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What sets the David Jay Bernstein Law firm apart from the crowd is our
willingness to go the extra mile to assist our clients as they
navigate the often complex and difficult journey through the legal
system.The culture of our business is led and enhanced by it’s
founder, David Jay Bernstein.

Above all else, we must practice compassion and understanding of our
clients needs. David feels that in order to best serve our clients, we
must empathize with them and try to see the world from their point
of view. He believes that this philosophy is important, not just for
the individual, but for business as well.

The practice of law is a never-ending journey of knowledge and
continuing education. We, at the law offices of David Jay Bernstein are
not just encouraged, but compelled by our founder to never stop
learning, and to face each day with an open heart and focused mind.

Our clients rely on us to help them navigate issues that concern the
future of their lives and their businesses. These are important
responsibilities, and we take them very seriously.

No matter where you are, at the office, at home or incarcerated, we will be there. We will not let you down.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 62%
    32 years, 1.3 thousand cases
  2. Chapter 7: 15%
    11 years, 100 cases
  3. Wills: 5%
    31 years, 25 cases
  4. White Collar Crime: 5%
    11 years, 10 cases
  5. Other: 13%
  6. More 



Hourly ($75-300/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.


    Christian Lassen Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Elliot Michael Zimmerman

    I have known David for about 15 years, and I am proud to endorse him as an attorney. He's trustworthy, loyal, smart, hardworking and client minded. I truly believe that he gives his all to each and every case he takes. A more dedicated attorney you couldn't find.


    Elliot Zimmerman Intellectual property Attorney
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Contact info

David Jay Bernstein, P.A.

660 E. Hillsboro Blvd.
Suite 106
Deerfield Beach, FL, 33441

David Jay Bernstein & Associates, P.A.

325 Broadway
Suite 504
New York, NY, 10007-3646



FLMember in Good Standing199406/17/2016
NYCurrently registered 198503/07/2016

Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Public Reprimand
    issued in FL, 2015


    Public reprimand means the attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The Bar warns the lawyer in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior. Details of the infraction are made part of the public record.

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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of David Jay Bernstein, P.A.2006 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2007 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2007 - Present
Florida BarMember1994 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Florida v. FrancoisAcquittal on felony charge - lesser included 2nd degree misdemeanor - reckless display of a weapon.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A