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Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy: 30%
    27 years
  2. Debt Collection: 25%
    27 years
  3. Chapter 7: 25%
    27 years
  4. Chapter 11: 20%
    27 years

Attorney endorsements

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  • Steven Lewis Beiley

    I endorse this lawyer. I have worked with and against Mr. Schatzman on various commercial and bankruptcy matters over several years and find him to be knowledgeable, ethical, professional and effective. I look forward to working with him again in the future.


    Steven Beiley Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Robert Steven Bernstein

    I endorse this lawyer. I've worked with Jeff in a number of capacities, both for clients and in the Commercial Law League of America. In all cases, he has been efficient, effective, ethical and helpful.


    Robert Bernstein Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Schatzman & Schatzman, PA

9990 SW 77th Ave Ph 2
Miami, FL, 33156-2661


FLMember in Good Standing198901/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Top Rated LawyersALM2015
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
South Florida Top Rated LawyersLaw.Com2014
Top Lawyers in FloridaThe Legal Network2014
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentSchatzman & Schatzman, PA1996 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Commercial Law League of AmericaImmediate Past President2014 - 2015
Commercial Law League of AmericaPresident2013 - 2014
American Bankruptcy InstituteMember2013 - Present
Commercial Law League of AmericaPresident-Elect2012 - 2013
Southern Region, Commercial Law League of AmericaChair2010 - 2011
Commercial Law League of AmericaAttorney Member Board of Governors2009 - 2012
Commercial Law League of America, Bankruptcy SectionExecutive Council2005 - 2012
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
JET DISCOUNT DRUGS, INC. vs. CARDINAL SOUTHEAST, INC., 831 So. 2d 189 (Fla. 3d DCA 2002)Affirmed
In Re: DEBORAH D. DORWAY, 2008 Bankr. LEXIS 3793; 21 Fla. L. Weekly Fed. B 483The court denied the claimant's motion to reconsider and vacate its order sustaining the debtor's objection to proof of claim.
In Re: DEBORAH D. DORWAY, 2008 Bankr. LEXIS 3795; 21 Fla. L. Weekly Fed. B 481The debtor's objection to the claim was sustained, and the claim was stricken
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
University of FloridaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Commercial Law League of America Annual ConventionBankruptcy & Agencies: Playing in the Same Sandbox2012
CLLA Eastern District MeetingThe Chapter 11 Process From First Day Motions to Confirmation2009
CLLA 2008 New York MeetingWhat To Do When Your Debtor Files A Chapter 132008