Karel Suarez | Diaz Reus Miami
Associate Attorney

3400 Miami Tower

100 S.E. 2nd Street

Miami, Florida 33131

305-375-9220

Fax:305-375-8050

ksuarez@diazreus.com

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Background

While working his way through bachelor and law degrees, Karel served as a legal intern for the Honorable Judge Darrin P. Gayles in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, conducting research for upcoming motions and attending trials in federal court. He also served as a legal intern in the narcotics division for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida, and completed an internship at the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, D.C., during the summer of 2015.

Karel was proud to serve as National President of the Law Student Division of the Hispanic National Bar Association and Vice President of the Student Bar Association at Florida International University College of Law. After hours, he enjoys playing soccer and is a semi-professional salsa dancer and instructor.

Education

  • Florida International University College of Law, J.D., Dean’s List Spring, Fall 2015.
  • St. Thomas University School of Law, Dean’s List, Spring 2014.
  • Florida International University College of Business, B.A, Business Administration.
  • Miami Dade College, School of Business, A.A., Business Administration.

Admissions

  • Florida

Accolades

  • Hispanic National Bar Association recognition by the Florida division for being elected National President of the Law Student Division
  • Student Bar Association recognition by Florida International University College of Law for being elected Vice President of the student body.

Professional Leadership

  • Hispanic National Bar Association
  • Cuban American Bar Association
  • Phi Alpha Delta Mentschikoff Chapter

Publications

  • “The Latest Milestone in US-Cuba Relations,” Law360, September, 2016, co-author.
  • “Would Fighting Lotto Scams Lower Banks’ De-Risking?” The Dialogue, October, 2016, co-author.
  • “What is Driving Deals in Brazil’s Insurance Sector?” The Dialogue, November, 2016, co-author.