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John Farina

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate & Trust Litigation Attorney in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Boyes, Farina & Matwiczyk, P.A.
3300 PGA Boulevard, Gardens Plaza, Suite 600
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
Phone: 561-619-8405
Fax: 561-694-7980
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2007, 2011 - 2012, 2014 - 2021
Licensed in Florida Since: 1986
Practice Areas: Estate & Trust Litigation (70%), Estate Planning & Probate (20%), Business Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Joseph J. Farina is a partner at Boyes, Farina & Matwiczyk, P.A. - a law firm with offices in Palm Beach County and serving clients throughout South Florida. A graduate of Suffolk University Law School, Mr. Farina has been admitted to practice in the state of Florida since 1986. Mr. Farina's practice today is largely focused on estate planning, probate administration and estate-related litigation. In addition to those issues, Mr. Farina also represents clients in business litigation. He is a board-certified specialist (certified by the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education) in the legal practice areas of both business litigation, and of wills, trusts and estates.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Estate & Trust Litigation
  • 20%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 10%Business Litigation
Focus Areas

Will Contests, Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Selections

12 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2007, 2011 - 2012, 2014 - 2021

About John Farina

First Admitted: 1985, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage: https://www.bfmlaw.com/attorneys/john-farina/

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Florida Bar Board Certified Business Litigation Lawyer
  • Florida Bar Board Certified Wills, Trusts and Estates Lawyer

Honors/Awards

  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • , Member , American Society of Legal Advocates , 2015

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Co-Author of Chapter 14, Summary Judgments in Business Litigation; Business Litigation in Florida published by The Florida Bar  
  • Member, Transnational Law Review, Suffolk University School of Law, 1984 - 1985
  • Litigating Contested Wills and Trusts, South Palm Beach Bar Association Probate Seminar
  • Business Litiation in Florida (3d ed. Supp.), Chapter 14, Summary Judgments in Business Litigation
  • Current Update on the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Educational Background

  • Villanova University, B.A., cum laude, 1981

Bar/Professional Activity

  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • Fifteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Palm Beach County, Florida
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Member, Florida Probate Rules Committee
  • American Society of Legal Advocates  
  • United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • Member, Florida Bar Grievance Committee
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
  • Massachusetts
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • United State Supreme Court
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Association
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Office Location for John Farina

3300 PGA Boulevard
Gardens Plaza, Suite 600
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

Phone: 561-619-8405

Fax: 561-694-7980

Last Updated: 1/6/2021

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