November 1, 2023

Prominent Children’s Rights Attorney Howard Talenfeld Named to Florida Trend 500 Legends List

Fort Lauderdale, FL – Howard M. Talenfeld, a leading children’s rights attorney and Business Unit Leader of Justice for Kids, a division of Kelley Kronenberg, has once again been selected by Florida Trend magazine for its annual Florida 500 list. This special section highlights the 500 most influential executives in different economic sectors throughout Florida. Talenfeld has consistently been included in this publication since 2018. This year, he is listed in the “Legends” category.  

As a Partner and Business Unit Leader with Kelley Kronenberg and Justice for Kids, Talenfeld is known for having established a robust children’s rights practice. His work on behalf of at-risk children has improved many lives and has resulted in judicial and legislative reforms. For more than two decades, he has served as Founder and Board President for Florida’s Children First (FCF), an award-winning nonprofit organization that advocates before the Florida Legislature, Congress and other governmental entities to make positive systemic changes to improve children’s lives. 

Among his many achievements, Talenfeld was recognized by The Florida Bar Foundation as the recipient of the 2018 Medal of Honor Award for a Lawyer. Additionally, he has been recognized for his efforts with The Florida Bar’s President’s Award of Merit and the Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Service Award for the 17th Judicial Circuit. He has served three terms as the Chair of The Florida Bar Legal Needs of Children Committee.