Alicia Menendez’s practice focuses on complex product liability and commercial litigation, including multi-jurisdictional matters and those with international components. She also has experience with other kinds of civil litigation, marine insurance defense cases and pro bono family cases.
Alicia currently serves on a team defending more than 7,500 product liability cases filed in Florida by plaintiffs claiming membership in a class action that was decertified by the Florida Supreme Court. Alicia has been responsible for working up cases in the Broward County and Palm Beach County jurisdictions and coordinating certain aspects of the defense of these cases statewide.
Alicia previously served as chair of The Florida Bar’s Code & Rules of Evidence Committee, chair of its Educational Subcommittee, and program chair and moderator of its annual evidence-related seminars. She has also served as judge of mock trial and negotiations competitions.
While in law school, Alicia won the Dean's Certificate of Achievement for Legal Research Techniques and the CALI Excellence for the Future Awards for Legal Research Techniques and Litigation. She received Honors in Litigation Skills.
She is fluent in Spanish. Paying homage to her Hispanic heritage, she is conducting research into the pre-1960 Cuban television industry in her free time.
Program Chair and Moderator, Topics in Evidence Seminars, The Florida Bar, 2011.
Program Chair and Moderator, Topics in Evidence Seminars, The Florida Bar, 2010.
Contributor, Case Summary Outline, Admissibility of Electronic Evidence portion of Topics in Evidence Seminar, The Florida Bar, 2008.