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In the collection of Doug Beam. Melbourne FL.

Doug Beam

Doug Beam is not unfamiliar with underdog cases. Mr. Beam received his law degree from The University of Tennessee College of Law, where he earned the Dean’s Citation for Extraordinary Contributions. He served as an assistant editor of the Tennessee Law Review and as editor-in-chief of The Forum law school newspaper. As a trial lawyer since 1985, Mr. Beam has earned a reputation as a skilled litigator, adept at handling difficult cases and securing favorable verdicts. With extensive courtroom experience, he has tried hundreds of cases and obtained some of the largest awards in Florida’s history. In 1988, Mr. Beam founded Douglas R. Beam, P.A., Attorneys and Counselors at Law. His law firm represents clients in various matters including traumatic brain injury, civil rights, victims’ compensation, criminal justice, wrongful death, trucking accidents, nursing home/assisted living negligence, premises liability, aviation incidents, and motor vehicle crashes.Prior to establishing Douglas R. Beam, P.A. in 1988, Mr. Beam served over three years as a prosecutor for the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida, trying manyjury trials and initiating the Child Sexual Abuse Prosecution Unit.

His innovative approach as a prosecutor led him to participate in one of the first cases nationwide relying on DNA evidence. Mr. Beam routinely takes his cases to trial and secures substantial awards for his clients.Mr. Beam is also an active speaker at various events, educating legal professionals on subjects like trial practice, civil rights, police misconduct, personal injury, criminal defense, and assisting clients with severe brain injuries.In addition to his law firm responsibilities and speaking engagements, Mr. Beam maintains esteemed memberships including Diplomat status and a position on the Executive Committee of The National Trial Lawyers. He has earned an AV-Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell and is a President’s Club Member of the American Association for Justice. Mr. Beam is also the first lifetime member of both the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the NationalAssociation of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He holds an Eagle membership with theFlorida Justice Association and has been recognized as a Super Lawyer.Additionally, Mr. Beam is a past president of the Florida Council of Bar AssociationPresidents and the Brevard County Bar Association.Mr. Beam has been happily married to his wife of over 41 years, Cathy, and they have two sons, one of whom, Riley Beam, is also a trial lawyer practicing at the firm

Original painting on canvas. In the private collection of the artist

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