Howard M. Rudolph

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in West Palm Beach, FL

Rudolph & Associates LLC
 | 315 Fifth Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Phone: 561-655-1901
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2009, 2013 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1990
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Howard M. Rudolph is a senior partner at Rudolph & Associates LLP in West Palm Beach, Florida. Mr. Rudolph practices family and divorce law, representing clients throughout the West Palm Beach area (including professional athletes and individuals in the entertainment industry) in matters involving custody, placement, divorce, paternity, pre and postmarital agreements and more.

Mr. Rudolph completed his undergraduate degree from Rutgers University and earned his law degree from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. He is admitted to practice in Florida and New York and is board certified in marital and family law by The Florida Bar.

Numerous publications and organizations have recognized Mr. Rudolph for his achievements in the family law realm throughout his career. He was included among Florida's legal elite by Florida Trend magazine in 2011, listed as one of South Florida's top rated attorneys by the Miami Herald in 2012 and is rated AV Preeminent* by peer review organization Martindale Hubbell.

Mr. Rudolph takes an active role in pro bono activities, contributing to or serving on the boards of various nonprofit and charitable organizations. He has also contributed to legal publications and served as a speaker or panelist at a variety of conferences and seminars for organizations including The Florida Bar and the American Bar Association.

Professional organizations that Mr. Rudolph belongs to include the Palm Beach County Bar Association, The Florida Bar, the New York State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, The Susan Greenberg Family Law American Inn of Court of the Palm Beaches and the Sports Lawyers Association. He is also a sponsor of Schepens Eye Research Institute and Go Red For Women, an organization that aims to raise awareness of heart disease in women.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Focus Areas

Family Law: Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 8 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2009, 2013 - 2017

Certificates and Credentials

Florida Bar Board Certified

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About Howard Rudolph

Admitted 1990, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.rudolphandassociates.com/attorney-profiles/attorn...

Honors and Awards:

  • Florida Bar – Assistant Editor Family Law Section, The Commentator
  • Equitable Distribution Committee and Rules Committee
  • Selected as Florida Super Lawyer, 2013 to present
  • Selected as Florida Super Lawyer, 2007-2009
  • Peer Review AV Rated Martindale Hubbell
  • Student Judge, Moot Court Program, Hofstra University
  • South Florida's ALM Top Rated Lawyers, Miami Herald - Legal Leaders
  • Selected to Florida Trend's, Florida Legal Elite

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Florida Bar Certified in Marital & Family Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • The Susan Greenberg Family Law American Inn of Court of the Palm Beaches, 2016
  • American Bar Association Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries, Panelist, 2012
  • U.S. District Court, Middle Districts of Florida, 1990
  • U.S. District Court, Southern Districts of Florida, 1990
  • Florida, 1990
  • New Jersey, 1989
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1988
  • New York, 1988
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association, Member
  • The Florida Bar, Marital and Family Law Certification Grade Review Panel, Member
  • New York Bar Association, Member
  • Sport's Lawyer's Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Florida Bar - Co-Chair CLE Committee

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Active Supporter - Junior League of the Palm Beaches
  • Active Supporter - Heart Ball
  • Active supporter of The Caron Foundation, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches
  • Active supporter of the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society
  • Active Supporter of South Florida Science Museum
  • Active Supporter of Opportunity, Inc.
  • Corporate Sponsor - Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center
  • Corporate Sponsor - Go Red For Women Campaign
  • Corporate Sponsor - Max Planck Exhibit
  • Patron - The Norton Museum of Art
  • Patron - South Florida Science Museum
  • Guardian Ad litem program
  • Board Member - Friends of Abused Children, Inc., Palm Beach County
  • Active Sponsor of Schepen's Eye Institute

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Howard Rudolph was a presenter at Inn of Court in December 2016 with the topic "Marital Home - Credits and Off-Sets", Presenter, Marital Home - Credits and Off-Sets, Inn of Court, 2016
  • Co-Author, Cleaning up Social Media Before or After Litigation, Commentator, 2015
  • Postnuptial & Prenuptial Agreements, 2013
  • Panelist on The Legal Full Court Press, Home Run and Knock-Out Punch in Sports, American Bar Association Forum on the Entertainment & Sports Industries - Second Annual International Legal Symposium on the World of Music, Film, Television and Sports

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Hoff v. Hoff – 4D 12 574 (4th District Court of Appeals 2013), 2013
  • Zeide v. Zeide, 719 So.2d 919 (Fla. 4th DCA 1998)
  • Young v. Young, 745 So.2d 1074 (Fla. 4th DCA 1999)
  • Cisneros v. Cisneros, 782 So.2d 547 (Fla. 3d DCA 2001)
  • McGrath v. Mountain, 784 So.2d 607 (Fla. 5th DCA 2001)
  • Sell v. Sell, 882 So.2d 541 (Fla. 3d DCA 2004)
  • Sell v. Sell, 882 So.2d 541 (Fla. 3d DCA 2004)
  • Sell v. Sell, 882 So.2d 400 (Fla. 3d DCA 2004)
  • Sell v. Sell, 928 So.2d 400 (Fla. 3d DCA 2005)
  • Todor v. Todor, 914 So.2d 359 (Fla. 4th DCA 2005)
  • Posner v. Posner, 940 So.2d 524 (Fla. 4th DCA 2006)
  • Flood v. Stumm, 989 So.2d 1240 (Fla. 4th DCA 2008)
  • Jaffe v. Jaffe, 995 So.2d 977 (Fla. 4th DCA 2008)
  • Sell v. Sell, 949 So. 2d 1108 (Fla. 3rd DCA 2007)
  • Vandermeeren v. Vandermeeren, 995 So.2d 979 (Fla. 4th DCA 2008)
  • Resnick v. Resnick, 19 So.3d 1176 (Fla. 4th DCA 2009)
  • Karam v. Karam, 6 So.3d 87 (Fla. 3d DCA 2009)

Educational Background:

  • Rutger's University, B.A. (Dean's List)
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Office Location for Howard M. Rudolph

315 Fifth Street
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Phone: 561-655-1901

 

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Last Updated: 12/19/2016

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