Robert M. Schwartz
Area of Practice
University of Miami School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1983
University of Florida, B.S.B.A., Accounting, 1971
Robert M. Schwartz, an "AV" rated attorney in Martindale-Hubbell is Board Certified specializing in Marital and Family Law. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Family Law Mediator.
Prior to joining Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, Mr. Schwartz was associated for twenty years with Miller Schwartz & Miller P.A., Hollywood, Florida.
Mr. Schwartz's legal experience includes acting as a mediator and lead counsel in family law actions, the preparation of complex marital settlement and prenuptial agreements, and the preparation of Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs). He has also been appointed by the court to act as a special master (magistrate).
Mr. Schwartz has written and lectured on the subjects of prenuptial agreements and division of interests in retirement plans in connection with divorce.
Selected Professional Awards and Associations
Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Florida Academy of Professional Mediators
Florida Bar Clients’ Security Fund Committee (Chairman 1997-1998)
Florida Bar Grievance Committee (Chairman 1998-1999)
Author of chapter on “Partition”; Florida Dissolution of Marriage (Twelfth Edition 2015)
Author of chapter on “Challenging, Modifying and Enforcing Agreements”; Drafting Marriage Contracts in Florida (Tenth Edition 2012)
DiffenderferRevisited- Is the Double-Dipping Quagmire Still Alive?, The Florida Bar Journal, Volume 80, No. 5, May 2006 at 46.
Instructor and Author, Crunching the Numbers - A Financial Workout for Matrimonial Lawyers (Double-Dipping and Other Dilemmas: Dividing Interests in Retirement Plans), sponsored by the Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee and the Family Law Section
Co-Instructor and Co-Author, Avoiding Common Pitfalls in Florida Family Law, National Business Institute
Co-Instructor and Co-Author, Family Law Litigation in Florida, National Business Institute
Co-instructor and Co-Author, QDRO Creation in Florida: Building a Future After a Split, National Business Institute
Firm Report: July 2008 (07.28.2008)