Carlos A. Lievano III is an associate attorney in the Miami office of Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A. whose practice is focused on commercial and business disputes and transactions, professional liability litigation, and employment litigation. Mr. Lievano litigates cases involving claims against businesses and professionals, contractual disputes, director and officer claims, employment disputes, and discrimination charges.
Mr. Lievano earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. During his time in law school, Mr. Lievano was a legal clerk for the Federal Public Defender’s Office in Tampa. There he worked predominantly on cyber-crime and Stingray II litigation. Afterward, Mr. Lievano was a judicial intern for the Honorable Monte C. Richardson in Jacksonville, Florida, where he worked alongside the clerks and the Judge on cases involving fraud, intellectual property disputes, and civil rights disputes. Mr. Lievano returned home to Miami where he worked at a prominent law firm in corporate, tax, and intellectual property transactions and disputes. Mr. Lievano was a member of the Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Technology at the University of Florida where he was the Assistant Notes Editor. Mr. Lievano competed in the Tenth Annual National Latino Law Student Association Moot Court competition where he won an award for the “Best Preliminary Oral Advocate.” Mr. Lievano was subsequently voted onto the organization’s national board where he prepared, drafted, and planned the Eleventh Annual Moot Court Competition in New York City. Mr. Lievano earned his highest-grade awards in Law & Entrepreneurship, Corporate Law, and Legal research.
Before coming to Cole, Scott & Kissane, Mr. Lievano clerked at a Fortune 500 company where he worked in the general counsel’s office focusing on business to business and vendor transactions and clerked at a prominent white-collar defense firm representing clients charged with various types of fraud involving healthcare, affordable housing development, and money laundering violations.
Howard Gordon & Carlos Lievano, Supreme Court’s Tax Decision Creates Just as Many Problems as It Solves, Daily Business Review (July 24, 2018).
Carlos Lievano & Alexandra Horn, Using State Domestic Terrorism Statutes as proxies for Hate Crime Prosecutions, Anti-Defamation League (October 2018).