RODRIGUEZ VACAS LAW FIRM, LLC / ESTUDIO JURIDICO RODRIGUEZ VACAS
I am a Miami/South Florida area based attorney at law providing general legal services, from civil practice to criminal practice, family, traffic and immigration.
(2015-Present) Rodriguez Vacas Law Firm, L.L.C., Miami, FL.
Practice includes: Basic Immigration, Divorce and Family matters, Estate Planning,Contracts, Labor Law, Civil Litigation, Construction, Debt Defense, & General Matters.Manage all aspects of the law practice from client intake, consultations, and retention, legal and case analysis, mediation, settlement, court appearances, and litigation.
(2011-2015) The Law Offices of Ricardo J. Rodriguez Vacas, P.A., Miami, FL.
Handled alternative dispute resolution matters as a Supreme Court certified circuit civil mediator for civil matters, in particular foreclosure cases. Handled all general matters of the law practice from client intake and retention to complex document drafting to litigation issues.
(2013) Special Counsel, Miami, FL.
Document Review Attorney
Analyzed legal documents and reached conclusions and determinations on their relevance to the case at hand on various projects.
(2007-2016) RJR Construction, Inc., Miami, Fl.
Project Manager/Legal Counsel ( www.rjrconstruction.com )As head counsel for a small minority owned construction company in South Florida, I provided legal expertise on compliance issues ranging from labor laws to public bidding and governmental procurement matters. I also handled lien matters and litigation regarding bid protests. As project manager, I directed personnel and employees on job sites ensuring safety compliance as well as work performance efficiency. Education:
(2006-2007) American University of Beirut , Beirut, Lebanon
Semester Abroad: Studied Middle Eastern Culture and the Arabic Language. Classes in Elementary Formal and Lebanese Arabic.
Activities: Jiu-jitsu club
(2003-2006) St. Thomas University School of Law, Miami, Florida
Activities: Phi Alpha Delta Fraternity, St. Thomas More Society, Hispanic American Law Society. Pro Bono charity work with CHARLEE and Habitat for Humanity.
Book Award: Constitutional Law II
(2002-2003) Florida International University, Miami, Florida
B.A. in ENGLISH
Study Abroad: Shakespeare at Stratford (England)
(1998-2002) St. John Vianney College Seminary, Miami, Florida
B.A. in Philosophy with minors in Theology and Spanish
(Seminarian for the Archdiocese of Miami)
Activities: Senior Class President, House Coordinator, and Head Sacristan
Mission work: Summer Migrant Worker Program at Danville, Virginia Hospital and Education ministries
Languages: English & Spanish (fluent/native), French (intermediate), Lebanese Arabic (beginner)
Bars and Licenses: - Florida Bar (#0078397)
- Florida Notary Public (#FF 190734)
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
- United States Courts of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
- D.C. Bar (PENDING APPLICATION AND APPROVAL)
Media/Press: Weekly legal columnist for Miami's oldest Spanish newspaper, Diario Las Americas See newspaper columns at http://www.diariolasamericas.com/contenidos/opinion.html
Columns published from 2015-January 2017.
Hobbies: Travel, Cultures, Politics, Cooking, Languages, Sports, & Comedy.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||2010||12/17/2019|
|Managing Member Attorney||Rodriguez Vacas Law Firm, LLC||2015 - Present|
|Legal Counsel||RJR Construction, Inc.||2010 - 2015|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Libertarian Party of Miami-Dade County||Precinct Delegate||2015 - 2016|
|Yahoo en Español||Indocumentados que trabajan en EEUU tienen derechos que no conocen||2017|
|St. Thomas University School of Law||N/A||2006|
|Florida International University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2003|
|St. John Vianney College Seminary||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2002|
|American University of Beirut||N/A||N/A|
Posted by Michael
Fri Aug 14 2015