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Beranton James Whisenant Jr.

Practice areas:

Defective and Dangerous Products, Personal Injury, Litigation, Contracts & Agreements, Wrongful Death

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Defective and Dangerous Products: 40%
    7 years, 4 thousand cases
  2. Personal Injury: 24%
    8 years, 3 thousand cases
  3. Litigation: 16%
    11 years, 3 thousand cases
  4. Wrongful Death: 10%
    7 years, 1 thousand cases
  5. Contracts & Agreements: 10%
    8 years, 500 cases

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Contact Info

Foley & Mansfield

4770 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL, 33137-3202


GAActive Member in Good Standing 201307/07/2015
NYCurrently registered 201103/13/2015
DCActive 200805/24/2015
FLMember in Good Standing200405/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Trailblazer Under 40 AwardNational Bar Association2014
Up and ComerFlorida Legal Elite2014
40 Under 40 Leaders of Today and TomorrowLegacy Magazine2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2009

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
LecturerUniversity of Miami Paralegal Program2013 - Present
PartnerFoley & Mansfield2008 - Present
Assistant State AttorneyFourth Judicial Circuit State Attorney's Office2004 - 2007

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Broward County Bar AssociationN/A2014 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaN/A2013 - Present
National Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
Wilkie D. Ferguson Jr. Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present
District of Columbia BarN/A2008 - Present
Dade County Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
Defense Research InstituteN/A2008 - Present
Florida Bar, Litigation SectionN/A2007 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2001 - Present
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.N/A2001 - Present

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Florida A&M UniversityBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science2001
University of Cape Town Law SchoolInternational and Human Rights LawStudy AbroadN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Jury SelectionJury Selection2014
Ethics WebinarProfessional Communication2014
Deposition SkillsDepositions2014
3rd Annual Circuit Court Boot CampDiscovery and Rules of Procedure2014
Practicing with ProfessionalismProfessionalism2013
Bar Passage ProgramPassing the Bar2013
2nd Annual Circuit Court Boot CampDiscovery and Rules of Procedure2013