Oscar E. Marrero Esq.

Oscar E. Marrero has been practicing law for approximately 30 years and has developed a diverse litigation practice.  He has a state court trial practice focused on wrongful death and personal injury cases.  This includes experience representing corporations in automobile collision cases, business owners in negligent security, shooting or assault cases, contractors in road construction, electrocution, and other accident cases.  Furthermore, Oscar has also represented various local hospitals and healthcare providers in medical malpractice cases.

Mr. Marrero has a federal court litigation practice concentrating on defending governmental entities and employees in Title VII and Section 1983 cases.  His clients have included universities, elected officials, a significant number of municipalities in Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties, and state agencies.  He handles complex constitutional tort cases with multi-million dollar exposures and media interest.  These include Fourth Amendment police excessive force and false arrest matters. He has also defended many First Amendment employee terminations, liberty interest and Eighth Amendment claims. Oscar E. Marrero is an AV-Preeminent attorney under Martindale-Hubbell’s Peer Review Rating process.

Born in Havana, Cuba, Oscar E. Marrero earned his Bachelor’s Degree, Cum Laude, in Business Administration from the University of Miami.  He graduated from the University of Florida Law School in 1983 with a Juris Doctor degree.  Following graduation from law school, Oscar served as a Felony Division Chief in the Dade County State Attorney’s Office and prosecuted homicide cases.

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law – Employer
  • Insurance – Defense
  • Insurance Law
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents – Plaintiff
  • Personal Injury – Defense
  • Personal Injury – Plaintiff
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents – Plaintiff
  • Government Agencies and Programs
  • State, Local and Municipal Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Constitutional Law
  • Litigation and Appeals

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida, 2006
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1985
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America, 2007


  • University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
    • J.D – 1983
  • University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida
    • B.B.A. cum laude – 1980


  • Gibraltar Bank

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient, Children First Pro Bono Award, Dade County Bar Association, 1992

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Cuban American Bar Association, President, 2000 – 2001
  • Hispanic National Bar Association, Member
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • Dade County Bar Association, Member
  • Leadership Florida Class XXI, Member, 2004
  • Florida Supreme Court Pro Bono Awards Advisory Committee, Member, 2000
  • Metro-Miami Action Plan Trust, Board of Directors, 1992 – 1994
  • Florida Bar Professional Ethics Committee, 1989
  • Florida Bar Committee on Equal Opportunity in the Profession, 1993 – 1996
  • Florida Bar Grievance Committee 11-N, Chairman, 1996 – 1999
  • Spanish American League Against Discrimination, Vice-Chair, Board of Directors, 1994 – 2000

Previous Names

  • Oscar E. Marrero


  • Spanish