Joseph A. Suarez

Partner

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

PRACTICE AREAS

General Liability and Casualty Defense

Construction Litigation and Construction Defect

Commercial Litigation

Admiralty and Maritime

First-Party Property Claims Defense

Insurance Coverage Analysis and Litigation

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.

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.

Joe 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, Joe has obtained multiple summary judgments and involuntary dismissals with prejudice for his clients and has handled cases through trial.

Prior to joining the firm, Joe practiced at a full-service Miami-based law firm where he handled insurance defense litigation. While in law school, he 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®

Selected to Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite™, 2021

Selected to Florida Rising Stars® (2016-2021)

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.

Joe 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, Joe has obtained multiple summary judgments and involuntary dismissals with prejudice for his clients and has handled cases through trial.

Prior to joining the firm, Joe practiced at a full-service Miami-based law firm where he handled insurance defense litigation. While in law school, he 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®

Selected to Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite™, 2021

Selected to Florida Rising Stars® (2016-2021)

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

ATTORNEY'S Resources

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