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Hernando was first admitted to practice law in 2003.  He completed his undergraduate studies at Florida International University earning a B.A. in Psychology (Summa Cum Laude) and then attended the St. Thomas University School of Law, where he graduated with a Degree of Juris Doctor (Dean's List).


Hernando began his legal career working at a prominent defense law firm, representing various insurance companies, corporations and government entities. Because of the disadvantages for claimants in the legal system, he decided  to help injury victims instead and began representing only claimants and plaintiffs in personal injury claims. He also represents claimants with insurance disputes against their insurance carriers. Currently, he devotes 100% of his practice to civil litigation, focusing on personal injury claims such as vehicular negligence, wrongful death, nursing home abuse, product liability, and workers’ compensation. Hernando and his legal team have secured several multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements.  He speaks fluent Spanish and Portuguese.  



Languages spoken: Spanish, Portuguese

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Practice areas


  1. Slip and Fall Accident: 20%
  2. Car Accidents: 20%
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
    2 years
  4. Motorcycle Accident: 10%
  5. Other: 30%
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Contingent (33-40%)

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    Hernando "Nando" is one of the hardest working attorneys, who happens to be my brother. He cares about his clients with a high level of compassion and enthusiasm.


    Simon Pineres Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Family member

  • John Michael Phillips

    I endorse Attorney Pineres. From his answers and time on Avvo, it is clear he is dedicated to serving those in need and his clients. It's rare that lawyers spend so much valuable time helping the community, for free, and I applaud him for doing it to such a great level. Kudos


    John Phillips Personal Injury Attorney
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Contact info

Goldberg & Dohan, LLP

2020 Ponce de Leon Blvd.
Suite 1105B
Coral Gables, FL, 33134-4478


FLMember in Good Standing200309/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Dean's ListSt. Thomas University School of Law2003
Summa Cum LaudeFlorida International University1999
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyGoldberg & Dohan, LLP2005 - Present
AttorneyLaw Offices of Eduardo E. Neret2004 - 2005
Legal InternMiami Dade Public Defender's Office2003 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
United States District Court for the Southern District of FloridaMember2013 - Present
Florida Justice AssociationMember2005 - Present
Dade County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Miami-Dade Justice AssociationMember2005 - Present
Florida BarMember2003 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Catastrophic Crush InjuryConfidential settlement
Negligent Security - ShootingConfidential settlement
Slip and Fall at HotelConfidential settlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
lawyers.comLeg Waxing Maiming Brings Beautician Malpractice Suit2013
Legal Times NewsletterAuto Insurance Update2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
St. Thomas University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Florida International UniversityPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Profit, Inc.Personal Injury, What is it?2013