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Brian Barakat, Esq.

Brian Barakat defends businesses and business owners from suit. He began his career as a Prosecutor in Miami Dade County. While there, Mr. Barakat worked in the Economic Crimes Division of the Special Prosecution Section. His experience in investing financial frauds gives him a unique perspective on business disputes.

Mr. Barakat’s experience in Commercial Litigation includes the full gamut of cases from complex class actions to small business disputes. He is also a sought after speaker that has lectured on the topics of Computer Crime, Identity Theft, Financial Fraud, and the Law of Digital Photography.

Mr. Barakat’s publications include: The Authentication of Digital Photographs Under the “Pictorial Testimony” Theory in the Florida Bar Journal, July/August, 2004.

Education

  • J.D., Temple University, 2000
  • B.S., Finance, Drexel University, 1996

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

  • Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce
  • Parliamentarian
  • Trustee
  • Board of Directors
  • Formerly, Vice Chair Business & Economic Development, Treasurer.
  • Kiwanis
  • Board of Directors
  • Florida Bar Grievance Committee – 2006 – 2009
  • Business Networking International (BNI)
  • Chairman of the Franchise Advisory Board
  • Chapter Treasurer
  • Formerly, President, Ambassador Chair, Vice President, Educational Coordinator, League of Prosecutors
  • Eleventh Judicial Circuit Historical Society
  • Miami Electronic Crimes Task Force
  • The Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida
  • Miami-Dade County Bar Association
  • Coral Gables Bar Association