Maria E. Dalmanieras Partner



Maria E. Dalmanieras is a partner with the Firm. She is originally from Milford, Massachusetts. Maria received her B.A. in Classics from the College of the Holy Cross in Worchester, Massachusetts and thereafter attended law school at the University of Miami where she graduated cum laude in 1999. While in law school, Maria was the Community Outreach Chairperson for Miami Law Women, and she was an editor for the law school newspaper, Res Ipsa Loquitur.

Maria is a Board Certified Trial attorney by the Florida Bar. Her practice focuses in the areas of personal injury and insurance defense litigation, including construction litigation, premises liability, auto liability, products liability, legal malpractice, wrongful death litigation, indemnification, subrogation claims, first party insurance claims, and medical malpractice. She has successfully obtained numerous defense verdicts for her clients during her almost twenty years of practice and is well respected within the legal community as a trial lawyer. Her previous partnership position before joining the Firm was with Restani & Dalmanieras, P.A.



Maria is a member of the Florida Bar and the Defense Research Institute. She is admitted to practice law in Florida’s state courts, as well as the federal court for the Southern District of Florida, and the United States Supreme Court.


University of Miami School of Law, Miami, Florida, Juris Doctor, 1999

Representative Cases

Successfully defended a nationwide waste management and recycling company and its employee in an automobile negligence case where Plaintiff claimed close to 1 million dollars in damages and the Defendants had admitted that the driver negligently operated the vehicle. The jury returned a verdict in favor of the defense finding that Plaintiff was not injured in the automobile accident and that her alleged injuries were the result of pre-existing conditions not attributable to the accident in question. Plaintiff recovered nothing.