Serving Florida's People & Business

Seasoned & Realistic Problem Solving

When Faced with Legal Issues, Florida's Families and Businesses Deserve an Experienced and Practical Adviser

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About The Firm

Boca Raton Lawyer Palm Beach County Florida Attorney

A Wealth of Experience in Florida Law - A Unique Prospective


Prior to opening our firm, James served as a Circuit Court Judge in Florida’s 15th Judicial Circuit for Palm Beach County.  Before that service, as an experienced trial attorney with a Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating, he tried numerous State and Federal trials through jury and  non-jury verdict, and has represented his clients in matters before Florida’s District Courts of Appeal and its Supreme Court.

He shares his experience with the community and Florida Bar, by serving on the Bar’s Rules of Civil Procedure Committee. He has also served on the Florida Bar’s Grievance Committee for Palm Beach County, and on the Board of Directors for the South Palm Beach County Bar Association. He has also served as a member of the Board of Directors for the YMCA, as a Trustee of the Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce and is a graduate from the Leadership Boca Program.

Honors and Organizations

Martindale – Hubbell AV Rated attorney since 1998

Florida Bar, Civil Procedure Rules Committee

Chairman, Florida Bar Grievance Committee

Director, South Palm Beach County Bar Association

Co-Chair, South Palm Beach County Bar Assoc. Civil Practice Committee

Member, Defense Research Institute

Member, The Federalist Society

Member, Board of Directors, YMCA of South Palm Beach County

Member, Litigation Counsel of America

Member, Palm Beach County Bar Association, Judicial Liaison Committee 

Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce, Trustee & Alumni of Leadership Boca

Counsel to Habitat For Humanity

Court Lawsuit Attorney Lawyer Law Firm Litigation

The Firm's Practice Areas - What Impacts Your Life and Livelihood

In 30 years of practice as a civil litigator and as a former Circuit Court Judge, James has experience in a wide range of Florida law. The Firm's Practice Areas include almost all areas of law affecting Florida's People & Business, including -

Contract Drafting & Disputes 

Real Estate Litigation 

Homeowners and Condominium Association Disputes 

Shareholder & Closely Held Business Litigation 

Insurance Coverage Issues

Construction Litigation & Florida Lien Law

Personal Injury & Property Damage Claims

Debt & Judgment Collection

Landlord - Tenant Disputes

James Ferrara

The Firm's Approach and Philosophy


Unfortunately, many attorneys quote “The Art of War” and “talk tough” in an effort to gain a client. Typically, as the matter progresses or a trial approaches, their analysis drastically changes and the client has paid for advice that was usually available at the outset.

I approach things differently. From the beginning, after gathering the facts, I give you my truthful and, more importantly, realistic evaluation of how I see your matter developing and how you can expect it to resolve. It may not always be what a client wants to hear, but that’s not my job. My job is to counsel you or your business on how the law addresses the situation and which is the most effective way to solve the problem at hand. 

A person should not be intimidated about  retaining competent and candid counsel. I urge my clients to contact me whenever they have a question about their legal rights. Often at no charge -  because it is easier and less costly to handle a problem from the outset. 

I only practice in the areas of law in which I have experience. When it comes to protecting what matters, it makes no sense for you to pay for someone to, "learn on the job." If I do not believe I can meet your needs on a high-level, I will put your matter in the hands of someone who I would trust with my own affairs.

As an attorney practicing in Florida for 30 years and serving as a former Palm Beach Circuit Court Judge, I have a unique perspective as to how the legal system works and what is the best method for achieving a realistic solution. While I can never assure you of a legal result, I strive to provide ethical representation, your telephone calls and emails returned quickly, and your questions answered promptly. 

I invite you to contact the Firm and see how our approach is different.

James T. Ferrara, Attorney at Law


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The Law Office of James Ferrara, PLLC

685 East Hillsboro Boulevard, Deerfield Beach, Florida 33441, United States

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