Howard I. Weiss

Howard I. Weiss

Founding Partner
Location:
Boca Raton, Florida
Phone:
561-419-6416
Fax:
561-997-5280
Email:
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.

Areas of Practice

  • Trial Practice
  • Commercial Law
  • Family Law
  • Condominium Law

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1973
  • New York, 1973
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1973
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1981

Education

  • Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D. - 1972
    • Law Review: Fordham University Law Review, Member, Editorial Board, 1971 - 1972
  • Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
    • B.S. - 1967

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • U.S. Fourth District Court of Appeals, Member, Judicial Nominating Commission, 1990 - 1994
  • U.S. Fourth District Court of Appeals, Chairman, 1992 - 1993
  • Florida Public Service Commission Nominating Council, Member, 1985 - 1990
  • Broward County Zoning Board, Member, 1989 - 1993
  • Palm Beach County Sports Commission, Member, 1993 - 1995
  • Palm Beach County, Condominium Section , Member, 1983 - 1991
  • Palm Beach County, Condominium Section, Chairman, 1983 - 1986
  • Palm Beach County, Judicial Relations Committee, Member, 1987 - Present
  • Broward County Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • The Florida Bar, Condominium and Planned Development Committee, Member, 1987 - 1991
  • The Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers Section, Member, 1986 - Present
  • Family Law Rules Committee, Appointed by Florida Bar President, 1993 - 1994
  • The Florida Bar, Judicial Selection and Tenure Committee, Member, 1988 - 1990
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member

Ancillary Businesses

  • Of Counsel to Stein Shiers & Goldsmith LLP, White Plains, New York