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About Me

I take a no-nonsense approach to my client's cases.  I believe myself to be a highly efficient person with little patience for those who drag their feet.


Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Practice Areas


  1. Personal Injury: 30%
  2. Wrongful Death: 30%
  3. Aviation: 20%
  4. Defective and Dangerous Products: 10%
  5. Brain Injury: 10%



Contingent (33-40%)

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Edward. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
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  • Donald Arthur Woodbine

    It is a pleasure to endorse Attorney Montoya. He is clearly knowledgeble in this area of the law and provides his clients with the best possible representation.


    Donald Woodbine Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Montoya Law

9155 South Dadeland Blvd.
Suite 1200
Miami, FL, 33156


FLMember in Good Standing199309/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV PreeminentLexis Nexis2014
Top AttorneyMiami Herald2014
AV Rated AttorneyLexisNexis2012
Top Attorney, Product LiabilityMiami Herald2012
Silver Pride AwardFlorida International University2012
AV Rated AttorneyLexisNexis2011
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
Top AttorneyFlorida Trend Magazine2009
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell County Bar Association2006
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
Up and ComingSouth Florida Legal Guide2004
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2003
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2002
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2001
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerMontoya Law Firm, P.A.1999 - Present
AttorneyMontero, Finizio, Velasquez, Weissing & Reyes, P.A.1993 - 1999
Association NamePosition NameDuration
CASA, MiamiBoard of Directors1999 - Present
Broward County Bar AssociationCommittee Chair- International Law Committee1994 - 1999
Florida BarMember1993 - Present
Florida Justice AssociationMember1993 - Present
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1993 - Present
Dade County Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1993 - 2005
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Gomez v. American Airlines1.3 million dollar verdict
Lisette Martinez, as personal representative of the estate of Enrique Fernandez, v. O&J Trucking Inc., a Florida corporation, an$2.35 million award
Borges v. Ford Motor Company and Firestone TireConfidential Settlement
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Vermont Law SchoolN/AJuris Doctor1992
Florida Int'l UniversityEconomicsBachelor's of Art1987
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Consumer Fraud - MBC LitigationConsumer Fraud2004
International Migration ConferenceImmigration and how it affects a personal injury case2002
International Aviation LawInternational Law2002
Discovery TechniquesCivil Procedure2001
Aviation Annual MeetingInternational Air Disasters1999