Sabrina Persaud

Sabrina Persaud

Civil Division Attorney Sabrina Persaud Sabrina is a native Floridian, born and bred in the Sunshine State, and Tampa, Florida has been her home. After obtaining her Bachelor’s degree at the University of South Florida, she went on to attend law school at Florida A&M University, earning her Juris Doctorate in 2016. Before joining Bernhardt … Read More

Mola Bosland

Mola Bosland

Civil Division Attorney Mola Bosland Mola, a resident of North Florida, has lived in the Jacksonville area for over seven years. Originally from New York, she was raised in South Florida. She appreciates North Florida for its unique blend of city life, rural settings, and suburban comfort, enhanced by the region’s stunning beaches and sunshine. … Read More

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Sara Garcia Garcia

Civil Division Attorney Sara Garcia garcia Sara is part of the Real Estate Litigation Division. Sara litigates cases in court on behalf of our clients, and brings a dynamic energy to the courtroom, fiercely advocating for her clients’ rights and interests. Sara is a proud Miami local, calling this vibrant city her home for over … Read More

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Anton O. Serikov

Civil Division Attorney Anton O. Serikov Anton O. Serikov is a Ukrainian-born, Canadian raised Floridian-based real estate attorney at Bernhardt Riley, Attorneys at Law. His previous experience includes over a decade in the field of personal injury, having worked  as a paralegal fighting for the rights and the compensations of those affected by life-changing injuries. … Read More

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Erin Campbell

Supervising Attorney Erin Campbell Erin is a South Tampa resident and has lived in the Tampa Bay area for over twelve years. She is a native of the Sunshine State, having been born in the Panhandle. She loves this area because of the proximity to both beautiful beaches and a larger city. She is passionate … Read More

Jessica Deaton

Jessica Deaton

Lead Criminal Defense Attorney Jessica Deaton Jessica has spent her entire professional career of 17 years practicing exclusively in criminal defense. She has defended clients’ rights in thousands of cases and has extensive trial experience. In April of 2024, Jessica was hired as the Lead Criminal Defense Attorney for Bernhardt Riley, Attorneys at Law, PLLC. … Read More

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Gretchen R. Cothron

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY | FORENSIC SCIENTIST Gretchen R. Cothron Attorney Gretchen Cothron is a native of Central Florida. She attended The American Academy of Dramatic Arts (NYC) after high school and worked as an actress and model for several years. Gretchen then returned home and studied forensic science and crime scene technology at St. Petersburg … Read More

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Athena Pearl Riley

MANAGING PARTNER Athena Pearl Riley, Esq. Personal Athena Pearl Riley is a former felony prosecutor, licensed Realtor, and real estate investor. Athena’s extensive trial experience, meticulous attention to case details, and real estate background has made her the go-to attorney for individuals, investors and businesses alike seeking the zealous representation they deserve. Selected to serve … Read More

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Stephen M. Bernhardt

MANAGING PARTNER Stephen M. Bernhardt, Esq. Personal Stephen Bernhardt grew up in a suburb of Chicago, Illinois before attending high school in the Memphis, Tennessee area. After graduating high school, Bernhardt attended Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida. Bernhardt graduated cum laude and went on to attend Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, Florida. … Read More