Joseph Bernardo named to the top one percent of attorneys in the U.S.

Bernardo Injury Law is pleased to announce that Joseph Bernardo has been selected as a member of the National Association of Distinguished Counsel (NADC), a distinction awarded only to the top one percent of attorneys in the United States.

Nominees to the NADC are extensively vetted by an in-house research team, a blue ribbon panel of attorneys and a judicial review board to determine an individual’s ability to serve as an example among other attorneys. Dozens of factors are considered, including firm profile and reputation, years of practice, education, training, trial experience, case outcomes, peer endorsements, client reviews, professional awards, professional memberships, leadership in legal organizations, community involvement, disciplinary status and other noteworthy achievements.

Bernardo is a Fort Myers injury attorney with 24 years’ experience representing injury victims throughout Lee County and the state of Florida. He is originally from Tampa but has lived and worked in Lee County for the past 29 years, including five years as a prosecutor for the 20th Judicial Circuit, and one year heading up the Labelle State Attorney’s Office. He was also the Chairman of the Florida Bar Grievance Committee Twentieth Judicial Circuit from 2006 to 2009.

Bernardo has successfully litigated numerous wrongful death cases, motor vehicle and bicycle accidents, motorcycle accidents, construction site defects, falls and injuries, boating accidents, and pedestrian injuries from vehicles.

The National Association of Distinguished Counsel is an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards in the legal profession. The mission of the NADC is to objectively recognize the attorneys that raise the standards of the Bar and provide a benchmark for other lawyers to follow. Because of the incredibly selective review process, only the elite few are invited to join the NADC.

About Bernardo Injury Law

Attorney Joseph Bernardo has been practicing law since 1986. Drawing on more than two decades of experience, Bernardo Injury Law is dedicated to helping injured people obtain maximum compensation for their injuries in Fort Myers and throughout Florida. Joseph Bernardo is a member of the American Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, Lee County Bar Association, National Association of Distinguished Counsel, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Federal Middle District Court of Florida, Florida Justice Association, American Association for Justice, National Academy of Neuropsychology and Brain Injury Association of Florida. Joseph Bernardo and the firm have been recognized with multiple honors by the lawyer directory, Avvo, including a 10.0 Superb rating as Top Attorney – Injury Law. Bernardo Injury Law is located at 1601 Jackson Street, Suite 104, Fort Myers, FL 33901. For more information call (239) 332-3000 or 1-888-428-8943 or visit
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