Jeffrey J. Kerley was born in Boston, Massachusetts. In 1992, he graduated from The George Washington University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Management of Emergency Medical Services. While at GWU, Jeff was a member of the Sigma Nu Fraternity. Jeff worked as a paramedic in suburban Washington, D.C. for three years and then relocated to St. Petersburg, Florida where he continued to work as a paramedic until 2000. After graduating from the University of South Florida with a Master’s of Healthcare Administration degree in 1999, Jeff attended Stetson University College of Law, graduating cum laude in 2002.

Since beginning the practice of law in 2002, Jeff initially represented employers and their insurance carriers in the defense of workers’ compensation claims.  Jeff began utilizing this knowledge and experience in 2021 when he joined Berlin Law firm.  Jeff has been awarded an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell, which identifies attorneys with preeminent legal ability and is a reflection of experience, integrity and overall professional excellence. Jeff has handled complex litigation of workers’ compensation matters before multiple Judges throughout the State of Florida. Jeff’s goal is aggressive representation, rapid resolution and early mitigation of every matter he handles.

When not working, Jeff enjoys spending time with his two children. He also enjoys running, biking and swimming. Jeff has completed three Ironman triathlons.