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Vivian Maria Rodriguez, American lawyer. Bar: Florida 1994, United States District Court (southern district) Florida 1995, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia and 11th circuit) 1997, District of Columbia 1997. Member American Bar Association, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Cuban American Bar Association.

Background

Rodriguez, Vivian Maria was born on December 26, 1969 in Coral Gables, Florida, United States. Daughter of Juan Buenaventura and Gladys Hortensia (Arrazola) Rodriguez.

Education

University of Miami (Bachelor of Business Administration, magna cum laude, 1990. Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, 1994). Spoken languages: Spanish.

Career

Worked at Holland & Knight LLP (Miami, Florida) specializing in General Practice including Administrative Law, Admiralty, Agribusiness, Antitrust, Bankruptcy, Civil and White Collar Criminal Litigation, Computer Law, Construction Law, Environmental and Land Use, Energy, Financial Institutions, General Corporate, Health Care, Immigration, Intellectual Property, International Business, Labor/Employment/ERISA, Legislation, Media Law, Probate and Estate Planning, Public Finance, Real Property, Securities and Corporate Finance, Taxation (State, Federal and International) and Workers' Compensation. Admitted to the bar, 1994, Florida. 1997, District of Columbia.

Judicial Clerkship with Honorable Federico A. Moreno, United States. District Court, Southern District of Florida (1994-1995). Holland & Knight is the largest law firm in Florida, with offices throughout Florida (Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Lakeland, Miami, Orlando, St. Petersburg, Tallahassee, Tampa and West Palm Beach), in Atlanta, Georgia and in Washington, D.C. The firm traces its origins to two separate firms, one which dates from the 1880's and the other from the early 1900's.

Spessard L. Holland, former Florida Governor and United States Senator, founded one of the firms. Peter O. Knight, one of the organizers of Tampa Electric Company and The Exchange National Bank of Tampa (the predecessor of NationsBank of Florida), founded the other. The two firms merged to form Holland & Knight in July 1968.

The firm comprises approximately 500 lawyers, including Chesterfield Smith, a former president of the American Bar Association, a former president of the State Bar of Georgia, two past presidents of The Florida Bar and many other lawyers who have distinguished themselves in public and professional service on local, state, national and international levels.

Achievements

  • Bar: Florida 1994, United States District Court (southern district) Florida 1995, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia and 11th circuit) 1997, District of Columbia 1997.

Membership

Member American Bar Association, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Cuban American Bar Association.

Connections

father:
Juan Buenaventura Rodriguez

mother:
Gladys Hortensia (Arrazola) Rodriguez