Alicia A. Carazo, Esq.

Ms. Carazo received her Juris Doctor from the University Of Miami School Of Law, and a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Florida International University. While in law school, Ms. Carazo served as a judicial intern at the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court and worked as a law clerk in criminal and civil private practices.

Prior to joining Pozo-Diaz & Pozo, Ms. Carazo gained extensive experience in complex tort litigation, representing national companies in the areas of personal injury, construction litigation, negligent security, products liability, and property.

Ms. Carazo is licensed to practice law in Florida and is a member of The Florida Bar. She is admitted in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Ms. Carazo is a member of the Dade County Bar Association and the Miami-Dade Florida Association for Women Lawyers.

Eric D. Diamond, Esq.

ERIC D. DIAMOND joined Pozo-Diaz & Pozo, P.A., in 2017. He began his legal career in 2000 and was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2002. Mr. Diamond maintains an active civil trial practice handling legal matters involving medical malpractice, personal injury and general liability.

As a native of Quincy, Massachusetts, Mr. Diamond received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Miami in 1999 and continued his studies to earn a Juris Doctor, graduating cum laude in 2002. He is an active member in The Florida Bar and Dade County Bar Association.

Rita Cuervo, Esq.

Rita Cuervo obtained a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan, a Master in Business Administration from the University of Miami, and a Juris Doctor from Florida State University Law School. After obtaining her law degree, she worked as an Assistant Public Defender with the Office of the Public Defender of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit for seven years, trying over 50 trials ranging from First Degree Misdemeanors to First Degree Felonies. For the last five years, Ms. Cuervo has been a defense attorney representing several insurance companies. In addition, Ms. Cuervo is an adjunct professor at the University of Miami teaching business law at the School Of Business.

Phone number :305-412-7360
Email : rcuervo@pdplawyers.com

David Cruz, Esq.

DAVID CRUZ was born in Miami, Florida in 1991. He graduated with his Bachelor’s in English Literature from Florida International University in 2013 and proceeded to enroll into St. Thomas University Law School in 2014. He was given his Juris Doctor degree in May of 2017 and proceeded to pass the bar examination on September 18, 2017.

Phone number : 305-412-7360
Email : dcruz@pdplawyers.com

Aidez Severino, Esq.

Aidez Severino concentrates her practice in the areas of general liability, personal injury, and negligence. Prior to joining Pozo-Diaz & Pozo, Ms. Severino successfully represented insurance carriers in claims arising from windstorm, hurricane, hail, sinkhole, fire, water damage, collapse, and theft. As a representative of the insurance carriers, Ms. Severino handled these matters from inception to completion, including successful settlement of insurance coverage disputes through mediation and alternative dispute resolution. Additionally, she represented clients in estate planning matters, family law issues, carrier contract and landlord tenant disputes.

Ms. Severino is a member of the Broward County Bar Association and Miami-Dade Bar Association. She received her law degree from Florida International University-College of Law and her bachelor’s degree from Nova Southeastern University. She was an active member of the Phi Alpha Delta organization, serving as the Treasurer of the pre-law chapter. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Severino worked as a financial adviser and banker while maintaining her Series 7, Series 63, and Life Health & Variable Annuities licenses. Having gained experience in the areas of finance and civil litigation, she now dedicates her undivided attention to the practice of general liability. Ms. Severino’s diversified experience and knowledge allow her to serve as an effective advocate for our clients both in and out of court.

Phone number : 786-866-8132
Email : aseverino@pdplawyers.com

Rene Lopez, Esq.

Rene Lopez is of counsel to Pozo-Diaz & Pozo, P.A. and has been in practice for the last 15 years handling the defense of Workers Compensation cases throughout the State of Florida. Mr. Lopez and his firm, Lopez & Morales, P.A., have represented many clients, both insured and self-insured in the areas of Workers Compensation defense and related appellate matters. Mr. Lopez handles his files with an emphasis in ending litigation early on, in a cost-effective manner. He aggressively represents our clients on issues ranging from average weekly wage, attendant care, temporary benefits, impairment ratings, and more complex disputes, such as large permanent total disability, death benefits, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, and significant psychiatric claims. The Firm has also successfully litigated the fraud defense, at both the trial and appellate court level, using the recent decisions barring entitlement to all benefits where an employee has secured benefits through fraud.

Mr. Lopez’ undergraduate studies were completed at Florida International University, where he received a Bachelor of Political Science and Psychology. Mr. Lopez then obtained a Juris Doctor degree from Nova Southeastern University Law School, in May of 1998. Rene was admitted into the Florida Bar in 1999. He is a member of the Dade County Bar Association and a member of The Workers Compensation Committee of the Dade County Bar. Mr. Lopez was a speaker at the 58th Annual Workers Compensation Educational Conference, where he lectured on dealing with difficult cases with regards to exposure and death claims. He has also provided seminars on “Using Employment Issues as a Defense to Workers’ Compensation Claims.”

Peter B. Rowell, Esq.

PETER B. ROWELL joined Pozo-Diaz & Pozo, P.A. in 2017. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Arizona, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, graduating cum laude. Mr. Rowell earned his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Miami School of Law in 2005.

Mr. Rowell is Board Certified in Construction Law by the Florida Bar and represents all parties in the construction industry in legal matters with a particular focus on contractors, subcontractors and material suppliers. Mr. Rowell has significant experience representing contractors and subcontractors in construction defect litigation in Florida’s State Courts. Mr. Rowell further assists construction businesses and owners in the resolution of construction payment disputes, change order issues, and delay claims through negotiation, litigation and alternative dispute resolution. Mr. Rowell has first and second chain trial experience, as well as, significant experience in mediation and arbitration.

Mr. Rowell was selected as a Super Lawyer’s Rising Star in the area of Construction Law for 2014-2015.

Phone number : 786-866-8139
Email : prowell@pdplawyers.com