Talenfeld Law is proud to announce that our founder and longtime child advocate, Howard Talenfeld, was featured among the most influential individuals in our state in Florida Trend magazine’s Florida 500 list. This inaugural edition highlights the 500 most influential executives in different economic sectors throughout the state. To view the full... View Article
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Talenfeld Law Founder Howard Talenfeld is quoted in the Tampa Bay Times article “A fresh start for Florida to protect abused children,” regarding Florida’s child welfare system and the recently announced resignation of DCF secretary Mike Carroll. “You can’t even run a Burger King with this turnover, let alone a... View Article
Howard M. Talenfeld, a preeminent children’s rights attorney, was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ in America 2019 in the fields of Civil Rights Law and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs. Talenfeld is the Founder and Managing Partner of Talenfeld Law, the first law firm... View Article
Child advocates in our state continue to warn us about the problems that have resulted from Florida’s failed experiment with privatization in our state’s child protection system. This article from the Miami Herald details those failures, including commentary from children’s rights attorney Howard Talenfeld. Howard comments: “DCF continues to be... View Article
Children’s Rights Attorney Howard Talenfeld Receives 2018 Medal of Honor Award from The Florida Bar FoundationJuly 20, 2018 10:05 pm Leave your thoughts
Nationally-known children’s rights attorney Howard Talenfeld was recognized by The Florida Bar Foundation as the recipient of the 2018 Medal of Honor Award for a Lawyer. The Medal of Honor Award is the highest award given by The Florida Bar Foundation and recognizes individuals who have distinguished themselves through their... View Article
Founder Howard Talenfeld Selected to 2018 Florida Super Lawyers List Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – Talenfeld Law, the first law firm in Florida to focus exclusively on protecting the rights of physically and sexually abused, medically fragile, foster and other at-risk children, is proud to announce that two of the firm’s partners have... View Article
Child advocates are very worried about the thousands of migrant children who have been taken from their parents. We know that children separated from their parents at young ages are at substantial risk of serious emotional harm. Read more in this ABC Action News story by clicking here.
Stacie J. Schmerling, a children’s rights lawyer and partner with Talenfeld Law, has earned an AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating, the highest peer rating standard awarded by Martindale-Hubbell®. Schmerling is a former veteran child welfare investigator and has been involved in many significant, multimillion dollar cases in the area of... View Article
Read about needed changes to South Florida’s foster care program in the article “South Florida’s Foster Care Program Urgently Needs to Change” by Talenfeld Law Founder Howard Talenfeld in the May 7 issue of the South Florida Legal Guide. Click here to view the South Florida Legal Guide.
Our firm is incredibly excited to share that our founder, Howard Talenfeld, will receive the 2018 Medal of Honor Award for a Lawyer at The Florida Bar Foundation’s Annual Dinner in Orlando. The Medal of Honor Award is the highest award given by The Florida Bar Foundation. This celebration of... View Article