Raychel Garcia is a partner in the Orlando office of Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A., practicing in the areas of first party property defense, insurance coverage matters and general liability claims involving premises liability, motor vehicle negligence, bodily injury (BI), personal injury protection (PIP), including catastrophic injuries and wrongful death claims; professional liability, and negligent security actions. Her commercial litigation practice also includes business torts, breach of contract, and fraud and misrepresentation matters. Ms. Garcia handles all aspects of representation in state and federal courts.
Ms. Garcia has represented individuals, professionals and corporate clients in state and federal court resolving cases pertaining to premises liability, retail, negligent security, sex abuse, criminal, and professional liability. Prior to joining QPWB, as a partner with an insurance defense law firm in Orlando, she served as first chair trial attorney in multiple trials on behalf of the world's leading theme park and resort, an arts and crafts store, a major U.S. convenience store, and an upscale all-suite hotel chain.
Ms. Garcia's experience also includes serving as assistant state attorney with the Orange County State Attorney's Office where she first chaired over 75 criminal jury trials and litigated hundreds of motions and depositions for cases involving misdemeanors and felonies. She was selected to serve in the Special Victim's Unit where she prosecuted capital cases and was assigned high profile cases involving RICO matters and cases pertaining to the hotel industry. For her exemplary work, Ms. Garcia received the Orange County Sheriff's Office Citizen Award.
Ms. Garcia received her Juris Doctor from Stetson University College of Law, Gulfport, Florida in May 2011 and Bachelor of Arts cum laude and Bachelor of Science cum laude from the University of Florida in May 2008, graduating with majors in Psychology and political science.
Ms. Garcia is licensed to practice law in Florida. She is a member of the Orange County Bar Association, the Seminole County Library Board, and City of Altamonte Springs Zoning Board.
She is fluent in Spanish.
Areas of Practice
- Automotive Liability
- Professional Liability Defense
- General Litigation
- Insurance and Insurers
- Premises Liability
University of Florida, B.A. and B.S., cum laude (2008)
Stetson University College of Law, J.D. (2011)