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About me

I am truly blessed in this life since I love what I do for a living. 


It is my passion to fight for my client's rights in court. 


It makes me happy to save my clients money

and to save them from getting points on their driver's license. 




Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 25%
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
  3. Social Security: 25%
  4. Personal Injury: 25%



Contingent (33-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Matthew Evan Kaplan

    Rafael is an established attorney who is highly regarded as an expert in his field. I most certainly would recommend retaining his services.


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  • Michael S. Waddington

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


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Contact info

Millares Law Firm P.A.

6401 SW 87th Aveue
Miami, FL, 33173


FLMember in Good Standing200109/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Premier 100American Academy of Trial Lawyers2015
10 Best - Client Satisfaction AwardAmerican Institute Of DUI/DWI Attorneys2014
Top 100 DUI Attorneys In FloridaNational Advocacy for DUI Defense2014
Florida's Legal Elite (Up & Comer)Florida Trend's Magazine2013
Outstanding AchievementMetropolitan Who's Who2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founder & Managing ShareholderMillares Law Firm P.A.2015 - Present
Co-Founder & Managing ShareholderEstrella Ticket Defense Law Firm P.A.2011 - 2015
Criminal and Real Estate LawPrivate Practice2004 - 2010
Assistant State AttorneyMiami Dade County State Attorney's Office2001 - 2004
Legal InternMiami Dade County State Attorney's Office2000 - 2000
Legal InternHonorable Chief District Judge Federico A. Moreno1999 - 1999
Legal InternSt. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office1999 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Bar, Traffic Court Rules CommitteeChairman2015 - Present
Florida Bar, Traffic Court Rules CommitteeVice Chair2014 - 2015
Florida Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMember2012 - Present
Dade County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Cuban American Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
American Bar AssociationPrevious Member2011 - 2012
Florida Bar FoundationLifetime Member2002 - Present
American Bar AssociationPrevious Member2001 - 2003
Florida Bar, Rules of Judicial Administration CommitteeMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Florida vs. Daniel OXXX-XXXXXXXXDismissed
State of Forida. vs. Elizabeth XXXXXXXXXX DUICase Dismissed
Jimenez Vs. Yellow CabJury Verdict For Plaintiff
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawReal Property DevelopmentLL.M - Master of Laws2004
Notre Dame Law SchoolDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris DoctorJD - Juris Doctor2001
College of the Holy CrossEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Ethical Governance Day 2014Miami-Dade Commission on Ethics2014
Moot Court Negotiation CompetitionJudge2011