Ronald L. Bornstein
Areas of Practice: Marital and family law, probate and guardianship litigation.
Professional Experience: Mr. Bornstein has more than 34 years of experience handling complex marital and family law matters for clients across the State of Florida. He also has extensive experience in probate and guardianship matters. He serves as a mediator, guardian ad litem, and attorney ad litem in family law cases and probate matters. Mr. Bornstein is a frequent lecturer on marital and family law topics, has several reported appellate opinions, and has argued several times before the Florida Supreme Court.
Honors and Awards: Mr. Bornstein was again selected as one of 2022’s Legal Elite by Florida Trend, and was the Palm Beach County Legal Aid Society’s 2009 Family Lawyer of the Year. He was recognized by the Florida Supreme Court for his service to the profession, the community and the economically disadvantaged. In June 2015, and again in June 2017, Mr. Bornstein received the Florida Bar Family Law Section’s Unsung Hero Award for his service and dedication to Florida’s families and the Family Law Section.
Professional Associations: Mr. Bornstein serves on the Florida Bar Family Law Section’s Children’s Issues Committee, Support Issues Committee, Equitable Distribution Committee, Rules & Forms Committee, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, and numerous sub- committees. He is past Chair of the Family Law Section’s Rules & Forms Committee, Support Issues Committee, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, Bylaws Committee, Membership Committee, Unbundled Legal Services Committee, Ethics and Attorney’s Fees Committee; and is past Vice Chair of the Family Law Section’s Legislation Committee, and Equitable Distribution Committee. He served for 12 years on the Family Law Section’s Executive Council, its governing body.
Mr. Bornstein is also a member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association Family Law Practice Committee, the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit’s Family Law Advisory Group, and is founding member and Vice Chair of the Collaborative Divorce Team, as well as past Chair of the Florida Bar 15th Circuit Grievance Committee 15A; and past Vice Chair of the Florida Bar Family Law Rules Committee.
Admitted to Practice: Florida (1988), Connecticut (1988), New York (1989), United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida (1989), and United States Supreme Court (2015).
- J.D., University of Miami School of Law.
- B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo.