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Mr. Rumbold regularly lectures and publishes on various family law topics, and he has co-authored the briefs Amicus Curiae advocating in support of marital and family equality recognition in Florida.

Christopher W. Rumbold is an award-winning Marital & Family Law attorney recognized throughout Florida as a leading voice in the marital equality movement.

RECOGNITION

  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings; AV "Preeminent" Rated (2015-2017)

  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel; Nation's Top 1% of Attorneys (2015-2017)

  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys; 10 Best Attorneys (Florida) (2016-2017)

  • National Advocates; Top 100 Family Law Attorneys in South Florida (2016-2017)

  • Lawyers of Distinction; Top 10% of Attorneys Nationwide (2017)

  • SuperLawyers; Top 5% of Florida Attorneys (2011-2012) Rising Star, (2013-2017) Superlawyer

  • AVVO - 10/10 "Superb" (2017)

  • Esteemed Lawyers of America (2017)

  • Selectee, Member and Graduate of Inaugural Class, Florida Bar Leadership Academy (2013)

  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator (2013-2017)

PUBLICATION

  • "A Phantom Menace: SB 58 / HB 351 and the Application of Foreign Law in Florida's Family Court", Florida Bar Journal, Vol. 87, No. 9, November 2013

  • "Learning Today, Leading Tomorrow - Concept, Creed and Creation of the Inaugural Class of the Florida Bar's Leadership Academy (Part 1 of 2)", Florida Bar, Family Law Section Commentator, Volume XXVII, No. 2, Winter 2014

  • "In Recognition of Marital and Family Equality: The Family Law Section's Brief Amicus Curiae in Shaw" Florida Bar, Family Law Section Commentator, Volume XXVIII, No. 1, Fall 2014

  • "U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia: An Originalist in a Constructionist's World" Florida Bar, Family Law Section Commentator, Vol. XXIX, No. 4, Summer 2016

PRESENTATION

  • "Bringing in 2017 with a Bang: Legislative, Decisional and Rule Base Revelations [You Must Know to Remain Practical, Proficient, Perceptive and Persuasive Practitioners]", Broward County Bar Association, Raising the Bar (May, 2017)

  • "Alimony: Chock Full-O'-Nuts", Broward County Bar Association, Nuts and Bolts (November, 2016)

  • "Achieving Equity - The Collaborative Process and Marital Equality", Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals - Orlando Chapter (August, 2016)

  • Co-Presenter, "2016 Family Law Section Legislative Update", Florida Bar, Family Law Section CLE (May, 2016)

  • Co-Presenter, "Post-Obergefell: Parentage Issues for Same Sex Couples", Florida Bar, Family Law Section CLE (March, 2016)

  • Co-Presenter, "Changing Landscape in Family Law", Broward County Bar Association, Bench and Bar Convention (October, 2015)

  • "Massive Recall and Model Redesign", Florida Bar, Family Law Section (September, 2015)

  • Co-Presenter "Post-Tenebrus Lux", American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers: Annual Seminar, Florida Chapter (May, 2015)

  • "The Evolution of Gay Marriage in Florida", Broward County Bar Association, Raising the Bar (May, 2015)

  • "Deposition Strategies from Preparation to Execution", (CLE No. 1787R), Florida Bar, Family Law Section (October, 2014)

  • "Shaking Up is Fun to Do: Drafting Cohabitation and Partnership Agreements", (CLE No. 1612R), Florida Bar, Family Law Section (August, 2013)

  • "Gay and Lesbian Family Law Issues", Broward County Bar Association, Raising the Bar (May, 2011)

FAMILY LAW SECTION, FLORIDA BAR

  • Executive Council Member (2013-2017)

  • Legislation Committee Member (2011-2017); Committee Co-Chair (2015, 2016)

  • Nomenclature Committee Vice-Chair (2014-2017)

  • General Magistrate & Hearing Office Committee Member (2010-2017); Committee Co-Chair (2014)

  • "Rising Star" Award Recipient (2011-2012)

  • "Outstanding Service" Award Recipient (2012, 2014)

  • Chair's "Special Recognition" Award Recipient (2015)

  • Co-author Brief Amicus Curiae, in Florida v. Pareto, Case No.:3D14-1816/3D14-1783 (Fla. 3d DCA 2014), on behalf of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Florida Chapter; Co-authored Brief Amicus Curiae in Shaw v. Shaw, Case No.: 2D14-2384 (Fla. 2d DCA 2014), on behalf of the Family Law Section and American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Florida)

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