Is the principal and owner of Palma Legal Services, P.A. Mr. Palma grew up in Long Island, New York as the son of two hard working immigrants. He graduated, cum laude, with a Bachelor of Arts from American University in Washington D.C. in 2001. After college Mr. Palma worked for three years managing and operating a direct sales company in Brooklyn, New York before moving to Miami in 2005 to attend the University of Miami School of Law. Mr. Palma earned his Juris Doctors, cum laude, from UM Law in 2008.
Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Palma worked as a criminal defense attorney for Jason Wandner, P.A. In October 2009, Mr. Palma commenced his career as a commercial litigation attorney with the law firm of Lian & Associates, P.A. Over the next year and a half Mr. Palma represented clients who were victims of foreclosure, unlawful debt collection, and consumer protection violations during the financial crisis.
Subsequently, Mr. Palma worked for the law firm of Berk, Merchant & Sims, PLC where he helped investigate, litigate, and successfully defend some of the largest property insurance companies in Florida in hundreds of residential and complex commercial property damage claim disputes involving tens of millions of dollars. In September 2015, after over three and a half years of defending property insurance companies, Mr. Palma opened his own law practice.
Mr. Palma is a property insurance claim lawyer whose practice is focused upon protecting the rights of policy holders and helping them obtain just compensation for their losses from their property insurance carriers.
Mr. Palma’s passions include travel, fitness, hiking/camping, and volunteering in the community through the Miami Jewish Federation, the Miami Rescue Mission, and the Chapman Partnership.
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
The United States District Court for the Southern and Middle District of Florida
The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida J.D. – 2008
American University, Washington D.C. B.A. – 2001
Miami Jewish Federation
Miami Rescue Mission
Florida Immigration Coalition