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RUBEN E. SOCARRAS

Founder / Member

Ruben E. Socarras, Esq., a founding member of Boca Injury Law, a division of the AV Rated law firm Chane Socarras, PLLC, focuses his practice in the areas of civil litigation, including cases involving personal and catastrophic injury, insurance and property damages, and wrongful death law. As an experienced litigator and trial attorney, Ruben often represents individuals and businesses in a variety of cases before state and federal courts. Ruben also represents his clients before arbitration panels and mediation, among other types of alternative dispute resolution proceedings. He regularly represents clients throughout the U.S. and from a wide variety of industries. As a result, Ruben regularly handles complex disputes and litigation, specifically advising clients on how to avoid litigation as well as managing it once it occurs. In addition to his personal injury practice, Ruben is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator, where he serves a mediator in various types of circuit civil cases and litigation matters.

Ruben received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida in 2000, and law degree from the Stetson University College of Law in 2003. He is a member of the Florida Bar, South Palm Beach County Bar Association, and Broward County Bar Association. He is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, United States Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of Florida, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. Ruben is rated AV Preeminent, which is Martindale-Hubbell’s highest peer review rating based on a legal professional’s skills and ethics. Recently, he was voted as one of Florida’s Legal Elite by Florida Trend for 2020 and, for the past twelve years, Ruben has been selected in the Florida Super Lawyers annual publication, including the first five years on the Rising Stars list. A native of South Florida, Ruben co-founded and serves as a board of directors of a non-profit organization benefiting children in the local community stricken with serious or terminal illnesses. Ruben has also been actively involved with the University of Florida Alumni Association and local bar associations.

Education

  • Stetson University College of Law, J.D., 2003
  • University of Florida, B.A., 2000

Admissions

  • State of Florida
  • United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida

Honors

  • AV Preeminent® Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Florida Super Lawyers, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014
  • Florida’s Legal Elite by Florida Trend for 2020
  • Florida Trend Legal Elite, Up and Comer, 2016
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms List in Florida, 2020
  • SFBW Up & Comers Awards, Finalist (Law, Palm Beach Co.), 2015
  • ALM South Florida’s Top Rated Lawyers, 2012


HONORS

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