Carlos Diez-Arguelles is a Board Certified Trial Lawyer and AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell. He is the co-founder of the firm and has over 20 years experience in personal injury, wrongful death and medical malpractice litigation.
Carlos Diez-Arguelles is a lawyer with over 20 years experience in personal injury, wrongful death and medical malpractice litigation. He is recognized among Florida's top 100 trial lawyers. His success in the recovery of multi-million dollar awards, has earned him a seat as a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Mr. Diez-Arguelles is also a board certified civil trial lawyer. Board certification recognizes Mr. Diez-Arguelles as a specialist in personal injury trial work. The same is an achievement acquired by less than 5% of all lawyers. He is recognized as an AV rated lawyer, which means he has been recognized by his peers as having reached the highest level of professional excellence, skill and integrity a lawyer can achieve. He has tried and handled cases throughout the State of Florida, in counties which include Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Hillsborough, Clay, Dade, Polk, Volusia, Leon, Broward, and Alachua Counties.
Mr. Diez-Arguelles has a long history of service to the community and to the legal profession including: the Board of Directors of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, Board of Governors of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Board of Trustees of the Florida Lawyers Action Group, the Civil Board Trial Certification Committee of the Florida Bar, the Ninth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee, the Gender Bias Committee of the Orange County Bar Association, the Professional Ethics Committee of the Florida Bar, the Civil Procedure Rules Committee of the Florida Bar, the Board of- Directors of the Orange County Chamber of Commerce, the Board of Directors of the Hispanic Chamber of Central Florida and the Board of Directors of the Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida.
Mr. Diez-Arguelles has chaired the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers Continuing Legal Education Committee. Also, he has co-chaired the Insurance Task Force of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers.
Mr. Diez-Arguelles lectures to professional groups on such topics as Jury Selection, Opening Statement, Cross-Examination, Closing Argument, Products Liability, Medical Malpractice, and Auto Accidents.
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||1985||06/17/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Board Certification||Florida Bar||2010|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||American Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA)||2008|
|Member||Million Dollar Advocates Forum||1994|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Florida Lawyers Action Group||Board of Trustees||1995 - Present|
|Million Dollar Advocates Forum||Member||1994 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Member||1990 - Present|
|Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers||Board of Directors||1990 - Present|
|Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, Continuing Legal Education Committee||Former Chair||1990 - Present|
|Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida||Board of Directors||1990 - Present|
|Association of Trial Lawyers of America||Board of Governors||1990 - Present|
|United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit||Member||1990 - Present|
|Florida Bar||Member||1985 - Present|
|United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida||Member||1985 - Present|
|Florida State University College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1985|
|Florida State University||International Business||BS - Bachelor of Science||1985|
|Workhorse Seminar||Handling, Litigating, and Trying the Liquor Liability Case||2009|
|Workhorse Seminar||Proof and Argument of Damages-Mental Pain and Anguish||2007|
|Fall Convention: Advanced Trial Skills Seminar||The Future of PIP||2004|