Joseph W. Downs  III - Daniels, Rodriguez, Berkeley, Daniels & Cruz (previously Daniels Kashtan)

Joseph W. Downs III

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006

Mr. Downs has practiced construction law in Miami, Florida since 1974. He has served as a lawyer, a special master, an arbitrator, and a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator. Mr. Downs has represented designers, contractors, owners and developers. He has been the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Florida Bar Grievance Committees and he has co-authored two volumes about construction law.

Mr. Downs’ construction experience has been recognized by Best Lawyers of America, Chambers & Partners and Florida Super Lawyers. In 2010 and 2013, he received the distinction of being named “Best Lawyers’  Miami Area Construction Lawyer of the Year”. Mr. Downs is "AV" Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Practice Areas:

  • Construction and Design Law
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation

Harvard UniversityAB 1967Boston College Law SchoolJ.D. 1974

Office Location

4000 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Suite 800
Coral Gables, FL 33146
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2013 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Construction of the Miami Metro Area2010 Lawyer of the Year in Construction Law of the Miami Metro Area
Joseph W. Downs III has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!Joseph W. Downs III has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2010!

Practice Areas

Construction Law (Arbitration and Mediation, Architects and Engineers, Construction Disputes, Contract Review and Negotiation, Professional Malpractice)
Litigation - Construction

Other Information

Gender: Male