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  1. Family: 50%
    21 years
  2. Divorce: 50%
    21 years



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Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Robert. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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  • Jonathan Burton Blecher

    Robert is a top-notch, go-to lawyer for family law matters in the Miami and South Florida area. He is respected in and out of the courtroom. I endorse him without hesitation.


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Contact info

Buckner, Shifrin, Etter, Dugan, Bradfute & Kohlman P.A.

46 SW First Street
Second Floor
Miami, FL, 33130


FLMember in Good Standing199406/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Miami LawyerSuperLawyers2015
Top Lawyer in FLoridaMiami Herald2015
Legal EliteFlorida Trend2015
Top LawyerSouth Florida Legal Guide2015
Top Family Law LawyerSuperLawyers2014
Top LawyerSouth Florida Legal Guide2014
Top Family Law AttorneySuperLawyers2013
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
Top LawyerSouth Florida Legal Guide2013
Top LawyerSouth Florida Legal Guide2012
Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2012
Top Family Law AttorneySuperLawyers2012
Top LawyerSouth Florida Legal Guide2011
Top Family Law AttorneySuperLawyers2011
Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2010
Top LawyerSouth Florida Legal Guide2010
Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2009
Top LawyerSouth Florida Legal Guide2009
Top LawyerSouth Florida Legal Guide2008
Order of the CoifFlorida State University College of Law1994
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerBuckner, Shifrin, Rice, Etter & Kohlman2011 - Present
PartnerBaker &McKenzie2008 - 2010
PartnerKohlman Hernandez P.A.1996 - 2008
Law Clerk to the Hon. James JorgensenThird Disctrict Court Of Appeal1994 - 1995
InternFlorida Supreme Court1993 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
KidSide CharityMember, Board of Directors2014 - Present
BNI Biscayne ConnectionFounder, Past President, Current Mentorship Coordinator2006 - Present
First Family Law Inns of CourtMemberN/A
Florida Bar, Family Law SectionMemberN/A
Florida Bar, Appellate Practice SectionMemberN/A
Pro Bono CounselCare ResourceN/A
Dade County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Florida State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
University of Missouri, ColumbiaJournalismBachelor of Journalism1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Family Law American Inn of CourtSame Sex Marriage--It's legal, so now what?2015
Lunch and LearnSame Sex Marriage & Custody Issues: Where do we go from here?2014
Family Law American Inn of CourtSame Sex Issues: custody2014
MCRAMy BNI Experience2010