Mediator Jose G. Rodriguez Honored With Leadership Award
The Labarga Award is given once a year to acknowledge a member of the legal community who promotes excellence and diversity in the legal profession; demonstrates a commitment to the purposes and goals of PBCHBA; advances the status of minorities within the profession; has made significant impacts in the Hispanic community through his legal service or volunteer activities; and provides mentorship and a positive role model for PBCHBA members and the Hispanic community.
Justice Jorge Labarga served as the event's guest host and presented the Leadership Award. Justice Labarga attends every year's event in his honor to support Hispanic attorneys in the legal profession.
"As a founding member and past President of the Palm Beach County Hispanic Bar Association, I want to congratulate the entire Association for the great growth in membership and achievements since its founding 30 years ago," stated Rodriguez. "I am both humbled and honored by my selection to receive the Justice Labara Award for 2021."
Jose G. Rodriguez spent 45 years as a civil trial lawyer, the last 30 as a Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial lawyer. Now, as a Certified Florida Circuit Court Mediator, he is transitioning his practice to full-time mediations. He will concentrate on the mediation of civil cases with an emphasis on personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, product liability and worker's compensation cases.
The Palm Beach County Hispanic Bar Association is a nonprofit organization that over two decades has advocated for equality, diversity, representation, and inclusion in the legal field. To learn more about the PBCHBA visit: https://www.pbchispanicbar.com.
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