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The BCHBA would like to recognize Stefani Eraza—a vibrant, dedicated member— for her contributions to the organization. Stefani was born in New York and raised in South Florida. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Central Florida with a B.S. in political science. Pursuing her passion for legal service, she interned with the Honorable Ari...

Marta Estevez is a valued member of the Broward County Hispanic Bar Association family. She is a first generation Cuban-American who graduated with a B.S. degree from the University of Florida in 2000 and went on to receive a J.D. from Nova Southeastern University School of Law in 2004. Marta devoted the first 15 years...

It is with great pride that we recognize Vanessa Romero-Molina—a former Director of the BCHBA—as our Member of the Month for September 2021.  Vanessa is a graduate of the Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law.  After law school, Vanessa served as a Prosecutor for the Office of the State Attorney for the 17th Judicial Circuit...

Florence is a Liability Litigation Attorney for Publix Super Markets, Inc., focusing on defending premises liability claims. Originally from El Salvador, Florence has called South Florida home since 1998. In 2008, Florence graduated from the University of South Florida with a major in Political Science. She earned her Juris Doctor cum laude from St. Thomas...

Judge Jackie Powell, a Jamaican native, learned early in life that if you want to attain success; drive, determination and focus are required.  Earning her undergraduate degree was no easy feat as she had to work full time while also attending college full time.  She brings that same drive, determination and focus to the bench. ...

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)...

Vanessa Thomson has been an insurance defense attorney at the firm of Robinson, Pecaro, & Mier, P.A. since September 2019. There, she handles cases involving personal injury, wrongful death, and property damage disputes. Vanessa graduated from the University of Florida in 2011 and thereafter from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law, summa cum...

Francis Viamontes has been a federal prosecutor in the Southern District of Florida since June 2011 and is currently the Chief of the Violent Crimes and Narcotics Section in the Fort Lauderdale Office. Francis graduated from the University of Miami School of Law, cum laude, in 2002 and from the University of Miami School of...

Madeleine Mannello is a Senior Associate with the Winston Law Firm in Davie, and practices in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, and criminal defense. She graduated cum laude from the University of Florida, and magna cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law. Ms. Mannello is an experienced trial...

  Lorna E. Brown-Burton is an “AV” rated attorney who has practiced law since 1987. Her primary area of practice is Workers’ Compensation Defense. She also has experience in the area of Labor and Employment, Social Security Disability and Foreclosure Defense and practices in the area of Bankruptcy Law. Ms. Brown-Burton owned and operated her...

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