Maria T. Sallato
Maria T. Sallato, Esq.

Sallato & Associates, P.A.

14425 SW 84th Avenue
Miami, FL 33158



Maria T. Sallato, Esq.

For more than 25 years Maria T. Sallato has helped clients in Florida, throughout the United States, and abroad. She has earned an excellent reputation for providing knowledgeable and quality representation in family law cases.

Ms. Sallato was born in Colombia and has been a resident of the state of Florida since 1974.

Ms. Sallato dedicates most of her practice to matrimonial law, adoption and complex international custody cases—including Hague convention cases—and is recognized as a specialist in the area of matrimonial law. In 2009, Ms. Sallato became Board Certified in Matrimonial and Family Law. She is active in the Florida Bar’s Family Law Section.

Board certification recognizes Ms. Sallato’s special knowledge, skills, and proficiency in the area of Matrimonial Law and ethics in practice. Board certified lawyers in Florida are evaluated for professionalism and tested for expertise; it is the highest level of evaluation of the competency and experience of attorneys in their area of practice.

Ms. Sallato is also highly rated in both legal ability and ethical standards by Martindale-Hubbell.

Ms. Sallato focuses on family relations representing clients in complex and uncontested divorce cases, adoption, and probate matters.

Practice Areas

International Child Custody (Hague Convention)


J.D. (cum laude, 1991), St. Thomas University College of Law
B.B.A. (1980), University of Miami

Admission to Practice

All Florida State Courts
All Texas State Courts


Fluent in English and Spanish