Roy Black


Black, Srebnick, Kornspan & Stumpf, P.A.

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Roy Black
Miami, FL

Partner Roy Black is one of the nation’s premier trial lawyers. With more than 35 years of trial experience, he has handled hundreds of cases throughout the United States. Selected by his peers for consecutive editions for a span of over 20 years for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in AmericaÆ, a widely used guide to the nation’s top legal talent, Roy has defended numerous clients on charges ranging from murder to drug smuggling, securities fraud, money laundering, Internet sex crimes, mail fraud and tax evasion. He is also the author of Black’s Law, a book that recounts the strategies and tactics he employed to safeguard the freedom of four clients.

BSK&S Experience

Acquittal of William Kennedy Smith on rape charges in Palm Beach, Florida
Rush Limbaugh on charges of doctor shopping

Acquittal of Eller Media in charges stemming from the bus-bench electrocution of a 12-year-old boy in Miami

Dismissal of matter involving Albertson’s, Inc., when the State of Florida charged the Fortune 500 Company with manslaughter in the death of a shoplifter Artist Peter Max in New York
South Florida police officers Luis Alvarez and William Lozano

Acquittal of a Miami jewelry supplier and his sales manager on charges they laundered more than $8 million in cocaine profits for Colombian drug lords

Acquittal of a Miami attorney charged in an Internet sex case

Prior Experience

Prior to his private practice, Roy served five years as a public defender in Dade County representing hundreds of indigent defendants in felony and capital cases.

Recognition and Service

“No one is as well prepared or has the presence in court of Roy Black” Chambers and Partners Legal Guide recently noted. “According to sources nationwide, he is uniquely gifted in front of juries; [and is] so good he is famous for it. His creativity, resourcefulness and fine cross-examination skills stand out: It’s like poetry in motion: each person gets unique treatment.”
Has served as an NBC News legal analyst, appearing regularly on “The Today Show” and other NBC and MSNBC news programs. He is also a frequent guest commentator on legal issues for national television network news shows CBS, CNN, NBC and FOX.

Awarded the Dade County Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Award in 1991

Received the Nelson Poynter Award for voluntary representation of prisoners on Florida’s death row.

Has taught advanced criminal evidence at the University of Miami School of Law for over 30 years.

Achieved the highest score on the Florida Bar Exam in 1970.

Served five years as public defender in Miami-Dade County.

AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Highest Rank in Chambers and Partner Legal Guide

Best Lawyers in America, listed every year since 1987

“Super Lawyer,” Florida Super Lawyers, 2006

Cover of 2007 Florida “Super Lawyers”

“Florida Legal Elite,” Florida Trend, listed every year since 2004

“Best of the Bar,” South Florida Business Journal, listed every year since 2003

“Top Lawyers,” South Florida Legal Guide, 2008