Richard H. Levenstein – Partner

Richard Levenstein practices in the area of complex commercial, civil litigation, physician and medical staff representation. Mr. Levenstein represents clients with business disputes, including actions arising from contracts or torts; his practice also has a heavy concentration in representing individual physicians, professional medical practices and the physician leadership of organized medical staffs around the State. He has successfully challenged the policies of major hospitals, and has won several substantial victories that have shaped the law to protect physicians and medical staffs. Mr. Levenstein is a Board Certified Business Litigation Lawyer and a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator. He represents clients in state and federal court, and in administrative proceedings.

Originally from the Bronx, New York, Mr. Levenstein earned his Bachelor’s Degree in 1973 from Tulane University in New Orleans, and earned his Juris Doctor in 1976 from Tulane University Law School. He has practiced in the State of Florida since 1977, and has experience both as a sole practitioner and as a partner in several major firms. He practiced in Boca Raton for 18 years, before relocating to Martin County. He has been a partner with Kramer Sopko & Levenstein in Stuart since 1998.In addition to his legal work, Mr. Levenstein is the founding President of the Justice Major B. Harding American Inn of Court and former President of the Martin County Bar Association.He has served on several Florida Bar Committees, and serves on the Board of many national organizations including the American Inns of Court Foundation and The Lawyers Committee of the National Center for State Courts. He is deeply committed to educating the public about the importance of a fair and impartial judiciary, and trains lawyers and judges around the Country how to do so, through the Our Courts America initiative.

Richard is also a Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator.


Practice Areas:
Commercial Litigation
General Civil Litigation
Real Estate Litigation
Contract Disputes
Business Law
Hospital Law
Physician Practices
Medical Staff Representation
Physician licensing, Peer review and Credentialing issues
Health Care Litigation

1973 – Tulane University, New Orleans, BA.
1976 – Tulane University Law School, New Orleans, J.D.
Bar Admissions:
1976 – Louisiana
1977 – Florida
2013 – Vermont
Supreme Court of the State of Florida
U.S. District Court, Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida

Professional Organizations:
Florida Bar
Martin County Bar Association
Justice Major B. Harding American Inn of Court
Civic Activities:
American Inns of Court Foundation – Board of Trustees
American Judicature Society – Board of Directors
National Center for State Courts – Lawyers Committee
Our Courts America – Board of Directors/Executive Committee
Florida Bar – Law Related Education Committee
American Society of Medical Association Counsel
American Health Lawyers Association.
Phone: (772) 288-0048
Fax: (772) 220-4931
2300 S.E. Monterey Road, Suite 100
Stuart, FL 34996

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