Fermin Lopez

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Orlando, Florida

Colling Gilbert Wright
Fermin Lopez
Colling Gilbert Wright

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability; view more

Licensed in Florida since: 2003

Education: University of Florida Levin College of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2013
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801 N. Orange Avenue
Suite 830
Orlando, FL 32801 Visit website


A partner at Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter law firm in Orlando, Florida, Fermin Lopez serves clients in the surrounding areas, offering them legal counsel on matters involving:

·       Medical malpractice

·       Insurance litigation

·       Nursing home neglect

·       Product liability 

·       Negligent security 

·       Wrongful death

Fluent in Spanish and English, Mr. Lopez assists a wide range of clients in various personal injury claims across the state courts of Florida. Renowned for his knowledge of Florida law and professional achievements in the legal field, he holds an “Excellent” rating on Avvo. Furthermore, he has been added to the Florida Trend magazine’s Legal Elite list. 

After earning an undergraduate degree in legal sciences from the University of Central Florida in 1999, Mr. Lopez studied law at the University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law. He graduated with honors in trial advocacy in 2003 and was admitted to practice in Florida the same year. He is also admitted before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. 

Prior to pursuing his passion for the law, Mr. Lopez served with the U.S. Army’s 10th Mountain Division in Operation Restore Hope in Somalia, Africa. He was also a paratrooper with the 18th Airborne Corps in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. 

Actively involved in his local community and within the legal circle, Mr. Lopez is a member of the 
Orange County Bar Association, the Florida Justice Association, the Central Florida Trial Lawyers Association and the Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida. He also serves as an adjunct professor at the Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law and is on the board of directors of the Colombo American Medical Association.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Birth Injury, Dram Shop Laws, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Motor Vehicle Defects, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 60% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 20% Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2003, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.thefloridafirm.com/attorneys/fermin-lopez/

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Barry Law School, 2004–2020 COAMED Foundation 2017-2020
  • Legal Aid Society-GAL program, 2005–2011
  • Board of Directors of the Coamed Foundation 
  • Board of Directors of the Colombo American Medical Association’s Foundation, Orlando FL
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Florida Justice Association, 2005–2021
  • Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida, Board of Directors, 2012 - 2017
  • Central Florida Trial Lawyers, current president
  • Central Florida Trial Lawyers, Board of Directors, 2009–2012
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2004
  • Florida, 2003
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Insurance Law Professor, Barry Law School, 2004 – 2012
  • Adjunct Professor, Barry University School of Law, Present Day
  • Adjunct Professor of Legal Studies at the University of Central Florida , 2014
  • Mock Trial Coach, Barry Law School, 2004 – 2012
  • Selected to the "Super Lawyers Rising Stars" for the years 2010-2013
  • One of Florida Trend Magazine’s “Florida Legal Elite” in 2016 & 2017
  • Super Lawyers, 2018

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

“Great work ethics, outsanding litigation skills”

“Fermin is an outstanding and diligent litigator. I refer cases to him regularly, as I know he will provide outstanding legal services!”

Office location for Fermin Lopez

801 N. Orange Avenue
Suite 830
Orlando, FL 32801

Phone: 877-827-8979


6 Years Super Lawyers
4 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2010 - 2013

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