Ruben E. Socarras

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Boca Raton, FL

Chane Socarras, PLLC
 | 327 Plaza Real Blvd, Suite 217
Boca Raton, FL 33432
Phone: 561-576-7200
Fax: 561-708-6616
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2010 - 2014
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employer (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
    Attorney Profile

    Ruben E. Socarras is a business law and business litigation attorney at Chane Socarras, PLLC, in Boca Raton, Florida, where he concentrates his practice on business litigation and appeals. He also works in employment law, commercial litigation and general civil litigation, serving clients in Boca Raton and throughout Palm Beach County, Broward County & all of Florida. 

    Mr. Socarras has over 17 years of legal experience handling complex cases involving issues such as breach of fiduciary duty, contracts, fraud, injunctions, noncompete agreements, real estate, shareholder disputes, title disputes, torts, trade secrets and unfair competition. Along with litigation, he has experience with alternative dispute resolution methods such as arbitration and mediation, helping clients resolve their disputes without court involvement.

    The recipient of various awards and recognition, Mr. Socarras holds an AV Preeminent* rating from Martindale-Hubbell. In 2015, South Florida Business & Wealth magazine named him a finalist in its “Up & Comer Awards” and in 2016, Florida Trend magazine named him and “Up and Comer.” He has also been recognized by U.S. News - Best Lawyers.

    Mr. Socarras also practices Personal Injury & Accident law, serving clients throughout Florida:

    Active in the legal community, Mr. Socarras is a member of the Broward County Bar Association, the South Palm Beach County Bar Association, The Florida Bar and the Internet Law Leadership Summit. Serving his local community, he is president and a board member of a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping children in the community with serious illnesses. 

    In 2000, Mr. Socarras graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor’s degree. He received his law degree from Stetson University College of Law in 2003. He holds licenses to practice law before all Florida state courts, the U.S. district courts for the middle and southern districts of Florida and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida. 

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 50%Business Litigation
    • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 10%Business/Corporate
    • 10%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
    • 10%Employment & Labor: Employer
    Focus Areas

    Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense, Business Formation and Planning, Contracts, Business Organizations, Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

    Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2010 - 2014

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    About Ruben Socarras

    Admitted: 2004, Florida

    Professional Webpage:


    • Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 (Business Litigation)
    • Florida Super Lawyers, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 (Business Litigation)
    • Florida’s Legal Elite by Florida Trend, Florida Trend, 2020
    • U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms List in Florida, 2020 (Commercial Litigation), U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms List in Florida, 2020 (Commercial Litigation), U.S. News – Best Lawyers®, 2020
    • Florida Trend Legal Elite, Up and Comer, 2016, Florida Trend Legal Elite, Up and Comer, Florida Trend , 2016
    • SFBW Up & Comers Awards, Finalist (Law, Palm Beach Co.), 2015, South Florida Business and Wealth Magazine, 2015
    • AV® Preeminent™ Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, 2011
    • ALM South Florida’s Top Rated Lawyers, ALM South Florida’s Top Rated Lawyers, ALM, 2012

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator, 2021

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
    • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
    • United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit
    • State of Florida
    • Internet Law Leadership Summit (ILLS), 2016
    • Broward County Bar Association, Member
    • South Palm Beach County Bar Association, Member
    • Broward County Bar Association, Bar and Bench Committee, 2010

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Director, Jorge Nation Foundation, Inc., 2011
    • Vice President of Academics, University of Florida Alumni Association/Broward County Gator Club, 2010

    Educational Background:

    • University of Florida, B.A., 2000
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    Office Location for Ruben E. Socarras

    327 Plaza Real Blvd
    Suite 217
    Boca Raton, FL 33432

    Phone: 561-576-7200

    Fax: 561-708-6616

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    Last Updated: 3/29/2021

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