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Peter P. Sotolongo

Peter P. Sotolongo is the founder and proprietor of Sotolongo Law. He focuses his practice on Admiralty and Maritime law, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Arbitration. He is fluent in the English and Spanish languages.

Prior to founding Sotolongo Law, Mr. Sotolongo worked for a large (40 to 50 attorney) law firm defending hospitals and nursing homes against wrongful death law suits for five years. After winning his first jury trial, a wrongful death case, Mr. Sotolongo was quickly promoted to become the firm’s first and only Trial Coordinating Counsel – responsible for assuring that all cases set for trial were properly prepared for trial.

Mr. Sotolongo attended John Jay College of Criminal Justice, a senior college of The City University of New York where he obtained his Bachelors’ Degree in Criminal Justice. Shortly thereafter, he moved to Miami, Florida where he worked as a Bailiff in the Miami-Dade County Courthouse, Circuit Civil Division for approximately four years. During this time, Mr. Sotolongo had the privilege of observing hundreds of bench and jury trials. Realizing this was his calling, Mr. Sotolongo applied for and was accepted to Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center, where he received his Juris Doctorate in 2002. He is a member in Good Standing of The Florida Bar and U.S. District Court, Souther District of Florida.

A native of Cuba, Mr. Sotolongo migrated to the United States in 1980 with his family at age nine. Mr. Sotolongo enjoys living a healthy lifestyle, reading and helping those in need. He states that he has never been happier in his law career.

Education

Nova Southeastern University

Shepard Broad Law Center, J.D. 2000

Languages

English

Spanish