BOCA RATON, Fla. – (August 23, 2017) – Gladstone & Weissman, P.A. (GWPA) Principal Jeffrey A. Weissman has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America as the 2018 Family Law Lawyer of the Year in the Fort Lauderdale Metropolitan Area, which includes Broward County and Boca Raton/Delray Beach. Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.
In addition, GWPA Principal Peter L. Gladstone, Partner Heather L. Apicella and Weissman were named Best Lawyers in Family Law in Boca Raton. Gladstone has received this annual distinction since 2005 and Weissman since 2007. Weissman also was named Best Lawyers in Family Law Mediation for the second consecutive year.
“I congratulate Jeffrey on his well-deserved Lawyer of the Year Award and Heather for being included among the Best Lawyers in Family Law,” said GWPA Principal Peter L. Gladstone. “We appreciate our peers for their continued recognition and support, which is a testament to the meaningful relationships our firm has built over the years.”
Gladstone and Weissman are Board Certified in Marital and Family Law, AV-Rated by Martindale Hubbell, and have been repeatedly selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, Florida Trend Legal Elite, South Florida Legal Guide Top Lawyers, and Florida Super Lawyers, among others.
Gladstone is President of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Florida Chapter, and sits on the Board of Managers. A Master of The Susan B. Greenberg Family Law American Inns of Court of the Palm Beaches and a past chair of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, he also has held numerous positions in the Family Law Section. Gladstone has lectured throughout the state on a variety of topics related to Family Law, and is a published author of several Florida Bar Journal and Family Law Commentator articles.
Weissman is a member of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, having just completed serving more than eight years on the Executive Council. He is a past co-chair of its Legislative Committee and has been instrumental in the enactment of many family law statutes. A Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator, Weissman was selected as a founding member of the Palm Beach Chapter, Family Law American Inns of Court, which promotes ethics and professionalism in the legal system.
Apicella is a member of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, Palm Beach County Bar Association, and Broward County Bar association. She is a founding Barrister of The Susan B. Greenberg Family Law American Inns of Court of the Palm Beaches. A co-chair of the Florida Bar’s Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Committee, Apicella also serves on the Executive Council of the Florida Bar Family Law Section, a position she has held since 2009.
Best Lawyers has published its Best Lawyers in America list for more than three decades, earning the respect of legal professionals, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Lawyers on the list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing. The 2018 Edition is based on more than 7.4 million evaluations and recognizes more than 58,000 attorneys in 140 practice areas.
About Gladstone & Weissman, P.A..
Gladstone & Weissman, P.A. was established in 1999 by South Florida Board Certified marital and family law attorneys Peter L. Gladstone and Jeffrey A. Weissman. Gladstone & Weissman exclusively and discreetly provides counsel on sophisticated divorce and related family law matters. The firm’s attorneys are experienced in all areas of domestic relations, including equitable property distribution, alimony and child support, parenting plans, and prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, among others, handling them with integrity and compassion.
Gladstone & Weissman is located in Suite 702 of 101Renaissance Centre, 101 North Federal Highway, Boca Raton, FL 33432, with a satellite office at Corporate Center, 110 East Broward Blvd., Suite 1700, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301.