Joseph A. Suarez

Partner

jsuarez@chartwelllaw.com
P
(786) 975-2143
F
(305) 372-5044
Miami, FL
100 S.E. 2nd Street
Suite 2150
Miami
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FL
33131
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PRACTICE AREAS

Insurance Defense

Construction Litigation and Construction Defects

Commercial Litigation

Admiralty and Maritime

In-House Counsel Assistance Including Claims & Underwriting File Analysis and Privilege Determination for Non-Party Subpoenas

Admissions

Florida

United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida

United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Education

Florida International University College of Law

J.D., 2007

Florida International University

B.A., 2003

Joseph A. Suarez focuses his practice in the areas of insurance defense, bad faith litigation, professional negligence, commercial litigation and construction litigation. He also has experience handling family, admiralty and administrative law matters.

Mr. Suarez has handled hundreds of first-party property insurance matters and third-party liability claims. He works extensively with insurers to provide liability, coverage and SIU opinions on claims, whether in suit or pre-suit, in order to assist in claims handling, defense planning, and managing risk. In the courtroom, Mr. Suarez has obtained multiple summary judgments and involuntary dismissals with prejudice for his clients and has handled cases through trial.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Suarez was a partner at a full-service Miami-based law firm where he handled insurance defense litigation.

While in law school, Mr. Suarez was a member of the Board of Advocates and Moot Court team, where he was honored with awards for his writing and advocacy skills.

Professional Associations

Cuban American Bar Association

Dade County Bar Association

Belen Alumni Association Lawyers Section

Achievements

Rated AV Preeminent with Martindale-Hubbell® (2019)

Selected to Florida Rising Stars® (2016-2019)

Florida Department of Financial Services certified instructor for continuing education credits

Title agent, Attorney’s Title Fund Services, LLC

Community Service

Mentor, Cuban American Bar Association

Joseph A. Suarez focuses his practice in the areas of insurance defense, bad faith litigation, professional negligence, commercial litigation and construction litigation. He also has experience handling family, admiralty and administrative law matters.

Mr. Suarez has handled hundreds of first-party property insurance matters and third-party liability claims. He works extensively with insurers to provide liability, coverage and SIU opinions on claims, whether in suit or pre-suit, in order to assist in claims handling, defense planning, and managing risk. In the courtroom, Mr. Suarez has obtained multiple summary judgments and involuntary dismissals with prejudice for his clients and has handled cases through trial.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Suarez was a partner at a full-service Miami-based law firm where he handled insurance defense litigation.

While in law school, Mr. Suarez was a member of the Board of Advocates and Moot Court team, where he was honored with awards for his writing and advocacy skills.

Professional Associations

Cuban American Bar Association

Dade County Bar Association

Belen Alumni Association Lawyers Section

Achievements

Rated AV Preeminent with Martindale-Hubbell® (2019)

Selected to Florida Rising Stars® (2016-2019)

Florida Department of Financial Services certified instructor for continuing education credits

Title agent, Attorney’s Title Fund Services, LLC

Community Service

Mentor, Cuban American Bar Association

Resources

News
Chartwell Law Adds Insurance Defense Attorney in Miami
November 4, 2019
November 4, 2019