Sean L. Collin

Who is Sean?

“Florida Legal Elite”, “Super Lawyer” and “AV® Preeminent Rated” attorney Sean L. Collin chairs the Family Law Division at Lyons, Snyder & Collin, P.A.

Prior to founding Lyons, Snyder & Collin P.A., Mr. Collin was a lawyer at the largest minority owned law firm in the country. Mr. Collin’s practice consisted of Marital and Family Law matters, including but not limited to, divorce, child support, child custody, alimony, paternity, modification actions, enforcement actions, and relocation actions. In addition, Mr. Collin served as a Prosecutor in Broward County, Florida where he handled over 30 jury trials.

Since joining Lyons, Snyder & Collin, P.A., Mr. Collin has aggressively represented professionals and athletes alike in all types of family-related matters, including high net worth divorces. As a father of two, Mr. Collin prides himself on his dedication, tenacity, commitment and perseverance to protect his clients’ rights in even the most contested of cases.

An overview of Sean’s career

In 2014, Lifestyle Magazine named Sean L. Collin as a Leader in Law in the field of family law. Mr. Collin was one of only nine family law attorneys in South Florida to receive this prestigious designation.

In 2014, the South Florida Legal Guide selected Sean L. Collin as a “Top Up and Comer” in the field of family law in their annual publication of the best lawyers in South Florida.

In 2014, Super Lawyers magazine recognized Sean L. Collin as a “Rising Star“. The Super Lawyers selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Only up to 2.5% of all attorneys in Florida are designated “Rising Stars.”

In 2013, Mr. Collin was once again recognized by Super Lawyers magazine as a “Rising Star“. This prestigious designation, as selected by independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations are awarded to less than 2.5% of all attorneys in Florida each year.
In 2012 and 2013, Mr. Collin received an “AV® Preeminent Rating” by Martindale Hubbell. An AV® certification rating is the highest rating provided by Martindale-Hubbell – a testament to the fact that Mr. Collin’s peers rank Mr. Collin at the highest level of ethical standards and legal ability, based on legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgment, communication ability, and legal experience.
In 2011, Mr. Collin was recognized by both Florida Trend magazine as “Florida Legal Elite: Top Up and Comer” and Super Lawyers magazine as a “Rising Star“. These prestigious designations, as selected by independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations are awarded to less than 2.5% of all attorneys in Florida each year.




  • Florida, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 2006


  • Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center, Davie, Florida 2003 – Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • Nova Southeastern University, H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship Davie, Florida 2003 – Masters in Business Administration, summa cum laude
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 2000 – Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration


  • Member: Family Law Section of the Florida Bar
  • Member: Temple Beth Emet, Cooper City, Florida
  • Broward Legal Advisors
  • Horizons Chair: Jewish Federation of Broward County
  • Coach: Weston Athletic Little League (W.A.L.L.)
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