Peter L. Gladstone

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Boca Raton, FL

Gladstone & Weissman, P.A.
 | 101 Renaissance Centre, Boca Raton, FL 33432
Phone: 561-571-0432
Fax: 561-447-2275
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1990
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Peter L. Gladstone is principal and shareholder with Gladstone & Weissman, P.A., law firm in Boca Raton, Florida. Board-certified in marital and family law by The Florida Bar, Mr. Gladstone has more than 30 years of total legal experience, and he delivers exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout South Florida and the surrounding areas who are going through a divorce or have other family law issues they need to address.

    Throughout the course of his legal career, Mr. Gladstone has assisted hundreds of clients with protecting their rights and interests and achieving the favorable outcomes they expect and deserve regarding the high net worth divorces, complex property and asset division, child custody and support, alimony, parenting plans and other issues. He also has extensive experience drafting enforceable pre- and postnuptial agreements, as well as dealing with complex paternity matters and assisting with post-judgment modifications.

    Highly trained in mediation and collaborative law, Mr. Gladstone helps his clients resolve their disputes and come to terms on their issues without the need for expensive, time-consuming litigation; however, he also has significant trial experience and will fight for his clients in court when necessary. Whether advocating for his clients in court or negotiating favorable agreements outside of the courtroom, he keeps the rights and best interests of his clients at the forefront of his efforts, and he has gained a reputation for his outstanding service and legal abilities.

    In recognition for his impeccable professionalism and high ethical standards, Mr. Gladstone holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, and he has received consistent recognition from The Best Lawyers in America. He has also earned designation as a Legal Elite from Florida Trend magazine and a Top Lawyers designation from South Florida Legal Guide. Mr. Gladstone has also received many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers along with many testimonials and referrals from those he has served.

    A leader in his legal community, Mr. Gladstone is the immediate past president of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers' Florida Chapter, and he currently serves on the organization's board of managers. He has also served as chair of The Florida Bar's Family Law Section as well as its Legislation and Publications Committees, and he served as member of the association's executive council from 1997 to 2010.

    He has also served as chair of the Broward County Bar Association's Family Law Section, and the Family Law American Inns of Court selected him to serve as founding master member of its Palm Beach Chapter. Moreover, Mr. Gladstone has published numerous articles and conducted lectures and continuing legal educations seminars across his region on a variety of family law topics.

    A 1985 graduate of Brandeis University, Mr. Gladstone obtained his Juris Doctor in 1988 from Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. He is licensed to practice in New York, as well as 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
    • 100%Family Law
    Focus Areas

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

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 15 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2020

    Certificates and Credentials

    Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization

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    About Peter Gladstone

    Admitted: 1990, Florida

    Professional Webpage: https://www.gwpa.com/Attorneys/Peter-L-Gladstone.shtml

    Honors/Awards:

    • Selected for the National Association of Distinguished Counsel - Nation's Top One Percent May 9, 2016
    • National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers, 2015 
    • American Academy of Trial Attorneys Premier 100 Trial Attorneys, 2015
    • The Best Lawyers in America, 2005 - 2018 
    • Recognized as Top 100 Florida Super Lawyers - 2016-2017
    • Named In 2015 Top 100 List, Super Lawyers
    • Tapped to lecture at recent 2014 Marital & Family Law Review Course, Florida's single largest CLE Program February 13, 2014
    • Wins Lifestyle Media Group's 2015 Leaders in Law Award in Family Law Category May, 2015
    • Named to "Nation's Top One Percent" by The National Association of Distinguished Counsel March, 2015 - 2017
    • Named finalist for Lifestyle Media Group's 2015 Leaders in Law Awards February 19, 2015
    • Named to 2015 Best Lawyers in America© in Family Law October 3, 2014
    • Recognized as Top 100 Miami Super Lawyer - 2017
    • Appointed as President-Elect to AAML Florida Chapter Officers July 7, 2016
    • Named a 2018 Top Lawyer in Palm Beach Illustrated
    • Selected to speak at prestigious 2017 Marital & Family Law Review Course Presented by The Family Law Section of The Florida Bar and The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), Florida Chapter
    • Appeared on "Inside South Florida" on WSFL-TV, Miami-Fort Lauderdale's CW affiliate, to discuss trends in divorce, March 2014
    • Appointed as President of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Florida Chapter 2017-18
    • Florida Super Lawyers 2006 - Present
    • Florida Trend Legal Elite, 2006, 2008-2012
    • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2003 - Present
    • AV-Rated by Martindale Hubbell
    • Recognized as a 2019 Best Lawyer by the Best Lawyers in America
    • Named to South Florida Legal Guide's 2014 Top Lawyers January 30, 2014

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Florida Bar Board Certified in Marital & Family Law, 1999

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • South Palm Beach County Bar Association, 2002 – Present 
    • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Florida Chapter, Board of Managers, 2012 – Present
    • Palm Beach County Bar Association, 2002 – Present
    • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Florida Chapter, President, 2017-Present
    • Chair, Florida Bar, Family Law Section, 2009 - 2010
    • Chair of the Family Law Section of the Broward County Bar Association, 1995 - 1996
    • Co-Chair, Florida Bar, Family Law Section, Legislative Committee, 1996 - 2002
    • Co-Chair of the Publications Committee of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, 2002 - 2003
    • Member, American Bar Association, Family Law Section, 1988 - Present
    • Florida, 1990
    • Executive Council Member, Florida Bar, Family Law Section, 1997 - Present
    • Florida Bar, Family Law Rules Committee, 1996 - 1999
    • New York, 1989

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Circuit Liaison, Pro Bono Mentor Program for Broward County, 1996-Present

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • American Society of Appraisers' Advanced Business Valuation Conference, Mock Trial Presentation Leader: How to Become a More Effective Expert Witness, 2016 
    • Broward County Bar Association, Circuit Liaison for the Pro Bono Mentor Program, 1996 - Present
    • Brangelina Split Raises Topic of Pre-Suit Divorce Settlements, Trusts & Estates, September 27, 2016
    • Pre-Suit Divorce Settlements: Protecting the Privacy of High Net Worth Clients, Daily Business Review, August 30, 2016 
    • The Impact of Electronic Evidence in Divorce Proceedings, Daily Business Review, September 15, 2016
    • The Florida Bar: Discovery and Depositions - Course No. 7843R, 1996
    • On the Divorce Firing Line: HNW Executive Compensation Packages, Trust & Estates, February 21, 2017
    • Co-Chair, Marital and Family Law Certification Review Course, Florida Bar, 2005 - 2008
    • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Wade v. Hirschman: Child Custody Modification Revisited, AAML 2006 Annual Institute, 2006
    • Child Custody Evaluations and Family Assessments, Nova Southeastern University, Center for Psychological Studies, Continuing Education Workshop Series, 2006
    • "Effective Opening Statements", American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Florida Chapter, Annual Institute, May 2011
    • "Successful Negotiation Strategies", American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Florida Chapter, Annual Institute, May 2012
    • "Alimony Workshop", American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Florida Chapter, Annual Institute, May 2010
    • "It's None of Your Business - Sealing Records, Confidentiality Agreement and Other Privacy Related Concerns in Marital and Family Law Cases", American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Florida Chapter, Annual Institute, May 2008
    • "Drafting Ironclad Premarital Agreements", American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Florida Chapter, Annual Institute, May 2009
    • "Business Valuations for Your Practice from Professional Associations to Publicly Traded Corporations", American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Florida Chapter, Annual Institute, May 2013
    • "What Lawyers Should Know About Parental Alienation Syndrome and Rotating Custody", Broward County Bar Association, Intermediate Family Law Seminar, October 26, 2000
    • Editor, Florida Bar Journal, Family Law Column, 2001 - 2002
    • Editor, Family Law Commentator, 2002 – 2003
    • The Florida Bar Journal: Codifying Cohabitation as a Ground for Modification or Termination of Alimony - So What's New?, 2006
    • What About College? Drafting and Negotiating College Payment Provisions, 2004
    • The Florida Bar: Handling Clients - The First Interview through Trial - Course No. 0174R, 2004
    • Equitable Distribution - Course No. 5158R, 2002
    • The Florida Bar: Handling Clients – The First Interview Through Trial - Course No. 7644R, 1995
    • The Florida Bar: Handling Clients – The First Interview Through Trial - Course No. 7491R, 1994
    • The Florida Bar: Temporary Relief Hearings - Course No. 4718R, 1999
    • Florida Bar, Family Law Section – Board Certification Seminar – Topic: Paternity, January 27, 2018

    Educational Background:

    • Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts,B.A. - 1985
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    Office Location for Peter L. Gladstone

    101 Renaissance Centre
    Boca Raton, FL 33432

    Phone: 561-571-0432

    Fax: 561-447-2275

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