Selene C. Vazquez

Associate

overview

Selene C. Vazquez focuses on complex insurance defense and personal injury. Selene takes pride in her zealous advocacy for clients, and is equally fluent in both English and Spanish.

Selene earned her J.D. cum laude with a concentration in litigation and alternate dispute resolution from the University of Miami School of Law. While in law school, Selene was a Dean’s Merit Scholar, recognized as the top student in her Litigation Skills Program section, and received the Grey Quill Outstanding Writing Award for her Spring 2020 publication and a Dean’s Certificate for her writing, analytical, and research skills. Selene also served as the Managing Editor of the Inter-American Law Review, the Vice-President (Gaubatz) of the Charles C. Papy, Jr. Moot Court Board, and a clinic intern in the Investor Rights Clinic. Because of her many accolades, Selene was recognized as a Kubicki Draper Scholar by the Florida Association for Women Lawyers and was awarded the Governor of the Year Award by the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division (YLD) Student Division. 

Prior to law school, Selene earned her undergraduate degree from the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University magna cum laude. During her undergraduate studies she was awarded the Diamond Award for her leadership, academic achievements, and service to the University and community by the Vice President of Student Affairs. Selene also participated as a mentor for the Palm Beach Big Brothers Big Sisters and interned for members of the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives at Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Selene has been inducted into the Parliament of Owls Honorary Alumni Society. 

As a first-generation college and law school graduate raised in South Florida, Selene is very passionate about higher education and serving the community. During her free time, Selene enjoys participating in philanthropic endeavors, traveling, indulging in great culinary finds, reading, rooting on the Miami Hurricanes and the FAU Owls, and spending quality time with her family and friends. 

Credentials

Education

  • University of Miami (J.D., 2020)
    cum laude
    Honors: Dean’s Merit Scholar; Dean’s Certificate of Achievement Award, Legal Communication & Research Skills; Pre-Trial Honors, Litigation Skills Program; Society of Bar and Gavel; Kubicki Draper Scholar, Miami-Dade FAWL Foundation; Eileen G. Breier Scholar; Priscilla Jewett Schneller Scholar; Judge Harvey Ford Scholar
  • Florida Atlantic University (B.A., 2017)
    magna cum laude

Admissions

  • State of Florida, 2020

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Florida Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division (YLD)
  • Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA)
  • Florida Association of Women Lawyers (FAWL)

Fraternities / Sororities

  • Phi Mu
  • Sigma Delta Pi

     

Languages

  • Spanish
Authorships

Published Works

  • Overview
  • Credentials
  • Authorships

locations

Miami

Miami Office

9100 South Dadeland Blvd., Suite 1800
Miami, FL 33156

T: 305.374.1212 F: 305.374.7846

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402 Applerouth Lane, Suite 2C
Key West, FL 33040

T: 305.509.7300 F: 305.374.7846

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110 East Broward Blvd., Suite 1400
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

T: 954.768.0011 F: 954.768.0514

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West Palm Beach

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1700 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., Suite 800
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

T: 561.640.0303 F: 561.640.0524

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400 North Ashley Drive, Suite 1200
Tampa, FL 33602

T: 813.204.9776 F: 813.204.9660

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Orlando

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201 South Orange Avenue, Suite 475
Orlando, FL 32801

T: 407.245.3630 F: 407.245.7685

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Ocala

Ocala Office

101 Southwest 3rd Street
Ocala, FL 34471

T: 352.622.4222 F: 352.622.9122

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Jacksonville Office

76 South Laura Street, Suite 1400
Jacksonville, FL 32202

T: 904.396.0062 F: 904.396.0380

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Pensacola

Pensacola Office

125 West Romana Street, Suite 550
Pensacola, FL 32502

T: 850.434.0003 F: 850.434.0223

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Tallahassee

Tallahassee Office

1705 Metropolitan Boulevard, Suite 202
Tallahassee, FL 32308

T: 850.222.5188 F: 850.222.5108

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Ft. Myers

Ft. Myers Office

13350 Metro Parkway, Suite 401
Fort Myers, FL 33966

T: 239.334.8403 F: 239.939.0700

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Mobile

Mobile Office

11 North Water Street, Suite 10290
Mobile, AL 36602

T: 251.308.3351 F: 251.287.1624

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