John Paul Berke Attorney - Lakeland, FL - Lawyers.com
John Paul Berke (Lakeland, Florida)
John Paul Berke (Lakeland, Florida)

John Paul Berke

AV Preeminent
Champion Badge Gold

Free initial consultation

Licensed for 13 years

Serving Lakeland, FL (view address)

John Paul Berke

Free initial consultation

Serving Lakeland, FL (view address)

About John Paul Berke

Raised in Brooksville, Florida, John Paul Berke started his career as a Florida State Trooper at 20 years of age. He was promoted to Traffic Homicide Investigator 1992 and then to Sergeant 1993. After moving to Lakeland, Florida, he graduated from Florida Southern College (cum laude) with a B.S. in Corporate Finance, then three years later received his Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree. After graduating from law school he was hired as an associate attorney in a law firm that primarily handled personal injury consumers. Six years later he resigned to open his own law firm in Lakeland, FL representing injured consumers until merging with the Law Offices of Morgan & Morgan. Mr. Berke has also been active in the community… Read more

Raised in Brooksville, Florida, John Paul Berke started his career as a Florida State Trooper at 20 years of age. He was promoted to Traffic Homicide Investigator 1992 and then to Sergeant 1993. After moving to Lakeland, Florida, he graduated from Florida Southern College (cum laude) with a B.S. in Corporate Finance, then three years later received his Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree. After graduating from law school he was hired as an associate attorney in a law firm that primarily handled personal injury consumers. Six years later he resigned to open his own law firm in Lakeland, FL representing injured consumers until merging with the Law Offices of Morgan & Morgan. Mr. Berke has also been active in the community with numerous organizations.

John Paul Berke has been honored with the prestigious “AV Rating” by Martindale-Hubbell, the preeminent national publication in the legal field. This rating is based upon evaluations by other lawyers and is the highest ranking attainable by an attorney for ability and ethics in the practice of law. It is a distinction reserved for a select few in the legal community.

Recent Successes

$208,766.81 Verdict Justesen v. Walmart Slip & Fall 2018

$101,883.57 Verdict Giddy v. Beasley and LAAN LLC d/b/a Modern Country Store Premises Liability 2018

$217,000.00 Verdict Fredericks v. Allstate Fire and Casualty Insurance Car Accidents 2018

$214,000.00 Verdict Comerford v. Buchanan Car Accidents 2018

$5,254.00 Verdict Grimes v. Kahn Car Accidents 2016

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Morgan & Morgan

Areas of Law

  • Car Accidents
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability

Attorney Reviews

Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 7 reviews
  • Champion Badge Gold

Communication

4.9

Responsiveness

4.9

Quality of Service

4.9

Value for Money

4.9
  • Litigation

    Client Review  |  April 01, 2014

    John was very effective and was always available to respond to any and all issues or questions I had.

    John was very effective and was always available to respond to any and all issues or questions I had. Read less

  • Criminal Law

    Client Review  |  December 31, 2013

    Look no further, Burnetti & Berke have been a one stop shopping for my legal needs. From my son's dog-bite to the face, expungement, criminal defense, traffic violations, and an array of domestic matters, attorney Berke has been the difference. In e... Read more

    Look no further, Burnetti & Berke have been a one stop shopping for my legal needs. From my son's dog-bite to the face, expungement, criminal defense, traffic violations, and an array of domestic matters, attorney Berke has been the difference. In each case, he guided me on what to do, what to expect, and ensured my best interest were at the forefront. I felt comortable for good reason, we won every case. I owe my life to this lawfirm. Don't waste your time with others. Read less

  • Personal Injury

    Client Review  |  July 09, 2013

    John really seems to understand that if you're needing his services it is likely because your life as been turned upside down. He dedicates his skills to aiding you in restoring your quality of life as much as he can. In doing so, John makes himself... Read more

    John really seems to understand that if you're needing his services it is likely because your life as been turned upside down. He dedicates his skills to aiding you in restoring your quality of life as much as he can. In doing so, John makes himself available for convenient communication to his client far beyond what one has the right to expect.
    I sincerely hope that my family and friends never have to go through what I have, but if they do they will definitely have John's number! Read less

  • Business Law

    Client Review  |  July 08, 2013

    John has been my attorney for several years and has saved me a lot of money. He takes care of business quickly and efficiently. He cares about his clients and gets results. I highly recommend John Berke and his law firm.

    John has been my attorney for several years and has saved me a lot of money. He takes care of business quickly and efficiently. He cares about his clients and gets results. I highly recommend John Berke and his law firm. Read less

  • Personal Injury

    Client Review  |  July 08, 2013

    Mr. Berke is a great attorney, he worked very quickly to help me resolve my case, and move on with my life. Highly recommended.

    Mr. Berke is a great attorney, he worked very quickly to help me resolve my case, and move on with my life. Highly recommended. Read less

  • Family Law

    Client Review  |  April 13, 2013

    A world-class attorney. Superior written and oral communicator. Manages significant details while maintaining the big picture. Him and his firm took on a very complex case, which I didn't think I had a chance of winning and broke it down into simple... Read more

    A world-class attorney. Superior written and oral communicator. Manages significant details while maintaining the big picture. Him and his firm took on a very complex case, which I didn't think I had a chance of winning and broke it down into simple workable solutions and won it by a land slide...I owe my life to this firm! Read less

  • Personal Injury

    Client Review  |  October 19, 2012

    He is a good attorney.

    He is a good attorney. Read less


Legal Community Activity & Contributions


Credentials

Position

Attorney

Admission Details

Admitted in 2006, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Tennessee
2006, Florida

University Attended

Florida Southern College
B.S. Corporate Finance
cum laude

Florida Southern College
Juris Doctor


Payment Information

Contingency Fee
20% - 40%
Other Information
Free Initial Consultation


Attorney FAQs

What year was this attorney first admitted to the bar?
John Paul Berke was admitted in 2006 to the State of Florida.
Is this attorney admitted to the bar in more than one state?
Yes, John Paul Berke is admitted to practice in Florida and Tennessee.
Is this attorney admitted to practice in any U.S. Federal Courts?
John Paul Berke is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
Is this attorney Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review rated?
Yes, John Paul Berke has a 4.6 Peer Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
Is this attorney Martindale-Hubbell Client Review rated?
Yes, John Paul Berke has a 4.9 Client Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

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