Mr. Cortina joined the Firm in 1992 and became a shareholder in 1998. In 2019, he became Of Counsel for the firm. He works in the Firm’s Coral Gables office and his practice has focused on both general liability and medical negligence defense work. Mr. Cortina has received a Martindale-Hubbell® AV Peer Review Rating.


  • Creighton University
    Omaha, Nebraska, 1979, B.A.
  • Creighton University School of Law
    Omaha, Nebraska, 1982, J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1982
  • Nebraska, 1983
  • U.S. District Court,
    Southern District of Florida, 1984
  • U.S. District Court,
    Middle District of Florida, 1989

Professional associations/Activities

  • Coral Gables Bar Association
  • Cuban American Bar Association
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association
  • Litigation Counsel of America
  • Miami-Dade County Bar Association
    – Past Member of Board of Directors


  • Spanish


  • Auto Negligence
  • General Liability
  • Medical Negligence
  • Premises Liability