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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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  • Aaron A. Wernick

    I endorse this lawyer. Jeff is a very knowledgeable and thorough attorney. We have been on opposite sides and he is a more than worthy adversary. He zealously advocates for his clients, and I highly recommend him as your lawyer.


    Aaron Wernick Chapter 11 bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • 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 and debt Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Schatzman & Schatzman, PA

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


FLMember in Good Standing198906/21/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Top Rated LawyersAmerican Lawyer Media2015
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
American Bankruptcy InstituteMember2013 - Present
Commercial Law League of AmericaImmediate Past President2014 - 2015
Commercial Law League of AmericaPresident2013 - 2014
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