AJ Barranco, Jr.Email AJ Barranco, Jr.

BACKGROUND:

A.J. Barranco, Jr. passionately and effectively represents his clients. He has a national reputation for his results and expertise in high profile cases. A.J. Barranco, Jr. received his B.S. from Washington and Lee University in 1964 and his J.D. from the University of Florida in 1966.

He was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1967 and is a member of the Florida Bar and the Dade County Bar. Mr. Barranco served as President of the Young Lawyer’s Section of the Florida Bar from 1977-1978, President of the Dade County Bar from 1984-1985, President of the Dade County Trial Lawyer’s Association from 1983-1984 and served two terms on the Board of Governors of the Florida Bar.

WORK EXPERIENCE:


1967, private practice in Lake Wales, Florida for one year as well as Special Assistant County Prosecutor, Polk County, Florida.

Private practice in Miami with large negligence firm one year.

Dade County Public Defender’s Office for six months.

1970-1973, Sole Practitioner.

1973-1977, Barranco, Darlson & Daniel, P.A.

1977, Barranco, Darlson, Daniel & Bluestein, P.A.

1980, A. J. Barranco, Jr., P.A.

1982, Barranco and Kellough, P.A.

1984, Barranco, Kellough and Kircher, P.A.

1996-2006, Barranco, Kircher and Vogelsang, P.A.

2007 – 2013, Barranco & Kircher, P.A.

2013 – Present, A. J. Barranco & Associates, P.A.

EDUCATION:

Washington and Lee University

Lexington, Virginia - B.S., 1964

University of Florida College of Law,

Gainesville, Florida - Degree J.D., 1966

LAW SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

Phi Delta Phi Fraternity

Magister (President) - elected July, 1966

Exchequer (Treasurer) - elected May, 1966

John Marshall Bar Association

Treasurer

Law Review

Business Manager - May, 1966

Honor Court

UNDERGRADUATE ACTIVITIES - Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity

ATHLETICS

Varsity Football (three letters - 1961, 1962, 1963)

Undefeated, untied - 1961

Conference Champions - 1962

Freshman Football - 1960

HONORS

Dean’s List - Winter, 1964

ADMITTED:

Florida Bar, 1967

MEMBERSHIPS:

American Bar Association
American Trial Lawyers Association
The Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers

BAR ACTIVITIES:

Young Lawyers Section of the Florida Bar - Board of Governors

President Elect 1976-1977

President 1977-1978

Young Lawyers Section of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit - Dade County

Director and Ex-Officio member

Young Lawyers Section of the Tenth Judicial Circuit - Polk, Highlands & Hardee Counties

First President of Young Lawyers Section of Tenth Judicial Circuit, 1967-68

Dade Country Bar Association

President 1984-85

The Florida Bar

Board of Governors of The Florida Bar - 1976-1978

Executive Committee, 1977 (First Young Lawyer ever appointed to Executive Committee)

C. L. E. Lecturer, Author

Board of Governors of the Florida Bar (2 terms)

Dade Country Trial Lawyers Association (Now Miami Dade Justice Association)

President 1983 - 1984

RECOGNITIONS:

Superlawyers 2008-2015

Best Lawyers in America

2007: Family Law

2009: Civil Litigation

2010: Commercial Litigation and Family Law

2011: Commercial Litigation and Family Law

2012: Commercial Litigation and Family Law

2013: Commercial Litigation and Family Law

2014: Commercial Litigation and Family Law

2015: Commercial Litigation and Family Law

Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite

2004: Civil Trial

2005: Civil Trial

2011: Adoption, Marital & Family Law

2013: Civil Trial

Top Rated Lawyers

2012: Commercial Litigation and Family Law

2013: Commercial Litigation and Family Law

2014: Commercial Litigation and Family Law

U.S. News & Best Lawyers

2015: Best Law Firms

COMMUNITY  INVOLVEMENT:


Board of Directors, Urban League of Greater Miami (former member)

Cultural Affairs Council

1986-1990

Chairman from 1988-1990

Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce:

Board of Governors

Chairman-Leadership Miami Committee (2 years)

Vice Chairman (4 years)

Metro Dade Chairman Council of Arts and Sciences (2 terms)

Miami International Film Festival Advisory Committee (FIU Sponsored)

Area of Practice:

Marital and Family Law
Civil Litigation