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For the past two decades, David R. Heffernan, has been a fixture in the South Florida legal landscape. In his extensive trial practice throughout the State of Florida, he has successfully represented both individuals as well as corporations in complex litigation claims which include medical malpractice, wrongful death, personal injury, automobile and trucking accidents pharmaceutical, products liability and premises liability.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Defective and Dangerous Products: 20%
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
  3. Insurance: 20%
  4. Wrongful Death: 20%
  5. Medical Malpractice: 20%



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  • Michael S. Waddington

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


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Julio Cesar Jaramillo

    I have worked with Mr. Heffernan on many complex litigation cases. He is always well-prepared and is as good a litigator as I have ever seen.


    Julio Jaramillo Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Kaire & Heffernan, LLC

80 Sw 8th Street
Suite 1710
Miami, FL, 33130


FLMember in Good Standing199109/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Florida Super Lawyers 20102010 Super Lawyers, a Thompson Reuters business2012
Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2012
Floridas Top LawyersFlorida Legal Elite2012
Florida Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2012
AV RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerKaire & Heffernan, LLC2013 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Bar Association, Committee for Professional EthicsChair2009 - 2010
University of Miami School of LawAdjunct Faculty1998 - Present
Florida Justice Association (Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers)MemberN/A
American Justice AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
University of MiamiN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Dade County Bar Association Registered Paralegals Monthly MeetingParalegal Ethics2011
Florida Alliance of Paralegal AssociationsProfessional Ethics2009