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Dexter Romanez

Partner

Miami Office

9300 South Dadeland Blvd., 4th Floor

Miami, Florida 33156

Telephone: (305) 670-1101

Facsimile: (305) 670-1161

E-mail: dexter.romanez@qpwblaw.com

Dexter Romanez is a partner in the Miami office of Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A.  He is a Certified Circuit Court Mediator, Arbitrator and seasoned trial lawyer with expertise in civil litigation. He is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Florida Bar Board of Legal Education and Specialization and is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).  He has maintained an AV Peer Review rating with the Martindale Hubbell Law Directory. Mr. Romanez has extensive experience in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, trucking and automobile negligence, premise liability, products liability, insurance coverage disputes and contractual disputes.  His practice includes a broad spectrum of representations of the nation's leading insurance companies, their carriers, and insureds to resolve all litigation matters arising from automobile negligence, premise liability, breach of contract actions, and business disputes in high exposure matters. Mr. Romanez has extensive experience handling all phases of pretrial claims, hearings, expert and non-expert depositions, mediations, settlement negotiations and jury trials. 

Mr. Romanez is a certified Florida Supreme Court Circuit Court Mediator and Arbitrator.  He actively mediates issues involving breach of contract actions, business disputes, product liability, insurance coverage issues, personal injury and wrongful death matters.

Prior to joining QPWB, he was an attorney at a South Florida insurance defense law firm providing representation to major insurance carriers and their insureds in all matters pertaining to his current areas of practice.

Mr. Romanez has served as a guest lecturer at the University of Miami School of Law, where he taught trial advocacy skills to second- and third-year law students. He is also an approved instructor for adjuster continuing education by the Florida Department of Financial Services and has lectured on claims handling, bad faith, and trial strategies to insurance companies and claims professionals throughout Florida.

Since his admission to the Florida Bar in 2004, he has tried and mediated numerous cases with favorable results in all areas of his practice, representing clients in a wide range of matters in both state and federal courts, as well as in arbitration, mediation, and appeals.

Notable Cases

Lee v. Sec. Nat'l Ins. Co., 943 So.2d 887 (Fla. 3d DCA 2006)
Excalibur Towing Serv. Corp. v. State Farm Ins. Co., 971 So.2d 900 (Fla. 3d DCA 2007)

Jury Trial Accomplishments

Dixon v. World Fiber Technologies, Case No.: 15-23570 CA 10
Fernandez v. Duncan, Case No.: 16-1521 CA 01
Olawale v. Hernandez, Case No.: 12-29197 CA 21
Hankins v. Serra, Case No.: 11-010621 CA 01
Chapman v. Ruiz, Case No.: 13-010155 CA 15
Akbari v. Lopez, Case No.: 14-005857 CA 34 
Palacios v. Brito, Case No.: 14-29160 CA 21 
Lahens v. Peralta, Case No.: 14-011020 CA 31
Bern v. Acevedo, et. al., Case No.: 09-34642 CA 11
Colman v. Home Depot, Case No.: 15-21555-CV-Ungaro
Mitchell v. Llado, et al., Case No.: 13-24756 CA 31
Rolands v. Ramjit, Case No.: 01-21453 CA 21
Garcia v. Calana, Case No.: 11-278839 CA 20
Vidal v. Morton, Case No.: 12-013656 CA 02
Vasquez v. Sklaroff, et al., Case No.: 13-05589 CA 25
Rolon v. Herrera, Case No.: 11-6608 CA 11
Beshara v. Geremia, Case No.: 50 2009 CA038883 XXXX MB AI
Shenouda v. Geremia, Case No.: 50 2009 CA 014075 XXXX MB AO 
Harris v. Winn Dixie, et. al., Case No.: 10-34263 CA 10
Bakken v. Madalvanos, Case No.: 51 2008 CA 8226 WS Division H
Sun v. Allstate, Case No.: 50 2010 CA 026009 XXXX MB AD
Sinclair v. 21st Century Ins. Co., Case No.: 09-046947
Ortega v. Rodriguez, et. al., Case No.: 12-40872 CA 21
Viola v. Lima, et al., Case No.: 14-4900 CA 31
Pupo v. Geico, Case No.: Case No.: 10-7636 CA 32
Lazimi v. Burke, Case No.: 10-030342 CA 31
Butler v. Geico, Case No.: 10-59722 CA 27
Suarez Rabello v. Carreras, Case No.: 10-25316 CA 20
Murray v. Tribble, Case No.: 10-59625 CA 22
Colditz-Ottley v. Estate of Ronald Williams, Case No.: 09-13910-CA 20
Broussard v. Streicher, et al., Case No.: 50 2004 CA 011053 XXXX MB AF
Martinez v. Sanchez, Case No.: 03-16991-CA 02
Gandy v. Martin, Case No.: 05-17567 CA 15
Tapanes v. State Farm, Case No.: 06-07273 CA 15
Lezcano v. Coffey, Case No.: 05-5156 CA 10
Garcia, et al. v. Stewart, Case No.: 02-26331 CA 23

Mr. Romanez received his Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law, Fort Lauderdale, Florida in December 2003 and Bachelor of Science from Florida International University in December 1999, graduating with a major in communications.

He is licensed to practice law in Florida and is admitted in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida and the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Romanez is fluent in Spanish.

Speaking Engagements

Florida Defense Lawyers Association's 2019 Florida Liability Claims Conference, "ABC's of Defending Spinal Injury Claims in Florida" Presenter, June 6, 2019

Areas of Practice

  • Automotive Liability
  • Civil Litigation
  • General Litigation
  • Insurance and Insurers
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Premises Liability
  • Trucking and Transportation
  • Product Liability
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Mediation / Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Arbitration

Education

Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center, J.D. (2003)

Florida International University, B.S. (1999)

Bar Admissions

Florida

Languages

Spanish

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