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Joel H. Feldman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Boca Raton, FL

Schwartz Sladkus Reich Greenberg Atlas LLP
2424 N. Federal Hwy, Suite 456
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Phone: 561-769-5600
Fax: 561-392-1521
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022
Licensed in Florida Since: 1979
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Joel Feldman has been practicing law in Boca Raton for over 40 years. He is an honors graduate of Georgetown University in Washington, DC, with a degree in Government. He got his law degree from Duke University. Joel is currently of counsel in the firm’s family law practice.

Joel’s practice is almost exclusively in the area of family law. He is certified in collaborative law and has served as mediator in divorce cases, arbitrator in attorney fee disputes and has testified as an expert in the areas of family law charging liens and attorney’s fees. He is rated “AV” and “Preeminent in Family Law”, continues to be rated “Super Lawyer” in the area of family law, and has been named among the top one percent of family lawyers in South Florida by the Top Attorneys and Accountants Association of South Florida. He is also a member of the National Association of Family Courts & Conciliation, which focuses on divorce resolution as a means to allay the impact of divorce on children, and the Florida Association of Collaborative Professionals.

Joel was a founding member of Johnson, Ritchey & Feldman, P.A.. The firm focused on all aspects of family law, including dissolutions of marriage, post-divorce modifications and enforcement, relocation of parents and their children, preparation and negotiation of premarital and post marital agreements, and collaborative family law. Prior to creating this partnership, Joel was a partner in Feldman & Schneiderman, which began in 1999 when he and his then-law partner purchased a building on Camino Gardens Boulevard. Joel sold that building as part of his merger with Johnson & Ritchey.

Joel has an extensive background in community activism and charitable work. He served two terms as President of Florence Fuller Child Development Centers in Boca Raton, served as Vice-Chairperson of Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Palm Beach County and has received multiple Outstanding Pro Bono Service Awards from the Florida Supreme Court and from the Palm Beach County Legal Aid Society. He currently is a member of the Board of Governors of Georgetown University Alumni Association and travels frequently to Washington, DC for University tasks and events. He is also a member of the DC Bar. He and his wife are active supporters of the Florida Atlantic University Athletic Department and FAU Foundation.

Joel has been married for 31 years to Cheryl Wilke, a labor and employment attorney. They have no children but are the proud parents of 4 cats and 2 dogs.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law

Selections

9 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022

Articles about Joel H. Feldman appearing in Super Lawyers

About Joel H. Feldman

First Admitted: 1979, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://ssrga.com/attorney/joel-h-feldman/

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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
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Office Location for Joel H. Feldman

2424 N. Federal Hwy
Suite 456
Boca Raton, FL 33431

Phone: 561-769-5600

Fax: 561-392-1521

Last Updated: 6/30/2022

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