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David B. Rothman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Professional Liability Attorney in Miami, FL

Rothman & Associates, P.A.
200 S. Biscayne Blvd., Suite 2770
Miami, FL 33131
Phone: 305-358-9000
Fax: 305-374-5747
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2022
Licensed in Florida Since: 1977
Practice Areas: Professional Liability: Defense, Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: White Collar
Attorney Profile

Attorney David B. Rothman, founder of the Florida law firm of Rothman & Associates, P.A., has dedicated his practice to Bar defense and state and federal criminal defense. Within Bar defense, he is experienced in defending lawyers and judges, providing ethics opinions, and representing applicants to The Florida Bar. Within criminal defense, he handles complex, serious cases in State and Federal courts.   

Admitted to practice in 1977, Mr. Rothman is board-certified as a criminal trial lawyer by the Florida Bar and board-certified as a criminal trial advocacy specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. In addition to maintaining an active legal practice, he serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Miami School of Law.

Mr. Rothman has for years been named in Best Lawyers in America. He has been listed in Florida Super Lawyers every year since 2006.  He is rated a preeminent lawyer, with the highest possible rating by Martindale Hubbell for decades.  Finally, Mr. Rothman has been recognized by the Dade County Bar (now Miami Dade County Bar) with two of its highest awards and by the Florida Association of Criminal Defense with its highest award.    

Practice Areas
  • 70%Professional Liability: Defense
  • 20%Criminal Defense
  • 10%Criminal Defense: White Collar
Focus Areas

Ethics & Professional Responsibility

Selections

17 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2022

About David B. Rothman

First Admitted: 1977, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.tandrlaw.com/Attorneys/David-B-Rothman.html

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Board Chair, Innocence Project of Florida 
  • President Dade County Bar Association
  • Chair, Executive Council, Criminal Law Section, The Florida Bar , 2016
  • Chair, Disciplinary Review Committee, 2006-2011
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit, 1980
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1986
  • Board of Governors, The Florida Bar, 1999 - 2011
  • President, Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2000 - 2001
  • Executive Committee, 2006-2011
  • Florida, 1977
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 1980
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1980
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1981
  • U.S. Court Of Appeals, 11th Circuit, 1982
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, 1984

Honors/Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America, 2009, 2010, 2011,2012 & 2013
  • Florida Trend  Legal Elite, 2006-2013

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Lecturer, Criminal Law, The Florida Bar Bridge the Gap Seminars, 1989 - 1995

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer, The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
  • Board Certified Criminal Trial Advocacy Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

Educational Background

  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, B.A., 1974
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Office Location for David B. Rothman

200 S. Biscayne Blvd.
Suite 2770
Miami, FL 33131

Phone: 305-358-9000

Fax: 305-374-5747

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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