Joel H. Feldman

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Boca Raton, FL

Johnson, Ritchey & Feldman, P.A.
 | 2424 N. Federal Hwy, Suite 166
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Phone: 561-600-4699
Fax: 561-392-1521
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
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    As a partner of Johnson, Ritchey & Feldman, P.A., Joel H. Feldman handles cases of family law and divorce in Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, Miami and Palm Beach, Florida. He is extensively experienced in representing other attorneys, professional athletes and other people dealing with high net worth divorces. 

    After earning a Bachelor of Arts in government and graduating cum laude in 1976 from Georgetown University, Mr. Feldman went on to obtain his Juris Doctor in 1979 from Duke University School of Law.

    In 2000, Mr. Feldman was named by the Florence Fuller Child Development Centers, Inc., as the Volunteer of the Year. He is The Florida Bar Grievance Committee’s chairperson for the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit Court, and the Florida Marlins Charities Foundation gave him the Community Service Award in 1999. For his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, Mr. Feldman holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

    Mr. Feldman is admitted to practice in Florida state courts, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the Supreme Court of the United States, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. A member of the Florida Collaborative Law Association, he is also associated with The Florida Bar, the Palm Beach County Bar Association, The District of Columbia Bar and the South Palm Beach County Bar Association.

    As a lecturer, Mr. Feldman has presented on topics such as condominium living and small claims court for the layperson; Simply the Best Magazine featured him as a columnist. He has also written for Divorce Magazine.

    *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
    • 100%Family Law

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    Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2020

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    About Joel Feldman

    Admitted: 1979, Florida

    Professional Webpage: https://www.jrflawfirm.com/joel-h-feldman/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Super Lawyers®
    • Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award, Florida Supreme Court, 2007
    • Award Winner, "Man With Caring Heart", Men With Caring Hearts Organization, Advisory Board, Divorce Magazine
    • Chairperson, Florida Bar Grievance Committee 1115F, 15th Judicial Circuit
    • Legal Aid Society and Palm Beach County Bar Association Consumer Law Award, 2005
    • Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award, Florida Supreme Court, 2005
    • Community Service Award, Florida Marlins Charities, 1999
    • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
    • Legal Aid Society and Palm Beach County Bar Association Consumer Law Award, 1994
    • Volunteer of the Year, Florence Fuller Child Development Centers, Inc., 2000
    • Gold Coast Magazine's Who's Who
    • Judge, American Association for Justice National Student Mock Trial Competition, 2009

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, National Association of Divorce Professionals
    • U.S. District of Columbia, 2015
    • Florida Collaborative Law Association, Member
    • Member, AFCC, Association of Family Law and Conciliation Courts
    • DC Bar Association
    • Palm Beach Bar Association
    • American Jewish Committee Legal Committee for Palm Beach County
    • Florida Bankers Association, Euro Bank Representative 
    • Member, Palm Beach County Bar Association & Family Law Committee Member 
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1980
    • Florida Bar Association
    • Georgetown University Alumni Association of Boca Raton 
    • Florida, 1979
    • U.S. Supreme Court, 1986
    • Kiwanis Club of West Boca Raton
    • South Palm Beach Bar Association & Family Law Committee
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1980

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Board Member, Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Palm Beach County, Inc. for 6 years
    • Wilke-Feldman Endowment for Soccer Scholarship – Florida Atlantic University  
    • Board Member, Florida Fuller Child Development Centers for 20 years
    • President of Florence Fuller Child Development Centers, Inc. for 4 years
    • Vice-Chairperson of Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Palm Beach County, Inc.
    • Duke Law School Alumni Association
    • Hoya Gateway, Georgetown University
    • Past Chairperson, Florida Bar Grievance Committee 15F (2 terms)
    • Alumni Admissions Program, Georgetown University
    • Board of Governors, Georgetown University Alumni Association
    • Community Service Award from Palm Beach County Legal Aid Society and Palm Beach County Bar Association, 1994
    • Consumer Law Award from Palm Beach County Legal Aid Society and Palm Beach County Bar Association, 2005
    • Member of Board of Directors, Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Palm Beach County, Inc.

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Various articles on family law issues, Divorce Magazine
    • Children First, Palm Beach County Bar Association, 2007
    • Condominium Living, Palm Beach County Bar Association, 1993
    • Lecturer, Condominium Living
    • Lecturer, Small Claims Court for the Layperson
    • Featured Columnist, Simply the Best Magazine
    • Written numerous articles, Divorce Magazine
    • Served on the Florida Advisory Board for Divorce Magazine
    • Co-chaired follow-up discussion with Campus Rabbi Rachel Gartner, Lecturer, Marriage & Divorce: An Interfaith Perspective, Georgetown University, 2014
    • Various articles on family law issues, Simply the Best Magazine

    Transactions:

    • Co-developer of the "WeAgree" Video Agreements app for Apple products, a downloadable app to assist people in creating videos of their civil and family law agreements, including the ability to preserve the videos and present them in court, 2013

    Representative Clients:

    • Camino Gardens Homeowners Association, Inc. v. McKim, 612 So. 2d 636 (Fla. 4th DCA), 1993
    • Fitzell v. Rama Industries, Inc., 416 So. 2d 1246 (Fla. 4th DCA), 1982
    • Walton v. Walton, 657 So.2d 214 (Fla. 4th DCA), 1995
    • Ritchie v. Ritchie, 687 So. 2d 1358 (4th DCA), 1993

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Past President of Florence Fuller Child Development Centers, Inc.
    • Past President, Kiwanis Club of West Boca Raton, Inc.
    • Past Chairperson of Civil Rights Committee of Anti-Defamation League for south Palm Beach County

    Educational Background:

    • Georgetown University, cum laude, B.A. in Government, 1976
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    2424 N. Federal Hwy
    Suite 166
    Boca Raton, FL 33431

    Phone: 561-600-4699

    Fax: 561-392-1521

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