Rebecca H. Fischer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Hollywood, FL

Fischer & Feldman, P.A.
 | 450 N Park Rd, Suite 500
Hollywood, FL 33021
Phone: 954-927-4097
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1990
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (50%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (40%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)
Attorney Profile

After earning a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Redlands and a Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School, Rebecca H. Fischer decided she wanted to work with families; her main focus is divorce and family law. As a partner at Fischer & Feldman, P.A., Ms. Fischer brings over 33 years of experience to clients in Broward County with matters of alimony, child support, parenting plans, collaborative divorce and restraining orders. She is certified by the Supreme Court of Florida through the Alternative Dispute Resolution program as a family law mediator, and serves as a mediator for the Florida Department of Financial Services.  Ms. Fischer is a trained Collaborative Divorce attorney.

Volunteer work is a passion of Ms. Fischer’s; she participates in many pro bono and  community service activities through organizations that include the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Southern Florida Chapter, JAFCO Children's Ability Center, Kesher, a school for children with special needs, and the Jewish National Fund. She also serves as a guardian ad litem for Broward County. The Jewish Federation of Broward County, the Jewish Museum of Florida – FIU and the Weizmann Institute of Science have all bestowed honors and awards on Ms. Fischer throughout her career.

To improve her ability to represent her clients fully, she continues her professional learning and participation in the legal community with memberships at the Collaborative Family Law Institute, the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, The Florida Bar Family Law and Elder Law sections and the Broward County Bar Association. For her superior legal skills and adherence to ethics, she has received the highest rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Ms. Fischer also handles probate and estate planning issues as well as guardianship matters, particularly for families with special needs children. Previously, she served as general counsel in the corporate and banking industry.

*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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (50%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Estate Planning & Probate (40%): Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%): Mediation

Focus Areas

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

Estate Planning & Probate: Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Mediation

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017

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About Rebecca Fischer

Admitted: 1990, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.fischerfeldmanpa.com/About-Us/Rebecca-H-Fischer.s...

Honors and Awards:

  • Kesher Annual Scholarship Dinner Honoree 2016
  • FIU-Jewish Museum Honoree 2015
  • Leukemia Society of South Florida recognition for years of service as President, 1995 - 1997
  • Jewish Federation of Broward County Young Leadership Award, 1994
  • Broward County Jewish Family Service Community Service Award, 1999
  • Jewish Federation of Broward County President's Awards, 2002 – 2003
  • State of Israel Bonds Women's Division Honoree, 2003
  • Weizmann Institute Woman of Vision Honoree, 2001
  • Jewish Federation of Broward County Women's Division Community Service Leadership Award, 2000
  • National Chair of Makor, the leadership division of the Jewish National Fund, 2007 – 2010
  • President of Broward County Jewish National Fund, 2007 – 2012
  • Jewish Museum of Florida – FIU 20th Anniversary Honoree, 2015
  • Graduated Dean's List Loyola-Marymount University Law School of Los Angeles, 1982
  • The Esther Lowenthal Community Service Award, Jewish Family Service of Broward County, 1999
  • June M. Gordon Leadership Award, Jewish Federation of Broward County, 2000

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Florida Department of Financial Services Mediator
  • Broward County Guardian Ad Litem Volunteer
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator, 2006

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Florida, 1990
  • California, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1983
  • Broward County Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Elder Law Section
  • Florida Bar Family Law Section
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • Collaborative Family Law Institute

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Kesher Board Chair
  • Jewish Adoption and Foster Care Organization Children's Ability Center
  • UJA
  • Weizmann Institute of Science
  • Jewish Federation of Broward County
  • Hillel Community Day School
  • Leukemia Society of America
  • AIPAC
  •  Kesher Day School
  • Jewish National Fund

Representative Clients:

  • Suncoast Savings & Loan
  • Capital Bank
  • Family of Former President of Venezuela, Carolos Andres Perez in highly contested probate matter

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Chair, Kesher, L.D., 2016
  • Chair, JNF Arava Task Force, 2010
  • National Chair, Jewish National Fund's Leadership Division, Makor, 2007
  • President Jewish National Fund of Broward County, 2007
  • President AIPAC of Broward County, 2004
  • Co-President Women's Division Jewish Federation of Broward County, 2000
  • President Leukemia Society of South Florida, 1995
  • Member, United Jewish Communities National Young Leadership Cabinet, 1994

Educational Background:

  • Dean's List Loyola Law School, 1982
  • Graduated with Honors from the University of Redlands, B.A. Psychology, 1979

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Office Location for Rebecca H. Fischer

450 N Park Rd
Suite 500
Hollywood, FL 33021

Phone: 954-927-4097

 

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Last Updated: 12/4/2017

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