Paul V. Dent III

Paul V. Dent III was born and raised in North Florida. After high school, Paul attended Florida State University, graduating with degrees in criminology and psychology.

In 2015, Paul ventured to South Florida to begin studies at Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad College of Law. While in law school, Paul was Executive Editor of the Nova Law Review, Volume 42, as well as an advocate with Moot Court and the Nova Trial Association. By the end of Paul’s time at NSU Law, Paul had received various awards, including the Gold Level Distinction in the Pro Bono Honor Program and the Cali Excellence Award in Legal Research & Writing.

After graduating from NSU Law, Paul obtained his Florida Bar License that very same year. Since obtaining his license, Paul has focused on civil litigation and representing policy holders against insurers throughout the State of Florida.

Paul is admitted to practice law in the State of Florida, and is currently a member of the Florida Bar and Southern District of Florida.

Garrett S. Elsinger

Garrett S. Elsinger.

Garrett S. Elsinger earned his undergraduate degree in Political Science and History from Hope College, Holland Michigan in 1993. He earned his Juris Doctor from University of Miami School of Law in 1996. Garrett worked for the Broward County State Attorney’s Office from 1997 through 2003 where he rose to the position of Felony Trial Unit Supervisor and was responsible for the prosecution of vehicular homicide and second degree murder cases. He has been lead counsel in over 100 jury trials in both state and federal courts.  In 2003, Garrett opened his own law firm in Fort Lauderdale where he practiced criminal law. From 2008 through 2014 Garrett worked for Purdy, Jolly, Giuffreda & Barranco, P.A. where he practiced civil rights defense and government liability representing law enforcement officers in state and federal courts who were accused of false arrest, excessive force, and negligence. Garrett focuses his practice in the areas of homeowners’ first-party property insurance litigation and general civil litigation. He is admitted to practice in all Florida state courts and well as the federal courts for the southern and middle districts of Florida, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.

Practice Areas: 

  • Personal Injury & General Civil Litigation
  • Government Liability
  • Civil Rights
  • First-Party Property Litigation

Admitted to Practice:

Florida, 1996


  • Hope College, B.A. 1993
  • University of Miami School of Law, 1996

Professional or Trade Affiliations

  • Florida Bar Government Law Section
  • Florida Bar Criminal Law Section

Yarly Cabello

Yarly Cabello - The Mineo Salcedo Law Firm

Yarly Cabello is a New York native who moved to Miami, FL when she was sixteen. After graduating high school, Yarly attended St. Thomas University where she obtained her bachelor’s degree majoring in Criminal Justice with a minor in Sociology. Yarly’s goal and passion was always to advocate for others with her legal skills.

In 2016, Yarly began her journey at the Shepard Broad College of Law of Nova Southeastern University. Since the beginning of law school, Yarly has committed her focus to trial advocacy skills. During her tenure at the Shepard Broad College of Law, Yarly participated in multiple mock trial competitions, served as Vice President of the NSU Trial Association, and before graduating, participated in several jury trials.

After passing the Florida Bar, Yarly had the honor of working for the Miami-Dade Public Defender’s Office. During her time with the Public Defender, Yarly gained motion practice experience, selected juries for trial, and successfully defended her clients in many trials, maintaining a winning record successfully advocating for her clients.

Yarly’s fight for justice continues in another area of the law, as her focus is now advocating for homeowners and companies against insurance companies. At The Mineo Law Firm, she uses her litigation and advocacy skills to ensure her clients obtain the benefits they deserve without fear of insurance companies.

Introducing Scott Diamond

Scott Diamond
Scott Diamond

Scott Miguel Diamond was born in Colombia and raised in South Florida. He has lived in the Caribbean, South America, Central America and Asia. He is fluent in Spanish. Scott is a third-generation veteran, who served proudly in operations and administration roles with the United States Marine Corps.

Scott earned a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Political Science from Florida Atlantic University. After earning his bachelor’s degree, Scott worked in banking, collections and foreclosure law. Scott earned his Juris Doctorate from Nova Southeastern University. While attending Nova Southeastern University, he received Dean’s List honors. During his time in law school, he was an active member of the First Generation Law School Professionals Society and the Health Law Society.

Scott is a member of the Florida Bar. Since joining the Mineo Salcedo Law Firm, Scott has used his diverse background to help policyholders and service providers succeed in their denied or underpaid claims.

Introducing Kristen Barros Somma

Kristen Barros Somma
Kristen Barros Somma

Kristen Barros Somma, Esq. is a South Florida native and was raised in Broward County. She attended Florida International University (“FIU”) where she earned a Bachelors in Arts and Sciences with a major in Political Science and a minor in Communications. She was named to the Dean’s List every semester while at FIU. She was also a Student Senator in the Student Government Association for the largest population of students, the College of Arts and Sciences which had about 10,000 students at the time.

Afterwards, Kristen gained practical experience as she worked for a business litigation law firm while preparing for her LSAT. After studying, she spent time traveling around Southeast Asia and Europe for several months before embarking on her law school journey.

Kristen continued her education at the University of Miami School of Law where she ultimately earned her Juris Doctor. While in law school, she participated in the University’s Immigration Clinic where represented non-citizens, pro bono, in their pursuit of asylum into the United State and won for her first ever client.

Kristen is a licensed Florida Attorney and is fluent in Spanish.  She now focuses her practice in the area of homeowners’ property insurance litigation and joined the Mineo Salcedo Law Firm in April of 2020 where she fights for the rights of homeowners throughout the State.

Introducing Lynn Gambino

Lynn Gambino

Lynn began her legal career as an Assistant Public Defender in the Broward County Public Defender’s Office. There she gained valuable trial and litigation skills representing her clients in the courtroom on a daily basis for 4 years. Lynn then spent 6 years as an Adjunct Law Professor at Nova Southeastern University’s Law School, where she enjoyed sharing her trial experience with all her students in the civil litigation clinic.

For the past 25 years, Lynn practiced insurance defense law in the following areas: Premises Liability, Automobile Litigation, Trucking Litigation, Construction Litigation, Products Liability and General Liability & Casualty. Lynn’s previous law firm is the largest insurance defense firm in the State of Florida. Lynn has successfully tried numerous cases to verdict during her time litigating in South Florida. Since joining the Mineo Salcedo firm, she enjoys protecting the rights of homeowners and ensuring they recover all the benefits afforded them through their insurance policies. In 2011, Lynn earned the highest and most distinguished AV Pre Eminent rating from her peers and from Martindale Hubbell.

As a Florida native, Lynn has an affinity for diversity and loves meeting new people and exploring different cultures and languages. Lynn’s foreign travels include more than fifty countries on six continents.

Introducing Lauren Flotron

Lauren Flotron

Lauren Flotron
Lauren Flotron

Lauren moved from Missouri to South Florida in 2013.  She earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – International Business from Saint Louis University in 2009 and her Juris Doctorate from Saint Louis University School of Law in 2013.  While attending law school, she was selected to work at two different prestigious legal clinics, the Criminal Defense Clinic and the Mediation Clinic.  She was also a licensed mediator in Missouri.  Lauren was admitted to the Missouri Bar in 2013, however, she is now a voluntarily inactive member.  After moving to Florida, she was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2014.

Lauren is an experienced civil litigator who primarily represents homeowners in legal disputes with their insurance carriers. Prior to joining The Mineo Salcedo Law Firm, Lauren was Associate General Counsel to Florida’s largest homeowners’ insurance company. She also previously worked as an associate attorney for a well-known national law firm, where she represented a number of Defendants and insurance carriers throughout Florida, including many Fortune 100 companies.   It is this experience that allows Lauren to passionately advocate for and represent the interest of her clients while assisting them in obtaining insurance proceeds from their insurance carriers.

Lauren is admitted to practice in all courts within the State of Florida. She is also admitted to practice in the Southern District of Florida.

Introducing Anaili Triana

Anaili Triana
Anaili Triana

Anaili is a South Florida native, born and raised in Miami, Florida. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, cum laude, from the University of Florida in 2010 and her Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude, from Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center in 2015. While attending law school, Anaili served as a Senior Associate for the Nova Law Review and was an active member of the Nova Trial Association.  She also earned a spot on the Dean’s List for 3 consecutive years and received 2 CALI Book Awards in recognition of receiving the highest scores in Torts and in Interviewing, Counseling and Negotiations.

Prior to joining the firm, Anaili gained significant and fundamental experience in first-party property in one of the top defense firms in Florida. While there she defended numerous insurance carriers throughout the state of Florida for 2 and a half years. She then shifted her focus to Plaintiff’s first party property cases where she represents insureds who have been victims of wrongful claim denial, delay and underpayment by their insurance carriers.

Anaili is licensed to practice law in all Florida State Courts and is admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. She is also fluent in Spanish.