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Luis Guillermo Figueroa

Luis Guillermo Figueroa


Personal Injury and Civil Trial Lawyer
Dennis Hernandez and Associates
Tampa, FL
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About Luis Guillermo Figueroa

Attorney Biography

I am a Florida Board Certified Specialist in Civil Trial Litigation. Born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., I received my undergraduate degree from the State University of NY at Geneseo, receiving Graduate of the Year recognition. I attended Law School at Syracuse University, earning my Juris Doctor with high honors in 1979. While a student at both universities, I received recognition awards for my scholastic achievements and community service.

I served as a police legal adviser for the City of Tampa Police Department, and have been the lead trial attorney for several major insurance companies. I have tried numerous cases on both state and federal levels throughout Florida. I have several reported decisions from Florida Appellate Courts and the Florida Supreme Court. Since 2002, I concentrate my efforts exclusively for clients that have been injured by the negligence of others. I am a Member of the Million Dollar Advocate Forum whose Membership is limited to lawyers that have won a million dollar claim on behalf of a client.

I have been featured as a lecturer in Tort Litigation and Ethics by several professional organizations, and have also been published in several legal periodicals. I am a former vice president of the Puerto Rican Bar Association of Florida and a past officer of the Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida. I have served on the Florida Bar Continuing Education Committee. I reside in Central Florida with my wife and three sons and am active in various law related, civic and religious organizations. Member of the Florida Bar, the Seminole County Bar, the Orange County Bar, The Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers Association, The Central Florida Trial Lawyers Association, The Puerto Rican Bar Association and the Hispanic Bar Association. Admitted to practice in all Florida State Courts, the Federal Courts in Florida, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.


Practice Areas

 
Personal Injury (50%)
 
Civil Trial Law (50%)

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Bar Licenses

Florida State Bar
Florida
Member in Good Standing
1980

Work Experience

Dennis Hernandez and Associates
Civil Trial Attorney
1980Present

Education

Syracuse University College of Law
Syracuse University College of Law
Juris Doctor
1979

Specialty Certifications

The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
Board Certified Specialist
Civil Trial Law
The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
2008

Associations

Board Member
Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers Association
2008

Commercial Recognitions

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Recognized for Professional Involvement
Lawyer Legion
2021

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Luis Guillermo Figueroa
Dennis Hernandez and Associates
3339 West Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33609
www.DennisHernandez.com
Office: 813-250-0000
Fax: 813-258-4567
Cell: 813-385-7094

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Membership with The Florida Bar -

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Specialty Certification Information

Specialist in Civil Trial Law -

Florida Bar Board Certification in Civil Trial Law - For purposes of specialty certification, the Florida Bar defines the term "civil trial law" as the "practice of law dealing with litigation of civil controversies in all areas of law before state courts, federal courts, administrative agencies and arbitrators."


Attorneys certified in civil trial law in have met the minimum standards for civil trial law certification, provided in Rule 6-4.3, include the practice of law for at least 5 years, substantial involvement in the specialty of civil trial law (50% or more), handling of at least 15 contested civil cases, including cases before juries as lead counsel, and 50 hours of approved civil trial law certification continuing legal education. Attorneys certified in civil trial law must also submit to peer review and pass a written examination.


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