The LAW OFFICES OF DAVID A. BEALE, P.A.
The LAW OFFICE OF DAVID A. BEALE, P.A. in Delray Beach, Florida, has been serving S. Florida since 1993 and counsels clients in Florida. The Firm offers a broad range of legal services and legal advice to the following:
- Business Owners: representation and counseling starts from corporate formation and includes complex commercial business transactions, intellectual property, licenses, incorporation, corporate document requirements, employment agreements, voting and buyout agreements.
- Professionals and Entrepreneurs: contracts, business formation, fictitious names, confidentiality and non-compete agreements.
- Individuals: wills, trusts, probate, powers of attorneys and health surrogates.
The Law Offices of DAVID A. BEALE, P.A. is a well-respected firm located in Delray Beach, Florida since 1998. Previously we were located in Boca Raton, after relocating from New York City in 1993. Our practice focuses on serving small and large businesses and the needs of their owners. Representation and counseling start from corporate formation and includes complex commercial business transactions and intellectual property. We represent clients in major business matters regionally, nationally, and internationally. Mr. Beale is a member of both the Florida and New York Bars.
Our goal is to provide the best legal representation available at a reasonable and fair cost to our clients. We are proud of the high legal and ethical standards that define our firm and the tradition of excellence which we work to maintain. Quality legal representation is essential for a successful business. Our clients also value our prompt and friendly service. We are always available to serve our clients’ legal needs.
A law firm is known by its attorneys and support staff. Excellent legal representation comes from good professionals who care and who value the importance of the client’s issues. Technical legal competence is only part of what makes a good lawyer or a quality law firm. Greatness requires experience, understanding, depth, perspective, the ability to listen, and dedication and service to the community in which the firm practices. Each year, our Firm donates a significant amount of time to public issues, civic leadership and community service to non-profit organizations. We work hard to improve the quality of life for our clients, our community and our families.
Clients served by the firm have been in the following areas of business: internet, software production, web hosting, fulfillment, publishing distribution and fulfillment, marketing, licensing, restaurants, real property, direct mail, list services (postal and email), accounting, nursing services, non-profit organizations, catering, equipment sales, and financing, consulting, retail, printing, food services, and employee management and training.
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- Corporate / Transactional / Commercial
- Residential and Commercial Real Estate
- Intellectual Property and Technology
- Home Health Care / Nurse Registry
- Elder Law
- Legal Services to Individuals
- Employment Law
Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 1974; Cornell University, B.S., 1971
1975, New York, U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit; 1990, Florida; 1996, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, and U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
Association of the Bar of the City of New York; New York State Bar Association (Member, Intellectual Property Section, since 1992); The Florida Bar (Member: Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section, since 1990 (Executive Council, 1995-2001).
Member, Fordham Law Review, 1973-1974; Author: Case Note, Ford-
ham Law Review, Vol. 41, p. 1024; “Trademark Update and Practice
Tips,” The E.A.S.L. Newsletter of the Florida Bar, Vol. IV, No. 6, p. 1,
March 15, 1993; “Introduction to Basic Trademark Concepts,” The
E.A.S.L. Newsletter of the Florida Bar, Vol. VII, No. 1, p. 8, April/May
1997; Cornell Class of 1971 President (2001-2006); Member, Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce (1988 – present; Board of Directors 2018-2020, Vice Chair, Government Affairs 2019-2020); Pineapple Grove Main Street, Inc. d/b/a Pineapple Grove Arts District (President and General Counsel 2013-2020; Vice President and General Counsel 1988-2013); Milagro Foundation d/b/a Milagro Center (2019 – present)( https://www.milagrocenter.org/); Commissioner of the Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority (2004-2011, Chair 2013-2014); Congregation Kol Tikvah, Chair ARZA-Israel Committee 2019 – present); Jewish Education Commission of South Palm Beach County (1996-2007); President and Executive Director of the Bennie and Martha Benjamin Foundation, Inc. (since 1991); For more information on Mr. Beale’s work with The Bennie and Martha Benjamin Foundation, you’re invited to visit its web site: www.benniebenjaminfoundation.org
Pro Bono Activities
Center for Youth Activities, Inc., (since 1999) www.yacboca.org; Twenty-Five Year Club Charitable Fund for I.D., Inc. (since 1985); Pineapple Grove Arts District, Delray Beach, Florida (since 1999); Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce; Milagro Center
David A. Beale
David A. Beale is a graduate of Cornell University (B.S. 1971) and Fordham Law School (J.D. 1974, Law Review 1972-74). He is a member of the New York Bar (1975) and Florida Bar (1990). David Beale is a member of The Florida Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Association of the Bar of City of New York, and the Palm Beach County Bar Association. He belongs to the Entertainment Arts and Sports Law Section of the Florida Bar, where he was on the Executive Council and Chairman of the Publishing Committee. He is also a past member of the Media Law Committee of the Florida Bar, and presently is a member of the Intellectual Property Law Section of the New York Bar Association.
Mr. Beale frequently develops new approaches to issues and problems when advising clients while remaining constantly aware of the client’s desire to remain cost efficient in today’s economy.
For over 30 years, Mr. Beale served as outside general counsel to a national and international distributor of magazines and product fulfillment company, employing over 500 persons nationally. For over 16 years, Mr. Beale served as outside general counsel to the largest privately owned nurse registry in the State of Florida until it was sold.
Mr. Beale also has represented over 30 nurse registries and nursing services in the State of Florida. Mr. Beale has also represented national magazine and book publishers, and film and video producers, and has negotiated and drafted contracts for clients that cover every conceivable area of need, including copyright, trademark, rights acquisition, licensing, publishing, distribution, printing, mergers, and assets and stock purchase and sale agreements. He also has extensive litigation experience in state and federal courts all over the country in all related areas, which include infringements of all types, libel, and slander, invasion of rights of privacy and publicity, First Amendment issues, unfair competition, as well as enforcement of contract rights in these areas.
Mr. Beale has been an active and proud member of the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce since 1998, and an Ambassador since 2000.
Mr. Beale has been rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell.
Tina Beale serves as the Firm’s Administrator, CFO and Legal Assistant. She is a graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo and received her Master of Social Work degree from Wurzweiler School of Social Work of Yeshiva University. Prior to her relocation to Florida in 1993, Ms. Beale was an administrator and program specialist for the Division of Special Education of the Board of Education of the City of New York. In 1997, Ms. Beale entered the field of financial services and was affiliated with MassMutual, Citibank and Bank of America. She joined the Firm in 2003. Ms. Beale also serves as the Program Administrator and Grant Coordinator for the Bennie and Martha Benjamin Foundation, Inc.