Edward Brian Sobel

Edward Brian Sobel

  • Family Law, Divorce, Domestic Violence ...
  • Florida, Georgia
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Biography

For over 30 years Edward B. Sobel has provided specialized advice and representation for individuals involved in complex family law matters. Since 1991 he has been board certified by the Florida Bar as an expert in marital and family law. His areas of practice include Florida and interstate divorce, jurisdictional issues, prenuptial agreements, post nuptial agreements, domestic violence, paternity, parent, nonparent and grandparent child custody and timesharing, and alimony and child support. Mr. Sobel appears in original and modification cases. He has represented clients in numerous appeals, with many published opinions. His office is in Bradenton, so most of his clients are in Manatee and Sarasota counties. However, clients have requested, and he has obliged, to represent them in family law matters from Tallahasse to Key West. The recognition for Mr. Sobel include AV Preeminent, the highest ranking for professional abilities and ethics by Martindale Hubbel. He is a top rated AVVO 10.0 and has received their Client’s Choice and Superb Top Attorney awards. Thomson Reuter has placed him on their Super Lawyer list and the Sarasota-Manatee Herald Tribune has named his practice as a Best Law Firm Finalist. Mr. Sobel is certified as a family mediator by the Florida Supreme Court. He offers both litigation and collaborative law services. He shares his expertise as an instructor of seminars for Florida Bar Family Law continuing legal education for attorneys. His education includes cum laude graduation from Mullenberg College, where he was a member of Psi Chi, the Psychology National Honor Society. Mr. Sobel received his law degree from Emory University.

Education
Emory University School of Law
J.D. (1982) | Law
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Muhlenberg College
B.A. (1979) | Psychology
Honors: Cum Laude
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Certifications
Board Certified Marital and Family Lawyer
Florida State Bar
Certified Family Mediator
Florida Supreme Court
Professional Associations
American Bar Association (Family Law Section, Taxation Section, Dispute Resolution Section)
Member
Current
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Manatee County Bar Association (Family Law Section)
Member
Current
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International Academy of Collaborative Proffesional
Member
Current
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Next Generation Divorce, Tampa Bay Collaborative Divorce Society
Member
Current
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Family Court Proffesional Collaborative of the Twelfth Judicial Circuit
Member
Current
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Manatee American Inn of Court
Member
Current
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Florida State Bar  # 369888
Member
- Current
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State Bar of Georgia
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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Georgia
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
Additional Practice Areas
  • Collaborative Law
  • Paternity
  • Relocation with Minor Children
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO)
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
4900 Manatee Ave W
Suite 206
Bradenton, FL 34209
Telephone: (941) 746-1203