Edward C. Prieto

Managing Partner

West Palm Beach Office

1475 Centrepark Blvd., Suite 130

West Palm Beach, Florida 33401

Telephone: (561) 686-1880

Facsimile: (561) 686-1886


Miami Office

9300 South Dadeland Blvd., 4th Floor

Miami, Florida 33156

Telephone: (305) 670-1101

Facsimile: (305) 670-1161


Edward C. Prieto is a founding partner of Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A.  He is the managing partner of the West Palm Beach office and also practices from the firm's Miami office.  His areas of practice include insurance defense, medical malpractice and nursing home defense litigation.

Mr. Prieto has earned various defense verdicts in general liability, medical malpractice and nursing home matters.  One of his defense verdicts was recognized by The National Law Journal as one of the country's "Top 20 Defense Verdicts" in a case of nursing home negligence on behalf of a Florida healthcare facility.  He has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®, a widely used legal guide of the nation's top legal talent.  Since 2003, Mr. Prieto has been recognized by the South Florida Legal Guide among the "Top Lawyers in South Florida" in the areas of nursing home defense, and insurance defense.  He has also been selected as a top attorney by Florida Trend's "Legal Elite" and named to Florida Super Lawyers.  His courtroom accomplishments have also been featured on MSNBC's "Winners Circle.

A graduate of Florida State University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in 1986, Mr. Prieto earned his Juris Doctor, with honors, from Nova Southeastern University's Shepard Broad Law Center in 1990.

He first practiced law in Daytona Beach, where he was Assistant State Attorney in the office of the State Attorney of the Seventh Judicial District.  In 1993, Mr. Prieto returned to Miami and began practicing in the areas of civil litigation and criminal defense law.  In 1998, he became a founding member of the firm.

Mr. Prieto is admitted to practice in Florida.  He is a member of the Florida Bar and the Defense Research Institute.

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Areas of Practice

  • General Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Hospitals/Acute Care Facilities
  • Insurance and Insurers
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Nursing Homes
  • Premises Liability


Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center, J.D., with honors (1990)

Florida State University, B.A. (1986)

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