In practice since 1976, Ralph S. Behr is a practicing trial attorney in Florida State, U.S. Federal and New York State Courts.
Mr. Behr is a member of the United States Supreme Court Bar, the United States District Courts for the Southern District of Florida, the Middle District of Florida, and the Western District of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Behr is also admitted as a trial lawyer in Florida State Courts, New York State Courts and Oregon State Courts.
Mr. Behr is a former clerk in the New York State assembly and former assembly staff member of the penal and criminal codes committee.
Mr. Behr is the former legal editor of E.B. Williams publications of New York, former legal research teaching assistant at Hofstra University School of Law, and former teaching assistant to the late professor Seymour Kleinman at Columbia University School of Law, New York, New York.
Ralph Behr defends individuals facing criminal charges in State and Federal courts. Mr. Behr has handled, as lead counsel, Wire Fraud and international Securities Fraud case(s), Insurance Fraud, Medicaid Fraud, Mortgage Fraud, Murder, Drug Trafficking, Sex Crimes, "Pill Mill" Drug Trafficking cases, Probation Violations in Florida and Federal Courts and DUI manslaughter and vehicular homicide cases.
His international clients include individuals from Australia, Canada, Colombia, Cuba, Brazil, the Dominican Republic, Germany, Mexico, and Thailand.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
U.S. Supreme CourtFloridaNew YorkOregonU.S. District Court Southern District of FloridaU.S. District Court Middle District of FloridaU.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
Professional & Bar Association Memberships
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Member of the Board of Directors
Broward Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Member of the Board of Directors, Chairman of the Legislative Liaison Committee, Chairman of the Pleading and Practice Committee
Federal Practice Committee
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Association of Federal Defense Attorneys
Florida Bar Association Criminal Law Section, Appellate Law Section, International Law Section, Tax Law Section, Securities Law Section
American Bar Association
New York State Assembly Former Legislative Aide, Former Staff Member Penal Committee
Hofstra University of Law, N.Y. Former Instructor in Legal Research
Columbia University School of Law, NY, NY Former Teaching Assistant
City of Deerfield Beach Former Commissioner of Housing