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Beckwith Legal, PLLC

We will be your trusted partner in achieving legal success. From complex business matters to personal legal matters, we are dedicated to providing the highest level of advocacy and support throughout your legal journey.

We invite you to explore our multifaceted law firm and experience firsthand how our vision of empowering your legal journey sets us apart. Contact Beckwith Legal today to schedule a consultation and embark on a path toward favorable outcomes and a brighter legal future.

Beckwith Legal, PLLC 

Our Vision

Empowering Your Legal Journey:


Welcome to Beckwith Legal, where our vision is centered on empowering individuals and businesses throughout their legal journey. As a multifaceted law firm, we are committed to providing comprehensive and dynamic legal solutions tailored to meet the diverse needs of our clients.

At the heart of our vision is a client-centered approach that places your needs, goals, and priorities at the forefront of our practice. We understand that each client and case is unique, which is why we take the time to listen attentively to your concerns, understand your challenges, and work collaboratively to develop personalized strategies that best serve your interests.

Your Partner in Legal Success:

Ultimately, our vision is centered on becoming your trusted partner in achieving legal success. From complex business transactions to personal legal matters, we are dedicated to providing the highest level of advocacy and support at every turn.

Our Founder

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James Beckwith, Esq., LLM

Email : Tel: (727) 221-3644

James Beckwith is the accomplished attorney and founder of Beckwith Legal, PLLC, where he leads a distinguished legal practice dedicated to providing exceptional advocacy and personalized representation to his clients. Beckwith Legal, PLLC, is a distinguished law firm committed to providing exceptional legal services and dedicated representation to clients in diverse areas of the law. With a versatile legal background and an impressive track record, James brings a wealth of experience and expertise to every case he handles. With a passion for trial advocacy and a commitment to achieving outstanding results, James has earned a reputation as a formidable advocate both in the courtroom and at prestigious educational institutions.

Education and Early Accomplishments:

James Beckwith's journey in law began at the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico, School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctor (JD) in 2018. During his time there, he demonstrated exemplary leadership as both the President and Treasurer of the student body, showcasing his natural ability to unite and inspire others. Additionally, he was a member and coach of the Trial Team where he competed in and coached his team through various Federal Trial Advocacy Competitions across the country.

Mastering the Art of Trial Advocacy:

Driven by his passion for trial advocacy, James further honed his skills through litigation-intensive study at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA, and St. Hughes College at Oxford University, UK. It was during this time that James distinguished himself as a powerful and persuasive advocate, earning himself the nickname "The Closer." In addition to hitting the books, he was adamant about gaining practical experience. While in law school he spent his summers working criminal trials at the District Attorney of Philadelphia and the USAG JAG Corps Appellate Division in Washington D.C. His ability to skillfully present complex legal arguments and persuasively communicate with judges and juries became his hallmark.

Continued Legal Education and Excellence in Advocacy:

Determined to continuously expand his legal knowledge and expertise, James pursued post-doctoral studies at Stetson University in Gulfport, FL. In 2020, he achieved the prestigious distinction of earning a Master of Laws (LLM) degree in Excellence in Advocacy, cementing his position as a highly regarded authority in the field and legal community. 

A Multifaceted Legal Career

James Beckwith's legal career has been marked by a breadth of experience and a commitment to excellence in various legal roles. Having worked as an Insurance Defense Attorney, Plaintiff's Attorney, and Assistant State Attorney Prosecutor, he possesses a comprehensive understanding of the intricacies involved in different aspects of the law.

Insurance Defense Expertise:

During his time as an insurance defense attorney, James honed his skills in analyzing complex cases, evaluating liability, and developing robust defense strategies. His time on this side of the legal landscape provided invaluable insights into how insurance companies approach claims, allowing him to anticipate and counter potential challenges effectively.

Passionate Plaintiffs Representation:

Driven by a passion for seeking justice and advocating for the rights of individuals, James transitioned to become a plaintiff's attorney. In this role, he exhibited a deep commitment to his client's best interests and a relentless pursuit of fair compensation for those who had suffered harm due to negligence or wrongdoing.

Public Service as an Assistant State Attorney (Prosecutor):

Recognizing the value of public service, James served as an Assistant State Attorney (Prosecutor), where he played a crucial role in upholding justice and safeguarding the rights of the community. His experience as a prosecutor provided him with invaluable courtroom experience, honing his trial advocacy skills and deepening his understanding of criminal law.

Areas of Practice:

  • Criminal Law 

  • Misdemeanors, Felonies, Juvenile Crimes

  • Insurance Defense

  • General Liability 

  • Property Claims

  • Trial Preparation

  • Complex Litigation 

  • Mass Torts

  • Personal Injury

  • Slip and Fall

  • Car Accidents

  • Contract Litigation 

  • Antitrust

  • Patent Infringement 

  • Data Breach

  • Securities 

  • Finance

  • Cryptocurrencies 

  • Pharmaceuticals

  • Mergers and Acquisitions 

  • Wills, Trusts, and Estates

  • Real Estate

  • Landlord Tenant Disputes

  • Family Law 

  • Employment Law 

  • LLC Formation

Founding Beckwith Legal, PLLC

With an unwavering dedication to client success and a strong belief in the power of personalized representation, James Beckwith founded Beckwith Legal, PLLC. As the head of the firm, he has created a practice that prioritizes compassionate client communication, zealous advocacy, and innovative legal strategies.

A Trusted Advocate:

James's diverse legal experience and strong advocacy skills make him a trusted advocate for individuals and businesses alike. Clients who seek his counsel benefit from his ability to analyze legal issues from multiple perspectives and devise innovative solutions tailored to their unique needs. Armed with a comprehensive legal education and an unwavering commitment to client success, James established Beckwith Legal, PLLC, with a vision to provide unparalleled representation and support to individuals facing complex legal challenges. As the head of the firm, James brings his exceptional advocacy skills, dedication to justice, and client-centered approach to every case he handles.

Client-Centered Approach:

At Beckwith Legal, PLLC, James is committed to providing exceptional legal services with a client-centered approach. He understands that legal matters can be emotionally challenging, and he strives to provide a supportive and compassionate environment where clients can trust in his expertise and unwavering commitment to their best interests. Recognizing that each case is unique, they take the time to listen to their client's concerns, educate them on their legal options, and craft tailored strategies aimed at achieving the best possible outcomes. 

A Legacy of Success

Throughout his career, James Beckwith has achieved numerous victories on behalf of his clients, securing favorable outcomes in a wide range of legal matters. His notable track record of success is a testament to his relentless dedication and unwavering pursuit of justice.

When seeking exceptional legal representation, clients can rely on James Beckwith's profound legal knowledge, extensive trial experience, and unwavering commitment to achieving outstanding results. His firm, Beckwith Legal, PLLC, stands ready to provide the highest level of advocacy and representation for those in need.


With a multifaceted legal background, encompassing experience in insurance defense, plaintiffs representation, and prosecution, uniquely positions James to offer comprehensive legal counsel to his clients. Through Beckwith Legal, PLLC, he continues to pursue his passion for justice and provide top-tier representation to those in need. Clients can trust in James's commitment to excellence and his unwavering dedication to achieving successful results in every case he handles.

The Glory of a Good Lawyer

Is to Win a Bad Trial.

Ethical Integrity and Trust

At Beckwith Legal, we believe that ethical integrity is the foundation of every successful attorney-client relationship. We are dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of professionalism, honesty, and transparency. Trust is at the core of everything we do, and we are committed to earning your trust through our actions, dedication, and results.

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