PRIMARY PRACTICE AREAS:
- Workers' Compensation
- Federal Longshore and Harbors' Compensation
- Defense Base Act
Mr. Hernandez is a Worker's Compensation Board Certified defense attorney in Miami, Fl. He is an experienced, Board Certified litigation attorney handling matters in South Florida on behalf of the firm. His wealth of experience in workers' compensation matters in this highly litigious part of the state is appreciated by all clients whom he has had the opportunity to represent. In particular, he takes pride in always being abreast of the latest legal developments and applying them to cases whenever possible. He particularly enjoys sharing his knowledge of the law with members of the insurance industry, typically via speaking seminars or continuing education courses. He is a Florida Department of Financial Services Licensed CEU Instructor, as well as a regular speaker for the prestigious CEU Institute. He has a great deal of experience and success representing clients in non traditional employment relationships including Professional Employer Organizations (PEO's), statutory employment issues in the construction industry and borrowed employees. Mr. Hernandez serves as an on-call volunteer for the Certified Lawyers on Call (CLOC) program run by the Florida Bar. The premise of CLOC is to give legal aid organization staff attorneys pro bono telephone consultation access to a Board Certified Lawyer when a legal expert's advice in a certification practice area is needed by a pro bono client.
In addition to traditional workers compensation matters, Mr. Hernandez also handles Federal Longshore and Harbors' Compensation, Defense Base Act and subrogation matters.
Beyond his professional pursuits, Mr. Hernandez is proudly married to his college sweetheart, even though she is a Florida Gator. Mr. Hernandez and his wife have a lovely daughter whom they adore.
Florida State University (B.S. Criminology, Minor in Psychology)
St. Thomas University School of Law (J.D. 2005)
AREAS OF PRACTICE
Federal Longshore and Harbors' Compensation
Defense Base Act
Florida Bar (admitted 2005)
U.S. District Court, Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida (2012)
U.S. Supreme Court (2011)
Workers' Compensation Section of the Florida Bar
Volunteer- Certified Lawyers on Call (CLOC) program