Armando F. Paz, Jr. Associate

Armando F. Paz, Jr. was born and raised in Miami, Florida. He graduated from Miami Palmetto Senior High School, and then he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from the University of Central Florida where he was the recipient of the Academic Excellence Award. After college, Armando was employed as a Licensed Private Investigator, conducting surveillance for insurance companies investigating injury claims. Thereafter, he worked for Progressive Insurance Company as a Claims Representative and Adjuster in Progressive’s Special Investigative Unit.

Armando attended law school at Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center. He was elected Chapter President of the International Law Students Association, and he was later appointed to Southeastern Regional Director. In law school, Armando earned the privileged opportunity to serve as an intern for the United Nations Department for Disarmament Affairs in New York during his clinical semester. He received his Juris Doctor and a Certificate of Concentration in International Law from Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center, in December of 2000.

Armando has been licensed to practice law in the State of Florida since 2001, and he is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida. Before joining the law firm of Boyd Richards Parker Colonnelli, P.L., Armando worked as a litigator defending a wide range of civil disputes for a very large law firm in Miami, Florida. Armando was also the founding partner of his own law firm as he represented plaintiffs in personal injury claims, first-party claims and other civil litigation matters for over fourteen years. Armando concentrates his practice in areas involving civil litigation, including premises liability, construction litigation, negligent security, wrongful death, motor vehicle litigation of all types, indemnification, subrogation, insurance coverage disputes, errors and omissions, first-party litigation, homeowners and condominium associations, non-payment disputes, workers’ compensation and general commercial litigation.

Armando takes an active role in attempting to address and solve the unique issues that face his community.The Miami Herald has quoted Armando in articles discussing his growing concerns about the never-ending insurance premium increases, how it is related to litigation and the impact these issues have on homeowners and businesses in South Florida. Armando has been involved with various local non-profit organizations, including The Surfrider Foundation, Inc., that strive to address ecological and environmental issues that are unique to South Florida. As a result, the Miami Herald has quoted Armando in articles relative to these topics and he can often be found discussing and promoting the right of free and open access to his community’s resources, which includes preserving South Florida’s natural habitat and coastline.