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Robert J. Hauser

Senior Counsel

West Palm Beach, FL

Robert J. Hauser is currently Senior Counsel in the West Palm Beach, Florida office of Sniffen & Spellman, P.A.  Mr. Hauser is a graduate of Duke University (B.A. 1991) and the University of Florida College of Law (J.D. with High Honors, 1995), where he was Senior Research Editor of the Florida Law Review. Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Hauser became a law clerk at the Florida Third District Court of Appeal. Before joining Sniffen & Spellman, P.A. in 2022, Mr. Hauser was a name partner for 25 years at two litigation boutique firms (Beasley Hauser et al. and then Pankauski Hauser et al.) in West Palm Beach.  Mr. Hauser is board certified as a specialist and expert in appellate practice by the Florida Bar’s Board of Legal Specialization and Education, and has been recognized in industry publications such as Martindale Hubbell, avvo.com, The Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, and the South Florida Legal Guide.  Mr. Hauser is admitted to practice in Florida state courts, the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

  • Appellate Practice Section of The Florida Bar
  • Appellate Practice Certification Committee of The Florida Bar (Member 2011-2017, Vice Chair 2013-2014, Chair 2014-2015)
  • Appellate Courts Rules Committee of The Florida Bar (2008-2011)
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Board Member, Fourth District Court of Appeal Historical Society
  • Board Certification in Appellate Practice, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization & Education
  • The Best Lawyers in America (Appellate Practice)
  • AV Rating, Martindale Hubbell
  • Super Lawyer, Florida Super Lawyers (Appellate Practice)
  • Top Lawyer, South Florida Legal Guide
  • Avvo.com 10 out of 10
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • All Florida Courts
  • Duke University (B.A. 1991)
  • University of Florida College of Law (J.D. with High Honors, 1995)


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