Howard I. Weiss

HOWARD I. WEISS (Founding Partner)

Howard I. Weiss is the founding partner of the firm. One of South Florida’s most prominent attorneys, Howard’s practice is focused primarily in the areas of civil litigation, real estate, matrimonial and commercial transactions. In his practice, Howard has represented some of the area’s largest communities in construction defect litigation resulting in historic multi-million dollar awards. He was born and raised in New York City, New York, attending Cornell University where he received a Bachelor of Sciences degree in 1967 and the Fordham University School of Law, graduating in 1972. While at Fordham, Howard served as an editor of the Law Review.

Practice Areas
 Trial Practice      Commercial Law
 Family Law
    Condominium Law

University:    Cornell University, B.S., 1967
Law School: Fordham University, J.D., 1972

Bar Admissions
1973, Florida, New York and U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
1976, U.S. Supreme Court
1981, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

Professional Associations and Memberships
Palm Beach County (Member, Condominium Section, 1983—; Chairman, 1983-1986; Member, Judicial Relations Committee, 1987—)
Broward County and American Bar Associations
The Florida Bar (Member: Condominium and Planned Development Committee, 1987-1991; Trial Lawyers Section, 1986—; Family Law Rules Committee, Appointed by Florida Bar President, 1993-1994; Judicial Selection and Tenure Committee, 1988-1990)
The Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

Member-Editorial Board, Fordham University Law Review, 1971-1972.
Member-Judicial Nominating Commission, Fourth District Court of Appeals, 1990-1994, Chairman, 1992-1993 (Appointed by Governor).
Member-Florida Public Service Commission Nominating Council (Appointed by President of Florida Senate), 1985-1990.
Member-Broward County Zoning Board, 1989-1993
Palm Beach County Sports Commission, 1993-1995.
(Also Of Counsel to Stein Shiers & Goldsmith LLP, White Plains, New York)

Reported Cases
Schrimsher v. School Board of Palm Beach County, 694 So.2d 856 (Fla. 4DCA 1997)
Weinstein v. Weinstein, 447 So.2d 309 (Fla. 4DCA 1984)
Condominium Owners Organization of Century Village v. Century Village East, Inc., 428 So.2d 384 (Fla. 4DCA 1983); Glazer v. Glazer, 394 So.2d 140 (Fla. 4DCA 1981).

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