Attorney's Profiles

RAUL MORALES

Address: 2600 S. Douglas Road, Suite 305 Coral Gables, FL. 33134 Phone: 305-501-5011 Ext 802 Email: rmorales@mmlawfl.com Download Vcard

Partner

Raul practices in the areas of Complex Business, Real Property, Construction Litigation, Personal Injury, and Insurance Defense. Moreover, Raul also practices in the area of Banking, Creditor's Rights, Real Estate, and Community Association Law.

Raul has litigated as former in house counsel to an insurance company and developer as well as represented community associations, developers, general contractors, sub-contractors, material suppliers, and homeowners in real property disputes. In addition, Raul counsels a wide range of business clients on litigation matters and commercial disputes. A trial attorney, Raul has tried several matters on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants, in a variety of cases.

Furthermore, Raul also represents lenders and borrowers in structuring and documenting credit transactions.

Significant Representations
  • Represents well-known Florida developer in its business litigation.
  • Successfully Represented Guarantor in $40 million dollar deficiency proceeding.
  • Represents lenders in transactional and litigation matters.
  • Former in house counsel to developer.
  • Represented receiver of an iconic Miami Beach hotel condominium.
  • Former in house counsel to a major insurance company.
Areas of Concentration
  • Complex Business & Real Property Litigation
  • Banking
  • Construction Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Defense
  • Condominium & Home Owner's Association Law
Professional and Community Involvement
  • Member, Riviera Country Club
  • Member, Cuban American Bar Association
  • Member, Dade County Bar Association
  • Member, Latin Builders Association
  • Member, Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce
Awards and Recognition
  • Selected as part of the Super Lawyers® Rising Stars 2009, 2013-2018 Editions for South Florida
Noteworthy Experience
  • Law Clerk, Honorable Judge Ted Bandstra, Federal Southern District Court of Florida (2002)
  • Law Clerk, Honorable Judge Debora White Labora, Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida (2001)
Education
  • J.D., St. Thomas University, School of Law, cum laude 2003
  • St. Thomas Law Review, Member
  • St. Thomas Moot Court Board, Member
  • B.A., Florida International University, 1999
Admitted to Practice
  • Florida
Language(s):
  • English
  • Spanish
 

Antonio L. Martinez

Address: 2600 S. Douglas Road, Suite 305 Coral Gables, FL. 33134 Phone: 305-501-5011 Ext 803 Email: amartinez@mmlawfl.com Download Vcard

Partner

Tony has handled a wide array of both complex commercial and residential transactional matters. In addition to advising clients regarding domestic and foreign real estate transactions, Tony has represented national corporate clients and private individuals in all phases of Real Property project development. Furthermore, Tony has represented national lending institutions in document preparation, the negotiation and closing of commercial business and real estate loans.

Before forming Martinez Morales, Tony worked at a high volume boutique law firm that provided title and closing services for both residential and commercial transactions. During his time there he conducted real estate closings, managed the various developer/development closing offices in five cities throughout Florida and managed the policy department, accounting and post-closing departments.

Significant Representations
  • Supervised and closed over 500 units for a developer in Downtown, Miami.
  • Supervised and closed over 12,000 units for a developer throughout Florida.
  • Supervised and closed over 500 units for a developer in Broward County, Florida
  • Represented private lenders in the foreclosure of multiple purchase money mortgages.
  • Represented national lender(s) with document preparation, the negotiation and closing of several large commercial business and real estate loans.
Areas of Concentration
  • Commercial Real Estate Transactions
  • Residential Real Estate Transactions
  • Asset Based Financing and Banking
  • Business Purchase and Sale Transactions
  • Landlord Tenant Disputes
  • Condominium & Home Owner's Association Law
Professional and Community Involvement
  • Member, Florida Bar Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section (RPPTL)
  • Member, Florida Bar RPPTL Landlord Tenant Committee
  • Member, Florida Bar RPPTL Condominium and Association Law Committee
  • Member, Co-Treasurer St. Agatha Home and School Board
Awards and Recognition
  • Selected as part of the Super Lawyers® Rising Stars 2010 Edition for South Florida
Education
  • J.D., St. Thomas University, School of Law, 2003
  • St. Thomas International Moot Court Board, Member
  • B.A., Florida International University, 2000
Admitted to Practice
  • State of Florida
Language(s):
  • English
  • Spanish
 

Cristina Salem

Address: 2600 S. Douglas Road, Suite 305 Coral Gables, FL. 33134 Phone: 305-501-5011, Ext. 804 Email: csalem@mmlawfl.com Download Vcard

Associate Attorney

Cristina is a Commercial Litigation Attorney who practices primarily in the areas of Complex Business, Real Property, and Construction Litigation. Additionally, Cristina practices in the areas of Banking, Creditor's Rights, Real Estate, and Community Association Law.

Areas of Concentration
  • Complex Business & Real Property Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Defense
  • Banking
  • Construction Litigation
  • Condominium & Home Owner's Association Law
Education
  • J.D., Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad College of Law 2018
  • B.A., Florida International University, 2015
Admitted to Practice
  • Florida
Language(s):
  • English
  • Spanish
 

Cristina Hernandez

Address: 2600 S. Douglas Road, Suite 305 Coral Gables, FL. 33134 Phone: 305-501-5011 Ext 810 Email: chernandez@mmlawfl.com Download Vcard

Associate Attorney

Cristina Hernandez is a Real Estate Attorney focused on assisting individuals, corporate investors, and lenders on the intricate aspects of Real Estate Transactions. Cristina's practice includes Residential Acquisitions, Closings, Title Review, Refinances and all forms of complex Commercial Transactions.

Areas of Concentration:

  • Commercial Real Estate Transactions
  • Residential Real Estate Transactions
  • Asset Based Financing and Banking
  • Business Purchase and Sale Transactions
  • Condominium & Home Owners Association Law
Education
  • J.D., Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad College of Law 2017
  • ILSA Journal of Comparative Law - Associate Bilingual Editor, 2016-2017
  • Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Society - Vice President, 2016-2017
  • B.A., Florida International University 2013
Admitted to Practice
  • Florida
Language(s):
  • English
  • Spanish
 

Angela Bousalis

Address: 2600 S. Douglas Road, Suite 305 Coral Gables, FL. 33134 Phone: 305-501-5011, Ext. 806 Email: abousalis@mmlawfl.com Download Vcard

Associate Attorney.

Angela is a Litigation Attorney who practices primarily in the areas of Complex Business, Real Property, Personal Injury, First Party Property Insurance Claims, and Construction Litigation. Additionally, Angela practices in the areas of Creditor's Rights, Real Estate, and Community Association Law. Prior to working at Martinez Morales, Angela was an associate attorney at a boutique general practice firm, earning her significant experience litigating in a wide array of matters.

Areas of Concentration
  • Complex Business & Real Property Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Construction Litigation
  • Condominium & Homeowner's Association Law
  • First Party Property Insurance Claims
Awards and Recognition
  • Phi Beta Kappa
Education
  • J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 2014
  • Psychology, Public Policy and Law Journal, Member
  • B.S., Biology, University of Miami, 2012
  • University of Miami Honors Program in Law
Admitted to Practice
  • State of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Publications
  • "Guard Your Heart and Your Assets", Published in September 2106 in The Florida Villager
  • "Staycation with Caution", Published in May 2016 in The Florida Villager
  • "The Perils of Employee Misclassification", Published in 2015 in Quick Caller
 

Niurka ("Nicky") L. Lopez

Address: 2600 S. Douglas Road, Suite 305 Coral Gables, FL. 33134 Phone: 305-501-5011, Ext. 808 Email: nlopez@mmlawfl.com Download Vcard

Of Counsel

Nicky is Of-Counsel to Martinez Morales. Nicky's practice includes General Commercial Litigation, with an emphasis on Construction, Real Property and Complex Business. Nicky also practices in Administrative Law, Real Estate/Land Development, and Corporate transactions. She has represented investors, developers, contractors, subcontractors, as well as homeowners, on a range of construction and real property transaction and litigation matters. In addition, Nicky serves as general counsel to various contractors, counseling them on complex construction contract drafting, negotiation and implementation; project administration, business transactions, and risk management.

Nicky is also a Circuit Civil Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator since July, 2012, with a focus on general commercial, construction and real estate disputes.

Areas of Concentration
  • Complex Business & Real Property Litigation
  • Construction Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Construction Contract Formation & Administration
  • Construction Liens, Surety Bonds, Performance Guarantees & Insurance Coverage
  • Real Estate Acquisitions & Sales
  • Real Estate Transactions & Litigation
Professional and Community Involvement
  • Florida Bar - General Practice Section and Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member - Forum on Construction Law, Member; Litigation Division, Member; Section of Dispute Resolution, Member; Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division, Member; and GPSolo Construction Law Committee, Real Estate Law Committee and Business & Commercial Law Committee, Member
  • Dade County Bar Association, Member - Construction Law Committee and Real Property Committee, Member; and Schools Programs Community Service Committee, Member
  • Cuban American Bar Association, Member
  • Coral Gables Bar Association, Member
  • Florida Association of Woman Lawyers, Member
  • Hispanic National Bar Association, Member
  • Miami Association of Realtors, Member
  • Florida Association of Realtors, Member
  • National Association of Realtors, Member
Admitted to Practice
  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida
Language(s):
  • English
  • Spanish



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