Pamela I. Perry

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Top Rated Alternative Dispute Resolution Attorney in Coral Gables, FL

Pamela I. Perry, PA
 | 1501 Venera Avenue, Suite 300
Coral Gables, FL 33146
Phone: 305-670-9800
Fax: 305-670-9933
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (40%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (30%),
  • Health Care (30%)
Attorney Profile

Pamela I. Perry, PA, is a law firm in Coral Gables, Florida, run by attorney Pamela I. Perry. Ms. Perry represents health care providers in matters involving licensure, overpayment, revocation, termination and other issues. She serves health care providers and facilities in Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe counties.

Ms. Perry has experience handling investigations and proceedings brought by Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration, the Florida Department of Health, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Office of Inspector General and other state and federal agencies. In addition, she has represented hospitals in proceedings involving advance directives, guardianship issues and privilege.

In addition to her experience as a litigator, Ms. Perry is a trained mediator. She is certified as a mediator before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida and the Florida Supreme Court at the civil circuit and appellate levels. She regularly lectures and writes on the mediation process.

Ms. Perry has been a licensed attorney since 1984 and is admitted before Florida state courts and before various federal courts. She is very active in her legal community and was the first woman president of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. She previously served as the director of the Dade County Bar Association and has held leadership positions with several other legal organizations.  

Recognized for her accomplishments, Ms. Perry is rated AV Preeminent* by the peer review organization Martindale-Hubbell. She has been named one of the “Legal Elite” by Florida Trend magazine and one of the “Top Lawyers in South Florida” by the South Florida Legal Guide.

Ms. Perry received a bachelor’s degree from Brandeis University and went on to graduate cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law.

*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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Alternative Dispute Resolution (40%): Arbitration, Mediation

Criminal Defense: White Collar (30%): White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Health Care (30%): Hospital Law, Nursing Home, Health & Health Care Law

Focus Areas

Arbitration, Mediation, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal, Hospital Law, Nursing Home, Health & Health Care Law


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Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2019

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About Pamela Perry

Admitted: 1984, Florida

Professional Webpage:


  • Florida Bar, G. Kirk Haas Humanitarian Award, 2000
  • Florida Super Lawyer
  • Brandeis University, First woman student representative to the Board of Trustees
  • Brandeis University, Butman Award for Outstanding Scholarship and Leadership
  • University of Miami School of Law, Moot Court Board, Member
  • University of Miami School of Law, American Jurisprudence Book Award in Labor Law
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, First Woman President
  • Martindale-Hubbell, "AV" rated, 1990
  • South Florida Legal Guide's "Top Lawyers in South Florida"
  • Florida Trend's Legal Elite

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Florida Supreme Court - Civil Circuit
  • Florida Supreme Court - Appellate

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • Eleventh Judicial Circuit, Judicial Nominating Commission, Member
  • Eleventh Judicial Circuit, Judicial Nominating Commission, Vice-Chair
  • Eleventh Judicial Circuit, Judicial Nominating Commission, Chair
  • Spellman-Hoeveler Inn of Court, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Member
  • Dade County Bar Association, Director
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Florida Bar Committee on Judicial Independence, Member
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Florida Bar

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Miami-Dade County Community Relations Board and the Regional Board of the Anti-Defamation League, Executive Board

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • University of Miami School of Law, Lawyer of the Americas, Journal of International Law, Member
  • Counsel Should Prep Mediators on Issues, Dynamics of Case, Daily Business Review, Author, (July 20, 2012)
  • University of Miami School, Adjunct Professor
  • Answering the Tough Questions, paper presented at the 1996 Criminal Law Conference in Vail, Colorado, Co-author
  • Change of Venue Chapter in "Jury Work: Systematic Techniques," published by the National Jury Project, Co-author, (2d Ed. 1986)
  • "Top Ten Mistakes We're Making in Mediation & Did Not Even Know It," American Bar Association’s Section of Litigation & Criminal Justice Annual CLE Conference, Panel Member, (April 15, 2011)
  • "Mediation for Success," The Spellman-Hoeveler American Inn of Court South Florida Trial Lawyer Luncheon, Keynote Speaker, (July 27, 2012)
  • Mediator Responds to Rodent: Present Your Case, Not Just Your Number, Daily Business Review, Author, (September 17, 2012)
  • “Lawyers Must Get Hip to HIPAA: Avoiding the ‘Wall of Shame,’” Daily Business Review, Co-Author, (March 31, 2014) (co-authored with Mark A. Dresnick)
  • "Perfecting Your Argument" Panel, Dade County Bar Association, Bench and Bar Conference, Moderator, (Feb. 28, 2014)
  • Dade County Bar Association, Bench and Bar Conference, "Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution" Panel, Panel Member, (Feb. 8, 2013)
  • "The Elephant Not In The Room," Daily Business Review, Co-Author, (December 11, 2015)
  • International Drug Cartels: Miami Vice or Government Spice," published by the American University Law Review

Educational Background:

  • Brandeis University, B.A., Honors: With Honors
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Office Location for Pamela I. Perry

1501 Venera Avenue
Suite 300
Coral Gables, FL 33146

Phone: 305-670-9800

Fax: 305-670-9933

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Last Updated: 3/21/2019

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