Bird Law Firm, LLC
Bernice Bird, M.S., Esq., LL.M. is the founder of the Bird Law Firm, LLC, and practices family and immigration law where she tirelessly and aggressively advocates on behalf of her clients. Bernice has been described as focused, compassionate, analytical, and creative in her multifaceted approach to helping people in her community.
Before becoming a lawyer, Bernice was a mental health therapist treating children with Autism, at-risk adolescents, and adults with mental health and behavior disorders. Bernice decided to pursue law so as to assume an active role in rehabilitating systems through legal and political advocacy.
Bernice graduated cum laude from Barry University School of Law, and then pursued a Master’s in Law (LL.M.), graduating summa cum laude, from American University Washington College of Law with a degree in Law and Government, with a dual specialization in Law, Politics, & Legislation and Gender and the Law. Throughout her career, Bernice has published on various civil rights issues such as employment discrimination, reproductive rights, voting rights, and has recently co-authored an article on diversity in the legal profession in the June 2018 publication of the Orange County Bar Briefs. She is admitted to practice law in both Florida and the District of Columbia.
Bernice has been recognized as an up and coming young family law attorney by “Lawyers of Distinction” with her firm named as one of the “10 Best Law Firms for Client Satisfaction” by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys. In May 4, 2017, the Bird Law Firm was approved as an affiliate with the United Nations to draft the Global Compact on Migration on safe, orderly, and regular migration. She has collaborated with parliamentarians, heads of state, non-governmental organizations, and private sector businesses in drafting guidelines on facilitating the integration of migrants and refugees in host countries.
Additionally, Bernice is a consultant attorney with the Consulate General of Mexico and provides legal representation to Mexican Nationals. Bernice is certified as a Family Mediator in the State of Florida. Also, Bernice was invited on the board of the Florida Bar’s Committee for Public International Law, International Human Rights, and Global Justice. Finally, she is the Legal Panel Chair for the ACLU Central Florida Chapter.
On her spare time, Bernice enjoys keeping her mind sharp through exercise, meditation, reading, and painting. Her art has been showcased in exhibitions in California, the Orlando Museum of Art, and Baterbys Art Gallery in Winter Park, Florida.
895 Outer Rd., Orlando, FL 32814 | P: 407- 900-5913 | www.birdlawfirmpa.com