Alexander Alvarez

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Miami, FL

Law Office of Alexander Alvarez
 | 8900 Southwest 107th Avenue, Suite 301
Miami, FL 33176
Phone: 866-270-0589
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2009, 2013 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (50%),
  • Business Litigation (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Alexander Alvarez is a founding partner of the Law Office of Alexander Alvarez, located in Coral Gables, Florida. He focuses his practice primarily on personal injury and wrongful death litigation involving matters such as motor vehicle collisions and construction site accidents. Although he primarily represents clients throughout South Florida who have been harmed in such incidents, Mr. Alvarez also has experience representing insurance company defendants in this type of litigation.

Born in Cuba and fluent in Spanish, Mr. Alvarez came to the United States with his family when he was an infant. In 1978, he was accepted into the police academy, where he graduated with honors and finished first in his graduating class. He quickly rose to the rank of detective and led an investigation into police corruption. He was named Officer of the Year by the Miami-Dade Police Department in 1987.

Mr. Alvarez earned a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice, graduating cum laude from St. Thomas University in 1989. He received his Juris Doctor in 1992 from the University of Miami School of Law where he was named to the national honorary society The Order of Barristers upon graduation. Admitted to practice in Florida, Mr. Alvarez is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit. He has been certified as a specialist in civil trial law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Mr. Alvarez is an active participant in a variety of professional organizations, including the Florida Justice Association and the Miami Dade Trial Lawyers Association.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Civil Litigation (50%)

Business Litigation (20%)

Personal Injury - General (20%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Personal Injury - Defense

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (10%): Medical Malpractice

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Personal Injury - Defense

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Medical Malpractice

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2009, 2013 - 2018

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About Alexander Alvarez

Admitted: 1992, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.abogadokendall.com/attorneys/

Honors and Awards:

  • Certified in Florida Advanced Work Zone Traffic Control
  • Recognized as a Florida Super Lawyer in Personal Injury: Plaintiff by Law & Politics
  • Recognized as a Florida Super Lawyer in Construction Litigation by Law & Politics
  • Florida Trend's Legal Elite
  • Avvo Superb Rated
  • AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Civil Circuit Mediator, 2012
  • Completion of 10 hour Construction Safety and Health OSHA Course;, 2011
  • Certified Forklift Operator (OSHA Standard 29 CFR-1910.178) by National Safety Council, 2011
  • Certified in Florida Advanced Work Zone Traffic Control by American Traffic Safety Services Association;, 2009
  • Completed 40 Hour training requirement for Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediation
  • OSHA Certified Forklift Operator
  • OSHA 10 Hour Construction Safety Certification from the National Safety Council, South Florida Chapter

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar
  • U.S. District Court, Middle Districts of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern Districts of Florida
  • Florida, 1992
  • Member, Associated General Contractors of America, Greater Florida Chapter and South Florida Chapter
  • Member, Dade County Bar Association
  • Member, Cuban American Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Sponsor - St. Brendan High School Pig Cook-Off Charity Fundraiser, 2015
  • Dade County High School Mock Trial Competition Finals Judge, Sponsored by the Dade County Bar Assoc., 2015
  • Volunteer, St. Brendan Elementary School, Miami, FL, 2007- 2012

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Speaker, Author, The Slavin Doctrine: Is Your Insured Immune From Liability?, Fla. Dept. of Financial Services Continuing Education Approved, Travelers Insurance Company, 2011
  • Speaker/Co-Author, Risk Transfer, Fla. Dept. of Financial Services, Continuing Education Approved, Zurich North America Insurance, 2007
  • Speaker, The Perils of Illegibility, Mercy Hospital Risk Management, 2006
  • Speaker, Legal Aspects of Roadway Design, Fla. Dept. of Financial Services, Continuing Education Approved, 2005
  •  Facilitator/Speaker, Archdiocese of Miami, Pre Cana II St. Brendan High School
  • Guest Lecturer, St. Brendan High School Future Business Leaders of American Club, 2014
  • Guest Speaker, Christopher Columbus High School Law Club, 2015
  • Approved Provider and Instructor, Continuing Education for Adjusters, Florida Dept. of Financial Services, 2011

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • ERP Operating, Ltd. P'ship v. Sanders, 2012 Fla. App. Lexis 17187 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App., 4th Dist)
  • LeClere v. Groover,  708 So. 2d 1040 (Fla. 1st DCA, 1998)

Representative Clients:

  • Granada Insurance Company
  • Roche Roofing, Inc.
  • JCC Medical Billing Services, Inc.
  • Concrete Works & Pavers, Inc. 

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Avvo, Superb Rating, 2016
  • Avvo Superb Rating, 2015
  • Avvo Superb Rating, 2014
  • Avvo Superb Rating, 2013
  • Avvo Superb Rating, 2012
  • Avvo Superb Rating, 2011
  • AV Preeminent® Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings

Educational Background:

  • Florida International University, B.B.A. in Finance and International Business, 1988
Office Location for Alexander Alvarez

8900 Southwest 107th Avenue
Suite 301
Miami, FL 33176

Phone: 866-270-0589

 

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Last Updated: 1/9/2018

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