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Fermin Lopez

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Orlando, FL

Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter
801 N. Orange Avenue, Suite 830
Orlando, FL 32801
Phone: 877-827-8979
Fax: 407-712-7301
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2013
Licensed in Florida Since: 2003
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
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Attorney Profile

Fermin Lopez is a partner at Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter in Orlando, Florida. Mr. Lopez devotes his practice to personal injury and wrongful death law, handling matters involving medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, nursing home negligence, premises liability, products liability, trucking accidents and other catastrophes. He represents plaintiffs throughout the entire state of Florida.

Mr. Lopez has more than 17 years of experience and is a seasoned litigator. Recognizing his contributions to the legal profession, Florida Trend magazine named him one of Florida’s “Legal Elite” during consecutive years, a distinction possessed by only a select few Florida attorneys.

Outside of his practice, Mr. Lopez enjoys staying involved in the Florida legal community. He belongs to the Central Florida Trial Lawyers Association and is a  former president of the organization. He is also a member of the Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida and the Florida Justice Association.

In addition, Mr. Lopez serves as an adjunct professor at Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law and is a former adjunct at the University of Central Florida. He is also on the board of directors for the COAMED Foundation which provides medical services to underserved communities around the world.

Mr. Lopez earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida and his law degree from the University of Florida’s Fredric G. Levin College of Law. He acquired his law license in 2003. He is qualified to practice in all Florida state courts and before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. Prior to becoming a licensed attorney, he served as a paratrooper in the U.S. Army at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and in Somalia, Africa as part of the Army's elite 10th Mountain Division.

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

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

Selections

5 Years Super Lawyers
4 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2010 - 2013

About Fermin Lopez

First Admitted: 2003, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.thefloridafirm.com/

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

Honors/Awards

  • 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

Comments

  • “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!”

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

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Office Location for Fermin Lopez

801 N. Orange Avenue
Suite 830
Orlando, FL 32801

Phone: 877-827-8979

Fax: 407-712-7301

Last Updated: 8/19/2022

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