We inherit nothing truly, but what our actions make us worthy of.
- George Chapman
ADAM HECHT a veteran of more than 75 felony and misdemeanor jury trials as an Assistant State Attorney, now works with Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley P.A. handling medical malpractice, personal injury, wrongful death and products liability cases.
Mr. Hecht is licensed to practice law in all jurisdictions in the State of Florida and has been admitted to the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. He has served on the Young Lawyers Board of Directors at the Florida Justice Association and is a member of the Florida Bar, the Palm Beach County Bar Association, and the Palm Beach County Justice Association.
While in law school, Mr. Hecht was selected as an intern in the Washington, D.C. office of United States Senator Bill Nelson. Mr. Hecht also worked for Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Barbara Pariente and served as a judicial extern at the 8th Judicial Circuit, providing legal counsel to indigent clients. After earning his law degree, he was a felony prosecutor and Chief County Court Prosecutor with the Palm Beach County State Attorney’s office. He prosecuted a wide range of criminal cases, from drug trafficking to murder.
Mr. Hecht is a Palm Beach County native who majored in communications at Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr. School of the Arts and was a nationally-ranked debater. He received both undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Florida, where he was a member of Florida Blue Key, the University Scholars Program, and an active member of the Law School Mentoring Project.