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Elan Baret, a partner in the law firm, is a member of the Florida and New York state bars and the Israeli Bar. He has also been admitted to the United States Federal Court for the Southern District of Florida. Mr. Baret is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association and has been practicing law since 1999. Mr. Baret earned his Bachelor of Laws Degree (L.L.B) fromManchester University of England and his Juris Doctor Degree (J.D.) From St. Thomas University. Mr. Baret is proudly and honorably serving in the United States Coast Guard Select Reserve at their legal department in Miami, Florida. Mr. Baret is fluent in the Hebrew language. 


Languages spoken: Hebrew

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 70%
    14 years
  2. Immigration: 30%
    16 years



Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Elan. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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  • Michael David Weinstein

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr Baret is an excellent attorney. He is highly educated, very intelligent, multilingual, and exceptionally bright. I would strongly recommend anyone looking for a fine attorney to consult him.


    Michael Weinstein Criminal defense Attorney
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Contact info

Gerstein & Baret, PL

3007 W Commercial Blvd.
Suite 105
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33309


FLMember in Good Standing200606/17/2016
NYDue to reregister within 30 days of birthday 200203/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Class LeaderUnited States Coast Guard2008
Bankruptcy Book AwardSaint Thomas University2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerGerstein & Baret, PL2008 - Present
Legal Assistance AttorneyUnited States Coast Guard2008 - 2013
AttorneyElan I. Baret, PA2007 - 2008
AttorneyElan International2006 - 2007
AttorneyBronson & Baronson, LLP2002 - 2004
AttorneyAzugi Law Firm2000 - 2002
InternMeri Itzhaki Warshai, Law Offices1999 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
Central Florida Criminal Defense Attorneys AssociationMember2014 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh CircuitMember2010 - Present
Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of FloridaMember2007 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2006 - Present
Florida BarMember2006 - Present
Florida Supreme CourtMember2006 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
Israeli BarMember1999 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Southern Florida chapter)Member2006 - 2015
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
United States v. Nahum, was Acquitted
United States v. Amorim, was aquitted.
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Publication nameTitleDate
IsrapostImmigration Consequences of Criminal Activity2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
St. Thomas University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of Manchester School of LawLawOther - Bachelors1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Jewish Learning Center Annual ConferenceImmigration Law2012