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Knowledgable and passionate attorney who will take the time to speak to clients instead of sending them to voicemail.


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 80%
    3 years
  2. Family: 10%
    3 years
  3. Employment: 10%
    3 years



Contingent (30-45%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Laura Elizabeth Vittetoe

    Derek is a committed attorney in the field of employment law and truly places his clients first. He is straightforward when communicating and shows a keen interest in helping his clients reach their goals.


    Laura Vittetoe Family Attorney
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  • Johnny Joseph Bardine

    I endorse this lawyer. Since I've known Mr. Bernstein, he's shown himself to be a smart, creative, and compassionate lawyer who advocates aggressively for his clients. I would not hesitate to refer matters to Mr. Bernstein.


    Johnny Bardine Family Attorney
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Contact info

Dolman Law Group

1663 1st Ave. South
St. Petersburg, FL, 33712


FLMember in Good Standing201301/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Highest Grade Award (Family Law)Stetson University College of Law2012
Highest Grade Award (Arbitration)Stetson University College of Law2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateFeldman, Fox & Morgado, PA2013 - Present
Certified Legal InternHillsborough County State Attorneys Office, Tampa, Fl2012 - 2012
File ClerkArnstein & Lehr, LLP2012 - 2012
Law ClerkBouldin & Associates, P.A.2011 - 2012
Law ClerkLaw Offices of Kathy George2011 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
Canakaris American Inn of CourtMember2010 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris DoctorN/A2012
University of FloridaAthletic Training/Sports ManagementMasters of Science2008
University of FloridaTelecommunicationBachelors of Science2007
University of FloridaClassical StudiesMinor2007