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ABOUT Lacayo, Ronald A.

Associate

About

Mr. Lacayo is an associate in the firm’s Miami office, practicing in the area of first party property insurance defense litigation with an emphasis on bad faith litigation, fraud investigation, and coverage issues.  Prior to joining Lydecker | Diaz, Mr. Lacayo gained significant legal experience in civil litigation, focusing solely in first party property litigation.  This experience involved handling cases in all aspects from pre-suit portion through trial.

Education

  • JD, St. Thomas University School of Law, 2012
  • B.A. ,Florida International University, 2008

Office Location

  • Miami - Florida

Leadership, Membership & Honors

  • Book Award in Contracts
  • Member of St. Thomas Law Review
  • Multiple Dean’s List Honors

Mr. Lacayo was born and raised in Miami, FL, where he graduated from Ransom Everglades in Coconut Grove, FL.  He then went on to earn a B.A. from Florida International University with a focus in International Business.  Mr. Lacayo earned his Juris Doctorate from St. Thomas University School of Law.

While in law school, he distinguished himself by earning multiple Dean’s List honors as well as the Book Award for Contracts.  Mr. Lacayo was a member of the St. Thomas Law review and inducted to the Phi Delta Phi, legal honor society.  After his first year of law school he worked at St. Thomas School of Law as an Active Learning Instructor, where he mentored first year law school students as how to succeed academically in the subjects of Property and Contracts.  During his second year Mr. Lacayo clerked at the Third District Court of Appeal for Chief Judge Juan Ramirez, Jr.

Areas of Expertise

  • Bad Faith Litigation
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Property Practice

Languages

  • Spanish

Professional and Community Involvement

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division
  • The International Legal Society of Phi Delta Phi

Admissions

  • State of Florida