Matthew Z. Karim is the managing partner of AK Esquire’s Criminal and Family Law department in the firm’s Fort Lauderdale Office. He practices Criminal law and Family Law. He has worked in matters of civil commitment hearings, the juvenile court system, and criminal litigation. He is available to assist in matters in Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach, Lee, and Collier County. Mr. Karim has written and lectured on legal topics relating to issues in defending crimes of strict liability and the second amendment as it relates to civil commitments and psychiatric hospitalizations of patients. He is a member of the American Bar Association’s Criminal Justice and Family Law Sections, as well as the Florida Bar Criminal Law Section.