A.J. Barranco, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Miami, FL

A.J. Barranco & Associates, P.A.
 | 1629 South Bayshore Drive, Miami, FL 33133
Phone: 305-371-8575
Fax: 305-371-7021
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1967
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (60%),
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Appellate (10%)
Attorney Profile

A.J. Barranco Jr. is the founder of A.J. Barranco & Associates, P.A., located in Miami, Florida. Focusing his practice primarily on family law, he represents clients throughout the Miami area in a variety of matters, including contested divorces, complex property distribution, spousal and child support, domestic violence, paternity and business valuation. Mr. Barranco has handled cases for a diverse roster of high-profile and high-net-worth clients both locally and, with the assistance of international counsel, abroad. He also represents businesses, professionals and entrepreneurs throughout the state of Florida in commercial law matters.

After earning a Bachelor of Science from Washington and Lee University in 1964, Mr. Barranco graduated from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 1966 with a Juris Doctor. In 1967, he was admitted to The Florida Bar and began a career that has spanned more than 45 years and has earned him multiple distinguished awards. As a member of The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division, he attained the rank of president-elect in 1976 and served as president from 1977 to 1978. Having served two terms as a member of the Board of Governors of The Florida Bar, Mr. Barranco enjoys the privilege of having been the first person from the Young Lawyers Division ever appointed to the bar association's Executive Committee.

Mr. Barranco has received many accolades during his career, including numerous mentions in Best Lawyers** in America and Florida Trend magazine's Legal Elite in the practice areas of family law and commercial litigation. He was named Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers** in America in 2012 in recognition of his record as a family law attorney in Miami, and Martindale-Hubbell has given him its AV Preeminent* rating. In addition to his highly successful practice, Mr. Barranco participates in continuing legal education activities as a lecturer and respected author.

* AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

**The Best Lawyers in America® 2010. Copyright 2009 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (60%)

Business Litigation (30%)

Appellate (10%)

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 12 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2019

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About AJ Barranco, Jr.

Admitted: 1967, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://barrancolaw.com/78-2/?id=4

Honors/Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in America, Family Law, 2007
  • Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation and Family Law, 2012
  • Florida Trend's Florida Legal Elite, Adoption, Marital & Family Law, 2011
  • Best Lawyers in America, Civil Litigation, 2009
  • Florida Trend's Florida Legal Elite, Civil Trial, 2004
  • Top Rated Lawyers,  Commercial Litigation and Family Law, 2012
  • Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation and Family Law, 2011
  • Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation and Family Law, 2010
  • Florida Trend's Florida Legal Elite, Civil Trial, 2005

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • President, Dade County Trial Lawyers Association, 1983 – 1984
  • American Association of justice
  • Board of Governors of The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce
  • Dade County Director, Eleventh Judicial Circuit, Young Lawyers Section
  • President, Dade County Bar Association, 1984-1985
  • Board of Governors of the Florida Bar (Second Term)
  • American Bar Association
  • Former member, Board of Directors, Urban League of Greater Miami
  • President, Board of Governors, Florida Bar, Young Lawyers Section, 1977-1978
  • First President, Tenth Judicial Circuit, Young Lawyers Section, Polk, Highlands & Hardee Counties, 1967-1968
  • The Florida Bar, Executive Committee, 1977
  • Florida Bar, 1967
  • The Florida Justice Association
  • President Elect, Board of Governors, Florida Bar, Young Lawyers Section, 1976-1977
  • Ex-Officio Member, Eleventh Judicial Circuit, Young Lawyers Section
  • Board of Governors, The Florida Bar, 1976-1978

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Lecturer, C. L. E., The Florida Bar

Educational Background:

  • Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, B.S., 1964

Comments

  • “Superior skills and judgment.”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

Office Location for A.J. Barranco, Jr.

1629 South Bayshore Drive
Miami, FL 33133

Phone: 305-371-8575

Fax: 305-371-7021

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Last Updated: 1/9/2019

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