Providing clients with discrete quality representation in matrimonial and family law matters.
CHRISTOPHER W. RUMBOLD, ESQ., Principal of the LAW OFFICE OF CHRISTOPHER W. RUMBOLD, PLLC was admitted to practice law in the State of Florida in 2002. He established the LAW OFFICE OF CHRISTOPHER W. RUMBOLD, PLLC in 2015 to provide clients throughout South Florida with discrete, quality representation in matrimonial and family law matters. As a trial attorney, he zealously advocates for his clients recognizing that certain matters require litigation. As a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator (2013), he advises and promotes the benefits of simultaneously seeking amicable dispute resolution.
Christopher is a former Assistant Public Defender (Palm Beach, 2002-2005) with extensive trial experience defending misdemeanor and felony cases. Since 2005, Christopher has restricted his practice to complex, high income/high net-worth matrimonial and family law matters. He regularly practices in Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade County. He joined the family division of Heller & Chames, P.A., (Miami) in 2005 as a senior associate. In 2010 he joined the boutique family firm Gladstone & Weissman, P.A., (Broward/Boca Raton) as a senior associate and became a partner in the firm in 2014.
Christopher, an accomplished equestrian, international traveler, and avid reader resides in South Florida with his husband, Danial, and their French Bulldogs (Frodo and Gizmo). They are proud uncles of ten amazing nieces and nephews.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||2002||09/12/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Florida Super Lawyers||2019|
|Super Lawyer||Florida Super Lawyers||2018|
|Best Lawyers in America||Best Lawyers in America||2017|
|Recognized for his efforts in legislative session||Florida Bar, Family Law Section||2015|
|Outstanding Service Award||Family Law Section of Florida Bar||2014|
|Outstanding Service Award||Family Law Section of Florida Bar||2012|
|Rising Star||Family Law Section||2012|
|Rising Star||Family Law Section||2011|
|Principal||Law Office of Christopher W. Rumbold||2015 - Present|
|Partner||Gladstone & Weissman, P.A.||2014 - 2015|
|Senior Associate||Gladstone & Weissman, P.A.||2010 - 2014|
|Senior Associate||Heller & Chames, P.A.||2005 - 2010|
|Assistant Public Defender||Public Defender Office - West Palm Beach||2002 - 2005|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Family Law Section - Nomenclature Committee||Co-chair||2016 - Present|
|Florida Bar Assocation - Family Law Section||Executive Council Member||2013 - Present|
|Florida Bar - General Magistrates and Hearing Officers Committee||Member||2010 - Present|
|Family Law Commentator||Learning Today, Leading Tomorrow – Concept, Creed and Creation of the Inaugural Class of the Florida Bar’s Leadership Academy (Part 1 of 2)||2014|
|Family Law Section Commentator||In Recognition of Marital and Family Equality: The Family Law Section’s Brief Amicus Curiae in Shaw, The Florida Bar Family Law Section Commentator||2014|
|Florida Bar Journal||A Phantom Menace: SB 58 / HB 351 and the Application of Foreign Law in Florida's Family Court||2013|
|University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor/MA - Sociology||2002|
|Raising the Bar||The Evolution of Gay Marriage in Florida||2015|
|AAML Chapter Institute||Same Sex Marriage and Divorce||2015|
|Deposition Live Seminar||Deposition Strategies from Preparation to Execution||2014|
|Keeping up with Changing Times||Drafting Cohabitation and Domestic Partnership Agreements||2013|
|Raising the Bar||Gay and Lesbian Family Law Issues||2011|
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