Ronald Pena

Ronald Pena

Managing Partner

Mr. Pena practices in the areas of civil and commercial litigation, with an emphasis on commercial litigation as well as the defense of transportation companies.

Professional Background

Mr. Pena is a founding Managing Partner of Pena Garcia & Diz, PLLC. Previously he was a member of another Miami law firm where he defended transportation companies, specifically in the trucking industry, in their commercial and general liability matters.

In 2010 Mr. Pena was named as one of Florida Trend magazine's "Florida Legal Elite" in the area of civil trial law. Florida Legal Elite is composed of the top 1.8 percent of all Florida lawyers.

Mr. Pena is a former adjunct professor at Florida International University where he taught courses at the School of Policy and Management. He served as the 2007 to 2008 President of the Dade County Defense Bar Association and is a member of the Association's Steering Committee.

Mr. Pena's professional memberships also include the Dade County Bar Association, American Bar Association, the Cuban American Bar Association and the Federalist Society. He is an active member of the Lawyers Professionalism and Ethics Committee of the Defense Research Institute.

Mr. Pena holds the AV® Peer Review Rating from MartindaleHubbell, its highest rating for ethics and legal ability.

Community Service Activities

Mr. Pena is a founding board member of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Historical Society. He is also a member of the Put Something Back Pro Bono Project, a joint program by the Dade County Bar Association and the Eleventh Judicial Circuit to provide free legal service to the needy population of Miami-Dade County.

In addition, Mr. Pena is a board member of the Dade County Historical Society, which involves education and preservation of the history of the legal system in Dade County.

Professional Affiliations
  • Dade County Bar Association
    • Board of Trustees Member
    • Past President and Vice President
  • American Bar Association
  • Cuban American Bar Association
  • Federalist Society
  • Dade County Eleventh Judicial Circuit Historical Society
  • Defense Research Institute, Lawyers Professionalism and Ethics Committee Member
Honors and Awards
  • Named as one of Florida Trend magazine's "Florida Legal Elite" in the area of civil trial law, 2010. Florida Legal Elite is composed of the top 1.8 percent of all Florida lawyers
  • Holds the AV® Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, its highest rating for ethics and legal ability