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Super Lawyers 2013

Super Lawyers Joseph D Perkins

Joseph D. Perkins

Joseph D. Perkins

Miami, Florida

Joseph practices in the area of complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis on representing small and large businesses, banks and financial institutions, and governmental entities, including the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

Joseph earned his Juris Doctor, with honors, from Boston University School of Law.  While in law school, Joseph spent over a year as a student-attorney, representing indigent clients in immigration proceedings. Among other successes, Joseph successfully appealed and overturned two cases denying applicants asylum.  Additionally, while in law school, Joseph volunteered with an immigrant rights organization and taught writing seminars for the National Black College Alliance.

Joseph earned his bachelor’s degree in only three years, graduating cum laude with a degree in International Area Studies from Drexel University and with distinct honors from Pennoni Honors College.  While in college, Joseph interned for a United States Senator and researched for a United States Representative.  He was also president of Drexel’s Biddle Law Society.

Joseph was raised in the Philadelphia, PA area.  He speaks Spanish fluently.

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2008
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 2009


  • Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • Juris Doctor - 2007
    • Honors: Paul J. Liacos Distinguished Scholar
  • Drexel University, Philadelphia
    • Bachelor of Arts, International Area Studies cum laude - 2004
    • Honors: With Distinction From Pennoni Honors College
    • Honors: Golden Key Honors Society
    • Honors: President, Biddle Law Society

Honors and Awards

  • Identified as Rising Star, Florida Super Lawyers (recognition given to up to 2.5% of Florida lawyers)

Pro Bono Activities

  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, Member, Volunteer Lawyers Project