Garrett Biondo is a distinguished trial attorney. He concentrates his practice in personal injury, maritime, negligent security, products liability, aviation and wrongful death litigation. Mr. Biondo graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a finance degree. He studied economics at Cambridge University in Cambridge, England, before attending The University of Miami School of Law on a Dean’s Merit Scholarship.
Mr. Biondo has held numerous high-level leadership positions in legal organizations on a local, statewide and national level. He is currently the President of the Dade County Bar Association – the largest voluntary bar association in the state of Florida with an active membership of over 4,000 attorneys. He previously served as President of the Young Lawyers Section of the Dade County Bar Association during the 2006-2007 term. He was the recipient of the 2003 “Honorable Marvin H. Gillman Small Claims Clinic” Award given by the Dade County Legal Aid Society and a past member of the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division’s Board of Governors.
Mr. Biondo is dedicated to strengthening and upholding Florida’s civil justice system and protecting the rights of its citizens. To that end, he served two consecutive terms on the Board of Directors of the Florida Justice Association (FJA) – the state’s preeminent trial lawyer organization. He was also honored to serve as President of the Florida Justice Association’s Young Lawyers Section during the 2007-2008 term. In addition, he has served on the Board of the Miami-Dade Justice Association and the New Lawyers Division of the American Association of Justice.
Mr. Biondo is also committed to civic and community affairs. He is a Past-President of the Board of Directors of Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc. (LSGMI) – a non-profit law firm committed to Equal Justice. LSGMI is the largest provider of free legal services to low income residents of Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties. During his term as President, Mr. Biondo oversaw a 40 member Board and the general operations of LSGMI. Moreover, Mr. Biondo has donated countless hours helping foster children in South Florida through the Children’s Home Society and CHARLEE programs. He is also a member of the Young President’s Club of Mount Sinai Medical Center.
Mr. Biondo has lectured in venues throughout the State of Florida on a variety of legal topics and authored numerous articles in legal publications.