Martindale-Hubbell ‘AV’ Rated Attorney

Carlos Berrocal is the founding shareholder of Berrocal Law, P.A. He concentrates his practice in corporate and business law, including not-for-profit corporations, real estate and secured transactions, as well as assisting individuals with their planning needs.

Mr. Berrocal currently serves as the President of the Board of Directors of Susan G. Komen for the Cure South Florida. He also serves on the Executive Committee of the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce, where he is an officer. In the past, his other civic involvement has included:  Chairman of the Board of the Jupiter Medical Center, President of the Jupiter Medical Center Ambassadors, Chairman of the Jupiter-Tequesta-Juno Beach Chamber of Commerce (N/K/A the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce), and Chairman of the Business Forum.

He has served as counsel to various not-for-profit organizations including The Maltz Jupiter Theatre, the Jupiter-Tequesta-Juno Beach Chamber of Commerce and The Jupiter Children’s Foundation. 

Born and raised in Puerto Rico, after completing his freshman year of college, Mr. Berrocal led the 1976 Puerto Rican Olympic Swim Team. He finished fourth in his event, only missing the bronze medal by 6/100 of a second. He went on to become Alabama’s fourth-ever NCAA champion, winning the 100-yard backstroke in 1979. He was unable to participate in the 1980 Olympic Games because of the US government’s boycott in protest of the Soviet Union’s invasion of Afghanistan. He was a six-time All-American while attending the University of Alabama and was inscribed into the International Swimming Hall of Fame and inducted into Puerto Rico’s Sports Hall of Fame. In 2010 the Puerto Rican legislature honored Mr. Berrocal by naming the natatorium complex built for the Central American and Caribbean games “The Carlos J. Berrocal Natatorium.”

Practice Highlights

Represented the developer of the first industrial-scale wind-to-energy project in the Caribbean and secured all land rights in a politically charged environment; the project is in operation today.

Represented the developer of the first industrial-scale wind-to-energy project planned for Florida, which failed to receive Public Service Commission Approval after securing all land rights.

Represented a regional petroleum distributor in the acquisition of a 35-million-gallon distributor that resulted in one of South Florida’s largest private oil companies.

Transitioned dozens of family-owned companies to new generations of owners, including some of the oldest enterprises in Northern Palm Beach County.

Represented a not-for-profit company in its acquisition of the Jupiter Theatre, preserving the landmark institution as an operating theatre for the benefit of the community.

Led the charge to update and modernize the bylaws of the Jupiter Medical Center, Inc. to impose term limits and staggered terms to ensure a continuity of experience while facilitating new members to join the board on a regular basis.

Prior Experience

Legislative Assistant, Hon. Baltasar Corrada, U.S. Congress (1983-1985)

Associate Attorney, Nixon, Hargrave, Devans, & Doyle (1985-1988)

Attorney, Founding and Managing Partner, Berrocal & Wilkins, P.A. (1988-2006)

Attorney, Shareholder, Jupiter Office Managing Shareholder and Board Member, Jones, Foster, Johnston & Stubbs, P.A. (2006-2016)


J.D., Georgetown University, 1983

B.A., B.S., University of Alabama, 1980


Member of the Florida Bar since 1985

Member of the DC Bar since 1983