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 and has been repeatedly selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America (2005-2013 editions), Florida Trend Legal Elite magazine, Florida Super Lawyers (“Top 100 List – S. Florida”) magazine, and South Florida Legal Guide – Top Lawyers. 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.
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