Anthony David Perez was born in New York and raised in Miami. After graduating Coral Gables Sr. High School, he attended Florida State University and the University of Florida, where he earned his Bachelors and Masters Degrees.
He received his Juris Doctorate degree from Florida International University College of Law. During law school, he served as a legal intern to the Honorable Judge Cecilia Altonaga in the Federal Court for the Southern District of Florida. He also served as a legal intern to the Honorable Judge Barbara Lagoa for the Third District Court of Appeals for the State of Florida. Mr. Perez also served as a certified legal intern for the Miami-Dade County Public Defender’s Office in both the felony and misdemeanor divisions. As one of only a few fully bilingual interns, he counseled numerous Spanish-only clients.
After law school, Mr. Perez worked as a consumer law attorney, defending clients from credit card companies and debt collectors. He also worked for one of the nation’s largest personal bankruptcy law firms, representing clients in Chapter 7 bankruptcy.
He is a member of the Florida Bar and the American Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in all State of Florida courts and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
His areas of practice include bankruptcy, consumer defense in creditor collections actions, foreclosure defense, and debt relief.