Attorney Jay Rothlein was born in Queens, New York. He moved to Miami Beach at age 3 and was raised in South Florida. Jay graduated from Miami Beach Senior High in 1977 with honors at age 16. He then attended the University of Florida, graduating with Honors in 1981 receiving a BSBA in Finance from the School of Business. Jay also attended the University of Florida College of Law and received his Juris Doctor in 1984. He is a member of the Florida Bar (admitted October 19, 1984), the American Bar Association, and the Miami Beach Bar Association. He has received a peer review rating of "AV" from Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating they give. For more information on the Martindale-Hubbell rating system, click here to access their website: Martindale Ratings.
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Attorney Jay Rothlein has been in solo Private Practice since 1984. He personally handles all of his cases including the following areas of practice:
Civil Litigation, Personal Injury, Social Security Disability, Real Estate, Landlord and Tenant, and Probate. For more detailed information or the matters covered under these general headings, please refer to the 'ABOUT' section of our website.
Mr. Rothlein has served as Trial and/or Appellate Counsel on several cases, which resulted in published Appellate Decisions.
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Mr. Rothlein has been appointed by the Court(s) to serve as a Guardian Ad Litem, Curator of an Estate and Assistant Public Defender. He received a Pro Bono Service Award from legal Services of Greater Miami in 2001. Since 1989, Jay Rothlein has served as a mentor in the Miami-Dade County Public Schools Internship Program for high school students interested in the field of law.
Mr. Rothlein was Certified as a Circuit Civil Mediator by the Florida Supreme Court in October 2011 and is available to mediate all types of Civil Disputes, not involving family law, which are either currently pending in the Circuit Courts of Florida or before suit is filed, provided the subject matter and amount in controversy would make jurisdiction proper in a Florida Circuit Court, if suit were filed.
Jay is married to Alana since 1989 and has two daughters. In his spare time he enjoys his family, sports, boating, music and art.