Experience

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Education

University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida
Juris Doctor, May 1988

University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
Bachelor of Arts and Science in Political Science, December 1984

Employment

Circuit Court Judge, State of Florida 11th Judicial Circuit
Currently assigned to the Civil Division
(Previously assigned to the Dependency and the Criminal Division)

Previous Employment Experience

The Reyes Law Firm, Coral Gables, Florida
Special Counsel, Florida Supreme Court Civil Certified Mediator

Stolzenberg, Gelles and Flynn P.A., Miami, Florida
Attorney at Law, of Counsel

Traffic (Magistrate) Hearing Officer, Eleventh Judicial Circuit, Miami, Florida
Hearing Officer for Civil Traffic Infractions

Miami Dade Community College, Miami, Florida
Adjunct Professor – Political Science Department

Avatar Real Estate Services, Yale Mortgage, and Lansdowne Mortgage LLC, South Miami, Florida
General Counsel and Partner

Coach USA, Corporate Headquarters located in Houston, Texas
Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions - Southeastern Region

Metro Transportation Services, Inc., Miami, Florida
Corporate Counsel and Partner

Office of the State Attorney, Miami-Dade County, Florida
Certified Legal Intern and Volunteer Lawyer

Community Involvement

University of Miami School of Law – Board Member

University of Miami School of Law – Chair of the Law Parents Association

University of Miami School of Law - Moot Court and Mock Trial Competitions Judge

Miami-Dade County Public Health Trust
Past Trustee – Responsible for the oversight and management of Jackson Memorial Hospital

Coconut Grove Village Council
Past Councilman - Elected Representative for the Village of Coconut Grove, F.

Cultural Affairs Council - Past Counselor
Past Counselor of 15 member county commission appointed board

Transportation Disadvantaged Commission
Past Commissioner – Speaker of the House Appointmen.

Taxicab, Limousine, and Paratransit Association, (T.L.P.A.)
Past President - Largest diversified transportation association in America

Dade County Bar Association - Member

Cuban American Bar Association – Member

Wilkie D. Ferguson Jr. Bar Association – Member

Florida Association of Women Lawyers – Member

Miami Dade Justice Association – Member

Senatorial Weed and Seed Crime Commission – Past Member

Criminal Justice Reform Council – Past Member

Dade Partners for a Safe Neighborhood – Past Member

Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau – Past Board Member

Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce – Past Trustee Board Member

Super Bowl XXIX and XXXIII Host Committee – Past Chair of Transportation Committee