Monica Segura Chosen As A 2013 Rising Star By The Daily Business Review

08.13.13

Segura Selected for Outstanding Professional and Civic Achievements

MIAMI – August 13, 2013 – Monica C. Segura, an attorney in the Miami office of Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell, has been named a 2013 Rising Star by the Daily Business Review.

A panel of judges selected the top 40 Florida lawyers from more than 125 nominations of attorneys 40-years-old and under who have established themselves as top contributors to the practice of law and their communities, and are in a position to become tomorrow's top lawyers and leaders.

Segura practices in the areas of construction law, premises liability, products liability, casualty and toxic tort defense. During her years of practice, she has successfully argued substantive motions, as well as conducted and defended numerous depositions, mediated cases to settlement, and participated extensively in the defense of contractors in state and federal Chinese drywall litigation. 

Segura served on the Board of Directors of the Cuban American Bar Association and the Board of Governors of the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division.  She is also served as the Treasurer for the Florida Association for Women Lawyers (FAWL), Miami-Dade Chapter, after serving on its Board of Directors for a number of years.  She is also the recipient of the 2013 President's Award, which is the highest recognition by the Miami-Dade Chapter of FAWL.

Segura was also been named a Florida Trend Legal Elite "Up & Coming Attorney" in 2009; Florida Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2013. She was also listed in The Global Directory of Who’s Who Online and in the Worldwide Who’s Who 2012. 

Segura earned a law degree from the University of Miami School of Law and an undergraduate degree in Broadcast Journalism and Criminology, with Magna Cum Laude distinction, from the University of Miami.

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