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Richard A. Sachs

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Richard A. Sachs

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

phone (954) 983-1112

fax (954) 333-3983

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Having been admitted to the Florida Bar in 1994, Richard Sachs brings more than 22 years of legal experience to the firm. Mr. Sachs’ primary areas of practice include litigation in the areas of Community Association, Business, Construction, and Real Estate.

Mr. Sachs received the distinguished "AV" rating from Martindale-Hubbell in 2000 and has maintained that rating throughout his career. He is well respected by his peers as demonstrated by his being named to the list of Florida Super Lawyers and the list of the South Florida Legal Guide's Top Lawyers, both since 2011.

Mr. Sachs has been actively involved in the legal community at both the county and state levels since he was first admitted to the Florida Bar. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Broward County Bar Association, served on more than ten (10) local and state committees, been appointed to a four (4) year term on the Florida Supreme Court's Commission on Professionalism, and served six (6) years on Florida Bar grievance committees including two terms as Chairperson. Mr. Sachs is also actively involved in many charitable organizations. He is also a Past President of the B’nai B’rith Justice Unit.

Areas of Practice:

  • Condominium and Homeowners Association
  • Business/Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Florida Bar, 1994
  • Supreme Court of the United States, 2000
  • United States Court of Federal Claims, 2000
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 1996
  • United States District Court for the Southern District Florida, 1995
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, 2001
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida, 2001

Education

  • J.D., Nova Southeastern University, Cum Laude, top 10%, 1994
  • B.S., University of Florida, 1990

Certifications & Qualifications

  • Supreme Court of Florida Certified Civil Mediator - Circuit and County, 2002
  • Supreme Court of Florida Certified Appellate Court Mediator, 2011
  • Supreme Court of Florida Qualified Arbitrator, 2002
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida Certified Mediator, 2008
  • Qualified Arbitrator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, 2009

Legal Appointments and Honors

  • AV rated by Martindale- Hubbell, 2000 - present
  • Florida Super Lawyers, 2011 - present
  • South Florida Legal Guide, Top Lawyers, 2011 - present
  • Avvo Attorney rating 10/10 ("Superb" - Highest Possible Rating), 2008 - present
  • Florida Supreme Court's Commission on Professionalism, 2008 - 2012
  • Florida Bar
    • 17th Judicial Cir. Grievance Committee "B", 2005 - 2008, including as Chair
    • 17th Judicial Cir. Grievance Committee "J", 2012 - 2015, including as Chair
    • Florida Bar Journal and Florida Bar News Editorial Board, 2002 - 2008
    • Florida Bar Journal Writing Award Committee, 2002
  • Broward County Bar Association
    • Board of Directors, 2010 - 2011
    • Legislative Affairs Committee, Co-Chair, 2011 - 2012
    • Bench and Bar Committee, 2011 - present
    • Clerk and Bar Committee, Vice-Chair, 2010 - 2011
    • Business Law Section - Chair, 2009 - 2010
    • Mentorship Committee, 2002 - 2003
    • Professional Responsibility Committee, 2000 - 2003, 2013 - 2014
    • Judicial Evaluation Committee, 2000 - 2001
    • Client Complaint Panel, 2000 - 2001
    • Medical Society Liaison Committee, 1997 - 1998

Professional Affiliations

  • Federal Bar Association, 2001
  • Broward County Bar Association, 1994
  • Florida Academy of Professional Mediators, 2003
  • Association of South Florida Mediators, 2003

Community Commitment

  • Broward County, Florida proclaims March 21, 2010 as Richard Sachs Appreciation Day for his involvement in the community
  • Florida Legislative Tribute recognizing dedicated service to the Broward County Community - 2011
  • B’nai B’rith Justice Unit #5207, 2000 - present, President, 2010
  • Leadership Broward, Class XXVII, 2008
  • Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc. - Broward Lawyers Care Hotline
  • United Way of Broward County - South Regional Advisory Council, 2004
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County - Advisory Board, 2004
  • Jewish Adoption and Foster Care Options (JAFCO), 2004
  • Host Committee - 6th Annual Jacobs Ladder Gala, 2004
  • American Cancer Society - Jail & Bail Parole Board/Judge, numerous times since 1996
  • Women in Distress of Broward County - Dove Society, 2004 - 2006
  • HANDY (Helping Abused Neglected Disadvantaged Youth - Life Member, 2009
  • Nova Southeastern University Law Alumni Assoc. - Life Member, 2004
  • University of Florida Alumni Assoc. - Life Member, 2004