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Jesus Novo III

Jesus Novo III

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Litigation

About Me

I am  an attorney licensed in the State of Florida.  I have been an attorney for two decades and graduated with honors from St. Thomas University School of Law where I was a member of the International Moot Court Team and a Judge in the Honor Council.  I was an Associate Editor of the St. Thomas Law Review and an active member of the Hispanic American Law Society (HALS).  I received the Book Award for best student in a subject in Constitutional Law, International Law, Comparative Law and Torts.  I was included in the Dean's List for the semesters of Fall 1990, Spring 1991, Spring 1992, Fall 1992 and Spring 1993. I graduated in the top 5% of my class.


 


I was born in Havana, Cuba, but I have lived in the South Florida area for the last 33 years; I am married and have four children.  I am a lifetime member of the Humane Society of the United States and a recipient of the 1989 Golden Paw Award.  I am an avid reader and a weekend golfer.

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Languages Spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1993

  1. Criminal Defense: 75%
    17 years
  2. Litigation: 25%
    17 years

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (15 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

55 total 

  • Mark V. Clay

    I highly endorse Mr. Novo. Truly exceptional and caring attorney who achieves great results in representing clients! I want all people to contact him for help.

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    Mark Clay Immigration Attorney
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  • Nicole Whitaker

    I endorse this lawyer...an extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community. Very hardworking and diligent. Consistently achieves superior results. Advice is always practical and on point. I recommend to anyone looking for an attorney who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of clients and achieving the most favorable result possible.I endorse this lawyer.

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    Nicole Whitaker Family Attorney
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Contact Info

Gallardo Law Firm

8490 SW 8th St
Miami, FL, 33144

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing199308/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
American Jurisprudence Award-Comparative LawWest Publishing1992
American Jurisprudence Award-International LawWest Publishing1991
Dean's ListSt. Thomas University School of Law1991
American Jurisprudence Award-TortsWest Publishing1990
American Jurisprudence Award-Constitutional LawWest Publishing1990
Golden Paw AwardHumane Society of the United States1989

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Associate AttorneyGallardo Law Firm2014 - Present
ShareholderPrada & Novo, P.A.2012 - Present
Associate AttorneyCorona Law Firm2010 - 2012
Associate AttorneyPaul Schrier, P.A.2009 - 2010
Associate AttorneyThe Aelion Firm, PLC2007 - 2009
Government Operations ConsultantDepartment Of Children & Families2002 - 2007
ShareholderLaw Office of Jesus Novo III, Esq.1993 - 2001

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
BNIAffiliate Member2013 - Present
Christian Hill Inner City Golf Clinicsponsor1998 - 2001
Federal Bar AssociationAttorney Member1997 - Present
Florida BarMember1993 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1993 - 2001
Hispanic American Law SocietyMember1991 - 1993
St. Thomas University School Law Honor CouncilJudge1991 - 1993
St. Thomas University International Law SocietyMember1991 - 1993
Phi Delta PhiMember1991 - Present
Humane Society of the U.S.Lifetime Member1989 - Present
St. Michael's Refugee FundFormer President1983 - 1986
Ronald McDonald HouseMember1983 - 1986

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
State of Florida vs. Jardiel Azcue, 432065XNot Guilty Verdict
The Doe's vs. Confidentialsix figure settlement

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
HeliumAssessing the Future of Cuba2008

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
St. Thomas University School of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris DoctorN/A1993
Florida International UniversityPolitical Science, minor in Soviet StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1989

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Temas Medico-legalesImmigration Law2013
En CorteImmigration Law2012
En CorteCriminal Law2011