Alexander Alvarez

Alexander Alvarez

Founding Attorney
Location:
Miami, Florida
Phone:
866-270-0589
Fax:
786-228-4890
Email:

Alex Alvarez attended Florida International University (FIU) where, in 1988, he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and International Business. Alex received his Juris Doctorate Degree from Florida State University in 1992. At Florida State University School of Law, Alex served on the AFTL Mock Trial team and served as President of the Spanish American Law Association. In his final year of law school, he participated in an externship with the Dade County State Attorney's Office where he successfully prosecuted second-degree felonies before a jury.

Upon admission to the Florida Bar in 1992, Alex joined a well respected insurance defense law firm dedicating his practice exclusively to the representation of physicians and hospitals against claims of medical malpractice. He handled all aspects of medical malpractice defense from the statutorily mandated pre-suit investigation through trial.

In 1995, Alex joined Frontier Insurance Company as staff counsel. Alex expanded his practice to include general liability defense involving a diverse scope of issues including negligent security, premises liability, defamation, crane operation, and child care supervision. In 2000, Alex founded his firm which he eventually merged with Wolpe & Leibowitz, L.L.P. in 2002. After more than 9 years as an equity partner, he elected to open his own solo practice.

Alex Alvarez is also a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Court Mediator.

Alex Alvarez has been a guest speaker at multiple continuing education forums where he has addressed physicians, hospital staff and claims professionals. He is fluent in Spanish.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Defense

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Court Mediator

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida

Education

  • Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida
    • J.D. - 1992
  • Finance and International Business
    • B.B.A. - 1988

Representative Cases

  • LeClere v. Groover, 708 So. 2d 1040 (Fla. 1st DCA, 1998)
  • ERP Operating, Ltd. P'ship v. Sanders, 2012 Fla. App. Lexis 17187 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App., 4th Dist)

Classes/Seminars

  • Approved Provider and Instructor, Continuing Education for Adjusters, Florida Dept. of Financial Services

Honors and Awards

  • AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Florida Trend's Legal Elite
  • Avvo Superb Rated
  • Recognized as a Florida Super Lawyer in Construction Litigation by Law & Politics
  • Recognized as a Florida Super Lawyer in Personal Injury: Plaintiff by Law & Politics

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Florida Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • The Cuban American Bar Association
  • Dade County Bar Association (served as judge for the High School Mock Trial Competition)

Languages

  • Spanish