Coral Gables, FL WW/Press/September 22, 2016 –Israel U. Reyes, Founder and Managing Partner with The Reyes Law Firm, P.A., was selected for inclusion in the forthcoming Top Attorneys of North America 2016 edition of The Who’s Who Directories.
The accomplishments attained by Mr. Israel Reyes, in the field of Legal Services, warrants inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America. Israel Reyes has been practicing law for twenty-one years and currently handles all types of civil and criminal litigation representing attorneys, receivers, commercial entities, and individuals. He is also an attorney’s fees expert, arbitrator, mediator, insurance umpire, police legal advisor, and Special Magistrate. He is a former Circuit Court Judge of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida appointed by former Governor Jeb Bush on August 14, 2003, and retired on May 22, 2011 after approximately thirty years of public service as a judge, assistant state attorney, and police detective. Before taking the bench, Mr. Reyes was an Assistant State Attorney in the Racketeering/Organized Crime Unit, Civil Forfeiture Section. While there, he handled the litigation of civil forfeitures concentrating on illegal drug money laundering cases. He was one of the principal drafters of the revised state money laundering bill signed into law by Governor Bush on July 1, 2000. Mr. Reyes is also a former adjunct professor of law at Nova Southeastern University Law School and taught graduate and undergraduate criminal justice courses at Florida International University (FIU). He has lectured on professionalism, public records law, anti-money laundering, racketeering, criminal investigations, and other topics to various legal groups and law enforcement agencies around the state. Israel received his J.D. from Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad Law Center and is a member of the Florida Bar Association. He was recognized as one of the thirty outstanding alumni of Nova Southeastern University and a 2007 recipient of the Florida International University-Distinguished Alumni Torch Award for the College of Social Work, Justice, and Public Affairs.
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