Rebecca H. Fischer

Rebecca H. Fischer

Location:
Hollywood, Florida
Phone:
954-927-4097
Fax:
954-927-4047
Email:
Ms. Fischer has over 32 years of experience representing clients in family, probate, estate planning, guardianship, and corporate and banking matters. She served as in-house counsel for two national banks and bank holding companies before opening her own practice. Ms. Fischer is a Florida Supreme Court-certified family law mediator and a member of the Collaborative Family Law Institute, the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. She mediates insurance matters for the Florida Department of Financial Services and family matters with the Family Law Cooperative. Ms. Fischer is rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell and was chosen as a 2014 and 2015 Florida Super Lawyer.

 

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Timeshare/Parenting Plans
  • Child Support and Alimony
  • Collaborative Divorce
  • Alimony
  • Separation Agreements
  • Restraining Orders
  • Guardianship
  • Probate and Estate Planning

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Family Law Mediator, Florida Supreme Court
  • Florida Department of Financial Services Mediator
  • Broward County Guardian Ad Litem Volunteer

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1990
  • California, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1993

Education

  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. - 1982
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • University of Redlands
    • B.A. - 1979
    • Honors: With Distinction
    • Major: Psychology

Honors and Awards

  • AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Florida Super Lawyer, 2014, 2015
  • Jewish Museum of Florida – FIU 20th Anniversary Honoree, 2015
  • President of Broward County Jewish National Fund, 2007 - 2012
  • National Chair of Makor, the leadership division of the Jewish National Fund, 2007 - 2010
  • Jewish Federation of Broward County Women's Division Community Service Leadership Award, 2000
  • Weizmann Institute Woman of Vision Honoree, 2001
  • State of Israel Bonds Women's Division Honoree, 2003
  • Jewish Federation of Broward County President's Awards, 2002 - 2003
  • Broward County Jewish Family Service Community Service Award, 1999
  • Jewish Federation of Broward County Young Leadership Award, 1994
  • Leukemia Society of South Florida recognition for years of service as President, 1995 - 1997

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Collaborative Family Law Institute, Member
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Member
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, Member
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Member
  • Florida Bar Family Law Section
  • Florida Bar Elder Law Section
  • Broward County Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Capital Bank, Capital Bank of California, and Capital Bank, NA, General Counsel
  • Security Pacific National Bank and Security Pacific Corporation, Assistant Vice President and Assistant Corporate Secretary

Pro Bono Activities

  • Broward County Guardian Ad Litem Volunteer
  • Jewish Adoption and Foster Care Organization Children's Ability Center
  • Jewish National Fund
  • Kesher Day School
  • AIPAC
  • Leukemia Society of America
  • Hillel Community Day School
  • Jewish Federation of Broward County
  • Weizmann Institute of Science
  • UJA