Hyram M. Montero

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Hyram M. Montero, P.A.
 | 100 SE 6th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone: 954-767-6500
Fax: 954-766-2690
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Aviation and Aerospace (30%),
  • Construction Litigation: Consumer (20%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Italian,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Attorney Hyram M. Montero founded his Fort Lauderdale personal injury law firm, Hyram M. Montero, P.A., with the goal of protecting the rights of victims of negligence who live and work in Fort Lauderdale, Miami, surrounding Miami-Dade and Broward counties, and throughout the state of Florida. Mr. Montero is a leading attorney in his practice area due to both his legal abilities and the compassion with which he treats his clients as they pursue compensation through personal injury or wrongful death actions.
Mr. Montero, an Illinois native, began his legal career in 1980 after earning his Juris Doctor from The John Marshall Law School and his approval to practice law in the state of Illinois. In 1982, The Florida Bar followed suit with its approval, as have the U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of Illinois and the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida.
In 1988, attorney Montero founded the first law firm in Broward County that offered legal services in multiple languages, thanks to his ability to speak both Spanish and Italian fluently. Today, he continues to proudly represent clients from different backgrounds. In addition, he serves the residents of South Florida's Hispanic and immigrant communities by serving as an executive board member emeritus with Hispanic Unity of Florida.
Mr. Montero's legal skills, extensive knowledge and dedication to his clients' needs have earned him much recognition from the legal community. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and he is peer-rated as AV Preeminent* according to Martindale-Hubbell. In addition, the National Board of Trial Advocacy recognizes him as a board-certified civil trial lawyer. In 2013, Mr. Montero obtained a one-hundred-million dollar ($100,000,000) jury verdict in an aviation case in Broward County. This is one of the largest personal injury verdicts in Florida history.
*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used 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 confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%)

Aviation and Aerospace (30%)

Construction Litigation (20%)

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 13 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

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About Hyram Montero

Admitted: 1982, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://monterolaw.com/about-montero/hyram-montero

Honors/Awards:

  • Recognized in the International Who’s Who of Professionals

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Recognized by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate for his special knowledge, skills and proficiency as a civil trial lawyer

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Florida Bar, 1982
  • Illinois Bar, 1980
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
  • Broward County Justice Association
  • Broward County Bar Association
  • Illinois Justice Association
  • The Illinois Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • Cuban American Bar Association
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Broward County Hispanic Bar Association, President, 2006-2007
  • Florida Justice Association
  • American Justice Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member of the American Inns of Court
  • Board of the Henderson Behavioral Health
  • Board and is President of the Light of the World Clinic
  • Executive Board Member Emeritus of Hispanic Unity of Florida
  • Board Member of Take Stock in Children
  • Executive Board of the Brain Injury Association of Florida

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaker, Continuing legal education seminars offered by Professional Education Systems, Inc.
  • Speaker, Florida Justice Association
  • Speaker, Travel Health Insurance Association of Canada in Fort Lauderdale
  • Speaker, International Association of Brain Injury Survivors in Turin, Italy
  • Speaker, Center for International Legal Studies in Kitzbuhel, Austria
  • Speaker, Association of Personal Injury Lawyers in Birmingham, England
  • Speaker, Peruvian Bar Association in Lima, Peru

Educational Background:

  • Loyola University of Chicago
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Office Location for Hyram M. Montero

100 SE 6th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Phone: 954-767-6500

Fax: 954-766-2690

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Last Updated: 3/14/2019

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