Robert J. Rodriguez

Robert J. Rodriguez: Attorney with MKRS LAW, PL AV stamp icon
  • Partner at MKRS LAW, PL (8 Attorneys)
  • 201 Alhambra Circle, Suite 802, Coral Gables, FL 33134
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Biography

Robert J. Rodriguez is a renowned workers' compensation litigator in the state of Florida as well as the managing equity partner of Miller, Kagan, Rodriguez & Silver, PL. As the managing partner, he provides vision and direction to all firm operations ensuring the firm's highest level of quality client service. In addition, he manages the Fraud Division at MKRS, maintains an active caseload, and is licensed to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida. For all of his contributions to the workers' compensation field, Mr. Rodriguez has been recognized by the National Registry of Who's Who in Executives & Professionals. He was recently recognized by the South Florida Legal Guide as both a "Top Lawyer in South Florida" as well as a "Top Lawyer in Practice Area". Mr. Rodriguez has been granted the highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards by the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell indicating his professional excellence. Despite his demanding schedule, Mr. Rodriguez continues to maintain an active speaking schedule on the topic of workers' compensation, regularly presenting to attorneys and professionals alike. He was a member of the Executive Council of the Workers' Compensation Section of The Florida Bar from 1996 to 2004, where he has served as the Vice-Chairman of the Professionalism Committee, Chairman of the Agency for Health Care Administration Liaison Committee, and as Vice-Chairman of the Legislation Committee.

Named a 'Best Lawyer' by Best Lawyers in America. Invited guest on America's Premier Lawyers. Selected for inclusion within Corporate Counsel Magazine's Best Lawyers in America Edition. Recipient of Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards. Inclusion in the National Register's Who's Who in Executives & Professionals. South Florida Legal Guide recognitions: "Top Lawyer in South Florida"; "Top Lawyer in the Practice Area of Workers' Compensation"; Designated a "Florida Super Lawyer" by Florida Super Lawyers Magazine. Mr. Rodriguez is a returning speaker at the Workers' Compensation Educational Conference and was a guest editor of Workers' Compensation Section, News and Four-Forty Report. Accredited Continued Education Units (CEU) fraud Lecturer. The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Lecturer. Guest speaker for numerous professional organizations, including: Workers' Compensation Claims Professionals (WCCP), Annual Claims Managers' Conference, Florida Association of Self-Insured. Instructor: Certified Workers' Compensation; Florida Department of Insurance Instructor; the Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education (CLE).

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Workers Compensation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
305-446-5228  Phone
www.mkrs.com
University Attended:
Florida International University, B.A., 1982
Law School Attended:
University of Miami, J.D., 1985
Year of First Admission:
1985
Admission:
U.S. District Court, Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida; 1985, Florida
Memberships:
The Florida Bar (Member, Workers' Compensation Section; Vice-Chairman of the Professionalism Committee, Executive Council of the Workers' Compensation Section, 2001-2002; Chairman of the Agency for Health Care Administration Liaison Committee, Executive Council of the Workers' Compensation Section, 2001-2002; Vice-Chairman of the Legislation Committee, Executive Council of the Workers' Compensation Section; Member of the Executive Council, Workers' Compensation Section, 1996-2004); Hispanic American Compensation Law Association (President).
Languages:
Spanish and English
Birth Information:
Habana, Cuba, January 16, 1960
Reported Cases:
Defended in landmark case, Wright v. Uniforms for Industry, in which precedent was established for the employer's absolute right to terminate all compensation and medical benefits on a finding of fraud.
ISLN:
902065053
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Minority - Owned

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