Miami-Dade County

miami skylineSituated in Southeastern Florida, Miami-Dade County is the most populous county in the state as well one of the largest in terms of land area. While South Florida’s miles of sandy beaches and coastal waterways are a boon for tourism, sports and recreation, Miami-Dade County is also the destination for world-class art and culture, boasting the Florida Grand Opera and the renowned Miami City Ballet — the fastest-growing ballet company in United States. With a workforce of more than one million multilingual, multi-skilled individuals, the largest number of custom brokers and freight forwarders in the nation, and one of the busiest ports, Miami-Dade County is a gateway to the Americas and the world.

As Miami continues to be a growing and thriving metropolis, residents and visitors alike may become involved in a dispute that requires legal action. Whether you have been injured in a accident, accused of a crime, or need assistance with a family-related matter, Valiente, Carollo and McElligott PLLC is here to serve your legal needs.

Founder and lead attorney Antonio F. Valiente, Esq. provides objective insights and innovative strategies on a wide range of legal matters. He has assembled a team of dedicated advocates who have well-earned reputations for providing clients with aggressive legal representation. When you come to Valiente, Carollo and McElligott PLLC, you will be comforted by our well-conceived legal advice and caring, efficient service.

Criminal Defense Attorney in Miami-Dade County

Being charged with a crime in South Florida — whether a first DUI, possession of a weapon, drug trafficking, assault, robbery, homicide, sexual assault, embezzlement, forgery or fraud — is a serious matter. State prosecutors have a reputation for being aggressive, and their almost unlimited financial resources give them an unfair advantage over the accused. A federal criminal charge poses even greater challenges, not the least of which are limited discovery and mandatory sentencing guidelines that can result in lengthy prison sentences.

When your freedom is in jeopardy in Miami-Dade County, Valiente, Carollo and McElligott PLLC is prepared to defend you. Our legal team is comprised of attorneys who learned the ropes as public defenders and are well aware of the tactics prosecutors use. We know how to assert any number of defenses and have a proven track record of winning acquittals for our clients (see for yourself in the “cases” tab of our website). Knowing that navigating the legal system can be complicated without the right attorney in your corner, we will fully explain all of your rights, explore all of your options, and make sure that your interests are protected.

Personal Injury Lawyer in Miami-Dade County

Given the fact that Miami-Dade County is so densely populated as well as a popular travel destination, accidents are unfortunately common, often resulting is serious injuries. If you have been injured due to the negligent or reckless conduct of another party, it is important to know your rights. At Valiente, Carollo and McElligott PLLC, we routinely handle injury claims arising from automobile accidents, boat accidents, pedestrian accidents, bicycle accidents, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents, slip, trip and fall accidents and many other types of personal injuries.

It is important to remember that many personal injury cases are resolved outside of court through a negotiation with an insurance company. We will leverage our trial experience to negotiate the full value of your claim if you would like the certainty of a negotiated resolution. Otherwise, we are fully prepared to litigate any matter in court to hold the negligent parties accountable. Because being injured in an accident is an overwhelming experience, we will offer you the aggressive legal representation you need and the personal attention you deserve.

Why Clients Turn to Valiente, Carollo and McElligott PLLC

Our legal team is highly regarded for acting as honest brokers and trusted advisors. We have a proven track record of achieving successful outcomes inside or outside of the courtroom. We thrive on fighting back against insurers who have an unfair advantage over injury victims and trying cases against overzealous prosecutors. Knowing that many of our clients have never encountered the legal system, we will take the time to answer all of your questions and put you in a position to make the best decisions about your future. We handle all personal injury cases on a contingency basis and offer flexible rates and free initial consultations on other matters. Miami-Dade County is not just a vacation getaway, for Valiente, Carollo and McElligott PLLC, it’s our home, and we are dedicated to serving the community with integrity and distinction. Call our office today or complete the convenient online contact form to learn more.