Broward County Injury & Property Damage Lawyers

Meet Our Attorneys

Rina F. Kaplan

Rina F. Kaplan is the Founding and Managing Partner of Kaplan Law Group, P.A. Rina was born in La Paz, Bolivia and speaks Spanish fluently. When she was a teenager, she moved to Miami, Florida where she finished high school.

After earning her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Miami in 1991, Rina went on to earn her Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center in 1998. She was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1999 and is licensed to represent her clients before all courts within the State of Florida.

Rina opened her own law practice, Law Office of Rina Kaplan, P.A., in 2003 and since that time has focused her practice on handling personal injury protection (“PIP”) insurance claims.

She also commits a large portion of her practice to helping victims of automobile accidents, slip and falls, and dog bites.

While attending law school, Rina met her husband and law partner, Michael. In 2009, Michael, joined her practice thereby forming Kaplan Law Group, P.A. Rina has tried over 40 cases in State court and, in 2012, became AV Preeminent rated, the highest possible rating for a lawyer in both legal ability and ethical standards. Rina and Michael have two children, Bryan and Steven. Rina enjoys yoga, dancing and spending quality time with her family.

Contact Rina at rkaplan@thekaplanlawgroup.com


Michael D. Kaplan

Michael D. Kaplan is an Equity Partner of Kaplan Law Group, P.A. Michael was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and lived in Indiana, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey before finishing high school in Boca Raton, Florida.

After earning his Bachelor of Arts in Pre-Law from The Pennsylvania State University in 1993, Michael went on to earn his Juris Doctor in 1998 from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center. Michael was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1998 and is licensed to practice before all courts of the State of Florida, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Michael recently joined the FAPIA (Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters) as an Associate Member and Bronze Sponsor. Additionally, he joined the Florida Justice Association, which is a highly influential and reputable organization of plaintiff attorneys in Florida.

For approximately the first ten years of his practice, Michael defended various insurance companies and insureds in personal injury and property damage claims; thus, he gained immeasurable knowledge as to how insurance companies process claims and handle coverage matters. In 2009, Michael joined his wife’s practice thereby forming Kaplan Law Group, P.A.

Since that time, the majority of his practice has been focused on assisting homeowner’s and business owners with their property damage claims against insurance companies.

Michael also represents plaintiffs in personal injury matters. Michael has tried cases in both State and Federal court. He often handles the Firm’s appeals which benefits clients by having the same appellate counsel as the client’s trial counsel. Michael has argued before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and the Florida Supreme Court.

While attending law school, Michael met his wife and law partner, Rina. Michael and Rina have two children, Bryan and Steven. Michael enjoys playing poker and softball on a weekly basis and coaching his sons’ baseball and soccer teams.

Contact Michael at mkaplan@thekaplanlawgroup.com

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