Jeff Kerley comes to Berlin Law Firm with over 20 years of worker’s compensation experience.  After graduating from George Washington University with a bachelor’s degree in management of emergency medical services in 1992, Jeff began working as a paramedic first responder.  In 1999, Jeff graduated from the University of South Florida with a Master of Health Administration. He then attended the prestigious Stetson University College of Law where he was a member of the Stetson Law Review.  Jeff graduated with his Juris Doctorate in 2002. 

Over the past 20 years, Jeff has worked exclusively as a workers compensation defense attorney. Until 2015, Jeff was a partner at the firm of Rissman, Barrett. In 2015, Jeff accepted a position working for Vernis & Bowling, where he managed the St. Petersburg Worker’s Compensation department.  Jeff is a renowned expert in the field of Worker’s Compensation, has tried numerous Worker’s Compensation cases, and has taught extensively at various seminars throughout the State of Florida. Jeff resides in St. Petersburg Florida and manages the Tampa office.