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Our Firm of over a dozen experienced and aggressive lawyers represent people involved in automobile, truck and motorcycle accidents, slip/trip and falls, wrongful death, workers compensation or on the job injuries, injuries on cruise ships, construction site injuries and injuries due to defective products.  We also represent people with claims against insurance companies. We fight to ensure our clients receive all necessary medical care and full compensation for their damages.



Languages spoken: Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 70%
    22 years
  2. Insurance: 20%
    22 years
  3. Wrongful Death: 10%
    22 years



Contingent (33-40%)

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael K Grife

    I strongly endorse Russell! He and his firm routinely return excellent results for his clients.


    Michael Grife Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Juan Pablo Gonzalez-Sirgo

    I endorse this lawyer. I have referred cases, worked on cases, and tried cases with Russell over the course of the last 20 years. He is the consummate professional, experienced, and a great advocate for the catastrophically injured.


    Juan Gonzalez-Sirgo Insurance Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Goldberg & Dohan, L.L.P.

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


FLMember in Good Standing199406/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Board CertifiedNational Board of Trial Advocacy2013
Board Certified in Civil Trial LawFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Partner (Florida)Goldberg & Dohan, LLP2000 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Justice AssociationEagle Member1997 - Present
Miami-Dade Justice AssociationMember1996 - Present
Dade County Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
Florida BarMember1994 - Present
Florida Bar, Grievance CommitteeChair2002 - 2005
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Smith v. Trucking Company$3.5 Million Dollar Confidential Settlement
Charles v. Hanish$2.8 Million Dollar Jury Verdict
Thorsen v. Keyes$4.2 Million Dollar Jury Verdict
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Publication nameTitleDate
National Business Institute SeminarInsurance Coverage Law in Florida1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Florida State University College of LawPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Florida Justice Association, Annual ConventionFront Door Hat2013
Florida Justice Association Annual ConventionThe Nuts and Bolts of Trial Preparation2009