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
For more information on Mr.
Rothlein's history and status with the Florida Bar, click here to
their website: Florida
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 LAW section of our website.
Mr. Rothlein has served as Trial and/or Appellate Counsel on several
cases, which resulted in published Appellate Decisions.
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
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.