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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:

Profile

Practice Areas

Education

Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 1974; Cornell University, B.S., 1971

Admitted

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

Member

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).

Biography

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, attorney

David A. Beale

Attorney

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

Support Staff

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.