Mr. Almazan is the managing partner and founder of Almazan Law. Alex represents clients throughout the real estate, insurance and business communities. While focusing on the management of the firm, firm clients and supervising and strategy development on matters through all the firm’s practice areas, Alex has continued to represent the interests of the clients in court and negotiations on a daily basis.
Mr. Almazan has been selected as a “Top Up and Coming Attorney” multiple times in Florida Trend’s publication on top attorneys in the entire State of Florida and recognized as Florida Legal Elite. In each of the past two years he was recognized as a top lawyer by the South Florida Legal Guide. He has been honored as one of South Florida’s bright up and comers in the “Next Gen” feature published by South Florida CEO Magazine.
He has achieved an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest achievable rating by a lawyer ranked amongst the top of the legal profession by his peers He currently serves as a national volunteer with the American Heart Association as past chair for 3 years of National Diversity Leadership Committee where aiming to reduce obesity, hypertension and heart disease in minority and underserved communities throughout the country.
In June 2015, he was honored with the Louis B Russel Jr Memorial Award. A national award bestowed by the American Heart Association recognizing an individual who has rendered outstanding service to minority and underserved populations. He currently serves as a Board member of the Multicultural Leadership Council, American Stroke Association Advisory Committee and the Advocacy Coordinating Committee.
At the request of a large lender client, Alex successfully navigated a complicated multicorporate, development land restructure and issuance of a $42,000,000 title insurance policy. The 3rd largest issued in South Florida in that calendar year by Attorneys Title Insurance Fund.
As Florida counsel for a large national servicer with over 15,000 Florida assets in its portfolio, Alex has served as legal counsel since 2010 through the present successfully performing title curative, foreclosure, eviction, title insurance and asset disposition services closing on over $175,000,000 in assets during that time frame.
Since becoming a licensed Real Estate Attorney in 1999, Alex has represented buyers and sellers in real estate transactions in all 67 Florida counties and the Caribbean including the Bahamas and Curacao.
Alex has handled over 1000 workers compensation defense matters in his career prevailing on the defense of matters from Permanent Total Disability to compensability from PEOs to uninsured corporations.
Alex represented an individual client in a civil real estate dispute involving a $4M pre construction contract and alleged breach by Developer successfully procuring a larger replacement property and full refund of client’s deposit.
Academic & Personal Background
Mr. Almazan received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Florida College of Law in 1998. While in law school he was a member of the John Marshall Bar, the Spanish American Law Students Association Board and Phi Alpha Delta. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida earning a degree in Business Administration with honors. While completing his undergraduate studies he helped found and is a charter member of Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity.
Since attending the University of Florida Levin College of Law with a full scholarship, Alex has been selected as a “Top Up and Coming Attorney” multiple times in Florida Trend’s publication on top attorneys in the entire State of Florida and recognized as Florida Legal Elite by the South Florida Legal Guide. Alex has achieved an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest achievable rating by a lawyer ranked amongst the top of the legal profession by his peers. Alex has extensive experience amongst the various practice areas of the firm over his 20+ years as legal counsel in Florida. He has lectured and provided accredited seminars continuing to do so for clients and at conferences throughout his career.
Alex maintains a variety of Fortune 500 clients and national insurance carriers at the firm across all practice areas focusing on organic and metric driven partnerships that look at long term goals with short term results aimed at mutual efficiency while leveraging existing technologies in an ever changing legal landscape.
He and his wife Danielle have two young daughters ages 5 and 7.
AV Rated attorney
Louis B Russell Award - outstanding achievement in diversity initiatives for underserved Americans from the American Heart Association
Cuban American Bar Association
Miami Dade County Bar Association
AHA – National Diversity Leadership Chair
AHA – National Advocacy Committee member
ASA – National Advisory Committee
Defense Research Institute (DRI)
Workers Compensation section Florida Bar
Real Property Probate and Litigation section Florida Bar