JONATHAN Z. SCHILLER | Partner
954.522.2200
 
Practice Areas
Marital and Family Law
 
JONATHAN Z. SCHILLER | PARTNER 2017-08-15T11:46:39+00:00

Certification
Florida Bar Board Certified Specialist in Marital and Family Law

Practice Areas

Mr. Schiller is a Florida Bar board certified specialist in Marital and Family Law, concentrating 100% of his practice in the area of marital and family law primarily in Broward County, Palm Beach County, and Miami-Dade County.  For more than 17 years, Mr. Schiller has specialized in handling high-net-worth individuals and affluent business owners in dissolution of marriage and divorce actions dealing with issues involving high conflict parental responsibility and time-sharing, complex equitable distribution, business valuations, alimony, child support, and attorney’s fees.  Mr. Schiller’s practice also focuses on the preparation, negotiation and enforcement of intricate Prenuptial and Postnuptial agreements as well as paternity, domestic violence, child dependency, and step-parent adoption matters.  Further, Mr. Schiller has prosecuted and defended all types of post-judgment modification actions including those seeking to modify parental responsibility and time-sharing, alimony and child support.

Mr. Schiller is admitted to practice law in Florida, Illinois and in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.  He is a member of the family law sections of the American Bar Association and the Florida Bar Association, and a member of the Broward, Dade, Illinois, and South Palm Beach County Bar Associations.  He is also a member of the 17th Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee “F” which regulates the practice and professionalism of lawyers in the community, and a member of the South Palm Beach County Collaborative Law Group.  Mr. Schiller previously served on the board of directors for Deliver the Dream, a nonprofit that organizes retreats for families experiencing serious illnesses, and is a former member of Nova Southeastern University’s Ambassadors Board.

As a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® rated attorney, Mr. Schiller frequently lectures on marital and family law issues to Florida Bar Association groups.  He has also been named a Florida Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers Magazine from 2015-2017 and listed in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers of America.  He received his Bachelor’s Degree in business administration from the University of Miami and his Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law.

Publications and Presented Materials
“Modifying or Terminating Alimony Based Upon Cohabitation or a Financially Supportive Relationship in Florida,” Brinkley Morgan Legal Talk Blog, May 2, 2017
Speaker, “Attorney’s Fees,” AAML 2016 Marital & Family Law Review Course, January 30, 2016
“How to Calculate the Marital Portion of Passive Appreciation of Non-marital Property During Marriage Under Florida Law,” Brinkley Morgan Legal Talk Blog, May 15, 2015
“Creation and Approval of a Parenting Plan under Florida Law,” Brinkley Morgan Legal Talk Blog, April 1, 2015
“Understanding the Court’s Analysis in Making an Alimony Determination in a Dissolution of Marriage Action Under Florida Law,” Brinkley Morgan Legal Talk Blog, December 15, 2014
“In a Divorce, What Do You Need to Know about Florida’s Relocation Statute?” Brinkley Morgan Legal Talk Blog, March 14, 2013
Lectured for American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Florida Chapter, and the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, “Attorney’s Fees in Marital and Family Law Cases,” January, 2012
“Is Mediation Right For You and Your Family?” Brinkley Morgan Legal Talk Blog, June 6, 2012
Lectured for American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Florida Chapter, and the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, “Ethics for Family Lawyers,” January, 2013

Accomplishments
AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Best Lawyers in America, U.S. News & World Report, 2018
Florida Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2015-2017
Florida Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2010-2013

Professional Associations
Florida Bar Association, Family Law Section
American Bar Association, Family Law Section
Broward County Bar Association
Dade County Bar Association
Illinois Bar Association
South Palm Beach County Bar Association
South Palm Beach County Collaborative Law Group
17th Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee “F,” Attorney Member
The National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers

Community Engagement
Deliver the Dream, Board of Directors, Former Member
Ambassadors Board, Nova Southeastern University, Former Member

Admissions
Florida
Illinois
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Education
University of Miami, Bachelor of Arts, 1995
DePaul University College of Law, Juris Doctor, 1999