Maritza Alvarez-Shapiro is an of counsel attorney at PBY&A. Her practice focuses in the areas of criminal defense, commercial litigation, and health care law. She has 20 years of experience in defense counsel at both the private level and public level, having served as the Assistant Public Defender for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida, in both State and Federal courts. In private practice, she has represented high profile clients facing charges of embezzlement, insurance fraud, and Medicare fraud. Additionally, Mrs. Alvarez-Shapiro provides counsel to both corporate and individual clients in the area of Health and Administrative law regarding potential and actual criminal liability.
Mrs. Alvarez-Shapiro is currently a Special Magistrate for the City of Miami and presides over evidentiary hearings dealing with City of Miami Code Violations and a Guardian Ad Litem advocate representing and protecting interest of child witnesses in family cases.Practice Areas