Nicholas Ravinet is an associate with the Firm’s Orlando Office, where he litigates a wide range of civil matters throughout Central and North Florida. His practice includes the representation of employers, professionals, government agencies, and medical providers in both simple and complex liability matters ranging from Negligent Employment to Complex Construction Defect. Before joining Lydecker | Diaz, Mr. Ravinet tried over 10 jury and bench trials while serving at the Office of the Public Defender for Orange and Osceola County, where he defended indigent clients against accusations of felony and misdemeanor offenses.


  • The Florida State University College of Law, J.D.
  • Florida International University, B.A.

Office Location

  • Jacksonville - Florida
  • Tampa - Florida
  • Orlando - Florida

Leadership, Membership & Honors

  • Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law
  • Judicial Intern, Florida’s First District Court of Appeal
  • Law Clerk, Florida Office of the Attorney General
  • Journal of Transnational Law & Policy, Member
  • Business Review, Member
  • Majors: Philosophy & English Literature
  • Dean’s List

Originally from Miami, Florida, Nicholas Ravinet moved to Central Florida after graduating from the Florida State University College of Law. While attending law school, Mr. Ravinet served as a judicial intern for the Honorable William A. Van Nortwick of the First District Court of Appeal, where he analyzed active appeals and drafted advisory memos. Upon beginning his final year of law school, Mr. Ravinet was elected to serve as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Land Use and Environment Law, a scholarly journal focused on the legal and policy implications of subjects ranging from alternative energy development and industry, and community planning and growth management. As the Editor-in-Chief, he was responsible for coordinating the journal’s administration and ultimately responsible for ensuring the substantive, technical, and stylistic content quality of the journal’s publications. Also while in law school, Mr. Ravinet served as a Law Clerk at the Office of the Attorney General in Tallahassee, Florida, where he collaborated with Assistant Attorneys General to address the then-ongoing foreclosure crisis, and served as a contributing member of the Business Review and Journal of Transnational Law & Policy.