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Carlos Raul Diez-Arguelles

Carlos Raul Diez-Arguelles

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Medical Malpractice, Lawsuits & Disputes, Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

About Me


Carlos Diez-Arguelles is a Board Certified Trial Lawyer and AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell. He is the co-founder of the firm and has over 20 years experience in personal injury, wrongful death and medical malpractice litigation.






Carlos Diez-Arguelles is a lawyer with over 20 years experience in personal injury, wrongful death and medical malpractice litigation. He is recognized among Florida's top 100 trial lawyers. His success in the recovery of multi-million dollar awards, has earned him a seat as a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Mr. Diez-Arguelles is also a board certified civil trial lawyer. Board certification recognizes Mr. Diez-Arguelles as a specialist in personal injury trial work.  The same is an achievement acquired by less than 5% of all lawyers. He is recognized as an AV rated lawyer, which means he has been recognized by his peers as having reached the highest level of professional excellence, skill and integrity a lawyer can achieve. He has tried and handled cases throughout the State of Florida, in counties which include Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Hillsborough, Clay, Dade, Polk, Volusia, Leon, Broward, and Alachua Counties.


 


Mr. Diez-Arguelles has a long history of service to the community and to the legal profession including: the Board of Directors of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, Board of Governors of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Board of Trustees of the Florida Lawyers Action Group, the Civil Board Trial Certification Committee of the Florida Bar, the Ninth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee, the Gender Bias Committee of the Orange County Bar Association, the Professional Ethics Committee of the Florida Bar, the Civil Procedure Rules Committee of the Florida Bar, the Board of- Directors of the Orange County Chamber of Commerce, the Board of Directors of the Hispanic Chamber of Central Florida and the Board of Directors of the Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida.


 


Mr. Diez-Arguelles has chaired the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers Continuing Legal Education Committee. Also, he has co-chaired the Insurance Task Force of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers.


 


Mr. Diez-Arguelles lectures to professional groups on such topics as Jury Selection, Opening Statement, Cross-Examination, Closing Argument, Products Liability, Medical Malpractice, and Auto Accidents.


 


Memberships




  • The Florida Bar

  • American Association for Justice

  • Florida Justice Association

  • Orange County Bar Association

  • Central Florida Trial Lawyers Association

  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

  • U. S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Court



 


Education



  • Florida State University (B.S. International Business) 1982

  • Florida State University College of Law (J.D. with honors) 1985


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Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1985

  1. Personal Injury: 35%
  2. Medical Malpractice: 20%
  3. Brain Injury: 20%
  4. Lawsuits & Disputes: 15%
  5. Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: 10%

Attorney Endorsements

15 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Carlos. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael Vaghaiwalla

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Michael Vaghaiwalla Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact Info

Diez-Arguelles & Tejedor, P.A.

505 N. Mills Avenue
Orlando, FL, 32803-5369

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing198508/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Board CertificationFlorida Bar2010
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
Top 100 Trial LawyersAmerican Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA)2008
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum1994

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Florida Lawyers Action GroupBoard of Trustees1995 - Present
Million Dollar Advocates ForumMember1994 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1990 - Present
Academy of Florida Trial LawyersBoard of Directors1990 - Present
Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, Continuing Legal Education CommitteeFormer Chair1990 - Present
Hispanic Bar Association of Central FloridaBoard of Directors1990 - Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaBoard of Governors1990 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh CircuitMember1990 - Present
Florida BarMember1985 - Present
United States District Court for the Middle District of FloridaMember1985 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Hope Ruz V. Jeanne Ellen Clarkverdict 181,225.01

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
The Florida State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Florida State UniversityInternational BusinessBS - Bachelor of Science1985

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Workhorse SeminarHandling, Litigating, and Trying the Liquor Liability Case2009
Workhorse SeminarProof and Argument of Damages-Mental Pain and Anguish2007
Fall Convention: Advanced Trial Skills SeminarThe Future of PIP2004