Brian Barakat


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Phone: (305) 444-3114

Brian Barakat defends businesses and business owners from suit. He began his career as a Prosecutor in Miami Dade County. While there, Mr. Barakat worked in the Economic Crimes Division of the Special Prosecution Section. His experience in investing financial frauds gives him a unique prospective on business disputes.

Mr. Barakat’s experience in Commercial Litigation includes the full gamut of cases from complex class actions to small business disputes. He is also a sought after speaker that has lectured on the topics of Computer Crime, Identity Theft, Financial Fraud, and the Law of Digital Photography.

Mr. Barakat’s publications include: The Authentication of Digital Photographs Under the “Pictorial Testimony” Theory in the Florida Bar Journal, July/August, 2004.


J.D., Temple University, 2000
B.S., Finance, Drexel University, 1996

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce

  • Parliamentarian
  • Trustee
  • Board of Directors
  • Formerly, Vice Chair Business & Economic Development, Treasurer.


  • Board of Directors

Florida Bar Grievance Committee

  • 2006 – 2009

Business Networking International (BNI)

  • Chairman of the Franchise Advisory Board
  • Chapter Treasurer
  • Formerly, President, Ambassador Chair, Vice President, Educational Coordinator, Membership Committee.

League of Prosecutors

Eleventh Judicial Circuit Historical

Miami Electronic Crimes Task Force

The Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida

Miami-Dade County Bar Associate

Coral Gables Bar Association


Rising Star, Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce 2009

Most Valuable Member, Business Leaders 2008, 2013

Amabassador of the Year, BNI 2010