Raul's
Professional Experience

Raul A. Alvarez is an associate with Clarke Silverglate. Before joining the firm, he represented developers, contractors, designers, and manufacturers in matters arising from the construction and use of real property. Now Raul focuses his practice on resolving complex commercial disputes of all kinds for foreign and domestic clients.

Raul graduated cum laude from the Florida State University College of Law. He graduated with honors under the school’s Business Law Certificate curriculum. During law school, Raul served as the Managing Editor of the Florida State University Law Review, earning the Editor’s Award for Volume 47. Raul also served as President of the Cuban American Bar Association chapter at FSU Law. Raul was honored with his law school’s Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award for his commitment to public service, and the merit-based Cuban American Bar Association Raoul Cantero Scholarship Award. Raul gained valuable experience during law school by interning under the Honorable John J. O’Sullivan of the Southern District of Florida, and later at the Supreme Court of Florida under Chief Justice Charles T. Canady. At the Supreme Court of Florida, Raul wrote briefs on complex jurisdictional issues. He also served as a summer associate at a national law firm where he contributed to the firm’s representation of commercial clients and institutional lenders.

Raul is a Cuban American born and raised in Miami. He is proud to serve his hometown community. Before law school, Raul graduated from the Honors College at Florida International University, where he served in Student Government. In his free time, Raul enjoys playing sports, drawing, and trying new food spots around Miami.

Education
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Education

  • J.D., Florida State University College of Law, cum laude
  • B.A., Florida International University
Bar Admissions
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Bar Admissions

  • Florida
Awards and Recognitions
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Awards and Recognitions

  • Florida State University Law Review Editor’s Award (Volume 47, 2019-2020)
  • Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award (2020)
  • Law Student Organization of the Year Award (Cuban American Bar Association 2019-2020)
  • Cuban American Bar Association Raoul Cantero Scholarship Award (2019)
  • Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society
Leadership
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Leadership

  • Managing Editor, Florida State University Law Review (Volume 47)
  • President, Cuban American Bar Association chapter at Florida State University College of Law (2019-2020)
  • Dean’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Florida State University College of Law (2019-2020)
Articles
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Articles

In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are few.

Shunryu Suzuki

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