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Gregory Allan Dunbar McFarlane

also known as Gregory McFarlane, Greg McFarlane

About me

Gregory A. McFarlane, Esquire was born in Kingston, Jamaica and immigrated to the United States in 1996.  After completing his Undergraduate Studies (BSc. Business management) at Florida International University, Mr. McFarlane went on to study law at the University of Miami, School of Law in Coral Gables, Florida.  While in law school, Mr. McFarlane was active in Student Government, serving as a senator, and American Bar Association Representative. Mr. McFarlane was pleased to serve the University of Miami and was honored to be appointed as a Lt. Governor during his tenure as ABA representative for the University of Miami. Mr. McFarlane was awarded several honors and awards including induction into the prestigious society of bar and gavel and receiving scholarships in recognition of both academic performance as well as service to the law school community.


 


Prior to leaving law school, Mr. McFarlane, enrolled in the litigation skills program and as part of the program completed an internship with the Miami-Dade Public Defenders Office.  Before graduating from law school, Mr. McFarlane gained valuable courtroom experience, including trying his first case a 1st Degree Armed Car Jacking.    Since graduating from Law School, Mr. McFarlane has tried multiple cases to verdict, including felonies, Misdemeanors, DUI, Juvenile offenses, Workers Compensation Administrative Trials, Automobile Negligence jury trial and Civil Bench Trials. Subsequent to the Public Defender, Mr. McFarlane worked for a large Insurance Defense Firm. Soon after he began his career in solo practice.


Mr. McFarlane, is a member of the American Bar Association, the Caribbean Bar Association, the Jamaica American Bar Association.  He is licensed by the Supreme Court of Florida to practice in all state courts. He is also admitted to the US District Court for the Southern District of FLorida. He focuses his practice on civil and criminal litigation. Gregory lives in Plantation, with his wife, Melanie and two children, Kai and Ari.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Personal Injury: 70%
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33-40%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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    Greg shows true professionalism and passion for the law. It is a pleasure working with him and I highly recommend him.

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    Broderick Taylor Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Michael S. Waddington

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

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    Michael Waddington Military law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

The McFarlane Firm, P.A.

1806 North Flamingo Road
280
Pembroke Pines, FL, 33322

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing200206/20/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2016
Top 40 Black Lawyers under 40The National Black Lawyers Association2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerMcFarlane Nixon-Calamari, P.A.2004 - 2013
AttorneyMiami Dade Public Defender's Office2002 - 2004
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Caribbean Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Florida International UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A