Jonathan Z. Schiller

Partner

About Jonathan Z. Schiller

Mr. Schiller is a Florida Bar board certified specialist in Marital and Family Law and a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. He concentrates 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 21 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 and listed in the Best Lawyers in 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.

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Accomplishments

AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Best Lawyers in America, U.S. News & World Report, 2018-2022

Florida Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2015-2021

Florida Rising Stars, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2010-2013

Memberships

Ambassadors Board, Nova Southeastern University

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow

American Bar Association, Family Law Section

Broward County Bar Association

Dade County Bar Association

Florida Bar Association, Family Law Section

Illinois Bar Association

Deliver the Dream, Board of Directors, Former Member

South Palm Beach County Bar Association

South Palm Beach County Collaborative Law Group

The National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers

Publications and Presented Materials

Speaker, “Seeking or Defending Modifications and Urgent Temporary Abatement of Support and Other Related Financial Issues Due to Covid-19,” AAML Florida Chapter Webinar, June 11, 2020

Author, “Seeking Protection Against Domestic Violence During COVID-19 Isolation,” Brinkley Morgan Legal Talk Blog, May 11, 2020

Author, “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

Workshop Leader, The Florida Bar Family Law Section’s 2015 Trial Advocacy Workshop, Aug. 6-9, 2015

Author, “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

Author, “Creation and Approval of a Parenting Plan under Florida Law,” Brinkley Morgan Legal Talk Blog, April 1, 2015

Author, “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

Author, “In a Divorce, What Do You Need to Know about Florida’s Relocation Statute?” Brinkley Morgan Legal Talk Blog, March 14, 2013

Speaker, “Ethics for Family Lawyers,” AAML Florida Chapter & the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, January, 2013

Author, “Is Mediation Right For You and Your Family?” Brinkley Morgan Legal Talk Blog, June 6, 2012

Speaker, “Attorney’s Fees in Marital and Family Law Cases,” AAML Florida Chapter & the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, January, 2012

 

 

Certification

Florida Bar Board Certified Specialist in Marital and Family Law

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