University of Virginia, Charlottesville VA, Juris Doctor, 1986
Princeton University, Princeton NJ, A.B. (Politics), 1981
Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton FL, B.S. with Honors (Computer Science), 2003
University of Florida, Gainesville FL, Graduate Studies in Computer Science, 2003-2006
Terrence Ayala has been in private practice for over fifteen years, working dedicatedly in the fields of administrative and civil litigation, corporate representation, and corporate counseling. He began his career at private firms in Michigan and Florida, concentrating in public finance and commercial transactions. Currently he serves as Counsel to Barakat Law, PA handling cases in Complex Business Litigation, and as an expert on federal and state court procedures.
Prior to his alliance at the firm, Mr. Ayala served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, in which capacity he completed over four hundred civil and criminal cases, including twenty-one federal jury trials. He holds Bachelors degrees from Princeton University in Politics and Florida Atlantic University in Computer Science, as well as a Juris Doctorate from the University of Virginia. Mr. Ayala has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1991 and the State Bar of Michigan since 1987.
Princeton Club of South Florida
Association of Black Princeton Alumni
The Florida Bar
State Bar of Michigan
United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit
Conversant in Spanish and German
Working knowledge of Farsi