Andres Berrio is a prominent South Florida lawyer and founding partner of the law firm of Fuentes Berrio Schutt. Andres specializes in civil litigation and is a proud member of Million Dollar Advocates Forum. One of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements. Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members.
Andres is dedicated to representing plaintiffs who have been injured or died as a result of another’s negligence. Andres has litigated and tried personal injury cases throughout the U.S. He also has extensive experience with claims against foreign and domestic air carriers and aircraft manufactures having represented hundreds of victims worldwide.
Born in New York City, New York, on December 26, 1970, Andres is the son of Colombian immigrants and is fluent in Spanish. He earned his undergraduate degree from Florida Atlantic University, where he majored in biological science. Thereafter, Andres earned his juris doctorate degree from Nova Southeastern University School of Law, where he was an honorary member of the Association of Business Law Students, a member of the Hispanic Law Students Association and a LexisNexis associate in charge of training faculty and the student body in legal research.
While in law school, Andres earned a judicial clerkship for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Civil Administrative Judge George A. Brescher. Following an extensive clerkship, Andres earned a Federal internship with the U. S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida, where he gained experience in civil litigation, including defense of medical malpractice and personal injury suits against the US government. He also clerked for the Environmental Land Use and Law Center; a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of Florida’s pristine land, endangered animals, and natural resources.
- Wrongful death
- Car accidents
- Aviation accidents
- Pedestrian accidents
- Motorcycle/ ATV accidents
- Bicycle accidents
- Premises Liability such as slip and falls
- Medical malpractice
- Juris Doctorate Nova Southeastern University, 2000
- B.A., Florida Atlantic University, 1996
- All courts of the State of Florida
- Unites States District Court, Southern District of Florida