The attorneys at Bernheim Kelley Battista & Bliss, LLC have dedicated their lives to the pursuit of justice for clients who suffered a loss and need strong advocacy to recover the maximum compensation they are due.
We have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars against the largest insurance companies and corporations around the country and the world.
Our attorneys are highly experienced in numerous areas of law where we represent plaintiffs on a contingency fee basis – we don’t get paid unless you get paid.
In addition to maximizing recoveries without having to go to court, our attorneys have decades of experience in litigating complex cases through jury trials and verdict.
If you or a loved one has suffered a serious injury or damages due to the negligence or bad conduct of another individual or corporation or have experienced a property damage loss to your home or business and need assistance with a homeowner or business insurance claim, please contact us at 888.530.1212today for a free, no-obligation consultation.
Jesse N. Bernheim, Esq.
Jesse Bernheim is the founding partner of Bernheim Kelley Battista and Bliss, LLC with offices throughout Florida and Massachusetts. Jesse was born and raised in New Jersey, attended the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, and received a degree in Business Administration with a focus in Finance. Following graduation, Jesse moved to Miami, Florida and attended the University of Miami School of Law in Coral Gables where he graduated Cum Laude (with Honors) in 2001.
Walter Kelley is the managing partner of Bernheim Kelley Battista & Bliss, LLC’s Plymouth, Mass. Walter lives in Plymouth, Massachusetts with his wife Alicia and is the proud father of two beautiful daughters.
Walter has devoted his entire legal career to helping injury victims with products liability claims. Walter has recovered numerous multi-million dollar awards on behalf of individual clients harmed by dangerous products.
A Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney who has successfully litigated catastrophic brain and spinal cord injury and wrongful death cases statewide for over 25 years. He has the distinction of being an AV rated attorney, selected as a member to the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), and being recognized by Florida Trend Magazine, Florida’s Super Lawyers and South Florida’s Legal Guide as being among the elite trial attorney’s in Florida.
Eric Sachs has been practicing law for nearly three decades, the latter third of which has been dedicated exclusively to the representation of individuals injured by the negligence of another person or corporation. He has extensive experience handling various types of personal injury cases with an emphasis on automobile, motorcycle and trucking accidents, as well as injuries arising out of dangerous conditions causing slip/trip and fall accidents. He has resolved thousands of cases for clients ranging from smaller amounts to over a million dollars.
Attorney Robin Rios grew up on the west coast of Florida before receiving his undergraduate degree from Florida Atlantic University. Mr. Rios then went on to study law at Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad College of Law where he earned his Juris Doctor degree. Mr. Rios now focuses his practice on homeowners insurance claims and personal injury claims. Mr. Rios has represented clients all over the state of Florida and has helped his clients achieve tremendous results. Mr. Rios has a passion for representing the little guy against big insurance corporations and prides himself on fighting for justice.
Troy Sullivan is the Managing Partner of Bernheim Kelley’s Estate Planning Practice. Troy lives in Rockport, MA with his wife Paula and their three beautiful daughters. He has 20+ years of legal experience and is widely respected as an expert in estate planning and probate administration matters. He started his legal career at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, one of the oldest and most respected law firms in the country.
Matt Leckman is a trial lawyer and litigator. Matt is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and various federal courts across the country. He started his career as a law clerk to the Honorable Ronald D. Castille, a former Justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
In 2011, Matt shared with his colleagues in a landmark victory, serving as co-lead counsel in the trial of Mulderig, et al. v. Wyeth, involving three women who developed breast cancer from hormone replacement therapy (HRT). The trial ended in a verdict for the women totaling $72.6 million, which was the largest personal injury verdict in Philadelphia in 2011 and one of the largest in the history of the court.
Amanda is a litigator focusing on personal injury and products liability cases.
She spent the first fourteen years of her career as an electrical engineer, working at Raytheon in Los Angeles and Massachusetts and then Qualcomm in San Diego. At Raytheon, Amanda worked as a systems engineer in a variety of technical areas, including execution of radar simulations, radar interface unit (RIU) testing and integration, presentation of analysis into peer review, and showcasing of flight test readiness. At Qualcomm, she served as a Senior Engineer, developing MATLAB graphical user interfaces (GUIs) and developing scripts to automate Windows GUI testing.
Nicholas Brown (“Nick”) is a skilled trial advocate who has successfully represented clients in numerous civil litigation matters. Nick serves his clients in areas of complex litigation, personal injury matters, first-party insurance, product liability, and commercial and business litigation. Nick’s attention to detail and hands-on approach have allowed him to consistently obtain favorable results for his clients. After graduating with Honors from the University of Maine School of Law, he served as law clerk to the Honorable Janis Graham Jack at the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas.
Nicholas Walsh is a Portland, Maine attorney whose practice focuses on maritime personal injury litigation. Before becoming a lawyer, Mr. Walsh was a commercial fisherman, merchant mariner, and a deck watch officer in the United States Coast Guard. He graduated with honors from the University of Connecticut School of Law, where he was an editor of the Connecticut Journal of International Law. He has written extensively on maritime issues, and has been published in Ocean Navigator, Fisherman’s Voice and other maritime journals.
Jeff DeCarlo is a trial attorney for personal injury victims, consumers, property owners, and small business owners. For twelve years, Jeff DeCarlo worked for and was trained by large, national law firms representing Fortune 500 companies, small businesses and insurance companies before starting a successful solo law practice.
Marissa Stockwell is an Associate Attorney based out of the firm’s Miami office. She advocates for individuals and families victimized by implicit and explicitly predatory insurance companies. She practices in the areas of first party property insurance, third party property, and personal injury claims.
Her passion for helping individuals began prior to law school when she was a legal assistant at a large personal injury firm in Orlando. She saw firsthand how easy it was for people experiencing the worst moments of their lives to be taken advantage of. This foray into the legal field reassured her desire to become a lawyer to fight for those who cannot fight for themselves.
Having practiced since 2005, Nadia is an award-winning attorney with almost two decades of litigation experience. She began her career practicing in New York and, subsequently, Florida and is licensed in both states. Nadia was certified as a Mediator by the Florida Supreme Court in 2012.
Nadia was the founder and CEO of Pazos Law Group, P.A., for 10 years prior to joining Bernheim Kelley. Nadia has made serving clients with integrity the focus of her career, which has helped her to build and maintain an excellent reputation amongst her clients and peers in the legal community.
Colleen is an experienced litigator, who joins Bernheim Kelley after working for many years with the nationally recognized law firm, Hausfeld. Colleen’s practice focuses on individuals harmed by dangerous drugs, medical devices, and other defective products. Colleen is based in the Washington DC-Metro area.
Colleen prosecutes individual and complex lawsuits in both state and federal courts throughout the United States. Various national leadership teams have selected Colleen to join their law and briefing committees, including Daubert law and briefing committees, including those for: In re Talcum Powder Products Liability Litigation (D.N.J.); In re Zantac (Ranitidine) Products Liability Litigation (S.D. Fla.); and Gilead Tenofovir Cases (Ca. Super. Ct.). Colleen also successfully assisted in defending expert challenges in In re Bard IVC Filters Products Liability Litigation (D.Ariz.) and In re Bair Hugger Forced Air Warming Devices Products Liability Litigation (D. Minn.).
Mr. Pepper is an experienced litigator who always fights for the very best interests of his clients. He has built a reputation as an attorney who provides creative and skilled legal representation in a wide variety of matters. Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Pepper joined the securities litigation practice of a prominent plaintiffs’ law firm in New York City, Bernstein Liebhard. Mr. Pepper then joined a Miami personal injury and criminal defense firm, Gilbert & Smallman where he represented countless plaintiffs seeking recoveries for their injuries as well as individuals charged with criminal offenses, including felonies punishable by life in prison.
“I highly recommend attorney Jesse Bernheim and his team for any readers future needs. Mr.Bernheim handled my insurance claim in a timely manner and both him and his team kept me informed throughout the entire process. Without his representation, My claim would of been denied and I would of had several out of pocket expenses. Not only was the claim settled but it was settled for the amount needed for repairs. Thank you Jesse and hopefully I won’t need you in the future but if I do, your the first phone call made. You are a true professional.”
“I highly recommend Bernheim Kelley Batista and Bliss. They are an incredibly caring and professional law firm. From the beginning the communication has been amazing. I have recommended them to several clients of mine and each one of them has thanked me. They are wonderful attorneys who will work their hardest to get you the best possible results. If you are wondering if you need an attorney or just to go with a public adjuster I promise you you need these attorneys!”
“Thank you so much! I’m so grateful for the way my case has been handled!! Highly recommend Bernheim, Kelly and Battista. From the very beginning of my case the communication has been excellent. They have handled my case so professionally and have made me feel so comfortable throughout the process. By far they will work for you and make sure you get the BEST results. If you are looking for an amazing attorney don’t look any further I promise you have it here!!”
“Amazing experience. Lawyers and firm all were professional, attentive, thorough, and overall easy to work with. They made a tough situation run smooth and always had my best interest. Would definitely use this firm again.”
“I had a horrible car accident back in 2016. I contacted Jesse Bernheim to discuss our options and all the injuries I had because of it. We were taken care of right away by Jesse himself!!! I was able to see the best of doctors and obtain the BEST treatment for my injuries, that was of utmost importance to me. After all that was said and done, I had the BEST attorney in town to defend me. I hope I am never in that situation again, but if I am, I am glad to know Jesse is on my side. I believe in him and his abilities so much so that I have referred him to my closest friends when needed. The Bernheim TEAM is the BEST in TOWN!!!!”
“Robin Rios is one of the best attorney’s in Florida. His diligence and professionalism blows other attorneys out of the water. Do yourself a favor and ask for him by name!”
“I hired this amazing law firm to help with my car accident. It was an uphill battle from the onset, but they never gave up. The entire team is amazing... professional, kind, understanding, compassionate... caring, extremely knowledgeable...... everything you want when making the decision to hire an attorney. I hope I never need them again, but if I’m in a situation where I do... I won’t look any further. Thank you guys from the bottom of my heart, for everything you did for me and my case!”