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Maria D. Garcia


Maria D. Garcia is an Income Partner at Zumpano Patricios & Winker, P.A. and Chairperson of the International Satellite Offices of the firm. Mrs. Garcia focuses her practice on health care law, commercial litigation and international law matters.
Mrs. Garcia graduated from the Florida International University College of Law, where she served as President of the Moot Court Board and received the Appellate Advocacy Award upon graduation. Currently, Mrs. Garcia serves on the Board of Directors of the Cuban American Bar Association (CABA) and is a member of the Florida Bar Health Law Section. Mrs. Garcia also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Florida International University Alumni Association.
Mrs. Garcia’s skills and efforts as an attorney were recognized in 2010 when the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation named her one of the 40 Under 40 Outstanding Attorneys of Miami Dade County. In 2016, she was honored by the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce with the Rising Star “Model Star” Award for her work in the South Florida community and legal profession.

Education:
Florida International University, Bachelor in Political Science, Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2005
Florida International University College of Law, J.D., 2008

Bar Admissions:
Florida, 2008
United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 2008

Affiliations:
Vice President and Board of Directors Member, Cuban American Bar Association
Vice President and Board of Directors Member, Florida International University Alumni Association
Member, Florida Bar Health Law Section
Member, Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce

Publications:
“The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) Releases List of Recent Licensure Actions Against Medical Providers,” Florida Bar Health Law Updates, May- June 2014.
“Florida Department of Health (DOH) Professional License Renewal Process Now Includes Continued Education Review,” Florida Bar Health Law Updates, February 2014.
“Payor Unilateralism: Health Care Providers Beware,” South Florida Legal Guide 2012 Edition.
“Consulting and Royalty Agreements with Physicians: A Look at this Business Relationship in Light of the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute,” South Florida Legal Guide Midyear Edition 2012.

Speaking Engagements:
Speaker, Dade County Bar Association (DCBA) Annual Bench and Bar Conference, The Future of Healthcare Law Panel, 2016.
Speaker, Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Practicing with Professionalism Symposium, 2015.
Speaker, Dade County Bar Association (DCBA) Annual Bench and Bar Conference, Healthcare Law Panel, 2013.
Moderator, CABA’s Legal Aspects of Doing Business in the Americas Conference, 2013.

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