Hermis D. Bofill focuses her practice in the areas of community association law, personal injury, landlord tenant law and civil litigation, including commercial and residential property insurance claims. Prior to joining the firm as an associate, Mrs. Bofill began her legal career at the firm as a law clerk, working primarily on homeowners’ insurance cases.
Mrs. Bofill’s years of experience in the field of property and casualty insurance litigation and pre-suit adjusting of claims has equipped her to lead the firm’s Property Insurance Litigation Department. She has resolved hundreds of residential and commercial insurance claims and has recovered millions of dollars for insureds. Mrs. Bofill litigates claims when insurance companies unfairly deny or underpay claims and regularly effectively recovers the wrongfully withheld funds on behalf of her clients. She also has expansive experience advocating for insureds in instances when the insurance companies engage in bad faith actions to the detriment of the insureds. Mrs. Bofill has been a member of the Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters for numerous years and has had the distinct honor of presenting at various conventions on the many aspects of claims handling.
Prior to joining the firm, Mrs. Bofill gained valuable experience in the courtroom as she had the privilege to intern for County Judge Sheldon Schwartz. She also served as a Certified Legal Intern for the Appellate Division of the Public Defender’s Office and had the opportunity to present oral arguments before Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal. Mrs. Bofill attended St. Thomas University School of Law. While in law school, she was on the executive committee of the Cuban American Student Bar Association and of the Moot Court Team wherein she competed nationally. She was recognized by St. Thomas University School of Law for dedicating substantial hours of pro bono work through the City Attorney for the City of Miami and Dade Legal Aid. Mrs. Bofill earned her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Florida International University Honors College in June of 2011, where she graduated magna cum laude.
Education and Experience
St Thomas University School of Law, Juris Doctor.
Florida International University Honors College, Bachelor.
Bar and Court Admissions
Licensed Attorney in Florida
United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Professional and Community Involvement
Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (FAPIA)
Technicalities and Insurance Case Law Outlook – FAPIA Spring Conference 2017, Key West, Florida
Adjusting Condominium Claims – FAPIA Fall Conference 2017, 0rlando, Florida