Alan J. Rubinstein

Alan J. Rubinstein

President
Location:
Fort Myers, Florida
Phone:
239-790-4314
Fax:
239-332-5078
Email:

Alan Rubinstein & the firm of Rubinstein, Holz & King, P.A. have consitently acheived the honor of TOP LAWYERS as well as Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyer.  The firm is uniquely qualified in achieving a good outcome.  We are your family law attorneys and your case receives personal attention & dedication. 

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Family Law

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Family Law, State Bar of Florida, 1985

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1965
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1971

Education

  • University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
    • J.D. - 1965
  • University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida
    • B.A. - 1963

Published Works

  • ''Volume 6: Domestic Relations, Florida Legal Forms," lead author with Marie Devine and Stephen Thompson, comprehensive family law forms (one of IO-volume series), West Publishing Company, 1990; additionally published annual updates reflecting changes in law
  • "Recent Decisions," lead author of the annual case-law summary published by the Family Law section of the Florida Bar, Family Law Commentator committee, 1991-2010
  • "The Florida Child Support Guidelines, Florida Statute §6 I.30," Lead author The Florida Bar Family Law Section CLE publication, 1989
  • "Chapter 50: Representing Clients br Divorce Cases," Florida Family Law, part of a six volume treatise, Matthew Bender
  • "Chapter 5: Automation (Drafting Marriage Contracts 111 Florida)," The Florida Bar CLE Manual, Second Edition, Spring 1988
  • "Ethics Corner," Family Law Commentator, series of articles published quarterly from 1987 to 1988
  • "Date of Valuation Under the New Equitable Distribution Act," co­-author, Florida Family Law Reporter, Vol. 4, No. 2, Matthew Bender, February 1989
  • "Date of Valuation Under the New Equitable Distribution Act, 1988," The Florida Bar Family Law Section CLE publication chapter, I 988
  • "Negotiation Strategies and Teclrniq11es for the Familv Law Practitioner," The Florida Bar Family Law Section CLE Publication, 1986 - 1987
  • "Helping Clients Reach a Settlement With Their Spouses, "The Matrimonial Strategist, May 1986
  • "Client Relations: Keeping in Touc/1, "The Matrimonial Strategist, October 1986
  • "Divorce in Florida," co-author, pamphlet published by The Florida Bar, 1986
  • "How to Compute the LANDA Y Formula," The Family Law Commentator, June 1985 (also referenced in the AFTL Journal No. 276)
  • "A11tomating a Family Law Practice, "The Florida Bar Family Law Section CLE Seminar, 1984
  • "Checklist for New Tax Changes," The Matrimonial Strategist, November and December I 984
  • "Automation: Use of Word Processing Systems, Forms, Video Tapes and other Modem Tools in a Divorce Litigation Practice"
  • "Dissolution of Marriage," chapter addressing preparing for family law trial. The Florida Bar Family Law Section CLE Manual, 1984

Classes/Seminars

  • Adjunct Instructor, "Role of the Legal Assistant", Florida International University, 1985
  • Guest Instructor, Family Law Practicum, University of Florida, College of Law; Summer 1983, Summer 1984, Fall 1985 and October 1991
  • Speaker: "Selected Issues for the Family lawyer," and "Case law Update," Family Law Section of The Florida Bar CLE Seminar, October 1993
  • Speaker: "Amount of Alimony - Impact of the Child Support Guidelilles" and "Evaluating Alternative lump-Sum and Periodic Alimony Payment Schemes,'' Professional Education Systems, Inc. CLE Seminars, September 1991
  • Speaker: "Date of Valuation Under the New Equitable Distribution Act," The Florida Bar Family Law Section CLE Seminar, 1988-1989
  • Speaker: "Child Support Guidelines and Enforcement: A Roadmap to F.S. 61.30 and Direction to New Roads in Enforcement Seminar," The Florida Bar Family Law Section CLE Seminar, 1989 Midyear Meeting
  • Speaker: "The New Equitable Distribution Statute,'' "Date of Valuation," The Florida Bar Family Law Section CLE, November 1988
  • Speaker: "Law Office Automation, " Florida Academy of Trial Lawyers, CLE Seminar, January 1988
  • Speaker: "Drafting a Mediated Marital Settlement Agreement." The Florida Bar Mid-Year Convention CLE Seminar, January 2002
  • Speaker: "Direct and Cross Examination of a Vocatio11a/ Rehabilitation Expert," American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Florida Chapter Annual Symposium, May 1997
  • Speaker: "Florida law Update - Family law,'' General Practice Section CLE Seminar, The Florida Bar Annual Convention, June 1995
  • Speaker: "Virtual Reality," and "Case law Update," Family Law Section of The Florida Bar CLE Seminar, December 1993, January 1994
  • Speaker: "Selected Issues for the Family Lawyer," and "Case Law Update," Family Law Section of The Florida Bar CLE Seminar, October 1993
  • Speaker: "Tire Use of Computers ill Marriage Dissolution Litigation," The Florida Bar Family Law Section CLE Seminar, January 1988
  • Speaker: "Ethical Considerations for tire Family Law Practitioner, " The Florida Bar Family Law and General Practice Section CLE Seminar, 1987
  • Speaker: "Negotiation Strategies and Techniques for tire Family Law Practitioners," The Florida Bar Family Law Section CLE Seminars, 1986-87
  • Speaker: "Family Law," Florida Legal Assistant Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, 1986
  • Speaker: "Automating a Family Law Practice," The Florida Bar Family Law Section CLE Seminar, 1984
  • Speaker: "Ten Tips from Experienced Litigators" Lee County Family Law Brown Bag Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Luncheon, November 2009
  • Speaker: "Florida Law Section Review'' Gulf Coast Paralegal Assn. review course for the National Assn. of Legal Assistants Certified Paralegal Examination, November 2009
  • Speaker: "The J. Peace Anagram" Gulf Coast Paralegal Assn. continuing education meeting, October 2009
  • Speaker: "Arbitration - Trial Alternatives," The Florida Bar Mid-Year Convention and CLE Seminar, January 2002

Honors and Awards

  • Chair's Special Award of Merit 1999, Family Law Section of the Florida Bar
  • Chair's Special Appreciation Award, 1996, Family Law Section of the Florida Bar
  • Chair's Special Merit Award, 1994, Family Law Section of the Florida Bar
  • Chair's Award of Merit, April 1999, for contributions to the Family Law Section for volunteer efforts as lead author and editor of Recent Decisions
  • Preeminent Lawyer, Martindale Hubbell, 2016
  • Best Lawyer, Best Lawyers of America, 2016 & Commended on being recognized by peers since 1989

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Client's Bill of Rights Committee, 1993 - 1995
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Chairperson - Brief Bank
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Board of Managers 1985-1992, 1995-1998, 1996-Present
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Sub-Board of Examiners, 1985 - 1991
  • The Florida Bar, Member, 1965 - Present
  • The Florida Bar Specialization & Education, Application Review Panel Member, 2000
  • The Florida Bar, Member, Family Court Rules Committee, 1993 - 1994
  • The Florida Bar, Member, Subcommittee on Rules
  • The Florida Bar, Member, Subcommittee on Comments to the Rules
  • Board Certified in Family and Marital Law by the Florida State Bar

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity
  • Pi Lambda Phi