Peter A. Tappert

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Alternative Dispute Resolution Attorney in Miami, FL

Weissman & Dervishi, P.A.
 | 1 SE 3rd Ave, Suite 1700
Miami, FL 33131
Phone: 305-347-4059
Selected To Rising Stars: 2014 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (40%),
  • Creditor Debtor Rights: Business (20%),
  • Appellate (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (10%),
  • International (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Peter A. Tappert is a shareholder with the Weissman & Dervishi, P.A., law firm in Miami, Florida. Nationally recognized as one of the preeminent lawyers in the country, Mr. Tappert has more than 14 years of experience, and he provides invaluable counsel and support to a diverse range of domestic and international clients who have legal needs involving any of the following:

    · Resolving business disputes

    · Creditors' rights

    · Appellate proceedings

    · International litigation

    · Probate and trust litigation

    · Arbitration and mediation

    Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Tappert has achieved remarkable success helping his clients protect their rights and interests and obtain the favorable outcomes they seek for the serious legal challenges they face as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, he is AV Preeminent peer-review rated* through Martindale-Hubbell and has many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers.

    A 2003 graduate of the University of Miami with a Bachelor of Business Administration, Mr. Tapper returned to his alma mater and obtained his Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law in 2006. The Florida Bar admitted him to practice that same year, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District and U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for the Southern, Northern and Middle Districts of Florida, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

    An active leader in his legal community, Mr. Tappert is a member of The Florida Bar's Young Lawyers and Business Law Sections, and he is a member of the Dade County Bar Association, the Coral Gables Bar Association and the American Bar Association, among his other professional affiliations. He also serves as an agent for the Old Republic National Title Insurance Company and Attorneys' Title Fund Services.

    *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
    • 40%Alternative Dispute Resolution
    • 20%Creditor Debtor Rights: Business
    • 10%Appellate
    • 10%Business Litigation
    • 10%Estate Planning & Probate
    • 10%International
    Focus Areas

    Arbitration, Mediation, Appeals, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts


    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 8 years

    Rising Stars: 2014 - 2021

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    About Peter Tappert

    Admitted: 2006, Florida

    Professional Webpage:


    • Super Lawyers Rising Stars

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • The Florida Bar, Young Lawyers and Business Law Sections
    • American Bar Association
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 2007
    • U.S. Supreme Court, 2013
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 2012
    • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Florida, 2010
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida, 2010
    • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Middle Florida, 2009
    • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2009
    • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Florida, 2007
    • Dade County Bar Association
    • Coral Gables Bar Association
    • The Florida Bar, 2006

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Agent for Old Republic National Title Insurance Company/Attorneys Title Fund Services

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • University of Miami School of Law, Law Review, Member

    Educational Background:

    • University of Miami School of Business, 2003

    Industry Groups

    • Banking
    • Healthcare
    • Import/export
    • Insurance
    • Real Estate
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    Office Location for Peter A. Tappert

    1 SE 3rd Ave
    Suite 1700
    Miami, FL 33131

    Phone: 305-347-4059

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    Last Updated: 4/13/2021

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