Lourdes Abalia, Esq.
Partner, has vast experience in litigation from pretrial to trial in various areas of law including complex commercial litigation, real estate, intellectual property, personal injury, premises liability, contractual litigation and construction litigation in both federal and state courts. Her niche in the civil and transactional matters has given her a competitive edge resulting in favorable outcomes for clients. Abalia’s practice focuses on providing services to commercial and individual clients on legal matters and representing lenders, purchasers, sellers, real estate professionals, and private institutions in residential and commercial real estate transactions.
Abalia graduated Cum Laude from Loyola University New Orleans in 2000 and received her Juris Doctorate from Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center in 2007. During her legal education, she served as a federal judicial intern to Magistrate Judge John O’ Sullivan of the Unites States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Prior to joining Tapanes Law she was a litigation attorney at Lydecker Diaz, LLC where she gained a deep understanding of diverse areas of law such as complex commercial litigation, insurance defense, personal injury, premises liability, copyright law, labor and employment law, contractual litigation, and construction litigation. Abalia is licensed to practice in all state courts in Florida and the United States District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida.
She is a member of the Florida Bar Association and the Cuban American Bar Association. Her experience lends an invaluable perspective to the firm’s loyal clientele and has built the foundation for the firm’s unparalleled team of “trusted laywers.”