Mr. Beardsley, an “AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated” by Martindale-Hubbell® attorney, is a founding member and partner in the firm. After graduating from Florida Coastal School of Law in 2003, Brandon immediately began working in private practice protecting the public. He has spent his entire career practicing primarily family law, with an emphasis on litigation. His trial experience includes Divorce, Paternity, Custody/Time-sharing/Visitation, Child Support, Domestic Violence Injunctions, Guardianship, Adoption, and multiple Criminal matters, in both Felony and Misdemeanor Court. In addition to his career as an attorney, Beardsley was raised in Western Kentucky where he grew up working in his family’s small business.

Mr. Beardsley is also a Certified Family Law Mediator, Certified by the Florida Supreme Court and routinely conducts mediations on all family law issues in the State of Florida.

Florida Coastal School of Law, Jacksonville, Florida, 2003, J.D.

Honors: Phi Delta PhiMurray State University, Murray, Kentucky, 2000, B.S.
Major: Political Science
Minor: Sociology

First Coast Technical College
St Augustine Tire & Auto
Taylor Refrigeration & A/C
Six Mile Marina
Outback Crab Shack
Jones Excavation & Demolition, Inc.

Honors and Awards:
Florida Coastal School of Law’s Founders Award, 2003
Florida Coastal School of Law ATLA Regional Mock Trial Team, 2001 – 2002
Florida Coastal School of Law ATLA Regional Mock Trial Team, 2002 – 2003
Mock Trial Team Honor Board, 2001 – 2003

Professional Associations and Memberships:
St. Johns County Bar Association
Kid’s Bridge Visitation Facility Former Board Member
Collaborative Law Group

Prior Experience:
Law Office of R.J. Larizza, P.A. & Associates, Associate, 2004 – 2008
Upchurch & Esposito, P.A., Associate, 2003 – 2004


Pi Kappa Alpha


Brandon D. Beardsley

phone (904) 824-5711
fax (904) 824-5709


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Bar Admissions:

  • Florida, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2003