Juan D. Lopez Guevara is an Associate at Martin Clearwater & Bell LLP, where he focuses his practice on the defense of medical malpractice, nursing home litigation, and general liability matters. His clients include doctors, hospitals, health care systems, and other medical professionals. Prior to becoming an attorney, Juan practiced as a Registered Nurse in step-down ICU and Telemetry units, where he cared for lung, heart, liver, kidney, and pancreas transplant patients, as well as patients with ventricular assisted devices and other cardiac conditions. As a former healthcare professional, Juan acquired firsthand knowledge and expertise which he has transferred into his legal practice to better serve his clients.
While pursuing his law degree at Florida State University, Juan was a law clerk at the general counsel office for the Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration, the chief health policy and planning entity for the State of Florida. There he was involved in the creation of the Agency’s Fair Hearing Office as well as the evaluation of multiple regulatory issues involving Medicaid Manage Care Providers. Prior to joining MCB, Juan litigated product liability, nursing home negligence, and medical malpractice cases.