Attorney Richard Patiño is the founding visionary behind The Patiño Law Firm. Having battled extensively against insurance companies, he realized that a team approach was necessary to “fight fire with fire.” He went about putting together the legal professionals that today make up The Patiño Law Firm – a talented, capable team that fights hard and doesn’t let up until the case is resolved. Mr. Patiño received his juris doctorate degree in 1993 from the University of Miami School of Law. Prior thereto, he earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree from the Florida State University School of Business in 1985. Prior to that he also earned an Associate of Science degree from Miami Dade College.
Mr. Patiño has lectured extensively on the issues of personal injury and insurance law, and has been accepted as an expert witness on numerous occasions by judges throughout South Florida. He is often recognized for his achievements. In 2013, Mr. Patiño was inducted into the Miami Dade College Alumni Hall of Fame in the area of Law. Richard Patiño was presented with a Tribute from the Florida Senate and a Proclamation from the Florida House of Representatives at the 20-year anniversary celebration of the Patiño Law Firm, recognizing the firm’s commitment to the South Florida community. He has also been honored by Miami Dade County Public Schools and The Florida Department of Education for his outstanding support of public education. Most recently, Mr. Patiño was honored by The Florida Bar Law Related Education Committee as The Justice Teaching Volunteer of the Year. Attorney Patiño has tried countless cases to verdict both through jury and bench trials, in State and Federal Court. He has seen the law evolve, and has the experience and knowledge that can only be gained from 25 years of hard work.
Richard Patiño is also an avid mountain biker and Miami Heat Basketball fan.