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 Experience
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.