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Peter L. Gladstone

Peter L. Gladstone

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About Me

PETER L. GLADSTONE is a Principal of the law firm of Gladstone & Weissman, P.A.  He is Board Certified in Marital and Family Law (1999) and a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (2003), having practiced exclusively in this field since 1988. Mr. Gladstone is AV-Rated by Martindale Hubbell[1]  and has been repeatedly selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers[2] in America (2005-2013 editions), Florida Trend Legal Elite magazine[3],  Florida Super Lawyers[4] (“Top 100 List – S. Florida”) magazine,  and South Florida Legal Guide – Top Lawyers[5].   He is a graduate of Brandeis University (B.A., 1985) and of The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University (J.D., 1988).  Mr. Gladstone sits on the Board of Managers of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Florida Chapter, and currently holds the office of Secretary.


 


Mr. Gladstone is a Past Chair of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, having sat on the Executive Council since 1997.  Mr. Gladstone has held many positions within the Family Law Section, including serving as Chair of both the Legislation Committee, Publications Committee (Editor, Family Law Commentator, 2002 – 2003 and Editor, Florida Bar Journal, 2001 - 2002).  He is also a past Chair of the Family Law Section of the Broward County Bar Association (1995-1996), and continues to serve as the Circuit Liaison for the Pro Bono Mentor Program for Broward County (1996 - present).  Mr. Gladstone has lectured throughout the stateon assorted topics concerning Family Law, including Equitable Distribution, prenuptial agreements, discovery and depositions, temporary relief hearings, child custody and timesharing, and is a published author of articles appearing in the Florida Bar Journal.  He is a past member of the Family Law Rules Committee of the Florida Bar (1996 – 1999), and is a member of the Family Law Section of the American Bar Association (1988 – present).  Mr. Gladstone is licensed to practice law in both Florida and New York.


 








[1]Ratings from Martindale-Hubbell reflect the confidential opinions of bar members and the judiciary, and attest to the individual lawyer’s legal ability and adherence to professional standards of excellence.  An AV Preeminent Rating shows that a lawyer has reached the height of professional excellence.  He or she has usually practiced law for many years, and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity.  It is the top rating that one can receive.




[2] Best Lawyers has come to be regarded – by both the legal profession and the public – as the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States.  Ratings are exclusively based upon an independent statewide survey of fellow practitioners, not advertising or any other biases.




[3] Legal Elite attorneys comprise 1.8% of the 57,968 attorneys who practice in the State of Florida.  Ratings are exclusively based upon an independent statewide survey of fellow practitioners, not advertising or any other biases. 




[4] Super Lawyers names the top 5% of attorneys in the State of Florida. The Top 100 List, even more selective and prestigious, reflects the best of the best – the top 100 lawyers of all disciplines. Ratings are exclusively based upon an independent statewide survey of fellow practitioners, not advertising or any other biases.




[5] South Florida Legal Guide – Top Lawyers reflects the confidential survey of fellow practitioners, not advertising or any other biases.



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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1989

  1. Family: 100%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($525/hour), Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

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Contact Info

Gladstone & Weissman, PA

101 North Federal Highway
Suite 702
Boca Raton, FL, 33432

One Llincoln Place
1900 Glades Road, Suite 441
Boca Raton, FL, 33431

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing199005/07/2015
NYCurrently registered 198903/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Legal Elite, Family LawFlorida Trend Magazine2011
Best Lawyers, Family LawBest Lawyers in America2011
Super Lawyers, Family LawSuper Lawyers2011
Legal Elite, Family LawFlorida Trend Magazine2010
Best Lawyers, Family LawBest Lawyers in America2010
Super Lawyers, Family LawSuper Lawyers2010
Super Lawyers, Family LawSuper Lawyers2009
Legal Elite, Family LawFlorida Trend Magazine2009
Best Lawyers, Family LawBest Lawyers in America2009
Super Lawyers, Family LawSuper Lawyers2008
Legal Elite, Family LawFlorida Trend Magazine2008
Best Lawyers, Family LawBest Lawyers in America2008
Best Lawyers, Family LawBest Lawyers in America2007
Super Lawyers, Family LawSuper Lawyers2007
Best Lawyers, Family LawBest Lawyers in America2006
Legal Elite, Family LawFlorida Trend Magazine2006
Super Lawyers, Family LawSuper Lawyers2006
Best Lawyer, Family LawBest Lawyers in America2005
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerGladstone & Weissman, P.A.1997 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Florida Bar, Family Law SectionChair2009 - 2010
Florida Bar, Family Law SectionChair-Elect2008 - 2009
Florida Bar, Family Law SectionTreasurer2007 - 2008
Florida BarCo-Chair, Marital & Family Law Certification Review Course2005 - 2007
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersN/A2003 - Present
Florida Bar, Family Law SectionEditor, Family Law Commentator2002 - 2003
Florida Bar, Family Law Publications CommitteeCo-Chair2001 - 2003
Florida BarEditor, Florida Bar Journal2001 - 2002
Florida Bar, Board of Legal Specialization and EducationBoard Certified in Marital and Family Law1999 - Present
Florida Bar, Family Law SectionExecutive Council1997 - Present
Broward County Pro Bono Mentor ProgramCircuit Liason1996 - Present
Florida Bar, Family Law Section, Rules/Forms CommitteeMember1996 - 1999

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Florida Bar JournalCodifying Cohabitation as a Ground for Modification or Termination of Alimony – So What’s New?2006
Florida Bar JournalWhat About College? Drafting & Negotiating College Payment Provisions2004

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
Brandeis UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1985

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Florida Chapter Annual InstituteDrafting Ironclad Premarital Agreements2009
Florida Chapter Annual Institute“It’s None of Your Business” – Sealing Records, Confidentiality Agreement and Other Privacy Related Concerns in Marital and Family Law Cases2008
Florida Chapter Annual InstituteWade v. Hirschman, Child Custody Modification Revisited2006
Center for Psychological Studies Continuing Education Workshop SeriesChild Custody Evaluations and Family Assessments2006
Course No. 0174RHandling Clients - The First Interview through Trial2004
Course No. 5158REquitable Distributions2002
Intermediate Family Law SeminarWhat Lawyers Should Know About Parental Alienation Syndrome and Rotating Custody2000
Course No. 4718RTemporary Relief Hearings1999
Course No. 7843RDiscovery & Depositions1996
Course No. 7664RHandling Clients - The First Interview through Trial1995
Course No. 7491RHandling Clients - The First Interview through Trial1994