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Jorge L. Piedra is a trial lawyer specializing in commercial litigation.  Trained and mentored by some of Florida's top trial lawyers, Mr. Piedra enjoys a reputation as one of the finest commercial litigators in South Florida.

Mr. Piedra was admitted to practice law in the State of Florida in 1996.  He is also admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida. He attended the Florida State University College of Law where he graduated with honors. He was a member of the Journal of Transnational Law and Policy and an Articles and Notes Editor of the Journal of Land Use and Environmental Law. Mr. Piedra also attended Florida State University for his undergratuate studies, obtaining a B.S. in Political Science in 1992.

Mr. Piedra has handled more than 50 jury and non jury trials, dozens of arbitrations, and he has argued numerous cases before the Third District Court of Appeals.

Mr. Piedra has been awarded the prestigious AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Additionally, in 2007 and 2008, Mr. Piedra was selected and listed in Florida Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top 5% attorneys in the state.

Mr. Piedra is an active member of the Cuban American Bar Association and was honored as the organization's Outstanding Young Lawyer in 2003. Mr. Piedra is a member of the Latin Builders Association (LBA) where he has served on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee since 2002. Mr. Piedra previously served as Secretary to the L.B.A. and currently serves as General Counsel and Chairman of the L.B.A.'s Legislative and Community Affairs Committees. In 2002 and 2005, Mr. Piedra was selected as the Latin Builders Association's Attorney of the Year.

In 2007, Mr. Piedra became the President of the Big Five Club an exclusive private country club which offers a variety of recreational sports and social facilities to its members. Previously, Mr. Piedra served as the Club's Secretary and General Counsel.

Mr. Piedra is also a member of the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana, organizers of the world famous "Carnival Miami" and "Calle Ocho" festivals. The Kiwanis Club of Little Havana is a non-profit organization geared toward providing community programs and scholarships to underprivileged children in South Florida. Mr. Piedra has served on the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana's Board of Directors since 2003 and has chaired the golf tournament and voter registration drives.

Mr. Piedra resides in Miami with his wife, Cristina, and their five children.


Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 100%
    20 years, 1.5 thousand cases



Hourly ($500-600/hour)

Payment types:


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Contact info

Piedra & Associates, P.A.

2950 SW 27th Ave Ste 300
Miami, FL, 33133-3765


FLMember in Good Standing199601/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV ratedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers2013
Florida's Top AttorneysWall Street Journal2013
One of top 5% attorneys in the stateFlorida Super Lawyers2012
Legal LeadersFlorida Trend2012
Law Firm of the YearLatin Builders Association2009
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend2009
Attorney of the YearLatin Builders Association2005
Outstanding Young LawyerCuban American Bar Association2003
Attorney of the YearLatin Builders Association2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerPiedra & Associates, P.A.2001 - Present
AssociatePhillips, Eisinger & Koss, P.A.1996 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
Cuban American Bar AssociationCo-chair2011 - Present
Big Five ClubPresident2007 - 2008
Latin Builders AssociationExecutive Committee2002 - Present
Kiwanis Club of Little HavanaDirector2002 - 2010
Latin Builders AssociationBoard of Directors2001 - Present
Cuban American Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Century Evergaldes, LLC. v. Alberto Hernandez$436,178.37 Judgment in favor of Plaintiff
Everglades Warehouses v. General Star National Insurance Companysubstantial confidential settlement
Eduardo Kriete Avila v. Pablo Alvarez and Wildlife CreationsJury Verdict for Plaintiff
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Publication nameTitleDate
ProyectoSubcontractors' Secret Weapon2010
ProyectoThe True Meaning of Deficiency2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Florida State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Florida State UniversityPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1992