Frank Garcia

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8100 Oak Lane
Suite 203
Miami Lakes FL 33016
Phone: 305-821-6655
Fax: 305-821-6699

fgarcia@morankidd.com
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Practice Areas

  • Workers’ Compensation Defense

Frank Garcia joined the firm in August 2004 concentrating his practice in the area of workers’ compensation insurance defense. In 2007, Frank opened Moran Kidd's Miami office and has since worked as managing attorney of that office.  Prior to being admitted to the Florida Bar, Frank gained legal experience as a Florida Supreme Court certified legal intern representing clients in family law cases. He also interned with the Miami State Attorney’s Office and the Florida Department of Transportation. During law school, Frank served as the first Hispanic President of the University of Florida’s Student Bar Association.

Frank focuses his practice on representing employers, self-insured funds, carriers and third party administrators at the trial and appellate levels.  He handles workers’ compensation cases throughout the State of Florida, with an emphasis on claims arising in Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe counties.  Frank defends claims involving issues of compensability, repetitive trauma, apportionment/allocation/reimbursement, indemnity benefits and various medical issues.  Frank also handles appeals of workers’ compensation matters for the firm’s statewide insurance defense practice.  Frank has also worked with several employers to handle matters involving general releases, separation of employment agreements, and return to work programs.

Education

  • University of Florida, J.D., 2004
  • Florida International University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2000

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2004

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar Young Attorneys Association
  • Cuban-American Bar Association

Awards and Honors

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Rated
  • Thomas Tang National Moot Court Competition, Semi-Finalist
  • University of Florida Moot Court Competition, Final Four

Community Activities

  • Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer
  • Friends of 440 Scholarship Fund, Director
  • Little League Baseball and Soccer Coach

Other Languages

  • Fluent in Spanish