Current Position and Practice Areas
Alexander P. Almazan is the founder of Alexander P Almazan, P.A. a minority owned and operated law firm headquartered in Miami, Florida. He concentrates his practice in Workers Compensation Defense, Real Estate litigation, Title Insurance and transactional closings representing sellers, lenders, servicers and purchasers throughout Florida.. Mr. Almazan is also an authorized agent of Old Republic Insurance and Attorneys Title Insurance (The Fund) with authority to issue title insurance commitments and policies for purchases and refinances of both residential and commercial properties. Mr. Almazan currently has the following Florida Bar Section Affiliations: Worker’s Compensation, Real property, Probate and Trust and Labor and Employment Law.
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.
Mr. Almazan currently serves on the Real Property Litigation Committee of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar. He continues to lecture to insurance carriers, third party administrators and employers on all aspects of Workers Compensation and Insurance Defense of those claims. He currently serves as Coordinating Counsel for the Workers Compensation Practice Group for McDonald’s Corporation. Additionally, he holds memberships in the Cuban American Bar Association and Defense Research Institute.
Representative Transactions and Experience
In 2009, at the request of a large lender client, Mr Almazan 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 based out of Colorado with over 15,000 Florida assets in its portfolio, Mr Almazan has served as legal counsel since 2011 through the present successfully performing title curative, foreclosure, eviction, title insurance and asset disposition services closing on over $150,000,000 in assets during that time frame.
Since becoming a licensed Real Estate Attorney in 1999, Mr Almazan has represented buyers and sellers in real estate transactions in all 67 Florida counties and the Caribbean including the Bahamas and Curacao. Mr Almazan is also the sole owner of Town Title & Trust, LLC, a Florida licensed title insurance agent providing title and curative services for commercial, residential and agricultural transactions.
Academic and 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.
He and his wife Danielle have two young daughters ages 5 and 7.