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Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, General Practice, Criminal Defense, Appeals

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1985

  1. Divorce & Separation: 40%
    20 years, 200 cases
  2. General Practice: 30%
    30 years, 600 cases
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
    30 years, 1 thousand cases
  4. Appeals: 10%
    30 years, 150 cases



Hourly ($375-475/hour), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Lars Kristian Soreide

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Lars Soreide Securities & Investment Fraud Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Alberto Victor Batista

    Ron is one of the nicest people that I have ever met, and he has always been a great friend and a great example. Ron gives freely of his time and energy, and his goal is always to accomplish the best result for his clients, and to win for them.


    Alberto Batista Family Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

Contact Info

Lowy and Cook, P.A.

501 N.E. First Avenue, Suite 200
Miami, FL, 33132-1960



FLMember in Good Standing198508/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Suspension
    issued in FL, 2001


    Suspension means an attorney lost his or her license to practice law for a period of time. The attorney typically returns to practicing law when the suspension expires.

    Ronald’s comment: “Attorney was suspended for 90 days for neglect of cases while he was suffering from illness fourteen years ago. Attorney has successfully recovered his illness.”

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certificate of Appreciation for Support of Drug CourtMiami Dade County Circuit Court Drug Program2011
Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding LawyeringCaracas, Venezuela Bar Association at ABA Internaltional Law Conference2009
Certificate of Appreciation to Arbitration Committee ChairmanDade County Bar Association1998

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
LecturerSt. Thomas Law School2003 - 2006
Adjunct ProfessorFlorida International University1998 - 1998
Adjunct ProfessorMiami Dade Community College1987 - 1994
Deputy DirectorMiami Beach Redevelopment Agency1983 - 1985
Assistant to City ManagerCity of Miami Beach1982 - 1985


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Dade County Bar AssociationFamily Court Committee2013 - Present
Dade County Bar AssociationChairman, David Dyer Professionalism Award Sub-Committee2011 - 2013
Dade County Bar AssociationProfessionalism Committee Member2011 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A1997 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A1997 - Present
Miami Beach Bar AssociationN/A1996 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
State of Arizona v. MagnerArizona Court of Appeals: Evidence suppressed and conviction reversed
United States v. LevyU.S. Supreme Court Certiorari granted and case reversed and remanded
Douglas Escobar v. StateDeath Sentence reversed and new trial ordered

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Publication NameTitleDate
Florida Criminal Trial Procedure (by Clayton Kaeiser) published by James PublishingDiscovery Motions in State Criminal Court2007
Florida Civil Procedure (by Juan Rameriz) published by Lexis Law PublishingFlorida Civil Procedure, Section 20-12 on Motions for Relief from judgment1997


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawPublic Administrationlaw1985
University of MiamiGovernment AdministrationBachelors of Arts1982

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Co-Moderator: Univ. of Miami LawPartnership in Professionalism2015
University of Miami School of LawPartnership in Professionalism2014
Professional Advisors Council Fall SeminarBITCOIN: Where is it Going and What You and Your Clients Should Know2014
University of Miami School of LawPartnership for Professionalism2013
University of Miami School of LawPartnership in Professionalism2011
St. Thomas Law School Orientation for Law StudentsPartnership in Professionalism2011
Arsht Ethics Initiative Law School Workshop FacilitatorWho's in Charge of Your Career2011
St. Thomas Law School Bar Admission SeminarEthics and Character Requirements2009
Dade County Bar Professionalism & Ethics SeminarProfessionalism & Ethics2009
State Court Observer ProgramFrom Law Student to Lawyer - The Transition2008
State Court Observer ProgramWinning with Integrity2007
State Court Observer ProgramWinning with Integrity2006
State Court Oberver ProgramWinning with Integrity2005
State Court Observer ProgramWinning with Integrity2004