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I am married to Rhodele Dobkin Holzberg for 36 years this August. We have 4 beautiful children, Lexi a valuable lawyer in our firm since September 09, and owner creator of a successful fashion and lifestyle blog, Glitter, Inc. and a new mother of our granddaughter Scarlett Everly, son in law, Lexi's Husband and Scarlett's daddy, Dr Michael Kritzer, starting at his residency at Duke University in Psychiatry and Neuroscience, an MD and PhD graduate of The Miller/ University of Miami School of Medicine); Louis, a current FIU law student,  class of 2017, a graduate of the Warrington School of Business in Finance at The University of Florida, (President of his Fraternity (ZBT) and UFStudent Senator), Sam a senior at Florida International University majoring in biomechanical engineering, and 1 hellacious guitar player; and Rowan our baby, a fabulous photographer (see her pics on Lexi's blog, a budding writer and journalist, and a 3rd year Florida Gator.

 I enjoy travelling, wine collecting (Burgundy or Pinot Noir, anyone?) spending time with my family and all Sports, including our Fabulous Miami Heat.

i recently had the honor to participate and graduate from The Spence Trial Lawyers College in DuBois, WY, and spend 3 1/2 weeks last September living learning and growing as a lawyer and a person on the Thunderhead Ranch. what an experience. check out my blog on to see pictures (including of me and Gerry Spence sharing several meals and fascinating conversations, and working with Gerry and many gifted trial lawyers (John Zelbst, Daniel Rodriguez, Chris Stombaugh)  and psychodramatists, Kathy St Claire). 

I intend to see all of the world and look forward to getting to Utah and Hawaii soon and complete all 50 States, Next up is hopefully Australia and New Zeeland or the Patagonia. We regularly cruise which keeps me not only relaxed in between our hectic work life but current on the cruise ship designs layouts service and potential for mayhem and injury to our many many cruise ship clients.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Admiralty & Maritime: 65%
    22 years, 550 cases
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
    32 years, 1.05 thousand cases
  3. Brain Injury: 10%
    28 years, 100 cases
  4. Medical Malpractice: 5%
    28 years, 100 cases



Hourly ($375-450/hour), contingent (33-40%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

Law Offices Of Glenn J Holzberg

Offices At Pinecrest II
7685 SW 104th St, Suite # 220
Miami, FL, 33156-3161


FLMember in Good Standing198309/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyer 2014 Maritime-TransportationThompson Reuters-Super Lawyers2014
AV RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of Glenn J Holzberg1987 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Southeast Admiralty Law InstituteMember2010 - Present
The Florida Bar, Admiralty and Maritime Law CommitteeMember2009 - 2015
Florida Admiralty Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2005 - Present
Florida Justice Association (Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers)Member1993 - Present
American Association for JusticeAdmiralty Law Comittee1984 - Present
Florida BarMember1983 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Kennrick Degannes v Avis Rent a Car SystemsVerdict - $769,000.00
S. Perez v Dr Jose Nabut and North Broward Medical CenterJury Verdict $2,500.000.00
Judith and Wallace Peer v Carole and Robert ChiossiSettlement for $750,000.00
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Publication nameTitleDate
WWW.AVVO.COMWhat to do if you are Injured on a Cruise2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawLaw- Trial AdvocacyJD - Juris Doctor1982
University of FloridaPolitical ScienceOther - Bachelors1978
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
The Workhorse ConferenceDeposing the Store Employee in a Premises Liability Case2010
Business Expo ConferenceCredit and Collections1992