Javier Rodriguez is a trial lawyer who handles commercial disputes and cases involving creditor's rights, real estate, employment issues and professional liability. He also handles admiralty and tort cases, and has experience with cases involving cloud-based technologies. Over the course of his 30-year legal career, Javier has completed more than 80 trials in state and federal courts and before arbitration panels, as well as more than 50 appellate cases through oral argument.
In addition to his litigation practice, Javier provides general counsel-type legal services to business clients, including a major supermarket chain, an American subsidiary of a French multi-national company, a real estate development company, and a large advertising and public relations firm. This work includes negotiating and drafting business contracts and leases, handling purchase and sale transactions, providing advice on HR/employment issues and corporate governance matters.
Javier is certified by the Supreme Court of Florida to serve as a mediator in commercial and civil cases, and is experienced at conducting mediations in Spanish. Javier also speaks French.