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Florida Bar Board Certified Criminal Trial Attorney, former prosecutor (Chief of the Career Criminal Unit), former adjunct professor at Nova Southeastern Broad Sheppard College of Law, Instructor at the Prosecutors/Public Defenders Trial Advocacy Program at University of Florida College of Law, Instructor at the NITA Program at Nova Southeastern Broad Sheppard College of Law, AV rated by Martindale Hubbell, listed in Who's Who in American Law and International Who' Who of Professionals


Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 100%



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  • Ralph Steven Behr

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  • Michael S. Waddington

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Contact info

Jeffrey M. Harris P.A.

1 E. Broward Blvd
Suite 925
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 333011845


FLMember in Good Standing197509/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Florida Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2011
Section Chair AwardBroward County Bar Association2009
Harry Gulkin Memorial AwardBroward Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2007
Exceptional Criminal LawyerConsumer Guidebook of Law and Leading Attorneys2005
Florida Top LawyersThe Miami Herald2003
Preeminent LawyerBar Register of Preeminent Lawyers2002
Extra Mile AwardFlorida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers1999
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
presidentjeffrey harris P.A.1978 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersPast President1994 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A1980 - Present
Broward Association of Criminal Defense LawyersPast President1978 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1978 - Present
Florida BarExecutive Council1975 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
The Defender MagazinePresident's Column (4 editions)2007
The Defender MagazineEditor's Column2006
The Defender MagazineBar's Position on Indigency Representation for Capital Cases1998
The Defender MagazinePosition Paper on the Proposal for Circuit Cross-designation of Public Defenders1998
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
DePaul University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1971