Apicella, Heather L.
Address: 101 North Federal Highway 101 Renaissance Centre, Suite 702, Boca Raton, FL 33432
Lawyer Firm: Gladstone & Weissman, P.A.
Fax: 561-447-2275 954-761-9969
|Areas of Practice||Family Law, Matrimonial Law|
HEATHER L. APICELLA, Partner, is Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Marital and Family Law. She is a member of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, Palm Beach County Bar Association, South Palm Beach County Bar Association, Broward County Bar Association, and The Susan B. Greenberg Family Law American Inns of Court of the Palm Beaches, concentrating her practice in the area of Family Law. She was recently appointed on June 13, 2018 as Secretary of The Family Law Section of the Florida Bar.
Apicella was born in Denver, Colorado, and moved to Florida during her youth. Apicella attended Florida State University where she earned her Bachelor of Science (B.S., 2002). She continued her education at Nova Southeastern University where she earned her Law Degree (J.D., cum laude, 2006). While attending Nova Southeastern University, Apicella was a member of Nova Law Review, Phi Alpha Delta, and she served on the Executive Board of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (also known as the American Association for Justice).
Apicella is very active in the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar. She is the current Co-Chair of the Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Committee. Apicella is the past Chair of the Legislation Committee; and the past Chair of the Support Issues Committee. She continues to serve on the Legislation Committee, Support Issues Committee, as well as Ad Hoc Finance Committee. She also serves on the Executive Council of the Florida Bar Family Law Section, which is a position she has held since 2009. The Executive Council has general supervision and control of the affairs of The Family Law Section subject to the bylaws of the Section.
Apicella is also very active in the Broward County Bar Association. She is the past Chair of the Family Law Section of the Broward County Bar Association. During her term she was awarded The Practice Section Chair Award in recognition of her leadership and guidance as The Chair of The Family Law Section.
Apicella was named a 2018 & 2019 Best Family Law Lawyer – Boca Raton by Best Lawyers in America and as a 2016 Top Up and Comer by South Florida Legal Guide. Apicella was also selected to the 2016-2018 Florida Rising Stars, and in 2015 she was selected by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel as the Nation’s Top One Percent.
Apicella is a founding Barrister of The Susan B. Greenberg Family Law American Inns of Court of the Palm Beaches. The American Inns of Court is a cross-section of legal professionals, including judges, experienced lawyers, law professors, etc., in an organized and continuing structure designed to enhance and improve the professional and ethical quality of the legal practice in our community. The Susan B. Greenberg Family Law American Inns of Court of the Palm Beaches is specific to the practice of family law.
Apicella has the unique communication skills required to enable her to guide our clients through every step of the settlement and/or litigation process.
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