Nicole Vera is our newest associate at Hofmann & Schweitzer. Ms. Vera began working as a freelance
journalist for Hofmann & Schweitzer in 2012 while attending undergraduate education at Florida
International University. After deciding to attend law school Ms. Vera continued to work at Hofmann &
Schweitzer as a law clerk at several points during her law school career.
Upon graduation from St. Thomas University School of Law, and passing the Florida Bar, Ms. Vera
became an Assistant Public Defender in Miami-Dade where she defended accused indigents. During her
time as an Assistant Public Defender, Ms. Vera engaged in trials, hearings, depositions and office
Ms. Vera thoroughly enjoys litigating for and assisting those in need. After performing public service as
an Assistant Public Defender, she returned to her roots at Hofmann & Schweitzer to work with founding
partners Paul T. Hofmann and Timothy F. Schweitzer in providing legal services for those injured in
Maritime, Construction and general plaintiff’s personal injury cases.
Ms. Vera is admitted to practice law in the State of Florida and is awaiting admission to the States of
New York and New Jersey. She is fully fluent in Spanish - - - llameme que yo lo puedo ayudar!
St. Thomas University School of Law- Miami, Florida
o J.D., 2020
Florida International University- Miami, Florida
o B.S., Broadcast Journalism with a minor in Hospitality Management
Raritan Valley Community College- Branchburg, New Jersey
o A.A., Liberal Arts