Pamela I. Perry

Attorney Profile

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
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (40%),
  • Health Care (30%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (30%)
Attorney Profile

As a partner at Rodriguez & Perry, P.A., Pamela I. Perry handles cases throughout Florida that involve criminal conduct by state and federal authorities. Additionally, she is an umpire, special master and trained mediator proficient at finding effective solutions in matters such as the following: health care, antitrust law, commercial disputes, employment and labor matters, class-action lawsuits, insurance, zoning and personal injury. Ms. Perry has also litigated claims concerning professional malpractice.

In 1980, Ms. Perry graduated with honors and received a Bachelor of Arts in politics from Brandeis University. She then earned a Juris Doctor and graduated cum laude in 1984 from the University of Miami School of Law. While in law school, Ms. Perry received the American Jurisprudence Award for earning the highest grade in her labor law class.

During her undergraduate studies, Ms. Perry actually mediated her first issue. She negotiated an agreement with the school that it would not in invest in businesses that worked with South African companies unless those companies committed to treat black employees fairly.

Now, with more than three decades of experience, Ms. Perry has received a number of accolades for her work. She has earned the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell; she holds an Avvo “Superb” rating; and she has been listed in Florida Trend Magazine’s Legal Elite.

Ms. Perry is active with or has served in leadership positions with organizations such as the Dade County Bar Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, The Spellman-Hoeveler American Inn of Court and the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Miami Chapter.

* 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

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

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

Focus Areas

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Arbitration, Mediation

Health Care: Hospital Law, Nursing Home, Health & Health Care Law

Criminal Defense: White Collar: White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal


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Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2018

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About Pamela Perry

Admitted: 1984, Florida

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Honors and Awards:

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

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • 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
  • Florida Supreme Court - Appellate
  • Florida Supreme Court - Civil Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Florida Bar
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida

Pro bono/Community Service:

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

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Co-Author, "The Elephant Not In The Room," Daily Business Review (December 11, 2015).
  • Lawyer of the Americas, Journal of International Law, University Of Miami School Of Law
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Miami School
  • Co-author, 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, (2d Ed. 1986) by the National Jury Project, Clark Boardman Co., Ltd.
  • Panel Member, "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 (April 15, 2011).
  • Author, Counsel Should Prep Mediators On Issues, Dynamics of Case, Daily Business Review (July 20, 2012).
  • Keynote Speaker, "Mediation for Success," The Spellman-Hoeveler American Inn of Court South Florida Trial Lawyer Luncheon (July 27, 2012).
  • Author, Mediator Responds to Rodent: Present Your Case, Not Just Your Number, Daily Business Review (September 17, 2012).
  • Panel Member, "Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution" Panel, Dade County Bar Association, Bench and Bar Conference (Feb. 8, 2013).
  • Moderator, "Perfecting Your Argument" Panel, Dade County Bar Association, Bench and Bar Conference (Feb. 28, 2014).
  • Co-Author, “Lawyers Must Get Hip to HIPAA: Avoiding the ‘Wall of Shame,’” Daily Business Review (March 31, 2014) (co-authored with Mark A. Dresnick).

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


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Last Updated: 2/1/2018

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