Attorneys

Alan C. Kauffman

Alan C. Kauffman concentrates his practice in the area of litigation, a field in which he has been practicing for over 30 years.  Prior to his commencing practice in the State of Florida , he was a member of the Bar of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for 22 years and a senior partner in Dilworth, Paxson, Kalish & Kauffman, a major Philadelphia law firm. 

Mr. Kauffman has handled litigation involving stockholder derivative claims, wrongful discharge cases, construction defects, security unsuitability claims, land condemnation, family law, libel, slander, product liability and general personal injury litigation as well as estate and probate litigation.  He has also represented various banks in creditor rights litigation.  He also has served as lead counsel in a successful class action against the Florida Lottery brought by the employees of the Lottery.

He has served as the Federal Receiver and Trustee in Bankruptcy for the Estate of Queen Ltd., which involved the sale of the ocean liner Queen Elizabeth to C.Y. Tung of China .  Additionally, he has served as the counsel for the Illinois Central, Louisville & Nashville and Peoria & Eastern Railroads in the Penn Central Reorganization proceedings under Section 77 of the Bankruptcy Act.  Furthermore, he has served as a reorganization counsel for the Reading Railroad.

Further experience in the field of bankruptcy was gained when he served as counsel for the debtor, Robinson & Company, a brokerage firm that went through substantial SEC proceedings and also Chapter 11 proceedings.                      

Mr. Kauffman has argued cases in various state courts and in United States District Courts in a variety of jurisdictions throughout the Country as well as in various Federal Circuit Courts of Appeal and the Supreme Court of the United States .  Mr. Kauffman also served as lobbyist for the Philadelphia Stock Exchange.  He lobbied the bill through Congress whereby the Philadelphia Stock Exchange became the first Exchange in the entire world to be authorized to trade options on foreign currency.

 He is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest attainable, and is listed in Who's Who in American law.

Activities & Memberships

Mr. Kauffman has participated in such Civic & Charitable Associations such as:

The Palm Beach County Development Corporation President's Club
Member of the Palm Beach County Film and Television Commission Board
Business School Advisory Board - Florida Atlantic University
Board of Directors of Florida Philharmonic Orchestra
Board of Directors American Diabetes Foundation
Vice Chairman of the Florida Republican Victory Committee
Board Member of the Caldwell Theater
Board of Directors of the Boca Raton Symphonic Pops
Board Member of the Florida Elections Committee
Member of the Greater Boca Raton Senate
Board of Directors St. Andrews Country Club Owners Association
Member of the Community Relations Board of the City of Boca Raton
Member of the Jewish Advisory Council
Appointed by Senator Connie Mack
Founding Chairman of the Gold Coast Forum
Member of the Exchange Club of Boca Raton
Member of the Boca Raton Round Table
President of Seasons of Boca Raton Homeowners Association

Bar Association

Florida
Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

Supreme Court of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Supreme Court of Florida
Supreme Court of the U.S.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court of the Southern and Middle District of Florida
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Education

Rutgers University , B.A.
Villanova University School of Law, J.D.



Richard C. Kearley

Richard C. Kearley is a member in good standing at the Florida Bar and concentrates his practice in the area of Litigation. He graduated from the Florida State tlniversrty College of Law and received special recognition in the area of Contract Drafting. Richard has drafted orders, evaluated motions and briefs submitted by counsel, and produced legal memoranda for judges in the 2nd Judicial Circuit In Tallahassee as well as the 17th Judicial Circuit in Fort Lauderdale. He possesses the acumen to draft, with thoroughness and legal completeness, whatever legal documents are needed to further and protect the clients’ interest and position. Following graduation, he began working in the 17th Judicial Circuit Courthouse for the Foreclosure Division and became familiar with the inner workings of a courtroom and the judicial thought process. He passed the Bar Exam shortly after graduation and now lives in Lighthouse Point Florida. He has since been practicing in various areas of the law in the law office of Alan C. Kauffman & Associates. He has appeared in various Circuit Courts in Palm Beach, Broward, and Dade County and he is well regarded by his fellow members of the Bar. His pledge is to give his clients real value for their money. Obtaining favorable outcomes for his clients is always his top priority. His work ethic is on a 24/7 basis.

Richard Kearley is a member of the Palm Beach County and the South Palm Beach County Bar
Associations as well as the Broward County Bar Association.






Bar Association:


Florida


Education:


University of Florida, LA.
Florida State University College of hw, J.D.

 

Court Admissions
Supreme Court of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Supreme Court of Florida
Supreme Court of the U.S.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court of the Southern and Middle District of Florida
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Servicing Boca Raton, FL and surrounding areas

Business Litigation
Personal Injury
Family Law
Product Law

Bar Association
Florida
Pennsylvania

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