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Russell J. Ferraro III

also known as RJ Ferraro, RJ Ferraro, III

About me

R.J. Ferraro was born and raised in Stuart, Martin County, Florida.  The son of a prominent Divorce and Criminal Defense Lawyer, R.J. has grown up in and around a law office, judges and attorneys.  R.J. Ferraro became a criminal defense lawyer because he enjoys helping people solve difficult problems, and he likes to conduct jury trials.  While every case will not go to trial, R.J. Ferraro will prepare every case as if it will, because he truly beleives that the most prepared lawyers get the best outcomes for their clients.  If you have been charged with a crime, contact me.  I will discuss your case with you in a free consultation.  We will take a custom approach to your case that is tailored toward meeting your specific needs and goals.  For more information, check out 


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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 40%
  2. Criminal Defense: 40%
    15 years
  3. Divorce: 8%
  4. Family: 5%
  5. Other: 7%
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Free consultation (90 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

24 total 

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  • Shaun Thomas Plymale

    I highly endorse RJ. I routinely reach out to RJ on Criminal Law matters. He is a consummate professional that always puts his clients' interests first.


    Shaun Plymale Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Leanne Lynn Ohle

    I highly endorse this lawyer. I have known RJ for over ten years and he is a knowledgeable and caring attorney who fights for his client's rights.


    Leanne Ohle Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

3601 SE Ocean Blvd Ste 201
Stuart, Florida, 349966737


FLMember in Good Standing200106/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Outstanding ContributorProject Lift2012
Rising StarSuperLawyers2009
Unsung Hero AwardMartin County Not for Profits2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerFerraro Law Group2003 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Stuart Youth Football and CheerleadingSecretary2011 - Present
Project LiftPresident2010 - Present
Florida Bar, Young Lawyers Division Board of GovernorsBoard of Governors2009 - Present
Boys & Girls Clubs of Martin County, Palm City BranchBranch Board Member2008 - Present
Martin County Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Cepero v. Mascara, 981 So. 2d 671 (Fla. 4th DCA 2008)Granted
Steele v. Steele, 945 So. 2d 601 (Fla. 4th DCA 2006)Granted/Upheld
Dibble v. Bowlin, 857 So. 2d 374 (Fla. 4th DCA 2003)Reversed. Client't rights restored.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division NewsletterA Spotlight on Spectacular Service2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Florida State UniversityPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Basic Criminal Law CLEProgram Chair2011