Ricardo P. Hermida graduated from Colegio Belen High School in Miami, Florida, in 1977, from the University of Miami in 1980 (honors cum laude in History and Political Science), and of the Law School of the Nova Southeastern University in 1986.
Dr. Hermida is a member of the Florida Bar (the Florida Bar Association) since 1987 and has served as a criminal defense attorney since then. Dr. Hermida is licensed in several Federal courts, including U.S.D.C. Southern District of Florida (1988), U.S.D.C. Middle District of Florida (2003) and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit (1987). Ricardo P. Hermida is a member of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (FACDL) and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL).