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I have many years experience handling all types of accident and general negligence matters. Please call me at 305-445-9292 for a free consultation.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


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



Contingent (33-40%)

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Contact info

Montoya Law, P.A.

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


FLMember in Good Standing199306/20/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2016
Top LawyerFlorida Trend Magazine2016
Top 100 AttorneyDaily Business Review2016
Top LawyerFlorida Trend Magazine2015
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Top 100 LawyersAmerican Society of Legal Advocates2015
Top LawyersMiami Herald2015
Top AttorneyMiami Herald2014
AV PreeminentLexis Nexis2014
AV RatedLexisNexis2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Silver Pride AwardFlorida International University2012
Top Attorney, Product LiabilityMiami Herald2012
AV Rated AttorneyLexisNexis2012
AV Rated AttorneyLexisNexis2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Top AttorneyFlorida Trend Magazine2009
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell County Bar Association2006
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
Up and ComingSouth Florida Legal Guide2004
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2003
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2002
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerMontoya Law, P.A.1999 - Present
AttorneyMontero, Finizio, Velasquez, Weissing & Reyes, P.A.1993 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
CASA, MiamiBoard of Directors1999 - Present
Florida BarMember1993 - Present
Florida Justice AssociationPast Member1993 - Present
Dade County Bar AssociationPast Member1993 - Present
Miami-Dade Trial Lawyers AssociationPast Board Member2002 - 2004
Broward County Bar AssociationCommittee Chair- International Law Committee1994 - 1999
American Justice AssociationPast Member1993 - 2010
American Bar AssociationPast Member1993 - 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/AJD - Juris Doctor1992
Florida International UniversityEconomicsOther - Bachelors1987
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