Jeffrey A. Weissman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Boca Raton, FL

Gladstone & Weissman, P.A.
 | 101 Renaissance Centre, 101 North Federal Highway, Suite 702
Boca Raton, FL 33432
Phone: 561-447-2274
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

JEFFREY A. WEISSMAN is a Principal of the law firm of Gladstone & Weissman, P.A. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D., 1994). Mr. Weissman is Board Certified in Marital and Family Law and is AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He is also a Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator and a Supreme Court Certified Guardian Ad Litem. Mr. Weissman has been selected to the 2015 list as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. In 2016, Mr. Weissman was named "2016 Family Law Lawyer of the Year - Fort Lauderdale Metropolitan Area (including Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, and Aventura)" by The Best Lawyers in America. He has been repeatedly selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers, Florida Trend Legal Elite magazine, Florida Super Lawyers magazine (Top 100 List) and South Florida Legal Guide - Top Lawyers.

Mr. Weissman is a member of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, where he serves on the Executive Council and is a past Co-Chair of the Legislation Committee. He has been instrumental in the enactment of many family law statutes. He authored the parental relocation law, Section 61.13001, which became effective on October 1, 2006. Mr. Weissman is a past Co-Chair of the following two (2) publications: The Family Law Commentator and The Florida Bar Journal, Family Law Section. Moreover, Mr. Weissman has held important and prestigious positions within the Broward County Bar Association. He completed a four (4) year term on the Board of Directors and is a past President of the Family Law Section. Mr. Weissman was afforded the distinguished honor of the Paul May Professionalism in Practice Award, which is an annual award that the Broward County Bar Association bestows upon a lawyer in the community who exemplifies ethics and integrity in his day-to-day practice. He is a past Chair of 17th Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee "A" of the Florida Bar, which is an entity authorized by the Supreme Court to regulate the practice and professionalism of lawyers within our community. Mr. Weissman was recently selected to become a Founding Master Member of the Palm Beach Chapter, Family Law American Inns of Court, which promotes professionalism and ethics in the legal system. He is also a member of the Family Law Section of the American Bar Association. He has lectured throughout the State of Florida on assorted topics concerning Family Law. Mr. Weissman is a regularly featured speaker at the most prestigious Family Law seminars each year, and he has appeared as a guest on the television series, "Your Legal Rights."

Mr. Weissman limits his practice to complex matrimonial and family law cases. His clientele is comprised of many successful entrepreneurs, business owners and executives, doctors, lawyers, television personalities, and professional athletes. Whenever possible, he strives to reduce the emotional and financial strain of protracted litigation by resolving matters on an amicable basis. However, where court intervention is necessary, Mr. Weissman advocates zealously on behalf of his clients and fights vehemently to protect and promote their legal rights and entitlements. He assembles a team of highly qualified professionals, including forensic accountants and business valuation experts, forensic psychologists, and vocational counselors to advance the claims of his clients. A team approach is utilized and the client is oftentimes the most important player. Consequently, Mr. Weissman interacts with his clients all throughout their cases and collaboratively designs strategies best suited to attain the goals that are set out from inception.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%)

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 12 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2017

Certificates and Credentials

Florida Bar Board Certified

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About Jeffrey Weissman

Admitted 1994, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.gwpa.com/Attorneys/Jeffrey-A-Weissman.shtml

Honors and Awards:

  • Family Law Lawyer of the Year - Fort Lauderdale Metropolitan Area (including Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale and Aventura), The Best Lawyers in America, 2016
  • Family Law Lawyer of the Year - Miami Metropolitan Area (including Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton), The Best Lawyers in America, 2014
  • Best Lawyers in America (2007 - Present)
  • Florida Trend Legal Elite (2006 - Present)
  • AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Recipient, Paul May Professionalism in Practice Award by the Broward County Bar Association
  • South Florida Legal Guide - Top Lawyers

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Florida Bar Board Certified in Marital & Family Law, 2004
  • Certified Family Law Mediator, Florida Supreme Court
  • Certified Guardian Ad Litem, Florida Supreme Court

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • "10 Best" Attorneys for Florida by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys (AIOFLA), Member
  • Palm Beach Bar Association, Member
  • Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County, Member, Professional Advisory Committee
  • Family Law American Inns of Court, Palm Beach Chapter, Founding Master Member
  • The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation
  • Florida Bar, Family Law Rules Committee
  • 17th Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee “A” of the Florida Bar, Past Chair
  • Broward County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Past President
  • Broward County Bar Association, Past Member of Board of Directors
  • American Inns of Court Foundation, Associate
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • Broward County Bar Association, President, Young Lawyers Committee
  • Florida Bar, Bench/Bar Liaison Committee
  • Florida Bar, The Florida Bar Journal, Family Law Section (Past Co-Chair)
  • Florida Bar, Past Co-Chair of the Legislation Committee
  • Florida Bar, The Family Law Commentator (Past Co-Chair)
  • Florida, 1994
  • Florida Bar, Family Law Section, Executive Counsel, 2003 - Present

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • The Florida Bar: Family Law Section - Board Certification Seminar – Pre-Marital & Marital Agreements, January 30, 2015 - February 1, 2015
  • The Florida Bar: Family Law Section – Board Certification Seminar – Practice and Procedure, February 4, 2010 - February 6, 2010
  • Collier County Bar Association – Parental Relocation After Enactment Of Section 61.13001, Florida Statutes, November 16, 2007
  • Broward County Bar Association: Jurisdiction – A Necessary Evil, February 17, 2000
  • Broward County Bar Association: What Lawyers Should Know About Parental Alienation Syndrome, October 26, 2000
  • Broward County Bar Association: Jurisdiction, June 8, 2001
  • The Florida Bar: Jurisdiction (Miami and Tampa), May 16, 2002 - May 17, 2002
  • The Florida Bar: Family Law Section – Board Certification Seminar – How To Enforce Legal Obligations, January 28, 2005 - January 29, 2005
  • Broward County Bar Association: Jurisdiction, March 18, 2005
  • The Florida Bar: Family Law Section – Legislative Update Seminar, August 17, 2005
  • The Florida Bar: Family Law Section – Board Certification Seminar – How To Enforce Legal Obligations, January 27, 2006 - January 28, 2006
  • The Florida Bar: Attorney's Fees (Miami and Tampa), February 16, 2006 - February 17, 2006
  • The Florida Bar: Family Law Section – Legislative Update Seminar, July 19, 2006
  • The Florida Bar: Family Law Section – Recent Changes In The Law Seminar – Parental Relocation, October 13, 2006
  • The Florida Bar: Attorney's Fees (Miami and Tampa), February 22, 2007 - February 23, 2007
  • Broward County Bar Association: Parental Relocation After Enactment of Section 61.13001, Florida Statutes, March 9, 2007
  • The Florida Bar: Family Law Section – Legislative Update Seminar, July 18, 2007
  • The Florida Bar: Family Law Section – An Overview Of Marital Agreements – Drafting An Unbreakable Prenuptial Agreement, October 4, 2007 - October 5, 2007
  • The Florida Bar: Attorney's Fees (Miami and Tampa), November 29, 2007 - November 30, 2007
  • The Florida Bar: Family Law Section – Board Certification Seminar – Parental Relocation, January 25, 2008 - January 26, 2008
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers – Annual Seminar of Florida Chapter – Don’t Pack Your Bags Just Yet: Building A Better Relocation Case, May 8, 2008 - May 10, 2008
  • The Florida Bar: Family Law Section – Legislative Update Seminar, August 1, 2008
  • Broward County Bar Association: Legislative Update Seminar, September 2, 2008
  • Education for Life’s Journey, Inc. – Second Saturday Workshop – What Women Need To Know About Divorce, December 13, 2008
  • The Florida Bar: Family Law Section – Board Certification Seminar – Parenting Plans And Timesharing, January 23, 2009 - January 24, 2009
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers – Annual Seminar of Florida Chapter – Moderator of Judicial Panel Discussing Parental Relocation, April 30, 2009 - May 2, 2009
  • The Florida Bar: Attorney's Fees (Tampa and Miami), May 7, 2009 - May 8, 2009
  • The Florida Bar: Family Law Section – Equitable Distribution Seminar – Double Dipping: What’s Yours Is Mine And What’s Mine Is Mine, September 17, 2009
  • Broward County Bar Association: A Lively Debate on Business Valuations and Double Dipping, October 16, 2009
  • The Florida Bar: Family Law Section – Practical and Theoretical Aspects of Evidence for the Family Law Practitioner, November 19, 2010
  • The Florida Bar: Practice and Procedure (Miami and Tampa), March 17, 2011 - March 18, 2011
  • The Florida Bar: Family Law Section – Board Certification Seminar – Marital Agreements, January 27, 2012 - January 28, 2012
  • Law Review CLE, Inc.: An Introduction to Divorce Law, June 5, 2012
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association: What Lawyers Need To Know About Prenuptial Agreements, September 6, 2012
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association: Client Intake & Consultations, October 26, 2012
  • The Florida Bar: Family Law Section – Board Certification Seminar – Practice and Procedure, January 25, 2013 - January 26, 2013
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers – Annual Seminar of Florida Chapter – Prenuptial Agreements, May 2, 2013 - May 4, 2013
  • The Florida Bar: Family Law Section - Board Certification Seminar – Pre-Marital & Marital Agreements, January 31, 2014 - February 1, 2014
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association: Practice & Procedure, April 4, 2014
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers – Annual Seminar of Florida Chapter – Marital Agreements - Latest Trends in Drafting, Challenging and Enforcing Prenups, Postnups and MSA's, May 1, 2014 - May 3, 2014

Educational Background:

  • SUNY Albany, Albany, New York., B.A. magna cum laude - 1991., Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
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Office Location for Jeffrey A. Weissman

101 Renaissance Centre
101 North Federal Highway, Suite 702
Boca Raton, FL 33432

Phone: 561-447-2274

 

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Last Updated: 1/5/2017

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