Adam M. Balkan

Adam M. Balkan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Boca Raton, FL

Balkan & Patterson LLP
 | 1877 South Federal Highway, Suite 100
Boca Raton, FL 33432
Phone: 561-750-9191
Fax: 561-750-1574
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts (20%),
  • Civil Rights (10%)
Attorney Profile

Adam Balkan was born and raised in Huntington, New York. In 1991, he graduated from Western New England College and from the Nova Southeastern School of Law in 1994. After two successful internships with the Suffolk County District Attorney's office, he became a prosecutor in the Broward County State Attorney's office in April of 1995. As a prosecutor, Adam was dedicated to helping and protecting victims of crime. He successfully tried and convicted many of Broward's worst criminals, trying over 100 jury and dozens of non-jury trials.  Adam left the State Attorney's office in 2000, but never stopped helping the injured and their families. He joined Carman, Beauchamp and Sang, P.A., a prestigious litigation boutique in Boca Raton, Florida, where he established a successful plaintiff practice. In addition to his work on behalf of plaintiffs, Adam gained valuable experience defending insurance companies and corporations in multi-million dollar lawsuits. Today, that experience is being used exclusively to help consumers, insurance policyholders, the injured and their families, and people who have been wronged due to negligence or intentional acts. Adam is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law, a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and has achieved an AV Rating, a classification that signifies an attorney has reached the highest level of ability and ethics and is considered a preeminent attorney by his peers.

About Adam Balkan

Admitted: 1995, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.balkanpatterson.com/adam-m-balkan.html

Honors/Awards:

  • Who's Who in South Florida Law, 2011
  • AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell with 5 out of 5 peer review rating.
  • Lifetime member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • South Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce
  • Palm Beach Justice Association
  • Broward Justice Assocaition
  • Florida Justice Association
  • United States District Court - Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court - Middle District of Florida
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • New York Bar
  • Florida Bar

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Youth Soccer Coach

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Lectured on Child Safety Issues

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $1,850,000 verdict, 2013
  • $1,000,000 Negligent Security, Assault and Battery  - Verdict
  • $550,000 - Auto Accident - Verdict
  • $7,000,000 Class Action (co-lead counsel)
  • $50,000,000 Class Action settlement (Executive Committee)
  • 1,000,000 Premises Liability

Videos:

  • The law firm of Balkan & Patterson in Boca Raton works with autistic and special needs student. A video clip highlighting the findings of the GAO / Congress as it relates to rampant abuse of children in public and private schools. This is a client of Adam Balkan's., Special Needs Student Abuse, 2009
  • A lawsuit has been filed against the school board of St. Lucie County for failing to protect their student from harm that was inflicted on him by a behavioral analyst on school grounds. Video is from News Channel 12 West Palm Beach. This is a client of Adam Balkan's., St. Lucie Student Mistreatment, 2008

Educational Background:

  • Western New England University, 1991
  • Harborfields High School, 1987
Office Location for Adam M. Balkan

1877 South Federal Highway
Suite 100
Boca Raton, FL 33432

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Last Updated: 1/23/2019

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