The Selection Process at NADC Nation’s Top One Percent

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A divorce lawyer based in Boca Raton, Florida, attorney Jeffrey A. Weissman has received numerous honors and accolades over the course of his career. In 2015, attorney Jeff Weissman was named to the National Association of Distinguished Counsel’s (NADC) Nation’s Top One Percent.

Dedicated to promoting high standards of legal achievement in the United States, NADC acknowledges the highest-performing attorneys in a broad range of practice areas. To select the top 1 percent of all attorneys in the United States, NADC uses a four-stage selection process.

Candidates for the Nation’s Top One Percent are identified via in-house research or nominations from NADC members or professional associates. Candidates then undergo an in-depth vetting process, during which NADC researchers evaluate areas such as firm profile and reputation, peer endorsements, leadership in legal organizations, and trial experience. Next, a panel of accomplished lawyers assess candidates and narrows down the list to a handful of elite lawyers. Finally, a judicial review board comprising former judges decides which attorneys represent the Nation’s Top One Percent.


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Board certified in Marital and Family Law, attorney Jeff Weissman has been called to present at numerous conferences and seminars. He also authored the Parental Relocation Law, Section 61.13001, which was enacted in the State of Florida in 2006. Jeff Weissman has presented regularly for the Florida Bar Association, Family Law Section. In late 2010, Weissman spoke on practical and theoretical aspects of evidence within a family law context. Earlier that year, he gave a seminar on practice and procedure, which was attended by over 1,000 attorneys and other legal professionals from across Florida. In 2009, Jeff Weissman led seminars on equitable distribution and development of time-sharing parenting plans. He also moderated a judicial panel on parental relocation issues. These events each attracted hundreds of legal professionals. In addition, Weissman led basic family law seminars in Miami and Tampa, covering issues such as attorney’s fees, methods for determining jurisdiction, and practices and procedures. Jeff Weissman has also accepted speaking engagements in the corporate sector. Jeff Weissman studied at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, graduating in 1994. He has focused on family and marital law since that time, and he has served as a Partner at Gladstone & Weissman, P.A. for more than a decade. Weissman holds two Florida Supreme Court certifications: as a Mediator and a Guardian Ad Litem. He has been recognized with numerous professional awards, including repeat listings in Florida Super Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in America.

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