Paul D. Novack, P.A. is a distinguished attorney who has achieved significant success as an elected official and an advocate for democracy and progress. He has been recognized for his outstanding ethics and professional legal ability by the internationally respected organization Martindale Hubbell for over three decades. As a Preeminent Attorney, Mr. Novack’s level of professionalism, service, and ability is renowned.

With a successful track record representing thousands of clients, Attorney Novack has litigated numerous cases in the Circuit Court’s Civil Division, Family Division, Probate Division, and Criminal Division. In 2020, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Family Action Network Movement (FANM). He was also honored by the Judges of the Miami-Dade County Court, who selected him to give the Invocation at Law Day ceremonies for the Court, state, county, and local officials in 2018. In 2016, he received the Dade County Bar Association’s recognition for “Significant Contributions to Providing Access to Justice,” and in 2011, he was inducted into the Miami Beach High School Hall of Fame.

Paul D. Novack, P.A. is also an appointed member of the FHP Advisory Council, tasked with assisting and advising the Florida Highway Patrol on statewide policies, programs, and operations to help improve service to the citizens of Florida. He is currently the Chair of the Advisory Council’s new legislative committee. Additionally, he serves as Lead Investigator and Legal Counsel for a volunteer citizens team working on cold case, organized crime homicide cases. Their work has produced historic revelations and exposure of culpability for murders, corruption, and organized crime in Florida. The team has linked 40 homicides which they have under active current investigation.


Paul Novack earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Miami, where he served as President of the student body and was an acclaimed student leader. He also earned a Juris Doctor degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Law, where he served as an Editor of Law Review and as Chief Justice of the Honor Court. In addition, Paul completed the Executive Program in “Crisis Management: Exercising Leadership in Extraordinary Times” at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.


Political Achievements

Paul Novack served six terms as Mayor of the Town of Surfside and a prior term as Town Commissioner, and never lost an election. As Mayor, Paul authored ground-breaking ethics and conflict of interest prohibition ordinances, led the Town through twelve consecutive balanced budgets, and consistently administered a public interest-based zoning policy that preserved the community’s character and scale. He championed historic legislation and Town Charter changes that gave town residents the power to reverse major zoning decisions of town officials.

Leadership Positions

Paul has served on the Oversight Board for Miami-Dade County Public Schools, the Miami-Dade County’s Economic Development Committee, and the Intergovernmental Affairs Committee of the Florida League of Cities. He has also served on the Board of Directors of two Synagogues, the South Florida Shomrim Jewish Law Enforcement Officers Society, and the South Florida Military Museum and Memorial Project, where he served as President. Additionally, he served as a Flotilla Staff Officer in the Coast Guard Auxiliary, Captain in the Civil Air Patrol/Air Force Auxiliary, and Associate Member of the Naval War College.

Disaster Relief Experience

Paul personally led several emergency disaster relief delivery missions into Haiti and has organized disaster relief projects for Honduras and the Dominican Republic. He was named Humanitarian of the Year multiple times by international organizations and was named Florida’s most outstanding leader on issues of growth management and the environment.

Community Involvement

Today, he serves on the Board of Directors of the South Florida Aerospace Scholarship Corporation, providing scholarships to Air Force cadets at colleges and universities. Attorney Novack also serves on the Florida Highway Patrol Advisory Council and was appointed in 2021 to the District Wide Safety and Security Committee of the Miami-Dade County Public School system. Finally, his family team sponsors a non-profit organization that provides support and scholarships for youth school music programs (1308 Productions).


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Miami, Florida 33181
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