Mr. Weinreb originally hails from Brooklyn, New York, and has resided in Jacksonville, Florida for over 40 years. He started his legal education at age 16 in New York City as a high school legal intern for former Federal District Court Judge Arthur D. Spatt prior to Judge Spatt being appointed to the District Court. Neil then attended FCCJ in Jacksonville where he earned his Associates Degree. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Individualized Studies (a combination of law and history) from Charter Oak State College in Connecticut where he graduated with honors. Neil earned his Juris Doctorate at Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville.
Neil served as an editor of the school's Law Review and received awards for excellence in Contract Law, Bankruptcy and Antitrust Law. While practicing law he also worked as an adjunct professor teaching paralegal students at Jones College in Jacksonville, Florida from 2012-2016.
Mr. Weinreb managed a successful family and criminal law practice in Jacksonville for 15 years in addition to working on Family Law, Criminal, and Guardianship Cases prior to coming to Cole, Scott & Kissane. Neil is a member of the Florida Bar and licensed to practice in all Florida State Courts.
Noteworthy Case: Mr. Weinreb successfully defended the rights and freedom of people illegally incarcerated for child support balances. He successfully handled an appeal opposing then Attorney General, Pam Bondi involving child support litigation with the Florida Dept. of Revenue: Sencoa Crawford v. Department of Revenue, 219 So. 3d 224 (1st DCA 2017).
Mr. Weinreb has achieved an award from Martindale Hubbel for having the highest attorney rating and ethical standards AV Preeminent. An elite group of attorneys who have been rated highly by their peers as having Very High Ethical Standards and an A grade (4.5 or higher).