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Mr. Hernandez received his Bachelors of Arts from American Intercontinental University and a Juris Doctor degree from Florida International University College of Law. He is a member of the Florida Bar, District of Columbia, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, and the U.S. Tax Court. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Dade County Bar and the Cuban American Bar Association where he has served on several committees. Mr. Hernandez currently serves on the statewide Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee of the Florida Bar. He is a native Spanish speaker. Mr. Hernandez concentrates his practice in the areas of inbound tax planning for foreign nationals, wealth preservation, business planning, estate planning and corporate representation. Mr. Hernandez has written for international publications and has appeared on Univision's Primer Impacto and local radio programs. His clients include multinational companies, executives and investors.


Bar Admissions

  • Florida

  • District of Columbia

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida


  • The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, L.L.M. in Taxation

  • Florida International University College of Law, Miami, Florida, J.D.

  • American Intercontinental University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida,
    Major: Computer Information Systems

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, 2006 - Present

  • Dade County Bar Association, 2006-Present

  • Cuban American Bar Association, 2006-Present


  • Spanish


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 40%
    10 years
  2. Tax: 40%
    10 years
  3. Probate: 10%
  4. Corporate: 10%
    10 years



Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Emmanuel Miguelez

    Saidin is an exemplary lawyer. He is very knowledgable in the areas of probate, estate planning and tax. He vigorously represents his clients' interests and is proficient in his practice areas, despite their inherent complexities. I have worked with Saidin on several matters and I would recommend him to all my clients.


    Emmanuel Miguelez Probate Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • David Wade Barman

    Saidin is a true professional. He works tirelessly for his clients with skill and determination. He is an asset to our profession. I endorse this lawyer.


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    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Cardona-Diaz & Hernandez PL

8725 NW 18 Ter Ste 308
Miami, FL, 33172-2610

Cardona-Diaz & Hernandez PL
8725 NW 18th Ter Ste 308
Miami, FL, 331722610



NYCurrently registered 201407/11/2016
DCActive 200707/10/2016
FLMember in Good Standing200606/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerCardona-Diaz & Hernandez PL2010 - Present
ShareholderSaidin M Hernandez PA2008 - 2010
Assistant City AttorneyCity Of Hialeah, Florida2007 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Society of Trust and Estate PractitionersMiami Chapter2013 - Present
American Bar AssociationReal Property and Tax Sections2006 - Present
Florida Bar, Unlicensed Practice of Law Standing CommitteeCircuit Liaison2012 - 2015
Dade County Bar AssociationSchools Committee2006 - 2008
Cuban American Bar AssociationLegislative Committee2006 - 2007
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Structured $5 Million Foreign Investment Joint VentureCompleted
Created complex estate plan for international clientCompleted
Formation of joint venture for new logistics companyCompleted
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Publication nameTitleDate
CDH LawThe 3.8 Net Investment Income and Trusts.2014
CDH LawTransfer Pricing Under the OECD Model2014
CDH LawHistory and Commentary of the Substantial Economic Effect Doctrine in Partnership Law2013
CDH LawFBAR: Voluntary Disclosure Programs vs. Silent Compliance2013
CDH LawPlanning with Portability Provisions2013
BlogSwiss accounts shedding secrecy2013
CDH LawTax Exempt Bonds: Oh the inequity!2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Alabama School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws2014
Florida International University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005