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Love spending time with my grandchildren, indoors or out, traveling or not. Nothing quite gets my mind off my work quite as thoroughly as playing with, reading to, or watching my grandchildren perform.


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Practice areas


  1. Government: 60%
    35 years
  2. Land Use & Zoning: 20%
    27 years
  3. Litigation: 10%
    35 years
  4. Appeals: 10%
    35 years



Hourly ($500-850/hour), contingent (35-50%), Fixed (sometimes), Pro bono (15%)

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  • Steven Neil Klitzner

    Government law and property tax disputes are two areas that require an attorney to have the experience and expertise to go toe to toe with state, county and muicpal government. Dan Weiss is widely acknowledge as the best in Florida, I know when I refer my clients to Dan that they are getting the best representation and service.


    Steven Klitzner Tax Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Bart Homans Chepenik

    Is there a better advocate on municipal law issues than Dan Weiss? Time and again, I have gone to Dan for consultations on matters of state, local and municipal law, and I am always impressed with the depth of Dan's knowledge and experience.


    Bart Chepenik Probate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

150 W. Flagler Street
Penthouse 2850
Miami, FL, 33130


FLMember in Good Standing198106/21/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatingMartindale-Hubbell2014
AV Pre-eminent rated lawyerMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Pre-eminent rated lawyerMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV Pre-eminent rated lawyerMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Pre-eminent rated lawyerMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Pre-eminent rated lawyerMartindale-Hubbell2009
Top Lawyer-Real Estate, Land Use, Environmental, ZoningSouth Florida Legal Guide2009
AV Pre-eminent rated lawyerMartindale-Hubbell2008
Top Lawyer-Real Estate, Land Use, Environmental, ZoningSouth Florida Legal Guide2008
AV Pre-eminent rated lawyerMartindale-Hubbell2007
Top Lawyer-Real Estate, Land Use, Environmental, ZoningSouth Florida Legal Guide2007
AV Pre-eminent rated lawyerMartindale-Hubbell2006
Florida Super LawyersSuper Lawyer2004
Florida's Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalTannebaum Weiss, PL2002 - Present
Legal Special MasterDade County Value Adjustment Bopard1999 - 2000
AttorneyWeiss Serota Helfman Pastoriza & Guedes, P.A.1997 - 2002
Assistant County AttorneyMiami-Dade County County Attorney's Office1981 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
Miami Beach Bar AssociationBoard Member2005 - Present
Miami Beach Community Development CorporationExecutive Committee1996 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Bystrom v. Diaz, 514 So. 2d 1072 (Fla. 1987)Statute required taxpayer to make good faith payment after the tax year in order to maintain court jurisdiction
Bystrom v. Whitman, 488 So.2d 520 (Fla. 1986)Parties were entitled to discovery documents related to all three approaches to value
Valencia Center, Inc. v. Bystrom, 543 So. 2d 214 (Fla. 1989)Florida Supreme Court upheld ruling that tax assessment statute was unconstitutional.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Strategies for Overcoming Property Tax Law Challenges in FloridaStrategies for Overcoming Property Tax Law Challenges in Florida2004
Florida Property Tax Service 2dAgricultural and Other Specially Classified Properties1993
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Strategies for Overcoming Property Tax Law Challenges in FloridaFlorida Property Taxation2004