Rene Alberto Sotorrio

Rene Alberto Sotorrio: Attorney with Law Offices of Rene A. Sotorrio, P.A. AV stamp icon
Attorney Awards


Instructor, Pilot Court Program, Harvard Law School Center for Criminal Justice, Guatemala City, Guatemala, 1990. Member: Office of the Public Defender, Jersey City, New Jersey, 1980-1982; Office of the Public Defender, Miami, Florida, 1982-1984. President, Eugene P. Spellman American Inn of Court, University of Miami Law School. Clerk, Dade County Circuit Court Attorney Advisory Committee (Member, Steering Committee, Chairman, Criminal Law Committee). Lecturer and Recipient, Best Paper Award for presentation XXX Conference of the Inter-American Bar Association in Santiago de Chile, "Sovereign Act or Commercial Activity: The Contraction of Governmental Immunity Under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act," 1993. Lecturer, XXXI Conference of the Inter-American Bar Association of San Juan de Puerto Rico, "U.S. Inter-Company Pricing Requirements & The Latin-American Exporter: Criminal & Civil Liabilities." Member, The Spain-U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Host, "Legalmente Hablando," Public Service Radio Legal Program, 1999-2004.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Criminal defense
  • Appellate levels of state
  • Federal
  • International criminal matters

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
786-507-8656  Phone
305.444.5565  Phone
305.444.8588  Fax
University Attended:
Northwestern University, B.A., 1973
Law School Attended:
Georgetown University, J.D., 1976
Year of First Admission:
1977, Florida; 1978, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida; 1979, New Jersey; 1979, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; 1986, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit and U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; 1987, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit and U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas; 1988, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh and District of Columbia Circuits and U.S. Supreme Court
The Florida Bar; American Bar Association (Member, Section of Criminal Justice White Collar Crime Committee; Florida Regional Subcommittee White Collar Crime Committee; Chairman, Advocacy Sub-Committee); Cuban-American Bar Association; New Jersey Criminal Defense Lawyers Association; Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (Affiliate Member, 1981-1982); National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Inter-American Bar Association.
Spanish and Portuguese
Birth Information:
Havana, Cuba, November 21, 1952

Peer Reviews

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Coral Gables, Florida

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