Alex Alvarez

The Alvarez Law Firm

355 Palermo Ave

Miami, Florida 33134


Telephone: (305) 444-7675 |  Toll Free: (877) 445-7675

Fax (305) 444-0075


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AV Rated
Board Certified Civil Trial  
Personal Information: Date of Birth 11/02/59
Birth Place Havana, Cuba
Marital Status Married 1979, three children
Education: Law School University of Miami
Miami, Fl
J.D. 1992
Order of the Barrister
Undergraduate St. Thomas University
Miami, Fl
B.S. Criminal Justice 1989
Cum Laude
Practice Areas: Complex Civil Trials, Pharmaceutical Litigation, Mass Torts, Product Liability, Complex Litigation, Medical Negligence, Wrongful Death, and Inadequate Security
Admitted: 1992, Florida
1993, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida,
2006, U.S. Court of Federal Claims
2008, U.S, 8th Circuit Court of Appeals
2008, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
2009, U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
Member: The Florida Bar
American Bar Association
Florida Justice Association, Board of Directors and Eagle Founder
American Board of Trial Advocates, A.B.O.T.A.
Dade County Trial Lawyers Association
American Association for Justice fka, A.T.L.A.
American Association for Justice-Publications Committee
Cuban American Bar Association, C.A.B.A.
Biography: Board Certified in Civil Trial, by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Award 2009 “Most Effective Product Liability Lawyer” Daily Business Review; Listed in theDaily Business Review, Top 10 Jury Verdicts in Miami-Dade County for 1999, 2000 and 2001. Order of the Barristers, Adjunct Professor, University of Miami School of Law. Retired Detective, Miami-Dade Police Department, 1979-1992. Lead investigator in the “Miami River Cops Case”, which resulted in the conviction of 18 corrupt Miami Police officers. Associate General Counsel, Dade County PBA. Past-President, Badge & Gavel Society Member. National Mock Trial Team, 1990 and 1991.  Officer of the Year 1987, Dade County P.B.A.: Officer of the Year 1987, Hispanic Police Officer’s Assn.: Officer of the Year 1987. Over 30 commendations.
Plaintiff Steering
Committee Experience
Miami, Fl
PSC member NuvaRing MDL, St Louis, MO PSC member Kugel Mesh MDL, Providence, RI PSC member ReNu Contact Solution, MDL, NY Consolidated Actions Co-Chair of Trial Committee in the Medtronic MDL Minneapolis, MN Discovery Committee member PSC Vioxx MDL, New Orleans, La.
Language: Spanish
Jury Verdicts over $1Million: $45 Million (Estate of Alexander v. Lorrilard Tobacco Co.)$40.5 Million (Estate of Schoeff v. RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co.)

$30 Million (Estate of Cohen v R.J Reynolds & Philip Morris)

$24 Million (Tate v. Phillip Morris USA)

$8.5 Million (Ballard v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.)

$8.2 Million settled during trial (M.S. v Construction Co.)

$8.0 Million (Estate of Hess v. Philip Morris USA)

$6.8 Million (Estate of Veliz v. Coral Gables Hospital)

$6 Million (Estate of Marotta v. RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co.)

$5.2 Million (Estate of Dieperink v. Alamo),

$1.5 Million (Balletti v. Dr. Marshal),

$1.5 Million (Miles v. Dr Weingrad)

$1.5 Million (Estate of Sherman v R.J. Reynolds Tobacco)

$1.0 Million (Garcia v. The Roman Pub)

Congrats to Philip Holden & Alex Alvarez who have made the list of 2016's Top 50 Verdicts (@top_verdict) in Florida.
Congratulations to Alex Alvarez for being inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.
We are honored to be featured with @GordonAndDoner as #6 in @CourtroomView's Top 10 Plaintiff Verdicts of 2016.…
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