Prior to attending law school, Mr. Kara-Lopez was a financial advisor at a major investment bank and financial services company, where he advised high net worth clients in the areas of principal growth, wealth preservation, and insurance. His experience as a financial advisor gives him greater insight into how to analyze complex securities, commodities, and other investment dispute issues in arbitration proceedings, as well as state and federal court securities litigation proceedings. Alongside Attorney Pearce, he has tried numerous arbitration disputes before Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and JAMS arbitration panels in Florida and Puerto Rico. Mr. Kara-Lopez was a Daily Business Review finalist in its “2013 Most Effective Lawyer” honor in the category of Mediation and Arbitration for a $2.75 million award obtained in favor of a client.
Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Mr. Kara-Lopez is fluent in oral and written Spanish. He is admitted to practice law in the State of Florida.
· EDUCATION ( UNDERGRAD AND LAW SCHOOL ) YEARS ATTENDED AND GRADUATED:
J.D., Florida International University College of Law, Miami, Florida, 2010
B.B.A., University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, 2003
Daily Business Review finalist – 2013 Most Effective Lawyer – Mediation and Arbitration
· STATE BAR AND YEAR ADMITTED:
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