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Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Family, Business, Administrative Law, Car Accidents

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1980

  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    35 years, 10 thousand cases
  2. Family: 30%
    32 years, 5 thousand cases
  3. Business: 10%
    35 years, 2 thousand cases
  4. Car Accidents: 5%
    32 years, 500 cases
  5. Administrative Law: 5%
    35 years, 500 cases



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2020 NE 163rd St Fl 3
North Miami Beach, Florida, 331624927


FLMember in Good Standing198005/07/2015
GATerminated - Nonpayment of Dues198007/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Suspension
    issued in FL, 2007


    Suspension means an attorney lost his or her license to practice law for a period of time. The attorney typically returns to practicing law when the suspension expires.

Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Who's Who in America LawMarquis Who's Who in American2014

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Assistant Regional CounselPublic Office of Regional Counsel 3rd District2008 - 2010
Adjunct ProfessorSaint Thomas School of Law1998 - 1998
OwnerLaw Offices of Sheldon Zipkin, PA1995 - Present
PartnerRoth, Zipki, Cove & Roth, PA1991 - 1995
Adjuncnt ProfessorUniversity of Miami Law School1988 - 1988
Chief, Economic Litigation SectionFlorida Department Of Legal Affairs1987 - 1989
PartnerRoth & Zipkin, PA1983 - 1985
Assistant Public DefenderMiami Dade Public Defender's Office1981 - 1983
Deputy Consumer AdvocateMiami-Dade County1980 - 1981

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Dade County Bar AssociationDirector1999 - 2000
North Dade Bar AssociationDirector1997 - 2008
American Bar Association FoundationMember1983 - 1988
American Bar AssociationMember1983 - 1988
American Association of Trial LawyersMember1983 - 1988
Florida Public Service Commission BarMember1981 - Present
Florida BarMember1980 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State of Florida v. Charles SheppardNot Guilty by Jury

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Emory UniversitylawJD - Juris Doctor1980
University of FloridaAnthropologyBA, MA, Certificate of urban Planning1973