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Melvyn Benjamin Frumkes

Melvyn Benjamin Frumkes, American lawyer. Bar: Florida 1953. Member American Jewish Committee, Miami. Captain United States Air Force, 1954-1956. Fellow American Academy Matrimonial Lawyers, International Academy Matrimonial Lawyers; member American Bar Association, American Law Institute, Florida Bar.

Background

  • Frumkes, Melvyn Benjamin was born on January 19, 1929 in Brooklyn. Son of Irving and Lillian (Benjamin) Frumkes.

  • Education

    • University of Florida (Bachelor of Science in Business Administration). University of Florida (Bachelor of Laws).

    Career

    • Worked at Melvyn B. Frumkes & Associates, P.A. (Miami, Florida) specializing in Marital and Family Law. Admitted to the bar, 1953, Florida. Contributing Editor, Fairshare, 1981—.

      Member, Board of Editors: The Matrimonial Strategist and Equitable Distribution Journal, 1984. The Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and Associate Editor, 1991. Faculty: National Judicial College, 1978— and National College of Family and Juvenile Law, 1984-1992.

      Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Miami, College of Law, 1984-1989. Member, 1975-1976 and Chairman, 1977-1979, Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission. Member and Sub-Committee Chairman, Florida Supreme Court Commission on Matrimonial Law, 1982-1988.

      Member: The Florida Bar (Chairman, Family Law Section, 1981-1982. Member, Marital and Family Law Certification Committee, 1984-1985). American Bar Association (Member of Council, Section of Family Law, 1982-1988).

      American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (President, Florida Chapter, 1982-1983). International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Member, Board of Governors, 1990). American law Institute (Member, 1990—.

      Member, Consultative Group on Principles on Law of Family Dissolution, 1994). Diplomat American College of Family Law Trial Lawyers (Executive Committee, 1994—). (Board Certified Marital and Family Law Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education).

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member, Board of Editors: The Matrimonial Strategist and Equitable Distribution Journal, 1984. The Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and Associate Editor, 1991. Faculty: National Judicial College, 1978— and National College of Family and Juvenile Law, 1984-1992.

    Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Miami, College of Law, 1984-1989. Member, 1975-1976 and Chairman, 1977-1979, Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission. Member and Sub-Committee Chairman, Florida Supreme Court Commission on Matrimonial Law, 1982-1988.

    Member: The Florida Bar (Chairman, Family Law Section, 1981-1982. Member, Marital and Family Law Certification Committee, 1984-1985). American Bar Association (Member of Council, Section of Family Law, 1982-1988).

    American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (President, Florida Chapter, 1982-1983). International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Member, Board of Governors, 1990). American law Institute (Member, 1990—.

    Member, Consultative Group on Principles on Law of Family Dissolution, 1994). Diplomat American College of Family Law Trial Lawyers (Executive Committee, 1994—). (Board Certified Marital and Family Law Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education).

    Connections

    • Married Marsha B. Elser, July 4, 1982. Children: Sherri Frumkes Penn, Mark, Steven, Mindy Frumkes Baer.
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    Born January 19, 1929