Somera & Associates, P.A. is a family owned law firm that focuses in the areas of traffic and criminal defense including DUI. We have been providing legal representation to the South Florida community since 1998, with 5 convenient locations to serve you.
Michael D. Somera has been practicing in the areas of criminal defense and traffic law since 1996. He is a member of the Florida and Maryland Bar Associations. He has conducted over 125 jury trials and 1,000's of non-jury trials. He is the founding partner of Somera & Associates, P.A. being the primary attorney since the firm opened their doors in September of 1998. Michael's background includes experience in the banking industry as well as sales. This well rounded life experience has given Michael the tools to connect and excel for all clients. Michael is an excellent trial attorney who takes pride in zealously advocating for all his clients.
Jessica M. Somera has been practicing in the areas of criminal defense and traffic law since 1999 when she was admitted to the Florida Bar. However Jessica has been actively involved with Somera & Associates, P.A. since its inception in 1998 as secretarial support and legal intern to Michael. As an English major, she takes pride in her writing skills as she drafts legal motions, petitions, and writes for the firm. She also litigates and represents clients daily in non-jury trials, case disposition hearings and status conferences. She has a reputation among her clients as a compassionate counselor and a reputation within the legal community as an intelligent advocate.
Legal assistant from Medellin, Colombia. Lida also lived in Queens, NY. She speaks Spanish and English. Her hobbies include bicycling, listening to music, and going to the beach. Proud mom of 3 boys.
Legal assistant from Brooklyn, NY. Brian also lived in Margate FL and currently resides in Coconut Creek. Brian received his bachelors degree from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. His hobbies include soccer, time with his family, volunteer work and reading.
Legal assistant from Salvador, Brazil. Vanessa also lived in Bahia - Goiania - Maceio - Brasilia in Brazil. She speaks Portuguese, English and Spanish. Her hobbies include going to the movies, listening to music, reading, traveling, and volunteer work. Also loves spending time with her son.
Legal assistant, and Florida native. EJ's hobbies include listening to music, spending time with many pets, including his dog, his cat and his African gray parrot. EJ attended Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton.
Legal assistant from Cali, Colombia. Claudia also lived in New Jersey for a time. She speaks Spanish and English. Her hobbies include going to the movies, the gym, and the beach.
Recently relocated to South Florida from Guayaquil, Ecuador where he worked as a clerk of the local court system. He enjoys exercising in his time away from the firm. He is the proud father of two children. Carlos speaks Spanish and English.
Native of Bogota, Colombia who enjoys spending time with her menagerie of pets including dogs, cats, and parrots. Maria also enjoys graphic design. Maria speaks Spanish and English.
Somera and Associates P.A. - The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision and should not be based solely upon advertisement. Before you decide what to do, ask us to send you free information about our qualifications and experience. Michael D. Somera has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1996 and the Maryland Bar since 1997. Michael D. Somera has resided in South Florida for over 41 years; he received his Juris Doctorate from Indiana University at Bloomington and his BBA in Finance from Florida Atlantic University. Jessica M. Somera is a member of the Florida Bar and South Florida native who received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Baltimore and her B.A. in English from Indiana University at Bloomington. The firm handles all traffic and criminal defense matters and has done so since 1998. The firm has conducted thousands of non jury trials and over 125 jury trials. Both attorneys practice in the areas of traffic and criminal defense.
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