Meet Gerald Salerno, Esq.

Our pledge to you is that we will do everything possible to safeguard your family and your assets.

Gerald Salerno

Family Law and Criminal Defense Attorney

At Gerald Salerno, P.A., we pride ourselves on being a “full service, first class” law firm, dedicated to providing the very best Criminal and Family Law Defense throughout South Florida. With our offices centrally located in Palm Beach, Florida, Gerald Salerno, P.A. handles all family law cases, criminal cases, criminal charges, and, criminal investigations in Wellington, Lake Worth, Greenacres, West Palm Beach and Boynton Beach. The firm handles all criminal investigations and criminal charges in Palm Beach County, Florida, St. Lucie County, Florida, Indian River County, Florida, and Okeechobee County, Florida.

Attorney Gerald Salerno began his career as an Assistant State Attorney in Fort Lauderdale. He quickly advanced within the office becoming the head of Palm Beach County, subsequently progressed to major adult felonies. He is a seasoned and respected trial attorney, having successfully defended major complex family and criminal cases. His reputation, coupled with his extensive preparation on each case, leads to superior results, often without the need for trial.

Mr. Salerno has thousands of satisfied clients whose rights, liberty, and careers have been protected by his skilled and aggressive legal defense strategies. Attorney Gerald Salerno now celebrates over 24 years of practicing law in Palm Beach Country. Gerald Salerno, P.A., takes great pride in seeing other attorneys and law firms refer their clients and loved ones to Mr. Salerno for representation in varying criminal matters.

Criminal Attorney

At the Law Offices of Gerald Salerno, P.A., your case will never be handed over to an associate or junior attorney, as is the case at some law firms, you get ME. Call us anytime, and you will always speak to a very qualified, attentive, and caring staff member. Gerald Salerno, P.A., does everything possible to alleviate the stress and confusion surrounding criminal cases. Additionally, routine appointments are made with the attorney so that you have ample time to discuss every facet of your case as it progresses through the family or criminal process.

Our pledge to you is that we will do everything possible to safeguard your family and your assets, get the charges dismissed, or, make sure that you receive the least possible punishment.

"Gerry is the shining example of a ‘best of class’ professional, deeply experienced, caring and knowledgeable attorney."  ~~Stephen Gilbert-Rivera, client



Bachelor of Arts – University of Miami – English Literature - 1986

MSED - Master of Science in Secondary Education – University of Miami 1989

JD - Juris Doctor – St. Thomas University School of Law 1991

Honors: Dean’s List

Gerry Tough

24 years of practice
Gerald Salerno Law -1996-Current
Office of the State Attorney 1992-1995
– Juvenile Division Felony Division
– Division Lead Felony Trial Unit

Member of State of Florida Bar
Member of State of Connecticut Bar
Member of United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida Bar
Former Assistant State Attorney
Former Felony Prosecutor
Former Juvenile Division Lead Prosecutor
Former Special Gang Prosecutor
Contract Attorney for the Justice Administrative Commission
Contract Attorney for the Florida Department of Revenue – Child Support Enforcement
Member of the Florida Bar Criminal Law Section

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Gerry Salerno

2101 Vista Parkway
Suite #300
West Palm Beach, FL 33411


Phone: (561) 568-8710
Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00am-6:00pm

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Gerald Salerno, Esq.

Mr. Salerno, an attorney for over 24 years, handles criminal defense, family law, and violent crime cases in Palm Beach County.