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Alejandro Espino

Alejandro Espino

Practice areas:

Construction & Development

About Me

     I have focused my practice on construction law and litigation since 1997 and have represented owners, contractors, subcontractors, sureties and suppliers in all aspects of construction.  Clients call upon me to draft and negotiate contracts, address issues during construction, resolve disputes and litigate claims.  I have a wide range of experience in trial, arbitration, dispute resolution proceedings, and administrative proceedings.  I have been involved with cases invovling a range of construction issues, including but not limited to construction defect claims, lost productivity claims, cardinal change claims, delay claims, contract interpretation claims, utility claims, differing site conditions (Type I and II), change order disputes, payment and performance bond claims, lien claims, overinspection claims, liquidated damages claims, suspension and termination claims, warranty claims, errors and omissions claims, and bid protests.


 


     I am Board Certified in Construction Law by the Florida Bar, a distinction only 279 of the 87,000+ members of the Florida Bar share.  Florida Trend recognized me as a member of Florida’s Legal Elite in Construction Law in 2009, 2010 and 2011.  I have also been recognized in Best Lawyers in America, Construction Law, from 2007 through 2012, and South Florida’s Best Lawyers, Construction Law, in 2009 and 2011.

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Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1997

  1. Construction & Development: 100%
    18 years

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Contact Info

Taylor Espino Vega & Touron, P.A.

55 Merrick Way
Suite 406
Coral Gables, FL, 33134

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing199705/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV PreeminentMartindale-Hubbell2014
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2013
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2011
South Florida's Best LawyersSouth Florida's Best Lawyers2010
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2010
Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2010
South Florida's Best LawyersSouth Florida's Best Lawyers2009
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2009
Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2009
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2008
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2007
Board Certified in Construction LawFlorida Bar2006

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderTaylor Espino Vega & Touron, P.A.2014 - Present
ShareholderPeterson & Espino, P.A.2010 - 2014
Attorney/ShareholderVezina, Lawrence & Piscitelli, P.A.2000 - 2010
AttorneyCummings & Snyder, P.A1997 - 2000

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Florida BarConstruction Certification Committee2014 - Present
Cuban American Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Engineering Contractors' AssociationMember1997 - Present
American Bar Association, Forum on the Construction IndustryMember1997 - Present
Florida BarMember1997 - Present
Florida Transportation Builders AssociationMember1997 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Utilitites Subcontractor ClaimRecovery exceeding $500,000; no liability on counterclaim
Contractor ClaimRecovery of $900,000; no liability on counterclaim
Contractor Claim against Engineer of RecordJudgment in excess of $6,000,000; complete recovery for client

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
The Florida State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Basic Construction Law SeminarChanges, Extras & Delays2005