Leonard R. Ross

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Daytona Beach, FL

Ross & Glover
 | 642 North Halifax Avenue, Daytona Beach, FL 32118
Phone: 386-258-5069
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1981
Education: Vermont Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (90%),
  • Entertainment & Sports (10%)
Attorney Profile

As founder of the Law Offices of Ross and Glover, Mr. Ross provides dedicated legal representation to clients in Daytona Beach, Orlando, St. Augustine and Miami, Florida, as well as throughout  Volusia, Flagler, Broward, Dade, St, Johns and Orange counties. He focuses his practice on marital and family law, generally handling cases that involve the following issues: mediation, contested and uncontested divorce, same sex family law, spousal support and spousal maintenance, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, property and debt division, asset protection during a divorce, and child support and time sharing issues.  Mr. Ross has added Sara E. Glover as a partner. Mr. Ross has three offices:  642 North Halifax Ave., Daytona Beach, 108 Seagrove Main Street, Saint Augustine and 12 SE 7th Street Suite 611, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Mr. Ross earned a Bachelor of Science degree from American University. He then went on to receive a Juris Doctor from Vermont Law School. Mr. Ross acheived certification in the complex field involving annuities following a course of studies at the University of Florida.

Mr. Ross is board-certified as a specialist in marital and family law by The Florida Bar.  Mr. Ross is a certified family law mediator and a qualified Parenting Coordinator. In addition, he is trained in the Collaberative Law process.

With more than 35 years of experience, Mr. Ross understands the challenges that family law issues can hold. For that reason, he is focused on recognizing the unique needs and point of view of each of his clients. Over the course of his career, Mr. Ross has achieved high rates of success in helping his clients obtain the best possible results to their legal issues. He has received a number of recognitions and awards for his dedication to providing quality representation to his clients, including being listed by Florida Trend magazine as a Florida Legal Elite. 

Staying active in the legal community is a priority for Mr. Ross. He is a member of the Family Law Section of The Florida Bar, the Orange County Bar Association, the Seminole County Bar Association, the Volusia County Bar Association, the Flagler County Bar Association, the Dade County Bar Association, St. Johns and the Broward County Bar Association. Mr. Ross previously served as an adjunct professor at Daytona State College. 

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (90%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Entertainment & Sports (10%): Entertainment, Sports & Leisure Law

Focus Areas

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

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Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2018

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About Leonard Ross

Admitted: 1981, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.fldivorcesite.com/Our-Firm.aspx

Honors and Awards:

  • Awarded to Sara E. Glover as she is recognized as a 2016 Top Lawyer in Family Law determined by an online poll from the Daytona Beach News Journal., Certificate of Achievement, Daytona Beach News Journal, 2016
  • Voted in the top one percent in the nation of Family and Marital Attorneys., Nation's Top One Percent, National Association of Distinguised Counsel, 2016
  • Client Satisfaction Award, 10 Best, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2016
  • Collaberative is a legal process enabling couples to end their marriage by a voluntary process to meet with lawyers and experts together in an attempt to meet the specific needs of both parties and their children without the underlying threat of litigation., Collaberative Law, 2015
  • Editor, Vermont Law Review , 1980
  • Leonard R. Ross has been selected by peer recognition as a State Legal Leader by Florida Trend magazine., State Legal Leaders, Florida Trend
  • Designated as Legal Elite Status pursuant to Florida Trend, Legal Elite/Florida Trend
  • Recipient of an Award for Appellate Excellence
  • Regularly featured on public media avenues like CNN, Marie Claire, etc.
  • Named to Florida Super Lawyers® List
  • Florida Legal Elite Status
  • Qualified Florida Parenting Coordinator

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Florida Board Certified Family Law Mediator
  • Board Certified as a specialist in Marital and Family Law
  • Post Graduate Studies at the University of Florida resulted in a certification and license in life and variable annuities.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District for the Middle District of Florida, Member
  • Former Chairman of the Florida Bar Fee Arbitration Committee for Central Florida
  • Member of the Broward County Bar Association
  • Member of the Miami-Dade County Bar Association
  • Member of the Flagler County Bar Association
  • Member of the Volusia County Bar Association
  • Member of the Seminole County Bar Association
  • Member of the Orange County Bar Association
  • Member of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Long time youth basketball coach for girls and boys in competitive leagues throughout Central Florida
  • Provided guidance to the young people in the Volusia County School System through mentoring, lectures and guidance
  • Provided services involving parental coordination following a course of studies sanctioned by the Florida Bar
  • Served as a guardian ad litem before the Florida Circuit Courts

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Guest expert speaker on complex family law procedure at an accredited function by the Florida Bar., Invited expert speaker
  • Adjunct Professor of Law at Daytona State College

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Sacks v. Sacks 2004-30312-FMCI-30 Complex dissolution of marriage case involving custody, alimony, equitable distribution, an interest in the husband's business and the validity of a pre-nuptial agreement.  A successful verdict was reached for the client on all issues.Reimer v. Reimer 2006-21558-FMCI-35This contested trial involved child custody, support, equitable distribution, complex discovery matters and attorneys. A successful ruling was issued in favor of our client.Diana Scheltens v. Gerald Scheltens 2007-31954-FMCI-30A dissolution of marriage case involving a long term marriage, equitable distribution and alimony.  The case was resolved successfully through formal mediation.Additional cases available upon request. Mr. Ross has continued to represent clients in circuit court cases involving up and coming issues including same sex dissolutions of marriage and collaborative law cases. Mr. Ross represented the spouse of Ebony Wilkerson in the nationally publicized marital, juvenile and domestic violence cases involving a women who drove her three children into the ocean in Daytona Beach. On the appellate level, Mr. Ross represented the Appellant in the case of Corcoran v Corcoran Case No. 5DI4-1746 (opinion filed September 11, 2015) wherein the court reversed significant complex findings of the circuit court and remanded the issues. Mr. Ross continues to represent the former wife at the circuit court level wherein the trial court  has already issued an Order on Appellate Remand that modifies its prior ruling deleting the requirement that the former wife pay attorney's fees and costs and modified additional findings of its original Final Judgment.

Representative Clients:

  • President of The Syndicate, a division of Leonard R. Ross sports management, LLC, 2013
  • Youth division of Major League Baseball, 2011
  • Vice President of David Russell Enterprises representing NFL Coach Mike Smith of the Atlanta Falcons

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • President and an award winning player for the four time State Championship Daytona Beach Rugby Team

Educational Background:

  • The American University in Washington D.C., Bachelors of Science in Administration of Justice, 1978
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Office Location for Leonard R. Ross

642 North Halifax Avenue
Daytona Beach, FL 32118

Phone: 386-258-5069

 

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Last Updated: 10/18/2017

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