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Candice C. Pinares-Baez

Fort Lauderdale
t: 954.847.4735
f: 954.525.8739


Candice C. Pinares-Baez is a partner in the firm's Fort Lauderdale office. She handles all types of employment-related matters including litigating non-compete/trade secret disputes, defending employment-related lawsuits and administrative complaints encompassing a variety of issues, discrimination claims arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Florida Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and other federal and state employment laws, and related tort actions.

Candice's practice includes preventive counseling, training, audits, policy reviews, drafting of contracts, defense of claims in the administrative setting, and litigation in all courts. Successfully litigating matters before state and federal courts, she also advises clients on preventive measures aimed at reducing employment-related claims.

She is also a member of the firm's Education Practice Group, actively representing private educational institutions in employee, student, and board issues, working with many of the accrediting agencies and school associations

Candice is fluent in Spanish. She was listed in Florida Super Lawyers - Rising Stars in 2009. She was also honored as one of the “40 Under 40” Outstanding Lawyers of South Florida for 2016.


Honors & Leadership

Professional Activities

  • Director, Dade County Bar Association (2008-2009)



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