You Want Us On Your Side

At Bernhardt Riley, Attorneys at Law, PLLC, our skilled attorneys have extensive experience in real estate, criminal defense, surplus recovery, business litigation, debt defense, and personal injury. Trust us to respect your needs and fight tirelessly for your rights.

Proven Experience, Skilled Advocacy

Integrity. Professionalism. Attention to Detail.

Practice Areas

Real Estate Litigation

Whether you’re a condominium owner or a Homeowner’s Associations our skills and attention to detail are devoted to your contested issues and real estate needs.

Criminal Defense

Your rights deserve to be protected and your side of the story deserves to be heard. We go the extra mile to achieve justice for all of our clients.

Florida Tax Deed And Foreclosure Funds

If your home has been sold in either a Florida Foreclosure Sale or a Florida Tax Deed Sale, it may have sold for more than what you owed, meaning you may be entitled to the extra money left over, called “Surplus Funds”!

Business Litigation

Protecting yourself and your financial assets is an important part of your business, and we are here to help you every step of the way.

Debt Defense

As the former lead litigator for a large collection firm, Stephen M. Bernhardt knows exactly how to attack a debt collectors case and protect your rights.

Personal Injury

Contact us to discuss whether you are entitled to compensation for injuries suffered in a car accident or while on the property of a business.

Customized Legal Representation From Two Former Prosecutors

Stephen M. Bernhardt | Managing Partner

Stephen M. Bernhardt
Managing Partner

Athena Pearl Riley | Managing Partner

Athena Pearl Riley
Managing Partner

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