Alicia Gonzalez received her J.D. from George Washington University School of Law in 2009. While in law school, Alicia served as a summer intern for the Honorable Judge Shelby Highsmith of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. She was appointed Articles Editor for the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Quarterly Journal, and was awarded the Manuel and Ana Maria Benitez Award for Clinical Excellence for her work representing indigent immigrants in the George Washington University Immigration Clinic.
Alicia is a Partner at the law firm of Weiss Serota Helfman Cole + Bierman. Alicia is a former lawyer for the Florida Department of transition who now represents private and public sector clients in litigation involving real property and local governments. Alicia also handles complex litigation involving acquisition and valuation of private property rights, governmental regulation of private property, and business disputes.
Alicia has received numerous Awards and Recognitions, including Florida Super Lawyers Rising Star, South Florida Legal Guide’s Top Up and Comer, and the President’s Award from the Broward County Hispanic Bar Association. Her dedication and vast knowledge has earned her the opportunity to participate in several presentations as well as author informative publications in our community.
Alicia served as the Treasurer of the BCHBA over the last two years. Her commitment, meticulousness, and organization created a strong platform upon which future Treasurers can build. Her dedication to the BCHBA and the Hispanic community is unmistakable.
We are proud to recognize her as the Member of the Month for July 2021.