Francisco Angones – Senior Partner
University of Miami, B.A., 1972, University of Miami, J.D., 1976
AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Premises Liability; Products Liability; Mediation; Commercial Litigation
The Florida Bar (President 2007-2008); Dade County Bar Association (President 1994); Cuban-American Bar Association (President 1982); American Bar Association (Member, House of Delegates, 1992-1995; 2007-2010); International Association of Defense Counsel; Defense Research Institute; American Board of Trial Advocates (Advocate) and the Hispanic National Bar Association’s Legal Education Fund (Board of Directors 2010 to present).
1976, Florida, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit and U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1981, U.S. Supreme Court
Francisco R. Angones, past President of The Florida Bar, handles personal injury, medical malpractice, products liability and other insurance defense cases in addition to commercial litigation. He was born in Havana, Cuba in 1950 and is fully bilingual. Mr. Angones received his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Miami and has an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell®. Admitted to the Florida Bar in 1976, Mr. Angones is also admitted to the Trial Bar of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th and 11th Circuits and the United States Supreme Court. Long active in professional and civic organizations, Mr. Angones was the youngest attorney ever to assume the presidency of the Cuban-American Bar Association and the first Hispanic to be elected President of the Dade County Bar Association. He has been a member of the House of Delegates of the American Bar Association. He has served as Chairman of the Board of Victoria Hospital, and on the Metro-Dade Community Relations Board. Mr. Angones is a member of the Dade and Broward County Bar Associations, the American Bar Association, the Cuban-American Bar Association, the Defense Research Institute, the Spellman-Hoeveler American Inn of Court, the American Board of Trial Advocates and the International Association of Defense Counsel. Mr. Angones is a Supreme Court Certified Mediator.
AWARDS & RECOGNITION:
Recipient of the 2010 Spirit of Excellence Award by the ABA Diversity Commission