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Roberta G. Stanley

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Brinkley Morgan
100 SE Third Avenue, 23rd Floor
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394
Phone: 954-522-2200
Fax: 954-522-9123
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2022
Licensed in Florida Since: 1983
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

With more than 35 years of experience, Roberta Stanley is board certified by Florida Bar in marital and family law. She specializes in handling complex marital and family law cases for high-profile and high-net-worth individuals and business owners, including the preparation and enforcement of intricate prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, paternity and adoption issues, and dissolutions of marriage dealing with equitable distribution, business valuations, taxation issues, alimony, child support, and parental responsibility and timesharing. Additionally, Ms. Stanley regularly consults and advises on out-of-state cases involving Florida family law issues.

Ms. Stanley is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers™, where she previously served as the President of the Florida Chapter. She is also a member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association; the Broward County Bar Association, where she previously served on the Ethics Committee; the Broward County Women Lawyers’ Association; and the Women’s Executive Club of Fort Lauderdale.

She is consistently recognized for her legal work, including her rating as an AV Preeminent® attorney, the highest ranking awarded by Martindale-Hubbell. Most recently, she was named “Lawyer of the Year” in the area of Family Law for the 2017 and 2019 editions of The Best Lawyers in America©. She has also been listed as a “Florida Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers Magazine and among The Best Lawyers in America© each consecutive year since 2006, and as a “Top Lawyer by South Florida Legal Guide since 2007. Ms. Stanley also frequently lectures and publishes on a variety of family law subjects.

 

Additional Offices:

FORT LAUDERDALE
100 Southeast Third Ave
23rd Floor
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
33394

Phone: 954.522.2200
Fax: 954.522.9123

BOCA RATON
2255 Glades Road
Suite 414E
Boca Raton, Florida
33431

Phone: 561.241.3113
Fax: 561.241.3226

WEST PALM BEACH
319 Clematis Street
Suite 612
West Palm Beach, Florida 33401

Phone: 561.665.4181

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

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

Selections

17 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2022

About Roberta G. Stanley

First Admitted: 1983, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.brinkleymorgan.com/attorney/roberta-g-stanley/

Bar/Professional Activity

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers - Florida Chapter, President, 2009
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow
  • The Florida Bar, Family Law Section, Member
  • Broward County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • American Bar Association, Litigation and Family Division, Member
  • South Palm Beach County Bar Association, Member
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association, Member
  • Broward County Women Lawyers' Association, Member
  • Women's Executive Club of Fort Lauderdale, Member
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida

Pro bono/Community Service

  • The Lord’s Place
  • St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church
  • Broward Partnership for the Homeless, Past Member of Board of Directors

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Florida Bar Board Certified Specialist in Marital and Family Law

Educational Background

  • University of Pittsburgh, B.A., Magna Cum Laude, 1979

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • AAML Fla. Chapter 41st Annual Institute, Speaker, Taxation, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers , 2021
  • AAML Fla. Chapter 41st Annual Institute, Speaker, Valuation Strategies: Finding Value in Your Work, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2019
  • AAML Webinar, Speaker, How to Present Tax Evidence in Court, Including Pointers on Effective Cross and Direct and When an Expert is Necessary, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2018
  • PGCB Monthly Meeting, Speaker, How Divorce Affects Philanthropy, Planned Giving Council of Broward, 2017
  • AAML 2016 Marital & Family Law Review Course, Speaker, Taxation, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2016
  • Author, Pitfalls of Divorce in Play for Same-Sex Couples, Daily Business Review, 2015
  • AAML Fla. Chapter 37th Annual Institute, Speaker, Joinder of Third Parties to Dissolution of Marriage Proceedings, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2015
  • AAML Fla. Chapter 36th Annual Institute, Speaker, Assessing Income: Maximizing Your Return, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2014
  • Family Law Seminar for Mental Health Professionals, Speaker, Expert Testimony Under Florida’s New Daubert Standard, Brinkley Morgan, 2014
  • Family Law Seminar for Accounting Professionals, Speaker, We Are Now A Daubert State – What Does That Mean?, Brinkley Morgan, 2014
  • Author, Alimony Reform Should Stand for Fairness, Sun Sentinel, 2013
  • Family Law Seminar for Mental Health Professionals, Speaker, Psychological Privileges, Waivers and What to do When Those Pesky Attorneys Subpoena You, Brinkley Morgan, 2012
  • Family Law Seminar for Accounting Professionals, Speaker, Tax Effecting in Equitable Distribution Awards, Brinkley Morgan, 2012
  • Author, Driving and Divorce: How to Measure Distance When Relocating, Brinkley Morgan Legal Talk Blog, 2012
  • Family Law Seminar for Mental Health Professionals, Speaker, Self Help or Self Destruction?, Brinkley Morgan, 2011
  • Author, Florida Family Law Trial Notebook, James Publishing, 2005

Honors/Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2006-2022, U.S. News & World Report, 2022
  • Lawyer of the Year - Family Law - Fort Lauderdale, Best Lawyers in America, U.S. News & World Report, 2019
  • Top Lawyers, South Florida Legal Guide, 2007-2019, 2019
  • AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Fellow, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
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Office Location for Roberta G. Stanley

100 SE Third Avenue
23rd Floor
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394

Phone: 954-522-2200

Fax: 954-522-9123

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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