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.
For more information on Mr.
Rothlein's history and status with the Florida Bar, click here to access
their website: Florida Bar
Attorney Jay Rothlein has been in solo Private Practice since
He personally handles all of his cases including the following areas of practice:
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 LAW
section of our website.
Mr. Rothlein has served as Trial and/or Appellate Counsel on
several cases, which resulted in published Appellate
To view Published Appellate Decisions of cases handled by Attorney Jay
Rothlein please click here.
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.