Francisco J. Mercado-Olivero

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787-758-6060 x 232

Francisco J. Mercado-Olivero (Junior Partner)

Mr. Mercado-Olivero is a past Director of the Legal Department of the Puerto Rico Insurance Commissioner's Office and is also a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Mercado oversees our insurance and regulatory services, accountant errors and omissions litigation, and construction defect claims. Additionally, he handles personal injury, premises liability, inland marine, accident & health, and commercial claims. 

Education: University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico (BBA, Magna Cum Laude, 1995); Interamerican University (JD, Magna Cum Laude, 1999).

Admissions to Bar: 
Supreme Court of Puerto Rico, January, 2000; U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, 2000; U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, 2005.  
 
Other Qualifications: Certified Public Accountant; Notary Public in Puerto Rico.

Previous Affiliations: Director of Legal Department, Office of the Insurance Commissioner (2003-2004); Legal Advisor, Office of the Insurance Commissioner of Puerto Rico (2001-2003); Law Clerk, Puerto Rico Court of Appeals (1999-2001).

Professional Affiliations: Puerto Rico Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; Defense Research Institute; American Bar Association.

Languages: Fluent in English and Spanish.

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