Barry Seth Balmuth

Barry S. Balmuth, P.A.

CERTIFICATIONS:  Board Certified by the Florida Bar as a Specialist in Civil Trial law (since 2001) and Business Litigation law (since 2002).

RATING:AV rated (since 2003) by Martindale-Hubbell (, its highest rating for legal ability (indicating that legal ability is very high to preeminent) and ethics.

DISTINCTIONS: Listed in Super Lawyers Magazine ( for 10 years in the Florida edition and 5 years in the business edition; Life Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum (


Barry S. Balmuth, P.A. 
August 1997-Present

Palm Beach County, Assistant County Attorney
January 1995– July 1997

Moyle, Flanigan, Katz, Fitzgerald & Sheehan, P.A., Associate
September 1990 – January 1995


Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia

Juris Doctor, May 1990

Master of Business Administration, May 1990

  • Merit Fellow
  • Intern, Federal Home Loan Bank
  • Research Assistant

ADMISSIONS: Admitted, the Florida Bar, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, and U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida including bankruptcy courts for those districts (Florida Bar admission 1990; others various dates).

ASSOCIATIONS: Past Chair and past Vice-Chair of the Florida Bar Eminent Domain Committee; past Chairman of the Circuit Civil Court Practice, the Business Litigation CLE, the Attorney/Accountant Liaison, and Environmental, Land Use, and Eminent Domain CLE Committees of the Palm Beach County Bar Association; past Treasurer of the Craig S. Barnard American Inn of Court LIV; past Vice-Chairman of the Sunfest Risk Management Committee; past President of the Phi Delta Theta Alumni Association, Palm Beach County Chapter; Member, National Association of Consumer Advocates; Member, Palm Beach County Justice Association.

REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS:  Palm Beach County, Palm Beach County Value Adjustment Board (“VAB”), Sunoco, Tire Kingdom, Penn Credit Corporation, City of Lake Worth, Children’s Services Council, Board of Trustees of the City of Delray Beach Police & Firefighters Retirement System, City of Pompano Beach, City of Pompano Beach C.R.A., Palm Beach County Solid Waste Authority, Hedrick Brothers Construction Co., Inc., Tri-Rail, Wantman Group, Inc., Nicklaus Golf Equipment Company, L.C., and Cone & Graham, Inc.

OTHER:  Former Special Magistrate to the VAB.  Endorsed by Gasoline Retailers of Florida ( to its members for legal representation.