BOARD MEMBERS

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BOARD MEMBER

Nexcy De La Rosa-Monroe, Esq.

De La Rosa-Monroe Law Firm

Undergraduate Degree: Florida Sate University, 2003

Law School: Nova Southeastern University, 2008

Area of Practice: Family Law
 

Professional Involvement: 

  • Florida Bar Family Law Rules Committee (2011-2014)

  • Guardian ad Litem

  • Legal Services of Greater Miami, Board Member

  • Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association, Past President

  • Abundant Life Christian Academy, Board Member 

Brenda Gitchev Guerrero, Esq.

Law Office of Brenda Gitchev Guerrero

Undergraduate Degree: Barry University, 2001

Law School: St Thomas University School of Law, 2005

Area of Practice: Family Law
 

Professional Involvement: 

  • Florida Bar Family Law Section, Member

  • U.S. District Courts, Southern District of Florida

  • Dade County Bar Association, Member

  • Miami -Dade County Teen Court, Volunteer

  • Guardian ad Litem 

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PRESIDENT

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VICE PRESIDENT

Leslie Puzo, Esq.

Puzo Hernandez Law 

Undergraduate Degree: Florida Gulf Coast University

Law School: University of North Carolina a Chapel Hill, School of law

Area of Practice: Family Law and Civil Law
 

Professional Involvement: 

  • Hispanic National Bar Association

Joshua Hertz, Esq.

Law Office of Joshua Hertz

Undergraduate Degree: University of South Carolina, B.A., 1997

Law School: St Thomas University School of Law, 2001

Area of Practice: Personal Injury

Professional Involvement: 

  • Dominican American Bar Association, Past President & Treasurer

  • Florida Bar Executive Committee on General Practice

  • Miami Lakes Bar Association, Treasurer

  • Graduate of the Florida Bar Leadership Academy, Class 1

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TREASURER

CHRISTIAN VERAS, ESQ.

Law Office of Christian Veras

 

Undergraduate:  Miami-Dade College

Law School:    Nova Southeastern University
 

Areas of Practice: 

Bankruptcy & Real Estate

 

Professional Involvement:

• National Association of Bankruptcy Attorneys

• Miami Lakes Bar Association

• U.S. District Courts, Southern District of Florida 

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BOARD MEMBER

VANESSA VASQUEZ DE LARA, ESQ.

Vasquez de Lara Law Group

 

Undergraduate:  High Point University, 1999

Law School:      University of Miami School of Law, 2002


Areas of Practice:

Family, Divorce, and Paternity

 

 Professional Involvement:

• Super Lawyers, 2016-2020

• Super Lawyers – Rising Star 2015

• Florida Legal Elite, 2017

• 2016 Distinguished Advocate of Pro Bono Committee

• Pinecrest Business Association Board Member

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BOARD MEMBER

ILEANA GARCIA, ESQ.

Ser & Associates

 

Undergraduate:   Florida A&M University

Law School:       St. Thomas School of Law

 

Areas of Practice:
Tax Defense and Litigation

 

Professional Involvement: 

• South Florida Tax Litigation Association 

• Florida Association of Women Lawyers 

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BOARD MEMBER