Robert M. W. Shalhoub ~ Group III


Term Expires: 2020

Government Activities:

Elected to Town Council in 1992 and has served as Mayor, Vice Mayor, President Pro Tem, and Council Member.
Chairman of the Annual LCS BBQ since 1993
Palm Beach County League of Cities Board Member since 2010 to  present - Current 1st Vice President
Code Enforcement Board Member 1988 – 1992 ~ Chairman July 1991 through April 1992

Community Involvement:
St. Mary's Orthodox Church since 1978 ~ Member of the Parish Council
Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County ~ Board Member since 1995 ~ Past President
Co-Sponsor of the Annual Reach for the Stars benefit at the Kravis Center 1997 to 2009
Adjunct Professor at Palm Beach State College since 1978 to present
The Sovereign Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Knights Hospitaller 2002, Knighted 2002.
Florida Barbecue Association

Lake Clarke Shores resident since 1986
Married, two children, four grandchildren
Co Owner and Founder – Smokin’ Gator BBQ ~ with his son, Paul.  They have competed in many BBQ competitions throughout the southeastern United States including the Memphis in May BBQ Competition. Smokin’ Gator BBQ has won many competitions for their famous BBQ ribs, pulled pork and brisket. - Certified Judge of the Florida Bar-B-Que Association

Professional Experience:
Mr. Shalhoub is a Board Certified Matrimonial and Family Law Attorney at the Law Offices of Robert M.W. Shalhoub, P.A.. In addition to his law practice, Mr. Shalhoub teaches several legal courses at Palm Beach State College. Mr. Shalhoub is a frequent lecturer at seminars on business valuations and custody concerns and an author on parent alienation syndrome and other family law issues.

Mr. Shalhoub has received the highest rating for an attorney by Martindale Hubble, as well as being recognized for high professional legal standards and ethics b the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.  Mr Shalhoub has been recognized as a Super Lawyer since 2006 to present.  He has also been accredited as a Member of the National Board of Trial Advocacy and the Nation's Top One Percent of the National Association of Distinguished Counsel.

Mr. Shalhoub has won several awards including:

  • The Florida Bar President's Pro Bono Service Award from the 15th Judicial Circuit in 1992.
  • Outstanding Young Men of America Award.
  • The Juvenile Law Award from the Palm Beach County Bar Association and Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County in 1989
  • In 2000, he received the first ever "...And Justice for All" award from the Legal Aid Society for his contribution to the community, its residents and to the Law.
  • Florida Super Lawyer Editions 2006 to present