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     Robert was born in the Republic of Panama in 1984, where his father was a Panama Canal Pilot.  Robert’s family moved to Cape Coral, Florida when he was thirteen years old.  After graduating from High School, Robert attended the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida.


     At the University of Central Florida, Robert was actively involved on campus, serving as Elections Commissioner of the Student Government Association.  Further, he served as External Vice President and President of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity.  In this capacity, he managed the organization helping it attain international recognition for its recruitment and philanthropic efforts.


     Robert Graduated in the top 4% of his class, magna cum laude, from Florida Coastal School of Law.  At Florida Coastal, he worked as a Teaching Assistant for four classes and as a Research Assistant for three professors.  Further, Robert completed a semester long externship with the Honorable Marcia Morales Howard, of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.  Robert received the book award for the top grade in Constitutional Law II, and was honored as Editor of the Year of the Florida Coastal Law Review.


     Robert’s interests include sports, literature, movies, traveling, and politics.  Finally, Robert serves as a mentor with the Big Brothers Big Sisters Organization of Northeast Florida.


Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Family: 60%
  2. Appeals: 20%
  3. Commercial Real Estate: 20%

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  • Lance Wayne Dunford

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Mr. Jeffrey for years and have seen his dedication to his clients and the great results. He is a true asset to any potential clients who need an attorney.


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  • David Veenstra

    I have had the pleasure of opposing Mr. Jeffrey in a complex and fiercely litigated family law matter and find him to be a staunch and professionally zealous advocate for his client. I am pleased to endorse this lawyer.


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Contact info

Rafool & Hernandez, LLC

2665 S. Bayshore Drive
Suite 1204
Miami, FL, 33133


FLMember in Good Standing201001/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Editor of the yearFlorida Coastal Law Review2010
J.D., Magna Cum LaudeFlorida Coastal School of Law2010
Dean's Merit ScholarshipFlorida Coastal School of LawN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate AttorneyRafool & Hernandez, LLC2014 - Present
AssociateCombs Greene McLester2010 - 2014
Association namePosition nameDuration
Miami-Dade County Bar AssociationN/A2014 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2010 - 2011
Florida BarN/A2010 - Present
Jacksonville Bar AssociationN/A2010 - 2014
United States District Court, Middle District of FloridaN/A2010 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Florida Bar Practice SeriesCo-Author, “Modification of Property Rights” Florida Proceedings After Dissolution of Marriage, Florida Bar Practice Series/treatise (12th Edition) (forthcoming 2015).2015
Florida Bar Practice SeriesCo-Author, “Legal Effects Of Cohabitation” Adoption, Paternity, And Other Florida Family Practice, Florida Bar Practice Series/treatise (11th Edition) (forthcoming 2015).2015
Florida Bar Practice Series"Birth Establishment” Adoption, Paternity, And Other Florida Family Practice, Florida Bar Practice Series/treatise (11th Edition) (forthcoming 2015)2015
North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial RegulationCo-Author, Up, Around, Over, and Under: A Textual Case for Busting Through the Supposed Privity Barrier of CISG Article 42013
Journal of Maritime Law and CommerceAn Efficient Solution in a Time of Economic Hardship: The Right to Keep and Bear Arms in Self-Defense Against Pirates2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Florida Coastal School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2010
University of Central FloridaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2007