Hollywood, Florida 33021
Rebecca Fischer is a skilled collaborative family law attorney who focuses on family and children including devoting her practice to family matters, probate, guardianship, trusts, special needs trusts, and estates. Ms. Fischer has also spoken extensively throughout the United States on matters relating to Israel and needs within the local Jewish communities.
Ms. Fischer graduated from the University of Redlands in 1979 with Honors, receiving a B.A. in Psychology. Ms. Fischer earned her law degree from Loyola Law School of Los Angeles in 1982, Deans List. She has been practicing family law since 1993. Ms. Fischer has devoted her free time and professional expertise to numerous civic and philanthropic activities having served as, (i) the past President of the Broward County Jewish National Fund (JNF), (ii) past Chair of Makor, the JNF leadership division, (iii) past President of the Broward County AIPAC and a past member of the AIPAC national board, (iv) past President of the Florida Region of the Leukemia Society of America, (v) past Executive Vice President of the Hillel Community Day School Board, (vi) past member of the UJA National Board of Directors, past Chair of the UJA Elder Care Task Force, past Chair of the programming committee for the International Lion of Judah Conference, a former member of the UJA National Women’s Philanthropy Board, former member of the UJA National Young Leadership Cabinet and past member of the UJA national nominating committee, and (vii) past president of the Jewish Federation of Broward County Women’s Division.
Currently she is the Co-Chair of the JNF Arava Task Force, serves as a Presidential Advisor on the National Board of Directors of the JNF, Executive Vice President for Kesher, a school for children on the autism spectrum, and a member of the Board of the Jewish Adoption and Foster Care Organization (JAFCO) Children’s Abilities Center.
Ms. Fischer is an active member of both the Collaborative Family Law Institute (CFLI) in Miami and the International Association of Collaborative Professionals (IACP). She is also a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. Ms. Fischer is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell and chosen for inclusion from 2014 through 2017 in Florida Super Lawyers, an honor bestowed upon less than 5% of all attorneys in the State of Florida.
Ms. Fischer has received numerous community service and leadership awards including the 2016 Kesher Annual Scholarship Dinner Honoree; a 2015 FIU-Jewish Museum of South Florida Purim Ball Honoree; 2003 State of Israel Bonds Women’s Division Honoree for Community Service; Jewish Community 2001 and 2002 President’s Award from the Jewish Federation of Broward County; 2001 American Committee for the Weizmann Institute Woman of Vision Honoree; 2000 June M. Gordon Community Service and Leadership Award from the Jewish Federation of Broward County; 1999 Esther Lowenthal Community Service Award from Jewish Family Services; 1994 Jerry Zvi Wolf Young Leadership Award from the Jewish Federation of Broward County; and served as a Panel Member for the 2000 Sun-Sentinel Women In History Workshop, Women in the 21st Century: How The Past Shapes Our Future.