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Raymond Barket Joseph

Raymond Barket Joseph

Practice areas:

Debt Collection, Litigation, Bankruptcy & Debt

About Me

Raymond B Joseph was born in Jacksonville, Florida. He graduated from the University of Florida in 1978 with a BSBA in Finance. He graduated from the University of Florida College of Law in 1981 with a degree of the Juris Doctor. During law school, Raymond was a member of the Moot Court Team as well as the Phi Delta legal fraternity.


He was admitted to the Florida Bar and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida in 1982.  He is a member of the Florida Bar Association and The Jacksonville Bar. In 1993, he authored “An Ounce of Prevention Proven Strategies for Improving Collectibility.” He is a frequent speaker in the area of Creditor’s Rights and Business Law, speaking to both lawyers and business professionals.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1982

  1. Debt Collection: 60%
  2. Litigation: 30%
  3. Bankruptcy & Debt: 10%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Victoria Marie Mussallem

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Victoria Mussallem Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Bryan L. Shorstein

    I endorse this lawyer. I was opposing counsel on a matter with Raymond and he is as skilled a lawyer as I have ever practiced against in my 16 years of practicing law. He obtained a great result for his client and was very professional in doing so. He is an excellent attorney.


    Bryan Shorstein Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Joseph & Marees, P.A.

4035 Atlantic Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL, 32207-2036


FLMember in Good Standing198205/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerJoseph & Marees, P.A.1993 - Present
OwnerLaw Offices of Raymond B Joseph1988 - 1993

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Florida BarMember1982 - Present
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Jacksonville Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Judgment EnforcementSuccessful Resolution- Confidential Settlement

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Publication NameTitleDate
National Business Institute SeminarCollection Law Tips & Strategies2013
Lorman Education Services publicationCollection of Accounts Receivable in Florida2003

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
University of FloridaFinanceBSBA1978

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Continuing Legal EducationHandling Post-Judgment Legal Concerns2013
Continuing Legal EducationAverting Potential Ethical Problems In Collections2013
Statewide Agricultural and Turf Suppliers Credit GroupAsset Recovery and Collections Techniques2011
Credit Managers MeetingCollecting from Clients in Tough Economic Times2010
The Entrepreneur's Law SchoolThe Check's In The Mail2009
Continuing Legal EducationCollection of Accounts Receivable in Florida2003