Personal Injury Attorney
I am a Florida Board Certified Specialist in Civil Trial Litigation. Born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., I received my undergraduate degree from the State University of NY at Geneseo, receiving Graduate of the Year recognition. I attended Law School at Syracuse University, earning my Juris Doctor with honors in 1979. While a student at both universities, I received recognition awards for my scholastic achievements and community service. I served as a police legal adviser for the City of Tampa Police Department and have been the lead trial attorney for several major insurance companies. I have tried numerous cases on both state and federal levels throughout Florida. I have several reported decisions from Florida Appellate Courts and the Florida Supreme Court. Admitted to practice in all Florida State Courts, the Federal Middle District Court of Florida, the Federal Northern District Court of Florida, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.
Since 2002, I concentrate my efforts exclusively for individuals that have been injured through the negligence of others.
I have been featured as a lecturer in tort Litigation and ethics by several professional organizations and have also been published in several legal periodicals. I am a former vice president of the Puerto Rican Bar Association of Florida and a past officer of the Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida and the Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers Association. I have served on the Florida Bar Continuing Education Committee.
I reside in Tampa with my wife and family and am active in various law related, civic and religious organizations. Member of the Florida Bar, Hillsborough County Bar Association, the Pinellas County Bar Association, and The Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers Association,. Socially, I am a member of the Krewe of Sant Yago and the Tampa Italian Club.
Florida Board Certified Civil Trial expert including:
- Personal Injury
- Automobile Accidents
- Amusement Park injuries
- Wrongful death
- Theme Park Negligence
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Insurance Disputes
- Trucking Accidents