of Arts, Communication Studies

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Real Property and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar- Probate Law and Procedure Committee (2009 – Present)
  • 17th Judicial Circuit Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee - 2005-2008
  • Probate Rules Committee of the Florida Bar- 2005-2011 (Vice-Chair 2011) (Fort Lauderdale Subcommittee Chair, 2009-2011)
  • Continuing Legal Education Committee - 2001- 2006, 2015 – Present (Vice-Chair, 2002- 2003)
  • Broward County Bar Association - 2000-present
  • Folke Peterson Center for Animal Welfare, Inc.- Director, 2009 – Present
  • Kids Club- Young Lawyers Division, Dade County Bar Association (1997-1999)
  • Horizons Committee- Young Lawyers Division, Dade County Bar Association (1997- 1999)
  • Community Relations Committee- South County Bar Association (1997)
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