Marital & Family Law Press Release

Brinkley Morgan Announces Jonathan Schiller as Head of the Family Law Department and Equity Partner

Brinkley Morgan is pleased to announce Mr. Jonathan Schiller has been appointed as Head of the firm’s Family Law Department and named equity partner effective January 1st, 2024. He succeeds Mr. Kenneth A. Gordon who served as the Head of the Family Law Department from 2019 to 2023.

As Head of the Family Law Department, Mr. Schiller will serve and support the Department’s 11 attorneys in Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton. Brinkley Morgan, renowned for its expertise in Marital and Family Law, specializes in areas such as prenuptial agreements, high net worth divorce, post-divorce enforcement and modification, collaborative divorce, mediation, negotiated agreements, division of marital property, alimony and child support, parental responsibility (custody) and timesharing, LGBTQ representation and domestic violence protection.

“Jonathan’s knowledge, passion and leadership skills are invaluable to the Department’s growth strategy as we expand,” said John Lambros, managing partner at Brinkley Morgan. “I’m looking forward to the innovative concepts he will introduce to the Family Law practice group, especially as Florida continues to see an influx of new families and legislative changes to family law. ”Mr. Schiller’s priorities will entail growing the Department and working with the firm’s family law attorneys to further develop their leadership skills and practice areas to help them meet and exceed their professional goals.

“It’s a great privilege to be appointed as the new Head of the Family Law Department at Brinkley Morgan and contribute to the Department’s ongoing success,” said Mr. Schiller. “My focus will be on growing our family law practice and enhancing our leadership within this area. This will help us maintain our commitment to delivering top-notch services to our clients.”

Mr. Schiller is a Florida Bar board-certified specialist in Marital and Family Law and a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. For more than 21 years, Mr. Schiller has specialized in handling high-net-worth individuals and affluent business owners in dissolution of marriage and divorce actions dealing with issues involving high conflict parental responsibility and time-sharing, complex equitable distribution, business valuations, alimony, child support, and attorney’s fees. Mr. Schiller’s practice also focuses on the preparation, negotiation and enforcement of intricate Prenuptial and Postnuptial agreements as well as paternity, domestic violence, child dependency, and step-parent adoption matters. Further, Mr. Schiller has prosecuted and defended all types of post-judgment modification actions including those seeking to modify parental responsibility and time-sharing, alimony and child support.

Mr. Schiller is admitted to practice law in Florida, Illinois and in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. He is a member of the family law sections of the American Bar Association and the Florida Bar Association, and a member of the Broward, Dade, Illinois, and South Palm Beach County Bar Associations. He is also a member of the 17th Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee “F” which regulates the practice and professionalism of lawyers in the community, and a member of the South Palm Beach County Collaborative Law Group. Mr. Schiller previously served on the board of directors for Deliver the Dream, a nonprofit that organizes retreats for families experiencing serious illnesses and is a former member of Nova Southeastern University’s Ambassadors Board.

As a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® rated attorney, Mr. Schiller frequently lectures on marital and family law issues to Florida Bar Association groups. He has also been named a Florida Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers Magazine and listed in the Best Lawyers in America.

He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in business administration from the University of Miami and his Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law.