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Justin K. Beckham

Former Miami-Dade Felony & DUI Public Defender
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Get to Know Our Miami Criminal Defense Lawyer

Since 2002, Attorney Justin K. Beckham has exclusively practiced criminal defense in Miami-Dade County. After earning the highest award in the University of Miami Moot Court program during law school, he joined the Office of the Miami-Dade County Public Defender.

He successfully defended thousands of clients at the Juvenile, Misdemeanor, and Felony Levels, taking nearly 50 cases to trial and earning several acquittals. He began his own law practice in 2006, concentrating on criminal cases.

Accolades & Credentials

Justin was selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers® list in the areas of criminal defense and DUI from 2010 through 2012 and in 2015, an award bestowed to only the top 2.5% of practicing attorneys in the State of Florida. Furthermore, he has also been accepted as a member of The National Advocacy for DUI Defense, LLC (or NAFDD). The exclusive organization is reserved for criminal defense lawyers who are recognized as being the United States' top DUI defense attorneys.

Generations of Legal ExperienceRated by Super Lawyers : Justin K. Beckham

Justin K. Beckham is the only 4th generation trial lawyer in Miami-Dade County history. His great-grandfather, Walter H. Beckham, served as one of the first Juvenile Judges in Miami.

His grandfather, Walter H. Beckham Jr., is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Miami Law School and served as President of the National Judicial College. His father, James K. Beckham, focuses his practice on personal injury litigation in Homestead, Florida. Justin is fully fluent in both written and spoken Spanish.

He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Dade County Bar Association, and the Dade County Trial Lawyers Association. Justin has been interviewed by numerous media outlets about criminal defense-related topics.

Memberships & Associations
  • Former Assistant Miami-Dade County Public Defender
  • Defended thousands of criminal cases at every level including Juvenile, Misdemeanor and Felony in Miami-Dade County
  • Inclusion in the Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠ list in the areas of Criminal Defense and DUI, 2010-2012 and 2015
  • Practicing criminal law exclusively in Miami-Dade County since 2002
  • Member of Florida Bar since 2002
  • Doctorate Degree from University of Florida and the University of Miami
  • Undergraduate Degree from Emory University
  • Member, The National Advocacy for DUI Defense, LLC (NAFDD)
  • Member, Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (FACDL)
  • Member, American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Member, Cuban American Bar Association (CABA)
  • Member, Dade County Trial Lawyers Association (DCTLA)
  • Member, Dade County Bar Association (DCBA)
  • Certified Operator/Technician of the Intoxilyzer 8000
  • Law Degree University of Florida & University of Miami - Graduate School Miami, FL
  • Undergraduate Degree Emory University - University Atlanta, GA
  • High School Ransom Everglades High School - High School Coconut Grove, FL
  • Avvo Client's Choice
  • Super Lawyers
  • ABA
  • BBB A+
  • AV Preeminent
  • Superior DUI Attorney

A Reputation for an Unparalleled Defense

What Sets Beckham Solis Apart
  • Distinguished Reputation Backed by Numerous Awards & Accolades
  • Comprehensive Team Approach Giving You the Benefit of Three Accomplished Attorneys
  • 60+ Years of Combined Defense Experience On Your Side

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Unprecedented Results

Recent Case Results
  • Case: M18-18465 | 2018 Property Crime - Reduced Misdemeanor Charges
  • Case F09-23741 | 2010 The State DROPPED the DUI.
  • Case M06-46384 | 2006 Battery & Resisting Arrest - Charges Dismissed
  • Case: 6028XEQ | 2014 The state DROPPED the DUI
  • Case: A0Z0YPP | 2018 The State DISMISSED the DUI
  • Case 038726-J | 2008 The State DISMISSED the DUI
  • Case: 7121XCG | 2018 The State DROPPED the DUI
  • Case B08-13644 | 2008 Shoplifting - Charges Dismissed
  • Case: 6374-XBP | 2012 The State DROPPED the DUI
  • Case: 6870XBP | 2018 The State DROPPED the DUI