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Vanguard Attorneys Announces New Managing Attorney Karina Perez

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Posted on January 4, 2018

Tampa — Vanguard Attorneys, a boutique personal injury law firm in Tampa, Florida, welcomes attorney Karina Perez as the firm’s new managing attorney. The appointment of Ms. Perez to the firm signifies a continued commitment to excellence through personalized and superior service. As Managing Partner, Ms. Perez brings a diverse background in civil defense and insurance litigation. A trilingual Florida native who speaks Spanish, French and English, Perez continues the firm’s mission of providing exceptional legal representation to those who need it the most and to fortifying the community through a passion and commitment to service.


An aggressive litigator with experience in motor vehicle accidents,  first party coverage claims, catastrophic workplace accidents, contracts and commercial disputes, Ms. Perez is a fierce advocate for clients who have been wrongfully injured. Drawing upon her extensive trial experience, Perez will ensure the highest level of attention is afforded to clients while at the same time pursuing the maximum recovery available.


Attorney Arthenia Joyner, who serves as of counsel to the firm and who has served as a member of the Florida Senate for 10 years, is thrilled regarding the addition of Ms. Perez to the firm. A zealous advocate for the community with 48 years of legal experience over the course of a groundbreaking career as a civil rights activist, community leader, attorney and elected official, Joyner is pleased to see the continuation of strong female leadership and a persistent focus on fighting for justice.


Karina Perez received her B.S.M. from Tulane University in 2007 and graduated from Loyola University in 2010, cum laude. A member of the Florida State Bar, she is admitted to practice in both the U.S District Court for the Middle District of Florida and the Southern District. She is also a certified Continuing Education Instructor for the State of Florida. “My fierce passion to fight for justice for my clients is born out of a desire to provide peace of mind and security to individuals who have been wrongfully injured by the negligence of others. Throughout my career, this desire has fueled my commitment to successfully handle challenging and complex claims in order to provide justice, compensation, and restored livelihood for my clients,” reflected Ms. Perez on her approach to handling personal injury claims.