Charles H. Bechert, III
Charles H. Bechert is an experienced trial attorney who dedicates his practice to representing people at some of the most difficult times of their lives. Mr. Bechert was raised in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. After graduating from Saint Thomas University, he attended Thomas M. Cooley Law School and was admitted to the practice of Law in the State of Florida in 1993.
Mr. Bechert began his career working for the State of Florida Child Support Enforcement Division collecting unpaid child support and family law matters. He then took a position with the Broward County State Attorney’s Office. After trying numerous jury trials he went on to work at a large state-wide litigation firm as defense counsel for Allstate Insurance Co. as well as several small carriers. He has represented the state’s largest homeowners insurance company, but represents the homeowners in these types of actions as well.
After opening his own practice in 1999, he concentrates his areas of practice on Homeowner Claims, Personal Injury, Immigration, Divorce / Family law, Paternity, Criminal Defense and Wills and Trust. If you have a legal problem, Mr. Bechert will sit down with you one on one and help you figure out a plan of action to help you resolve it.
In addition he has held a position as an Adjunct Professor at Broward College where he taught Business Law.
Mr. Bechert is a memeber of the Florida Bar and is admitted to practice in the United States Federal Court for the Middle District of Florida, Southern District of Florida and the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th District. Mr. Bechert is a member of the Broward County Bar Association and is a Certified Circuit and Family Court Mediator.
Christopher D. Pasquale, Esq.
Christopher D. Pasquale has a wealth of trial and litigation experience and currently concentrates his practice on civil and commercial litigation. Chris also has a background handling construction litigation and complex products liability cases. He currently handles general civil litigation and insurance matters.
After graduating from Boston College in 2001, Chris attended the University of Miami School of Law where he was a member of the elite Moot Court Board, attended a comprehensive litigation skills program and was privileged to receive exclusive litigation instruction in a seminar with one of the nation’s most renowned civil and criminal trial attorneys, Roy Black. Chris earned his J.D. in 2007 and was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2007 and the Massachusetts Bar in 2011. He is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Chris began his legal career at the Office of the State Attorney in the Ninth Judicial Circuit in Orlando, Florida, where he received the Champion of Justice Award for outstanding trial advocacy as an Assistant State Attorney. He began working in the private sector at Mattlin & Kovacs, PL in Boca Raton, Florida, where he practiced until 2014 when he joined Bechert & Associates, PA as a Senior Associate.
In his free time, Mr. Pasquale enjoys cycling and spending time with his wife, Elizabeth, their son, Luca, and their two dogs.