Puerto Rican Day Parade 2014
6.8.14 NATIONAL PUERTO RICAN DAY PARADE - The National Puerto Rican Day Parade took place on June 8, 2014 in New York City, New York. The Puerto Rican Bar Association of Florida along with the Puerto Rican Bar Association of New York marched side by side down the streets of New York. "Let it be known that our brothers and sisters of the Puerto Rican Bar Association of New York have a special place in our hearts here in Florida," remarked Anthony Suarez, President of the Puerto Rican Bar Association of Florida. It was a fun-filled event and a day full of pride and joy. The PRBA of New York and of Florida have been working closely on the Puerto Rican voting rights issues and are both sponsoring the Moot Court Competition and Gala scheduled for October 11, 2014 in Orlando, Florida.
Joint Networking Event at Club 50
5.22.14 JOINT PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS HAPPY HOUR - The Puerto Rican Bar Assocition of Florida co-sponsored a Joint Networking Event in Miami on May 22, 2014. The event was held in conjunction with the Cuban America Bar Association, the Dade County Bar Association- Young Lawyer's Division, the Florida International Banker's Association, the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Financial Planning Association of Miami-Dade County. It was held at Fifty at the Viceroy Hotel from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. "This is always one of our most popular and well attended events," stated Nicholas Rossoletti, Vice President of the Puerto Rican Bar Association of Florida for the 3rd DCA. "This event provides members with an excellent opportunity to both network with each other as well as other professional groups in the area," Rossoletti continued. Members of the Association could be seen enjoying the complimentary cocktails and appetizers as they networked with other professionals in the region and took in the spectacular views from the venue fifty floors above downtown Brickell. From Left to Right: Samuel Montalvo, Honorary Association Member and Retired Federal Agent, Richard R. Robles, Esquire, Former Founding President, Nils Silva, Chairman of the 2013 Puerto Rican Bar Association Gala, Luis Rivera, Association Sponsor and Partner at MRW Consulting Group, LLP, Lisa Gomez-Rivera, Association Sponsor and Partner at MRW Consulting Group, LLP and Lydia Cerpa, LCSW, President of Wellness Counseling Services, LLC.