Joseph A. Apatov
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  • Duke University School of Law (J.D., 2011)

    Duke-Geneva Institute in Transnational Law

  • Pennsylvania State University - University Park (B.A., Philosophy, with Honors, 2007)


Bar Admissions
  • Florida
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida


  • Florida Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" (Consumer Law, Business Litigation, Appellate, Real Estate: Consumer), 2018–2022
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch (Commercial Litigation), 2021



  • Florida Bar
  • Broward County Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association (Member, Broward Chapter)
  • Association of Credit and Collection Professionals (ACA International)

outside the office

In his spare time, Joe likes to watch and play sports (basketball, baseball/softball, football), bike and kayak. He is a runner, an avid Mets and Penn State fan, and enjoys traveling and spending time with his wife and kids.