Jennifer Shafer is the Chair of the firm’s Family Law Group. A highly experienced trial attorney, she has dedicated her practice to litigating complex cases throughout a variety of fields. Ms. Shafer represents individuals in matrimonial and family law litigation including divorce litigation, paternity matters, enforcement and modification proceedings as well as pre/post-nuptial agreements. She recognizes this type of litigation is inherently stressful, highly sensitive in nature and requires a higher level of compassion. As such, she understands the need not only for an experienced legal professional but also one who will devote the extra attention necessary for assisting clients through these difficult and complicated situations.
In 2020, Palm Beach Illustrated magazine named Ms. Shafer among the “Top Lawyers” in Family Law, as voted on by her peers. She has been recognized on the Florida Super Lawyers Rising Stars list in 2022 and 2023.
Additionally, Ms. Shafer has extensive experience in representing individuals and companies in high risk litigation claims involving products liability and commercial matters, as well as construction defect and delay claims. She has successfully defended large manufacturers of heavy equipment, such as vertical transportation service companies, against personal injury claims and commercial-products liability disputes.
As a thought leader in the legal field, Ms. Shafer has lectured on behalf of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers and its presentation of Educating Tomorrow’s Adults.
In 2014, she was certified as a Guardian ad Litem. She is an Air Force Veteran and was Honorably Discharged.
Ms. Shafer is admitted to practice before all state courts in Florida, as well as the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.