Elaine Schwartz, Florida State Representative, District 99
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Meet Elaine Schwartz

A Hollywood resident for 25 years, Elaine was born in New York City, raised in Elmont, Long Island, NY, received her BA in History, cum laude, from Hofstra University and Juris Doctor from NYU School of Law. She and Marty have been married since 1968. He is a prominent real estate attorney and partner in the law firm of Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price and Axelrod, LLP.

Their three children are Dovid, an attorney involved in civil litigation; Alison, practicing psychologist, whose husband, Joel Nemes, who is the Director of Student Development at Nova Southeastern University ; and Deborah, a writer and new media manager for the New York City affliliate of Habitat for Humanity, whose husband, Brian Geller, is an attorney in NYC.

Councils and Committees:
  • Health Care Coucil
  • Healthly Seniors Committee — Ranking Member
  • Constitutional & Civil Law Committee
  • Ethics & Elections Committee
  • Elaine Has a Long History of...

    Fighting for Elderly and Disabled Rights
  • Attorney, representing the elderly and disabled*
  • Chair, Broward County Bar Association, Elder Law Section*
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys*
  • Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys*
  • Co-founder, “Share-A-Meal” Homeless Feeding Program*
  • Member, New York and Florida Bars*
  • Strengthing Our Community
  • Hollywood Assistant City Attorney
  • Commissioner, Hollywood Housing Authority
  • Temple Solel, Synagogue Board member and Sisterhood President
  • People Columnist, Hollywood Sun-Tattler
  • National Council of Jewish Women, State Public Affairs Co-Chair and President, Hollywood Section
  • Founder, Chair and Musical Director of annual Women’s Seder
  • Posnack JCC Tri-K Race, Director of Volunteers
  • Co-founder and Officer of neighborhood security organization
  • Working for Quality Education
  • High school teacher, Social Studies and Remedial Reading
  • Religious school teacher, Metropolitan Synagogue (New York, NY)
  • Stirling Elementary School PTA, Protection and Safety Chair
  • Participating in Business and Finance
  • Attorney with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York
  • Transactional Real Estate Attorney with Met Life and leading Miami law firm
  • Leadership Hollywood, Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce
  • Juris Doctor, New York University School of Law
  • Leading Democrats to Victory
  • President, Hills Democratic Club*
  • Member, Broward County Democratic Executive Committee*
  • Co-founder and Director, Grassroots Patriots, Feet on the Street Activist PAC*

  • *Denotes current participation
    Schwartz Family

    Elaine at the Steinway in the Governor's manson

    Pictured above: (top) Schwartz family in Rockefeller Center, up north. Representative Schwartz is reminded of one of the beauties of Florida—no need for winter coats.
    (bottom) At the Steinway in the Governor's mansion, Representative Schwartz plays and discusses the suggestion to save the historic "Swanee" state song by change the offensive lrics. The Governor and Legislature adopted this measure.

    For more about Elaine, visit her
    Official Florida House of Representatives Webpage.

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