Carlos J. Berrocal is a Martindale-Hubbell ‘AV’ Rated Attorney and 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 Estate Planning needs. A strategic partnership was forged with JUPITER LAW CENTER in 2022 when Carlos began officing there to more closely align the work he and Adam Gumson had been doing together for many years.
Carlos received his B.A. and B.S. from the University of Alabama in 1980 and his J.D. from Georgetown University in 1983. He is a member of the Florida Bar and the D.C. Bar. 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 Jupiter Medical Center, President of Jupiter Medical Center Ambassadors, Chairman of 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, Jupiter-Tequesta-Juno Beach Chamber of Commerce and The Jupiter Children’s Foundation.
Born and raised in Puerto Rico and after completing his freshman year of college at the University of Alabama, 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 U.S. 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 inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame and 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.”