David L. Hirschberg

Top rated Family Law attorney in Boca Raton, Florida

Gladstone, Weissman, Hirschberg & Schneider, P.A.
David L. Hirschberg
Gladstone, Weissman, Hirschberg & Schneider, P.A.

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in Florida since: 2003

Education: University of Florida Levin College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2009, 2011, 2015

Gladstone, Weissman, Hirschberg & Schneider, P.A.

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

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Board Certified in Marital and Family Law by The Florida Bar, David L. Hirschberg is a shareholder at Gladstone, Weissman, Hirschberg & Schneider, P.A. located in Boca Raton, Florida. Providing representation to clients throughout South Florida, he assists individuals whose marriages are coming to an end and who need to deal with issues like spousal and child support, the division of complex assets, and child custody and visitation. An experienced and aggressive courtroom advocate, Mr. Hirschberg will, when appropriate, attempt to have his clients reach an accord on some of these matters through negotiations and mediation. In addition to his divorce practice, he also routinely prepares and reviews prenuptial agreements, and he has experience in paternity disputes.

The ethical and principled manner in which Mr. Hirschberg handles these often sensitive cases has not gone unnoticed by his colleagues. He has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell as well as a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. In addition, Mr. Hirschberg has been selected for inclusion in South Florida Legal Guide's annual list of Top Up and Comers for more than 10 years in a row.

Dedicated to his profession, Mr. Hirschberg is regularly invited to deliver presentations on family law topics to groups of fellow professionals. He has also written several articles on divorce topics for The Florida Bar Journal and other legal publications. A member of the Family Law Section of The Florida Bar, Mr. Hirschberg has also served on the board of directors of the Young Lawyers Section of the Broward County Bar Association. A cum laude graduate of the University of Florida Levin College of Law, he is admitted to practice in Florida and Illinois and before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

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

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 2003, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.gwhslaw.com/about-us/david-l-hirschberg/

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Participant, Holocaust Survivor Assistance Program, 2001-2003
  • Member, Young Leadership Division of the United Jewish Community of Broward County, 2003 - 2006
  • Fund the Mission Chair, 2015 March of Dimes' Signature Chefs Auction
  • Chairperson for 18th, 19th, 20th, and 21st Annual Young Lawyers Charity Golf Tournaments, 2007 - 2010
  • Founding Member, United Way's Envision Broward, 2014 - Present
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2004
  • Board of Directors, Broward County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, 2003-2011
  • President, Broward County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, 2010-2011
  • Illinois Bar, 2006
  • Secretary/Treasurer, Broward County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, 2008-2009
  • Stephen R. Booher Inn of Court Barrister, 2010 - 2014
  • Co-Chair of Support Issues Committee for Family Law Section, 2011 - Present
  • Florida Bar, 2003
  • President Elect, Broward County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, 2009-2010
  • Member, Family Law Section of American Bar Association
  • Executive Council, Family Law Section, 2011 - Present
Educational Background:
  • University of Florida, with honors, B.A., 2000
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator, 2015
  • Florida Bar Board Certified in Marital and Family Law, 2014
Honors/Awards:
  • Family Law, 2018-2024, Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers in America, 2024
  • 2016-2023, Florida Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2023
  • 2019-2023, Top 100: Miami Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2023
  • 2020-2023, Top 100: Florida Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2023
  • Top Lawyers, South Florida Legal Guide, 2021
  • 2019-2021, Top Marital and Family Law Attorney, Florida Trend Legal Elite Magazine, 2021
  • Family Law Section, Chair's Award for Extraordinary Service, Florida Bar, 2020
  • 2013-2020, Top Up & Comers, South Florida Legal Guide, 2020
  • 2014-2017, Up & Comers, Florida Trend Legal Elite Magazine
  • An annual award that the Broward County Bar Association bestows upon a lawyer in the community who exemplifies the ideals of professionalism, ethics, integrity, courtesy, credibility, preparedness, and zealous advocacy combined with civility in their day-to-day practice. , Paul May Professionalism in Practice Award, Broward County Bar Association, 2012
  • Family Law Section Rising Star Award, 2010 - 2011
  • AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • David Hirschberg spoke at the AAML Conference in January 2024., Speaker, AAML Annual Conference, In Person, Family Law, 2024
  • April 14, 2023: “Raising the Bar” Annual Family Law Seminar, Equitable Distribution: Top 10 Practice Tips and Mistakes to Avoid, Broward County Bar Association, 2023
  • August 11, 2022, Speaker, “Trial Preparation: Everything You Want to Know But Were Afraid to Ask”, Florida Bar Family Law Section Continuing Legal Education Seminar, 2022
  • Summer 2022, Published Work, In Good Standing: How Standing Positions Are Established and Reviewed, The Florida Bar Family Law Section Commentator, 2022
  • January 21, 2022, Enforcement and Contempt, Marital and Family Law Review Course, 2022
  • April 6, 2021, Speaker, UIFSA, UCCJEA, & Hague, Broward County Matrimonial Lawyers’ Luncheon, 2021
  • January 28, 2021, Speaker, PKPA, UIFSA, UCCJEA and Hague, Marital and Family Law Review Course, 2021
  • August 14, 2020, “Raising the Bar” Annual Family Law Seminar – Family Law Mock Trial, Broward County Bar Association, 2020
  • May 14, 2020, Legislative Update, Florida Bar Family Law Section Continuing Legal Education Seminar, 2020
  • January 31, 2020, Speaker, UIFSA, UCCJEA and Hague, Marital and Family Law Review Course, 2020
  • March 14, 2019, Do Grandparents Have Visitation Rights in Florida?…Depends!!!, Paralegal Association of Florida, Inc., Boca Raton Chapter, 2019
  • February 22, 2019, Moderated Presentations, Equitable Distribution, Paternity, and Temporary Relief, Palm Beach County Bar Association’s Bench and Bar Conference, 2019
  • November 30, 2017 and November 29, 2018, Mechanics of Board Certification, Florida Bar Family Law Section Continuing Legal Education Seminar, 2018
  • Winter 2017, Published Work, “Settling the Divorce Pre-Suit for High Net Worth/High Profile Clients,” , The Florida Bar Family Law Section Commentator, 2017
  • June 16, 2017, “Process and Procedures: ‘Be on Top of Your Game’ Program for Paralegals” – Equitable Distribution, Spousal Support & Child Support, Florida Bar Family Law Section Continuing Legal Education Seminar, ,, 2017
  • April 28, 2017: “Raising the Bar” Annual Family Law Seminar , Children’s Issues & Writing an Effective Parenting Plan, Broward County Bar Association, 2017
  • November 18, 2016, “Nuts and Bolts of Family Law” – Parenting Issues, Broward County Bar Association, 2016
  • Radio Appearance on April 14, 2016, “Overview of Equitable Distribution”, Radio Appearance on Legal News and Reviews, 2016
  • April 8, 2016: Financial Affidavits 101, “Raising the Bar” Annual Family Law Seminar, Broward County Bar Association, 2016
  • March 17, 2016:, “Times They Are a Changing: Family Law Trends and Hot Topics in the Area of Children’s Issues” – Post-Obergefell: Parentage Issues for Same Sex Couples, Florida Bar Family Law Section Continuing Legal Education Seminar, 2016
  • Radio Appearance on February 11, 2016, “Hot Topics in the Area of Marital and Family Law”, Radio Appearance on Legal News and Reviews, 2016
  • January 29-30, 2016: Florida Bar Family Law Section, Board Certification Seminar, Guardianship materials, Published Work, Guardianship materials, Florida Bar Family Law Section, 2016
  • Fall/Winter 2015, Published Work, Settling the Divorce Pre-Suit for High-Stakes Clients, Family Lawyer Magazine, 2015
  • October 23, 2015, “Bench and Bar Conference”—Total Lawyering: The Interaction Between Family, Real Property, Trusts/Estates and Bankruptcy Law, Broward County Bar Association, 2015
  • August 6-9, 2015, Trial Advocacy Program – Workshop Leader, Florida Bar Family Law Section, 2015
  • November 14, 2014, “Nuts and Bolts of Family Law” – Parenting Issues, Broward County Bar Association, 2014
  • November 12, 2014, “Mechanics of Board Certification”, Florida Bar Family Law Section Continuing Legal Education Seminar, 2014
  • 2010 – 2014: Mr. Hirschberg was invited as a guest lecturer once per semester, Guest Lecturer, Technology Issues in Family Law; and Basic Facts of Equitable Distribution, Family Law Clinic at Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, 2014
  • November 12, 2013: Institute for Paralegal Education, “Divorce Cases from Start to Finish” – Your Role During Settlement and Trial; and Ethical Questions, “Divorce Cases from Start to Finish” – Your Role During Settlement and Trial; and Ethical Questions, 2013
  • October 18, 2013, “Bench and Bar Conference” – E-Filing Roundtable on Electronic Changes, Broward County Bar Association, 2013
  • June 11, 2013: “1st Annual Florida Family Law Conference: Handling a Divorce Case from Start to Finish” , Equitable Distribution, Foxmoor Continuing Legal Education, 2013
  • October 12, 2012, “The Shield and the Sword: Protecting Yourself and Your Client in the Practice of Family Law” – Extortion, Coercion and Other Guerilla Tactics, Florida Bar Family Law Section Continuing Legal Education Seminar, 2012
  • February 17, 2011, “Nuts and Bolts of Family Law” – Equitable Distribution, Broward County Bar Association, 2011
  • April 16, 2010: Legislative and Case Law Changes during the 2000s, “Raising the Bar” Annual Family Law Seminar, Broward County Bar Association, 2010
  • June 2009, Published Work, Extortion: What Your Client Wants, Florida Bar Journal, 2009
  • September 2008, Published Work, “Chapter 11- Parental Responsibility", Florida Dissolution of Marriage-Ninth Edition, 2008
  • Spring 2007, Published Work, “Permanent Alimony in Short Term Marriages”, The Florida Bar Family Law Section Commentator, 2007
  • January 2006: Matrimonial Lawyers Luncheon , Family Law Privacy Issues in Technology, Broward County Bar Association, 2006

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“David is an incredible pleasure to litigate against and a fine lawyer.”

Office location for David L. Hirschberg

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

Phone: 561-288-2247

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