Mr. Berman is a native of Staten Island, New York. He moved to Florida to attend the University of Miami where he graduated in 1973. After graduating law school he went to work for the Pinellas State Attorney’s Office where he became one of the lead prosecutors in major felonies with more than 200 jury trials.
Ira joined the firm in 1980 and developed an extensive criminal defense practice, accumulating 25 years of jury trial experience in all types of criminal charges. He is chief of the pre-litigation department in the firm and regularly meets with clients, advising them on strategy and monitoring the progress of their cases.
He maintains continuous contact with insurance adjusters in an effort to achieve a swift and fair resolution of every client’s injury claim.