Juan A. Fernandez-Barquin focuses his practice on commercial litigation, real estate litigation and real estate transactions. Juan is the State Representative for House District 119, which includes the majority of West Kendall, Florida. He currently serves on the Business & Professions Subcommittee, Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee, Criminal Justice Subcommittee, Justice Appropriations Subcommittee and Judiciary Committee.
Prior to joining the firm, Juan was an associate attorney at Lydecker Diaz and an assistant public defender for the Office of the Public Defender, 15th Judicial Circuit of Florida for Palm Beach County.
Juan currently serves as the Chairperson for the Board of Directors for the Hearing and Speech Center of Florida, Miami-Dade County's largest non-profit provider of hearing and speech language therapy services. He previously served as an adjunct professor at Miami-Dade College and taught Computer Assisted Legal Research and Business Law I. Juan is a graduate from the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Leadership Miami program, where his team sponsored and built a playground for Lotus House, a homeless shelter for women and children, and he is also a Belen Jesuit Preparatory School Alumni Delegate.
Juan is a member of the Florida, Washington, D.C., and New York Bars and is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. In 2008, Juan received his juris doctor from American University Washington College of Law, and in 2005, he earned his bachelor of arts in economics, cum laude, from Florida International University.
- Commercial Litigation
- Real Estate Litigation
- Real Estate Transactions
- New York
- District of Columbia
- U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
- American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, District of Columbia
- J.D. - 2008
- Florida International University
- B.A. - 2005
- Honors: cum laude
- Major: Economics