Honors & Recognitions

Our attorneys have established outstanding reputations in their fields and continuously earn the respect of their peers. Below are just a few of the recent honors and recognitions the firm and our attorneys have received:

  • Jeffrey Weissman recognized as Family Law Lawyer of the Year for the Fort Lauderdale Metropolitan Area (including Boca Raton) by The Best Lawyers in America - 2018
  • Jeffrey Weissman recognized as Best Lawyers for Family Law Mediation in Boca Raton by The Best Lawyers in America - 2018
  • Principals Jeffrey Weissman and Peter Gladstone, and Partner Heather Apicella recognized as Best Lawyers for Family Law in Boca Raton by The Best Lawyers in America - 2018
  • Peter Gladstone appointed as President of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Florida Chapter - 2017
  • Heather L. Apicella Recognized as a 2017 Florida Rising Star by Super Lawyers
  • Gladstone & Weissman, P.A., Recognized as a 2017 "Best Law Firm" by U.S. News & World Report
  • Peter Gladstone and Jeffrey Weissman Recognized as Top 100 Florida Super Lawyers -  2016-2017
  • Peter Gladstone Recognized as Top 100 Miami Super Lawyer - 2017
  • Denise L. Schneider Recognized as Top 100 Florida Super Lawyer - 2017
  • "Gladstone & Weissman, P.A., Received a Tier 1 Ranking Among Family Law Practices in the Fort Lauderdale Region, Which Includes Boca Raton"
  • Principal, Peter L. Gladstone, appointed as President-Elect to AAML Florida Chapter Officers July 7, 2016
  • Principals Peter L. Gladstone and Jeffrey A. Weissman selected for the National Association of Distinguished Counsel - Nation's Top One Percent May 9, 2016
  • Jeffrey A. Weissman listed as "Local Businessman to Watch" in The Palm Beach Post, February 15, 2016
  • Principal Jeffrey A. Weissman Named a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
  • Principal Jeffrey A. Weissman Selected for Membership as One of "10 Best" Attorneys in Florida by the AIOFLA
  • South Florida Legal Guide Names Gladstone & Weissman, P.A. a 2016 Top Law Firm, Principals Peter L. Gladstone and Jeffrey A. Weissman as 2016 Top Lawyers, Partner Denise L. Schneider and Senior Associate Heather L. Apicella as 2016 Top Up and Comers
  • Jeffrey A. Weissman selected to speak at prestigious 2017 Marital & Family Law Review Course presented by The Family Law Section of The Florida Bar and The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), Florida Chapter
  • Peter L. Gladstone selected to speak at prestigious 2017 Marital & Family Law Review Course Presented by The Family Law Section of The Florida Bar and The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), Florida Chapter
  • Jeffery A. Weissman Named 2016 Family Law Attorney of the Year (Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton) by The Best Lawyers in America
  • Jeffrey A. Weissman Named 2014 Family Law Attorney of the Year (Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton) by The Best Lawyers in America
  • Peter L. Gladstone and Jeffrey A. Weissman Named In 2015 Top 100 List, SuperLawyers
  • Gladstone & Weissman, P.A., is named 2015 Best Places to Work awards finalist by South Florida Business Journal
  • Gladstone & Weissman, P.A., is featured several times throughout the 2015 edition of the South Florida Legal Guide. South Florida Legal Guide 2015 Edition
  • In March 2014, Peter L. Gladstone appeared on "Inside South Florida" on WSFL-TV, Miami-Fort Lauderdale's CW affiliate, to discuss trends in divorce
  • Gladstone & Weissman, P.A. Marital & Family Law Firm Principals/Partners selected to 2015 Florida Super Lawyers List June 11, 2015
  • Peter L. Gladstone, Esq. and Jeffrey A. Weissman, Esq. win Lifestyle Media Group's 2015 Leaders in Law Award in Family Law Category May, 2015
  • Peter L. Gladstone and Jeffrey A. Weissman named to "Nation's Top One Percent" by The National Association of Distinguished Councel March, 2015
  • Peter L. Gladstone, Esq. and Jeffrey A. Weissman, Esq. named finalist for Lifestyle Media Group's 2015 Leaders in Law Awards February, 19, 2015
  • Peter L. Gladstone and Jeffrey A. Weissman, Principals of Gladstone & Weissman, P.A. Marital and Family Law Firm named to 2015 Best Lawyers in America© in Family Law October 3, 2014
  • Gladstone & Weissman, P.A. ranked highest Family Law Firm on South Florida Business Journal's 2014 Top 100 South Florida Law Firms List June 11, 2014
  • Gladstone & Weissman, P.A. Family Law Firm Partners/Senior Attorneys selected to Florida Super Lawyers 2014 List June 10, 2014
  • Gladstone & Weissman, P.A. Partners Peter Gladstone & Jeffrey Weissman tapped to lecture at recent 2014 Marital & Family Law Review Course, Florida's single largest CLE Program February 13, 2014
  • Gladstone & Weissman, P.A. Family Law Firm Partners Peter Gladstone & Jeffrey Weissman named to South Florida Legal Guide's 2014 Top Lawyers January 30, 2014
  • Gladstone & Weissman, P.A., is listed in Martindale-Hubbell's Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Peter L. Gladstone, Jeffrey A. Weissman, Denise L. Schneider, and Heather L. Apicella are Board Certified in Marital and Family Law by the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
  • Peter L. Gladstone, Jeffrey A. Weissman are AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell 1
  • Gladstone & Weissman, P.A. Ranked #1 Law Firm in Family Law in Fort Lauderdale by the Best Lawyers in America August 1, 2009
  • Peter L. Gladstone and Jeffrey A. Weissman were named to The Best Lawyers in America; Mr. Gladstone since 2005 and Mr. Weissman since 2007 2
  • Peter L. Gladstone is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Mr. Gladstone is one of only 83 lawyers in the entire state of Florida with this honor
  • Peter L. Gladstone is a past Chair of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar
  • Peter L. Gladstone, Jeffrey A. Weissman and Heather L. Apicella are currently members of the Executive Council of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar
  • Heather L. Apicella is the past Chair of the Support Issues Committee and currently serves on the Support Issues, Continuing Legal Education (CLE), Children's Issues Committee, and Ad-Hoc Finance Committee of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar. Mrs. Apicella is the Co-Vice Chair of the Legislation Committee
  • Jeffrey A. Weissman is Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediators
  • Jeffrey A. Weissman is a Supreme Court Certified Guardian Ad Litem
  • Jeffrey A. Weissman received the Paul May Professionalism in Practice Award by the Broward County Bar Association
  • Heather L. Apicella currently serves as the Chair of the Family Law Section of the Broward County Bar Association
  • Denise L. Schneider is past Chair of the Family Law Section of the Broward County Bar Association
  • Peter L. Gladstone and Jeffrey A. Weissman have been named Super Lawyers by Law & Politics. Mr. Weissman was included in the Top 100 Florida Super Lawyers in 2010  3
  • Denise L. Schneider and Heather L. Apicella were named Super Lawyers Rising Stars by Law & Politics
  • Peter L. Gladstone and Jeffrey A. Weissman have been named Legal Elite by Florida Trend  4
  • Peter L. Gladstone and Jeffrey A. Weissman have been designated as top attorneys in Marital and Family Law by South Florida Legal Guide 5
  • Heather L. Apicella is a member of The Stephen R. Booher American Inn of Court.  6

1 Ratings from Martindale-Hubbell reflect the confidential opinions of bar members and the judiciary, and attest to the individual lawyer's legal ability and adherence to professional standards of excellence. An AV Rating shows that a lawyer has reached the height of professional excellence. He or she has usually practiced law for many years and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity. It is the top rating that one can receive.

2 Best Lawyers has come to be regarded - by both the legal profession and the public - as the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States. Ratings are exclusively based on an independent statewide survey of fellow practitioners, not advertising or any other biases.

3 Super Lawyers names the top 5% of attorneys in the State of Florida. The Top 100 List, even more selective and prestigious, reflects the best of the best - the top 100 lawyers of all disciplines. Ratings are exclusively based upon an independent statewide survey of fellow practitioners, not advertising or any other biases.

4 Legal Elite attorneys comprise 1.8% of the 57,968 attorneys who practice in the State of Florida. Ratings are exclusively based upon an independent statewide survey of fellow Practitioners, not advertising or any other biases.

5 South Florida Legal Guide - Top Lawyers reflects the confidential survey of fellow practitioners, not advertising or any other biases.

6 The American Inns are patterned after the English system, dating back to the 13th Century, and are designed to improve the skills, professionalism and ethics of the bench and bar. The Stephen R. Booher American Inn of Court, like its sister chapters across the country, is an amalgam of judges, lawyers, law professors and law students who meet regularly to discuss issues involving professionalism for the benefit of the bench and bar. Membership is considered an honor, and is limited in number. Members are thoroughly reviewed by a screening committee for selection.