Juan C. Diaz Avila
Juan C. Diaz Avila, Esq.

Searcy, Denney, Scarola, Barnhart, & Shipley, P.A.

2139 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd.
West Palm Beach, FL 33409


Juan C. Diaz Avila, Esq.

Juan C. Diaz Avila was born in Bogota, Colombia, and moved to Florida at age 21. He earned his undergraduate degree cum laude from Florida International University, majoring in international relations. He went on to earn his Juris Doctor from Florida International University College of Law, where he excelled in his legal writing and advocacy classes.

Mr. Diaz has devoted his legal career to the litigation of personal injury, premises liability, wrongful death, negligent security and products liability claims, representing his clients in both state and federal courts from inception of the case through trial. As a native Spanish speaker, he is especially well equipped to understand and serve the needs of the Latino community.

Prior to working for the injured, Mr. Diaz worked at the largest insurance defense law firm in Florida, where he defended personal injury lawsuits on behalf of some of the most established insurance companies. He now applies this knowledge of the inner workings of the insurance industry to obtaining compensation for injuries caused by the negligence of others.

Practice Areas

Personal Injury
Wrongful Death
Medical Malpractice
Nursing Negligence
Negligent Security
Products Liability


J.D., Florida International University College of Law
B.A. (cum laude), Florida International University

Admission to Practice

All Florida State Courts
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida.
U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida.


Fluent in English and Spanish