Robert B. Boyers

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Coral Gables, FL

Boyers Law Group, P.A.
 | 2333 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Penthouse 1120
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Phone: 786-600-4061
Fax: 786-509-8021
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007, 2009 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Since earning his law degree from the Emory University School of Law in Atlanta, Georgia, Mr. Boyers has been fighting for justice.  He served as an Assistant District Attorney in Queen County, New York and a Special Prosecutor in Brooklyn, New York.  As a civil trial lawyer representing clients injured by negligence, he has been repeatedly listed as a Florida “Super Lawyer,” one of the “Best Lawyers in America” in both Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice, a “Top Lawyer” as recognized by the South Florida Legal Guide and is a member of Florida’s “Legal Elite” as published in Florida Trend Magazine.  He has also been named a National Trial Lawyer “Top 100 Trial Lawyer,” a Top 100 Attorney and received the lifetime achievement award of designation as one of “America’s Top 100 Attorneys.”  He holds an AV – Preeminent Rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory and a 10/10 Rating with AVVO.   

Mr. Boyers is also a Past President of the Miami-Dade Trial Lawyers Association and is a former Director of both the Florida Justice Association and the Dade County Bar Association.  He is a member of the Civil Rights Committee of the Anti-Defamation League and recently completed his term as Chair of Florida Bar Grievance Committee “D” for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit in Miami-Dade County.  He is admitted to practice in federal court and in the state courts of Florida, New York and Connecticut.  Mr. Boyers is also a member of the American Association of Justice, the Florida Justice Association and the New York State Trial Lawyers Association.

Mr. Boyers writes and lectures frequently on civil trial matters, has provided commentary on local and national news shows and has been named a Legal Impact Leader by Business Leader Magazine.

*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

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (40%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent

Personal Injury - General (40%): 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

Personal Injury - Products (20%): Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability

Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, 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, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 11 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007, 2009 - 2018

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About Robert Boyers

Admitted: 1996, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.boyerslaw.com/robert-boyers-esq.html

Honors/Awards:

  • Top 100 Litigation Lawyers in the State of Florida, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2014
  • Top 100 Lawyers in Miami, Florida, 2012
  • South Florida Legal Guide Top "Up and Comer", 2003
  • AV Preeminent rating, Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory, 1991
  • Best Lawyers in America in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Florida, National Trial Lawyers’ Association
  • Legal Impact Leader for South Florida, Business Leader Magazine for 2008 and 2010
  • Top Lawyer South Florida Legal Guide, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013
  • Florida Trend Magazine Legal Elite, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013
  • Top 100 Super Lawyers in Miami, Florida, 2012
  • Florida Super Lawyers, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
  • Avvo Rating 10/10

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Florida Bar, 1996
  • New York Bar, 1991
  • Connecticut Bar, 1990
  • Florida Justice Association, Past Director
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Federal Courts of the Southern District of New York
  • New York State
  • Florida Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Dade County Bar Association, Member
  • Dade County Bar Association, Board Member
  • Miami Dade Justice Association ("MDJA") (formerly the "Dade County Trial Lawyers' Association"), Past-President, 2007-2008
  • New York State Trial Lawyers' Association, Member
  • American Association of Justice, Member
  • American Bar Assocation, Member
  • Florida Justice Association, Member
  • Miami Dade Justice Associaton, Member
  • Florida Bar Grievance Committee "D", 11th Judicial Circuit, Chair
  • Florida Justice Association (formerly "Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers"), Board Member, 2003-2005
  • MDJA, Board Member, 1999-2008
  • MDJA, Secretary, 2004-2005
  • MDJA, Treasurer, 2005-2007
  • MDJA, Vice-President, 2006-2007
  • Federal Courts of the Southern District of Florida
  • Federal Courts Middle District of Florida
  • Federal Courts of the Eastern District of New York

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Samantha Foundation, Member, Board of Directors and Executive Committee Member, 2007-2008
  • Civil Rights Committee of the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai Brith, Member, 2000-present

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Lecturer, “Psychological Malpractice,” University of Miami Graduate Program in Clinical Psychology, 1997
  • “Law and Abnormal Psychology,” guest lecturer, University of Miami, 1998
  • New York State Bar Association, NYC, NY, "Demonstrative Evidence - The Latest and Greatest," guest lecturer, 2001 and chapter printed in Do Or Die - Trial Skills Seminar Volume, May 18, 2001
  • "A Few Words on Cross Examination of the "IME Doctor," article, Dade County Trial Lawyers Association Newsletter, Miami, Fl, June 2002
  • "The Lawyer and the Neuropsychologist - Managing the Process and Each other," chapter and lecturer, International Bar Association, San Francisco, 2003 (also Demonstrated Techniques for Effective Cross Examination of Neuropsychologist Experts)
  • "Plaintiff's Tactics for Maximizing Damages at Trial," chapter and lecture, National Business Institute, August 2000 (Re-printed by NBI in 2003)
  • Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, "Advance Trial Skills Seminar," Chairperson and Moderator, Orlando, Fl, Fall 2003
  • Cross Examination of the Defense Medical Expert," chapter and lecture, AJ Cone Trial Advocacy Institute, Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, Orlando, Fl, August 2004
  • Dade County Trial Lawyers Newsletter, Editor-in-Chief, 2002-2004 (authored multiple articles)
  • Florida International University College of Law, Mock Trial Judge/Lecturer, 2005
  • "Trying Your First Case? Don't Panic!" article, South Florida Legal Guide, 2006 (R. Boyers and J. Hannon)
  • Dade County Trial Lawyers Association, "Cross Examination of the Adverse Medical Expert," (Chapter Re-printed and updated from AJ Cone 2004), Seminar Chairperson and Moderator, Miami, Fl, October 2006
  • South Florida Legal Guide, "Proving Brain Injury," article, 2007 (R. Boyers and J. Hannon)
  • "Malpractice - The Consequences of Not Listening," Comprehensive Health Solutions', Lecture, National Summit on Quality/Performance Management and Improvement, Orlando, Fl, Jan 2007 (R. Boyers and J. Hannon)
  • The Miami Daily Business Review, "An Affront to Our Civil Justice System," (Op Ed), April 23, 2007
  • Florida Justice Association's 2008 Medical Negligence Seminar, "Assessing the Risk - When and How to Litigate a Medical Malpractice Case," Lecture, Weston, Florida, Winter 2008
  • "President's Message," multiple articles, Miami Dade Justice Association Newsletter, 2007-2008
  • "Effective Openings, Cross-Examinations and Summations," Lecture, Miami Beach Bar Association luncheon, 2009
  • "Cross-Examination of Defendant's Traumatic Brain Injury Expert," Lecture, Miami-Dade Justice Association Past-President's Seminar Lecture, November 2010

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Educational Background:

  • City University of New York, Queens College, B.A., Honors: Dean's list, multiple semesters, Member of the Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society and received Departmental Honors in Political Science. , 1986
  • State University of New York, Albany

Industry Groups

  • American Association Of Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Dade County Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Florida Justice Association
  • Miami Dade Trial Lawyers Association
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York State Trial Lawyers' Association

Comments

  • “Robert Boyers is one of the most talented trial lawyers I have ever seen. He is hard working, extremely bright, completely ethical and really cares about his clients. He is unswervingly committed to obtaining the best results possible for his clients.”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

Office Location for Robert B. Boyers

2333 Ponce de Leon Boulevard
Penthouse 1120
Coral Gables, FL 33134

Phone: 786-600-4061

Fax: 786-509-8021

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Last Updated: 1/4/2018

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