Attorney Robin Bresky
Robin Bresky is an experienced and accomplished appeals attorney who has dedicated herself to appellate law, and to precisely understanding “black letter law.” She also provides litigation support that proves invaluable in difficult or complex cases. Her range of skills is diverse, including of the distinct abilities necessary to successfully handle appeals. She is meticulous and thorough. She is an exceptional writer and compelling speaker, and fully understands the language of appellate procedure.
Robin works with clients and attorneys in Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami-Dade counties, Southeast Florida and throughout Florida, and beyond. She possesses outstanding ability in civil appeals and has substantial experience providing litigation support for a variety of areas, including personal injury, commercial cases, and family law.
Additional information is available on the law firm web site about the appellate and litigation support services provided by her law firm. Robin welcomes opportunities to network and meet with other attorneys, and invites you to arrange a visit should you be in the Boca Raton area. You may contact her online or call her office anytime at 561-994-6273.
- Appellate Law: Civil, Family, Guardianship, Personal Injury, Administrative and Criminal Appeals
- Also providing litigation and trial support for all types of cases
- Law offices located in Florida in Boca Raton (main office), West Palm Beach, and Miami (available by appointment)
- Serving all of Palm Beach County, Broward County, Miami-Dade County, Southeast Florida, and the entire State of Florida
- Founder & President of The Law Offices of Robin Bresky in Boca Raton, Florida (2000 – present): appellate lawyer handing civil, administrative, and criminal appeals, and litigation and trial support
- Prosecutor, Broward County State Attorney’s Office (criminal misdemeanors, extensive trial experience, research and writing)
- Extern, Cook County State Attorney’s Office, Chicago, IL
- Training Specialist, Birch Scarborough Research, Coral Springs, FL
- The Florida Bar
- United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
- United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
- United States Supreme Court
- Chicago-Kent College of Law, Juris Doctor, 1997
- University of Florida, Bachelor of Science (major in Telecommunications/Broadcast Journalism, minor in Health Education), 1990
Awards & Recognition:
- Super Lawyers Magazine – Florida Super Lawyer (2012 – 2019)
- South Palm Beach County FAWL – Woman Lawyer of the Year (2019)
- Florida Association for Women Lawyers – Leaders in Law Award (2011)
- Bethesda Hospital Foundation – Woman of Grace Award (October, 2009)
- Palm Beach County Legal Aid Society – Appellate Law 2006 Pro Bono Award
- Board of Governors of The Florida Bar, member (2017 – present)
- National Conference of Women’s Bar Associations
- President (2017 – 2018)
- President-elect (2016 – 2017)
- Board Officer (2011 – present)
- Treasurer (2012)
- Florida Council of Bar Presidents (2015 – present)
- International Network of Boutique Law Firms (2015 – present)
- Palm Beach County Bar Association
- Board of Directors (2010 – 2012)
- Bench Bar Chair (2009 – 2010)
- Appellate Committee Chair (July 2007 – 2008)
- Member – Solo Practice Committee, Independence of the Judiciary Committee
- South Palm Beach County Bar Association
- Current member
- Past President (2014)
- President (2013)
- President Elect (2012)
- Treasurer (2011)
- Secretary (2010)
- Director (2004 – 2010)
- Law Day Committee Chair (2003)
- Chair of the Appellate Practice Committee (3 times)
- Florida Association for Women Lawyers (FAWL)
- Membership Advancement Program, Committee Chair (2015 – present)
- Immediate Past President (2015 – 2016)
- President (2014 – 2015)
- State Board of Directors, Treasurer (2013)
- State Board of Directors, Development Director (2012)
- State Board of Directors, Journal Editor (2011)
- President, South Palm Beach County Chapter (June 2007 – June 2008)
- South Palm Beach County Chapter of FAWL
- Current member
- President (June 2007 – June 2008)
- The Florida Bar (current member, admitted Sept. 30, 1999)
- Family Law Rules Standing Committee (2015 – present)
- Appellate Court Rules Committee (2011 – 2016)
- Past Parliamentarian
- Past Family Law Sub-Committee Chair
- Standing Committee, Law Related Education (2006 – 2010)
- Appellate Practice Section (2000 – present)
- Past Outreach Committee Chair and Website Co-chair
- General Practice Solo and Small Firm Section (2000 – 2015)
- Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, Board of Directors (June 2007 – present)
- Craig Bernard Inns of Court – Emeritus Member (member since 2005, currently emeritus)
- Book chapter in Inside the Minds: Strategies for Family Law in Florida (2015 ed., Aspatore Books/Thomson Reuters)
- “Amendments to Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure Took Effect January 1, 2019,” Attorney at Law Magazine, Miami ed., Vol. 8, No. 1.
- “Pitfalls to Avoid: Attorney’s Fees Under Rule 9.100,” Attorney at Law Magazine, Miami ed., Vol. 7, No. 2.
- “Pass-Through Jurisdiction: Potential Fast Track to Highest Appellate Review,” Attorney at Law Magazine South Florida ed., Vol. 7 No. 2.
- “Review on Motion: An Appeal Within an Appeal,” Attorney at Law Magazine, South Florida ed., Vol. 7, No. 1.
- “Reining in the Tipsy Coachman: Purpose and Limitations of the Doctrine,” Attorney at Law Magazine, South Florida ed., Vol. 6, No. 4.
- “Florida Supreme Court Declines to Adopt Daubert Standard for Expert Evidence, But Questions Remain,” Attorney at Law Magazine South Florida ed., Vol. 6 No. 3.
- “Florida Supreme Court Rejects Third-Party Beneficiary Theory of Enforcing Arbitration Clauses,” Attorney at Law Magazine, South Florida ed., Vol. 6, No. 2.
- Fourth DCA Decides “Filing” Means Electronic Filing, Attorney at Law Magazine, Vol. 6, No. 1, p. 21
- “Florida Supreme Court Clarifies Standard for Second-Tier Certiorari Review,” Attorney at Law Magazine, South Florida ed., Vol. 5, No. 3.
- “The Reply Brief: The Appellant’s Opportunity to Have the Last Word,” Attorney at Law Magazine, South Florida ed., Vol. 5, No. 2.
- “Appellate Jurisdiction and Scope of Review,” Attorney at Law Magazine, South Florida ed., Vol. 5, No. 1.
- “Invited Error: An Argument for Appellees,” Attorney at Law Magazine, South Florida ed., 4, No. 5.
- “The Fundamental Error Exception to the Preservation-of-Error Rule,” Attorney at Law Magazine, South Florida ed., Vol. 4, No. 4.
- “Florida Supreme Court Resolves Conflicts Over Apportionment in Settlement Proposals,” Attorney at Law Magazine, South Florida ed., Vol. 4, No. 3.
- “Florida Supreme Court Amends Rules of Appellate Procedure [Effective Jan. 1, 2015],” Attorney at Law Magazine, South Florida ed., Vol. 4, No. 2.
- “Florida Supreme Court Clarifies Harmless Error Standard,” Attorney at Law Magazine, South Florida ed., Vol. 4, No. 1.
- “Florida Supreme Court Curtails Medical Malpractice Defense,” Attorney at Law Magazine, South Florida ed., Vol. 3, No. 5.
- “Who Will Pay for Your Appeal?” Attorney at Law Magazine, South Florida ed., Vol 3, No. 4.
- “Decision Highlights Potential Pitfalls of DIY Legal Forms,” Attorney at Law Magazine, South Florida ed., Vol. 3, No. 3.
- Civil Contempt: The Importance of Specific Findings of the Contemnor’s Ability to Pay, Attorney at Law Magazine, Vol. 3, No. 1, p. 7
- Taking the Pathway of Discretionary Review Toward Florida’s Highest Court, The Florida Bar Journal, Vol. 83, No. 10, p. 55 (Nov. 2009)
- New Veteran’s Court Division, Palm Beach County Bar Association Bulletin, Jan. 2011, p. 5
- The Use of 57.105 on Appeal: Sword, Shield or Can Opener?, Attorney at Law Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 5, p. 15
- When the Trial Judge Errs: Basic Guide to a Florida Civil Appeal, Attorney at Law Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 4, p. 7 (PDF available here)
- Initiating a Florida Civil Trial Appeal: Motion for Rehearing and Notice of Appeal, Attorney at Law Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 3, p. 17