Lydia A. Worden, Esq.
Lydia A. Worden, Esq. is an associate attorney in the Delray Beach office and practices in marital and family law. Mrs. Worden became a member of The Florida Bar in 2013 and joined the firm after serving as a judicial law clerk at the Fourth District Court of Appeal in West Palm Beach, where she handled appellate cases for all areas of state law. At the Court, she often analyzed complex issues in marital and family law, which provided a solid foundation for her transition to private practice. She is passionate about protecting the rights of children and families and is committed to serving her clients with integrity and professionalism.
Mrs. Worden graduated from St. Thomas University School of Law summa cum laude in 2013. She was recognized with the Best Student (“Book”) Award in sixteen of her law courses, including Family Law, Trial Advocacy Practice, Appellate Advocacy, and Civil Procedure. Her excellence in leadership and superior legal writing earned her the esteemed position of Editor-in-Chief of the St. Thomas Law Review. Under her leadership, the journal produced three successful publications and celebrated its twenty-fifth anniversary at a special event attended by numerous university students, alumni, and faculty, as well as distinguished members of the judiciary. Also while in law school, Mrs. Worden focused her extracurricular research on the global phenomenon of human trafficking under the guidance of world-renowned expert Roza Pati, Professor and Director of the Human Trafficking Academy at St. Thomas University. Mrs. Worden’s research culminated in the publication of her article, Modern-Day Slavery Eclipsing the Sunshine State Compels Safe Harbor Legislation in Florida, in the Intercultural Human Rights Law Review in 2012.
Prior to law school, Mrs. Worden graduated first in her class at Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina, earning a Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business summa cum laude. She was awarded the prestigious Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award for her excellence of character and service to the University and surrounding community. She was also a proud member of Campbell’s Division I cheerleading team, earning various scholarships and accolades during her four-year tenure.
Mrs. Worden and her husband reside in Palm Beach County. In their spare time, they enjoy spending time with their families and traveling abroad. They are committed members of CityChurch Pompano Beach, where Mrs. Worden serves as the children’s ministry director. Mrs. Worden is an avid marathon runner, serving as a race captain for Team World Vision, a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and communities to tackle the causes of poverty and injustice.
Mrs. Worden is also a member of the South Palm Beach County Bar Association and Broward County Christian Lawyers Association.
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