EDUCATION

  • JD., St. Thomas University

  • B.A., University of Florida

 

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Florida Bar

  • Southern District of Florida

 

PRIOR EMPLOYMENT

  • Miami-Dade County Public Defenders Office

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

  • Cuban American Bar Association

  • Dade County Bar Association

  • Criminal Courts Committee

  • Coral Gables Bar Association

  • UF Alumni Association

 

Ryan A. Jurney, Esq.

Founding Attorney

 

Email: rjurney@jdlawmiami.com

(T): 305.859.3030

 

Ryan Jurney is a founding member Jurney & De La Grana, P.A., and practices primarily in the criminal and civil fields. Prior to founding Jurney & De La Grana, P.A., Mr. Jurney spent years protecting the rights of individuals while working as an Assistant Public Defender. While working as an Assistant Public Defender, he gained extensive experience handling criminal cases, and tried jury cases covering domestic violence, misdemeanors, and various felony issues. Mr. Jurney also handled numerous juvenile cases during that same time. 

 

Mr. Jurney graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in economics before earning his Juris Doctor law degree from St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami, FL. While in law school, Mr. Jurney was heavily invovled with moot court; competing and coaching national competitions.

 

He is an active member of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Dade County Bar Association, and of the Cuban American Bar Association. Mr. Jurney is admitted to practice law in all Florida State Courts and in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

 

Mr. Jurney understands the importance of aggresive and relentless representation and is ready to fight for you. 

EDUCATION

  • JD., St. Thomas University

  • B.A., Florida International University

 

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Florida Bar

  • Southern District of Florida

  • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

 

PRIOR EMPLOYMENT

  • Atkinson & Brownell, P.A.

  • Clark, Robb, Mason, Coulombe & Buschman

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

  • Cuban American Bar Association 

  • Dade County Bar Association

  • Coral Gables Bar Association

 

Rafael T. De La Grana, Esq.

Founding Attorney

 

Email: rdelagrana@jdlawmiami.com

(T): 305.859.3030

 

Rafael De La Grana is a founding member of Jurney & De La Grana, P.A. and specializes in all aspects of civil litigation, including personal injury, wrongful death, insurance first party claims, and appeals. Prior to founding Jurney & De La Grana, P.A., Mr. De La Grana spent years representing and defending insurance companies. Because of this, Mr. De La Grana is acutely aware of what it takes to successfully litigate against insurance companies. 

 

Originally from Los Angeles California, Rafael De La Grana received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Florida International University in 2008. Rafael received his Juris Doctor from St. Thomas University School of Law. While at St. Thomas, Rafael was actively involved in the St. Thomas Moot Court team, where he competed and coached in several national competitions, and served as the Executive Vice President of the Moot Court Board. While in Law School Rafael also interned for the Honorable Judge Juan Ramirez, Jr., then Chief Judge of the Third District Court of Appeal.

 

 After graduation, Rafael returned briefly to the Third District Court of Appeal, where he interned for the Honorable Judge Ivan Fernandez. Following his time at the Third DCA, Rafael was a Special Assistant Public Defender in Miami-Dade County. 

 

Rafael went on to work at several insurance defense firms where he handled cases involving bad faith disputes, civil litigation, personal injury matters, and appeals.  Rafael’s appellate experience includes authoring appellate briefs at the District Court level as well as to the Florida Supreme Court.