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Andrew John Bernhard

Andrew John Bernhard

Bernhard Law Firm
  • Business Law, Consumer Law, Insurance Claims...
  • Florida
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Summary

During his law career, Andrew Bernhard has represented national real estate developers, financial institutions, and corporations in their complex commercial, consumer finance, and real estate development matters. Before establishing Bernhard Law Firm, Andrew Bernhard litigated trials and appeals for Rivero Mestre LLP, handling commercial, finance, and banking disputes. Andrew represented national financial institutions in their escalated litigation matters ranging from violation of federal business and banking statutes, preservation of bank-owned real estate, defending securities fraud claims, and negotiating director and shareholder settlements. Prior to Rivero Mestre, Andrew Bernhard represented Florida communities and national real estate developers in real estate litigation and transactional matters. He also worked under Edwin G. Torres, United States Judge for the Southern District of Florida, and at the San Diego County Public Defender’s Office. Andrew Bernhard was born and raised in Boulder, Colorado. At age 17, Andrew moved to Costa Rica and later to Mexico. He returned a year later to attend the University of Arizona, where he received a bachelor of science in biology and chemistry. Afterwards, Andrew taught business and conversational English to business professionals in Buenos Aires and Milan for Repsol, BASF, American Express, Pfizer, and Phillips, working abroad for two more years. He has traveled to more than 40 countries on five continents. Andrew Bernhard graduated magna cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law where he served as Executive Chair for the International Moot Court Board and received the CALI Excellence Award for International Moot Court. His professors named him a Dean’s Fellow for constitutional law, property, and legal research and writing, and granted him honors in Business Associations and Litigation Skills. The University of Miami School of Law awarded Andrew Bernhard the John F. Evans Memorial Scholarship for ex

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Consumer Law
  • Insurance Claims
  • Real Estate Law
  • Construction Law
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Securities Law
  • Stockbroker & Investment Fraud
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Italian: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner and Managing Attorney
Bernhard Law Firm PLLC
Current
Bernhard Law Firm excels in fraud litigation, business disputes, consumer claims, and finance irregularities.
Associate
Rivero Mestre LLP
Litigated trials and appeals in commercial, finance, and banking disputes. Andrew Bernhard represented national financial institutions in their escalated litigation matters ranging from violation of federal business and banking statutes, preservation of bank-owned real estate, defending securities fraud claims, and negotiating director and shareholder settlements.
Education
University of Miami School of Law
J.D. | Law
Honors: Magna Cum Laude; Honors in Business Associations and Litigation Skills; Deans Fellow in Constitutional Law, Property Law, and Legal Research and Writing.
Activities: International Moot Court - Executive Chair; Academic Achievement Program
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Bernhard Law Firm
333 SE 2nd Avenue, Suite 2000
Miami, FL 33131
USA
Telephone: (786) 871-3349
Cell: (786) 566-1969
Fax: (786) 871-3301