Miguel M de la O

  • Division: Circuit Civil
  • Section: CA 05
  • Court Location: Dade County Courthouse
  • Address: 73 West Flagler ST Miami, FL 33130
  • Phone: (305) 349-7078
  • Room: DCC 1407
  • Judicial Assistant: Garbalosa, Patsy

Circuit Judge: Circuit Civil Division
Circuit Judge: Circuit Appellate Division
Administrative Judge: Circuit Appellate Division


  • Bachelor of Science, Florida State University, 1986, cum laude JD, Florida State University, 1989
  • High Honors Admitted to Florida Bar, 1989
  • Circuit Court Judge, 2012 Managing Partner, de la O, Marko, Magolnick & Leyton, P.A., 1994-2012
  • Associate, Sonnett, Sale & Kuehne, P.A., 1991-1993 Associate, Steel, Hector & Davis, P.A., 1989-1991
  • Associate, Neal R. Sonnett, P.A., 1993-1994
Arzola, Antonio CA 24 DCC 1401305-349-7069
Murphy, J Dennis CA 08 DCC 1500305-349-7024
Ruiz, Mavel CA 11 DCC 1403305-349-7131
Santovenia, Maria de Jesus CA 32 DCC 1502305-349-7029
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Motion Calendar

Type: Closed

Notice Before Hearing: 7 Business Days

Files at Hearing: None

Tuesday9:15 AM701/20/15 
Thursday9:15 AM701/20/15 
Hearing Documents 
Order Granting Motion to WithdrawView

  • Motion Calendar is on Tuesdays & Thursdays at 9:15 a.m.
  • You Must give 7 business days Notice.
  • A copy of the Motion and Notice of Hearing must be submitted through ecourtesy in PDF format, if the Motion and Notice are not submitted through ecourtesy the motion will not be heard.  Proposed Orders must be uploaded to ecourtesy in Word format.
  • The Court routinely dispenses with oral argument or the need for a hearing on pretrial, non-evidentiary motions.  See, e.g., Nudel v. Flagstar Bank, FSB, 52 So. 3d 692, 694 (Fla. 4th DCA 2010) (“We are aware of no rule or law that requires a trial court to hear oral argument on a pretrial, non-evidentiary motion.”); Gaspar, Inc. v. Naples Fed. Sav. & Loan Ass'n, 546 So. 2d 764, 766 (Fla. 5th DCA 1989) (“Judicial consideration and determination of a non-evidentiary motion on the basis of memoranda of law rather than oral argument by counsel at a noticed hearing does not constitute an ex parte hearing or a denial of due process.”).  Each party opposing any written motion or other application shall file and serve, within five (5) days after being served with such motion or application, a legal memorandum with citations of authorities in opposition to the relief requested.
  • Pro Se Litigants are Required to file documents in person with the Clerks Office.   
  • "Closed Calendars" meaning a cap of 70 cases per motion calendar date. 
  • To Cancel a hearing on Motion Calendar, the party that noticed the hearing is required to submit a Notice of Cancellation via ecourtesy.  
  • To appear by phone, you must use CourtCall at 1-888-882-6878.  Telephone appearance is not allowed for the FWOP calendar.
  • A party noticing objections to its discovery must provide the Court with the original discovery request(s) and the response(s) to it through e-courtesy.
  • To check to see whether a hearing has made the calendar, please log to the clerk's website: