Miguel R. Lara is a litigator with extensive experience prosecuting and defending a myriad of litigation matters in state and federal court, such as business torts, contract disputes, first party insurance claims, landlord/tenant disputes (residential and commercial), FDUTPA claims, corporate and LLC derivative actions, whistleblower claims, personal injury, legal malpractice, premises liability, real property disputes, foreclosures (residential and commercial), divorce, garnishment proceedings, and post-judgment collection. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Florida International University in 2002 and his law degree from the University of Denver in 2007. He is admitted to practice law in Florida state courts, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, and United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. Mr. Lara has been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star consecutively since 2013, a distinction awarded to only 2.5% of the attorneys in the State of Florida. He is a Miami native and is fluent in Spanish.