RJ Ferraro, III
RJ Ferraro, III has been practicing law since 2001, focusing on both Criminal and Family law. He was born in Stuart, Florida and graduated from Florida State University in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science. RJ received his Juris Doctor from Stetson University College of Law in St. Petersburg, Florida, and was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2001.
After graduating from Stetson, R.J. worked for the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit’s Public Defender where he had the opportunity to defend parties accused of crimes ranging from DUI to murder. The experience and reputation that he earned in this position allowed R.J. to successfully transition into his current role as a private criminal defense attorney charged with preserving his client’s rights in both state and federal court.
In addition to maintaining an active trial practice, R.J. is an elected representative for the Florida Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Board of Governors for the 19th Judicial Circuit. He is also a member of the Martin County Bar Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and is on the Board of Directors for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Martin County, Palm City Branch. RJ recently founded and chaired the Michael Shields Memorial Inshore Fishing Tournament, raising over $50,000 for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Martin County. He also serving as Project Lift’s 2011 President.
Criminal Defense (State and Federal), Family Law
Florida State University (B.S. 1998)
Stetson University College of Law (J.D. 2001)
Member of The Florida Bar
Martin County Bar Association
The Florida Bar YLD Board of Governors
Justice Martin B. Harding Inn of Court
SuperLawyer, Rising Star
Boys and Girls Club, Board Member, Palm City Branch
Michael Shields Memorial Fishing Tournament Executive Committee, Past Chairman
Leadership Martin County, Class 14
Project Lift Executive Committee