Ronald J. Rothschild has almost 40 years of combined judicial and private practice legal experience. He graduated from the Ohio State University (B.A. 1969) and from Cleveland State University-John Marshall College of Law (J. D. 1974). He served as a Broward County Judge from 1991 to 1999 and served as Circuit Judge of the 17th Judicial Circuit, Broward County, from 1999 through 2012. He is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards in recognition of his service to the judiciary, the legal profession and the community. He is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator.