• "We Don't Get Paid Until You Do!"

    Left to Right: Michael Blank, Jose Fernandez, Erik Woody (Non-Attorney Case Manager)

  • Jose R. Fernandez, Michael Blank, and Erik Woody (Non-Attorney Case Manager)

    The Law Office of Jose R. Fernadnez, P.A. is a law firm with offices in Miami, Florida; Tallahassee, Florida; and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Our firm is dedicated to handling all types of accident, injury, and wrongful death cases. Our firm is recognized within the legal profession for its successful track record and outstanding service to its clients. We represent all types of accident and injury victims in automobile, motorcycle, pedestrian, trucking, cruise ship and admiralty, premises liability, wrongful death, security negligence, medical malpractice, defective products, slip and fall, violent crimes, and other serious injury cases and/or claims.

  • Jose Fernandez

    Jose Ramon Fernandez migrated from Cuba to the United States along with his parents and grandparents when he was three years old. Mr. Fernandez was raised in Miami, Florida until age 17, when he began his college education at Florida State University in Tallahassee Florida. He then attended St. Thomas University School of Law where he received his Law Degree in 2001 at age 24. Mr. Fernandez began his experience in the personal injury field almost 20 years ago when he worked as legal assistant to a board certified civil trial attorney specializing in personal injury. After graduating from Law School, Mr. Fernandez continued to work in the personal injury field becoming a partner at his prior firm and opening the Law Office of Jose Fernandez in 2005. Since its inception, the Law Office of Jose R. Fernandez has represented more than 10,000 accident victims and opened offices in various locations including Miami, FL, Tallahassee, FL, Jacksonville, FL, Louisville, KY, and Philadelphia, PA. Mr. Fernandez is admitted to practice law in Florida and Washington D.C. His extensive knowledge of Auto insurance Law throughout multiple states has allowed him to recover millions of dollars for his clients. Mr. Fernandez’ personal background gives him a keen understanding and deep sense of compassion when it comes to the difficulties injured accident victims confront when finding themselves out of money, unable to work, injured and completely disenfranchised after an accident. It is this understanding that drives him to passionately pursue all legal remedies available to his clients and continue his career as a personal injury attorney.


  • Michael Blank

    Michael Blank has been a member of our law firm since 2016. After graduating law school at FSU he gained valuable trial experience by working at the Public Defender's Office for 2+ years. Michael then worked at The Florida Bar for a year gaining insight on all of the in's and out's of the administrative law process before deciding to focus his practice in the Personal Injury Sector. His passion has always been to help those in need and he continues to achieve those goals at our Tallahassee Office.  


  • Erik Woody (Non-Attorney Case Manager)

    Erik Woody has been working as a non-attorney case manager with the Law Office of Jose Fernandez for approximately three years. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, where he was a student athlete with the baseball team. Erik graduated from the Florida State School of Law with honors. He was the senior article editor for the Environmental Land User Journal which published his article "The Recent Developments of Environmental and Land Use".
    On top of being a little league coach, Erik is heavily involved in the Tallahassee community. He currently dedicates his spare time by volunteering with the Guardian Ad Litem program.

  • Michael Mullen has a unique experience in successfully handling personal injury claims.  For the first seven (7) years of practicing law, Michael defended insurance companies against all personal injury claims, including, but not limited to, motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls, and medical malpractice. He gained an intimate knowledge of how the insurance industry evaluates claims based on this experience.  Nine (9) years ago, Michael decided to focus his practice exclusively on representing clients who have been injured.  The insight Michael obtained from representing insurance companies is utilized on a daily basis in representing his injured clients.


  • Michael A. Ruiz, has been a member of our law firm since 2010. He has been instrumental in effectively representing our client base while helping us expand our book of business. Mr. Ruiz is a member of Attorneys' Title Fund Services, LLC. as a title agent. He has represented a variety of clients from big businesses at the closing table to opposing some of the largest entities in the state of Florida and the country for injuries our clients sustained due to negligence. 



  • Rhandy Cabrera

    Rhandy Cabrera is an investigator at the Law Office of Jose Fernandez in Tallahassee Florida. He has been the investigator of the firm for the past 5 years. He is a skilled investigator and is trained in various specialties of investigations. He is available at a moment's notice for home, work or office visits. He caters to the specific need of the client. He is bilingual in Spanish and English. He is dedicated to ensuring that every investigation is handled in a timely and professional manner.