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Todd Omar Malone

Todd Omar Malone

Practice areas:

Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Slip and Fall Accident, Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

About Me

Omar Malone joined FREIDIN . DOBRINSKY in 2004 and his practice is primarily devoted to personal injury, auto accidents, consumer fraud, premises liability and wrongful death litigation. He is dedicated to helping individuals and their families who have been wrongfully injured due to the negligence of others. In 2007, Lawdragon recognized him as one of the leading plaintiff's attorney in America. In addition to the practice of law, Omar is extremely active in the community.


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Omar received his law degree from Texas Southern University in 1990, where he was the Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review and Salutatorian of his law school class.

After graduating from law school, Omar clerked for the Honorable Kenneth M. Hoyt, a United States District judge in the Southern District of Texas. In 1991, he moved to New York City where he worked in the Wall Street law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. There, Omar specialized in commercial litigation and products liability defense.


In 1995, Omar became an Assistant Federal Public Defender in Miami, and shortly thereafter, was promoted to Supervisory Federal Public Defender. He represented individual and corporate defendants in all phases of federal criminal litigation and tried over forty-five (45) federal cases to verdict. Omar is believed to have had the highest acquittal rate in the entire office.


He is a partner with the law firm of Freidin & Dobrinsky and specializes in personal injury and class action litigation. He is a member of the Florida Justice Association, the Board of Directors of the Dade County Bar Association and a member of the Board of Directors of the Miami Dade Justice Association (formerly known as the Dade County Trial Lawyers Association). Omar is a member of the United States District Court’s Ad Hoc Committee on Rules and Procedures for the Southern District of Florida. Omar is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an organization that recognizes trial lawyers from across the country that have successfully won judgements of at least one million dollars. Omar has been a sought after instructor at the National Institute of Trial Advocacy since 1997 teaching trial skills to lawyers from around the country. In 2007, Omar was chosen as one of the Leading Plaintiff Lawyers in America and selected for inclusion in the Cambridge Who’s Who of Executives, Professionals and Entrepreneurs for 2008-2009.


 


In addition to the practice of law, Omar is also extremely active in community activities. The following are some of the organizations he is involved with:


 


University of Miami Minority Mentoring program for law   students;


 


100 Black Men of South Florida - an organization dedicated to mentoring young men and providing college scholarship assistance;


 


Member of the Board of Directors of several non-profit organizations dedicated to assisting families and children, including, the Children’s Home Society and the Miami Bridge Youth and Family Services.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Wrongful Death: 25%
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
  3. Car Accidents: 25%
  4. Slip and Fall Accident: 15%
  5. Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: 10%

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Contact Info

2 S Biscayne Blvd Ste 3100
Miami, FL, 331311812

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing200408/12/2015
NYSuspended199103/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Cambridge Who's Who-Executives/Professionals & EntrepreneursCambridge Who's Who2008
Leading Plaintiff Lawyers in AmericaLawdragon2007

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Supervisory Public DefenderFederal Public Defender (Miami)1994 - 2004
N/ASkadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom1991 - 1995
N/AHonorable Kenneth M. Hoyt1990 - 1991

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Dade County Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2007 - Present
Miami-Dade Justice AssociationBoard of Directors2007 - Present
Federal Court Committee on Rules and ProceduresAppointed Member2007 - Present
Children's Home SocietyBoard of Directors2005 - Present
The Florida Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
New York Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present
New Jersey Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present
Miami Bridge Youth & Family ServicesBoard of DirectorsN/A
University of Miami Minority Mentoring - Program for Law StudentsMemberN/A
Florida Justice Association (Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers)MemberN/A
100 Black Men of South Florida Mentoring & College ScholarshipsMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Jane Doe v. Florida HospitalConfidential Settlement
Mr. and Mrs Jane and John Doe v. Florida DoctorThe case settled on the eve of starting trial.

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Texas Southern University - Thurgood Marshall School of LawN/AJ.D.1990
Grambling State UniversityN/AB.A.1987

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
National Institute for Trial AdvocacyTrial Skills1997