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Experience:
  • Board Certified in Marital and Family Law, 1985 to present
  • AAML Certified Arbitrator
Professional Activities: 
  • Lecturer, Dade County Bar Association, Nuts and Bolts of Divorce Seminar, 2007, 2012-2013
  • Lecturer, American Bar Association Spring CLE Conference - Attacking and Defending Prenuptial Agreements, 2012
  • Lecturer, American Bar Association Fall CLE Conference- Today's Celebrity & High Net-Worth Client: The Media, Transparency & Today's World, 2009
  • Chair, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 30th Annual Institute, 2008
  • Chair, American Bar Association Family Law Section, 1997-1999
  • Past President and Master Bencher, The First Family Law American Inns of Court, 1994-1996, 2008 to present
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 1982 to present. Past President of Florida Chapter
  • Member, American Bar Association, 1967 to present
  • Member, The Florida Bar Family Law Section, 1980 to present
  • Member, The First Family Law American Inns of Court, 1993 to present
  • Speaker, South Carolina Trial Lawyer Association, 1988 & 1990
  • Speaker, American Arbitration Association, 1989
  • Fellow, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 1987 to present
  • Chair, The Florida Bar Family Law Section, 1987-1988
  • Member, Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, 1963
  • Member, Bar and Gavel Legal Society, 1963
  • Member, Judges, and Lawyers Publications Editorial Board (Shannon Pratt publication)
 
Noteworthy Experience: 
  • Military Service, Military District of Washington, Government Appellate Division, 1965-1967
  • Military Service, Captain, United States Army, Judge Advocate General’s Corp., Chief Prosecutor, Fort Benning, Georgia, 1965-1967
  • Assistant Public Defender, Office of the Public Defender for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, Miami, Florida, 1969-1970
Appellate Representation: 
    • Schecter v. Schecter, (Fla. 3d DCA 2013)
    • Oxenberg v. Oxenberg, 937 So. 2d 166 (Fla. 3d DCA 2006)
    • Hansen v. Hansen, 911 So. 2d 159 (Fla. 3d DCA 2005)
    • Menendez v. Rodriguez-Menendez, 871 So. 2d 951 (Fla. 3d DCA 2004)
    • Braswell v. Braswell, 836 So. 2d 1061 (Fla. 3d DCA 2003)
    • Gonzalez v. Gonzalez, 834 So. 2d 291 (Fla. 3d DCA 2002)
    • De Elizundia v. Elizundia, 820 So. 2d 966 (Fla. 3d DCA 2002)
    • Bacardi v. Bacardi, 727 So. 2d 1137 (Fla. 3d DCA 1999)
    • Eager v. Eager, 719 So. 2d 991 (Fla. 3d DCA 1998)
    • Eager v. Eager, 696 So. 2d 1235 (Fla. 3d DCA 1997)
    • M.R. v. A.B.C., 683 So. 2d 629 (Fla. 3d DCA 1996)
    • Kilgore v. Dawson, 675 So. 2d 217 (Fla. 3d DCA 1996)
    • Mendez-Perez v. Perez-Perez, 656 So. 2d 458 (Fla. 1995)
    • Fast v. Fast, 654 So. 2d 958 (Fla. 3d DCA 1995)
    • Schere v. Schere, 645 So. 2d 21 (Fla. 3d DCA 1994)
    • Mendez-Perez v. Perez-Perez, 632 So. 2d 1047 (Fla. 3d DCA 1993)
    • Claughton v. Claughton, 625 So. 2d 853 (Fla. 3d DCA 1993)
    • Hill v. Hill, 611 So. 2d 618 (Fla. 3d DCA 1993)
    • Taplin v. Taplin, 611 So. 2d 561 (Fla. 3d DCA 1992)
    • Allison v. Allison, 605 So. 2d 130 (Fla. 4th DCA 1992)
    • Petrullo v. Petrullo, 604 So. 2d 536 (Fla. 4th DCA 1992)
    • Schaeffer v. Schaeffer, 606 So. 2d 369 (Fla. 3d DCA 1992)
    • Bethea v. Bethea, 596 So. 2d 1279 (Fla. 3d DCA 1992)
    • Eckroade v. Eckroade, 570 So. 2d 1347 (Fla. 3d DCA 1990)
    • Torres v. Torres, 561 So. 2d 1310 (Fla. 3d DCA 1990)
    • Lanzetta v. Lanzetta, 563 So. 2d 101 (Fla. 3d DCA 1990)
    • Bergstrom v. Bergstrom, 559 So. 2d 82 (Fla. 3d DCA 1990)
    • Weisfeld v. Weisfeld, 545 So. 2d 1341 (Fla. 1989)
    • Tendrich v. Tendrich, 544 So. 2d 229 (Fla. 3d DCA 1989)
    • Margulies v. Margulies, 528 So. 2d 957 (Fla. 3d DCA 1988)
    • Weisfeld v. Weisfeld, 513 So. 2d 1278 (Fla. 3d DCA 1987)
    • Rose v. Rose, 519 So. 2d 6 (Fla. 3d DCA 1987)
    • Mendez v. Mendez, 527 So. 2d 820 (Fla. 3d DCA 1987)
    • Toback v. Toback, 483 So. 2d 882 (Fla. 3d DCA 1986)
    • Gurman v. Gurman, 474 So. 2d 1276 (Fla. 3d DCA 1985)
    • Susskind v. Susskind, 475 So. 2d 1276 (Fla. 3d DCA 1985)
    • Blanco v. Blanco, 458 So. 2d 1224 (Fla. 3d DCA 1984)
    • Jacoby v. Jacoby, 458 So. 2d 1144 (Fla. 3d DCA 1984)
    • Rodriguez v. Carnesella, 456 So. 2d 975 (Fla. 3d DCA 1984)
    • Garcia v. Garcia, 445 So. 2d 1093 (Fla. 3d DCA 1984)
    • Bird v. Bird, 436 So. 2d 981 (Fla. 3d DCA 1983)
    • Chiara v. Chiara, 434 So. 2d 46 (Fla. 3d DCA 1983)
    • Schwartz v. Schwartz, 427 So. 2d 232 (Fla. 3d DCA 1983)
    • Mentelos v. Mentelos, 425 So. 2d 1206 (Fla. 3d DCA 1983)
    • Armstrong v. Armstrong, 424 So. 2d 24 (Fla. 3d DCA 1982)
    • In re Tojeiro’s Estate, 303 So. 2d 367 (Fla. 3d DCA 1974)
    • Wilder v. Mintz, 276 So. 2d 205 (Fla. 3d DCA 1973)
Education:

J.D., University of Miami, 1965

  • Moot Court, Finalist in 1963, 1964, and 1965

B.B.A., University of Miami, 1962

  • Debate Team
  • Omicron Delta Kappa National Academic and Leadership Honorary Society
  • Distinguished Military Graduate, Army ROTC, 2nd in class
Admitted to Practice:
  • Florida, 1965
  • United States Court of Military Appeals, 1965
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 1968
  • District of Columbia, 1974

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