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Attorney Profiles

Carl D. Berry, Esq.

Carl D. Berry, a former New York State Trooper and U.S. Marine Corp Reservist who served during the Gulf War, received his bachelors in political science from the State University of New York, College at New Paltz (1992) and his juris doctorate from North Carolina Central University School of Law (1995).  He is admitted to practice in the Florida state and Federal Courts.

Mr. Berry is an experienced business attorney providing general counsel to small to medium size businesses. He provides broad based business counsel covering, commercial transactions, corporate compliance, mergers and acquisitions, and licensing. Mr. Berry also had an extensive background in commercial litigation in Federal and State Court.

Mr. Berry provides representation for individuals in family, bankruptcy, and debt defense.  He also practices sport and entertainment law providing representation to world class professional athletes, musicians and producers, and television and event production companies. Mr. Berry has worked with and represented world class athletes such as Former World Champions, Michael Moorer, Shannon Briggs, Ray Mercer, Hector Camacho, Aaron Davis, Richard Hall, Juan Urango, David Santos and O’Neil Bell. Mr. Berry also represent current world championship contenders,  Amir Imam, Chris VanHeardan, Saul Rodriguez, and  up and coming boxer Xander Zayas

He has published articles and text in the area of Federal labor and employment, Americans with Disabilities Act, as well as EEOC law. Mr. Berry is also Associate Graduate Faculty at Florida Atlantic University, teaching sports law for the MBA Sports Administration program and business law for the Barry Kaye College of Business. 

Kenneth C. Terrell, Esq.

Kenneth C. Terrell, graduated from University of Virginia, B.A., 1978 Washington College of Law, J.D., 1982. Mr. Terrell was admitted to practice in the District of Columbia in 1983 and admitted to Florida in 2002. Mr. Terrell is an experienced litigator and trial lawyer, having worked for several prominent law firms in Washington, DC and Miami, Florida.  He has practiced in South Florida since 2002.  

He has litigated cases in a variety of substantive legal areas including commercial litigation, corporate litigation, securities litigation, premises liability, products liability litigation, and personal injury.

Mr. Terrell is a member of the Florida and District of Columbia Bars, Dade County Bar Association, and the South Florida UVA Alumni Association.

Before becoming an attorney, Mr. Terrell worked for nine years as a senior policy advisor in the Office of the Secretary, United States Department of Education.

Maxwell Gayle, Esq.

Maxwell Gayle, received his bachelors in Business Administration from the University of Miami in 1991 and his juris doctorate from Appalachian School of Law, in 2000.  Mr. Gayle represents individuals and families in debt collections cases and is well versed in debtors/creditors rights. He has extensive experience in foreclosure defense, as well action under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Mr. Gayle represents families in family law (Divorce, child custody, child support and domestic relations), and juvenile dependency cases. Mr. Gayle has over 18 years of civil litigation experience.  

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