Nicole Alvarez – The Criminal Defense Lawyer

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Nicole Alvarez found her passion for the law as a 16-year-old driver. “It was a speeding ticket … I took it to court and I won.” 

This moment blossomed into a legal career that saw Alvarez prosecuting sex crimes, and litigating finance and insurance cases.

Alvarez’s most recent practice focuses on criminal defense, family law, and immigration — three areas she sees as sensitive and needing special attention, particularly when assisting LGBT individuals through harrowing legal processes. 

Alvarez takes pride in the care she takes with her clients — even her pro bono work — stating, “I do it from beginning to end. Going through a legal case is already scary. [The LGBT community is] always under attack.” 

Alvarez sees service as a personal duty.

“It’s very important to volunteer. It’s so important to help the community … Anyone can do it … just be a good person; be a decent human being. Don’t just skate through life. It’s important — if you are in a position to do so — to make a difference even if it’s just for one person.” 

This sentiment is evidenced not just in her legal work, but in her commitments as a member of the City of Miami LGBTQ Advisory Board and Board member of Miami Beach Pride.


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Phone: 954-514-7095
Hours: Monday - Friday 9AM - 2PM


2520 N. Dixie Highway,
Wilton Manors, FL 33305



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