Juan C. Martinez - Attorney at Law

333 S.E. 2nd Avenue
Suite 3200
Miami, Florida 33131

P 305-416-6880
F 305-416-6887

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Biography

Juan focuses his practice on commercial, construction and real estate litigation. He has extensive experience handling a wide array of real estate disputes including commercial foreclosures, title disputes, commercial leases and receiverships. He also maintains an active practice in the commercial context, including contractual disputes, shareholder disputes and business frauds.

Juan is a frequent author and lecturer in the areas of real estate foreclosures, title litigation and the Uniform Commercial Code. He has also been published in the area of enforcement of judgments rendered by tribunals in foreign countries. Juan has been selected as one of South Florida's "Top Attorneys" in the 2012 issue of South Florida Legal Guide and as a Top "Up and Comer" in the 2006 through 2009 issues. He was also recognized as a member of the "Legal Elite" by Florida Trend magazine in 2007.

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Background

Juan received his B.A. from Florida International University in 1991 and his J.D. degree from Florida State University in 1994. He was honored in 1994 for having achieved the highest grade on The Florida Bar exam. Prior to joining GrayRobinson in November 2008, Juan was a partner at Fowler White Burnett, P.A.

Education
  • Florida International University, B.A. (honors, 1991)
  • Florida State University, J.D. (highest honors, 1994)
    • Order of the Coif
    • Phi Delta Phi Law Fraternity
    • Book Awards in International Litigation and Arbitration, Contracts, Creditors' Rights, Gratuitous Transfers, Constitutional Law, Evidence and Admiralty
    • Florida State Law Review, Member (1992-1994)
Admissions
  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
Professional Associations & Memberships
  • The Florida Bar
  • Cuban American Bar Association
  • Florida Fiduciary Forum, Member
Awards & Recognitions
  • AV Preeminent™, Martindale Hubbell
  • South Florida Legal Guide, Top Lawyers, 2012-2014
  • South Florida Legal Guide, Top "Up and Comer," 2006-2010
  • Florida Trend, "Legal Elite," 2007, 2010, 2011
Civic
  • Best Buddies Florida, South Florida Chapter Advisory Board
    • Chair, 2016
    • Board Member, 2013-present
Significant Cases
  • Open Magnetic Imaging, Inc. v. Nieves-Garcia, 826 So. 2d 415 (Fla. 3d DCA 2002)
  • KSK Group, Inc. v. Medrano, 847 So.2d 1140 (Fla. 3d DCA 2003)
Articles & Publications
  • Contributor, "Mark-to-Market Rule May Ease Commercial Lending Market," MiamiToday ePaper, April 2009
  • "Recognizing and Enforcing Foreign National Judgments: The United States and Europe Compared and Contrasted – A Call for Revised Legislation in Florida," Journal of Transnational Law & Policy 49, 1995
  • Co-Author, "Business Court Pilot Program, 11th Judicial Circuit, Operating Statement," December 1996
Languages
  • Spanish

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