The Law Offices of Chavez & de Leon, P.A. was founded in 2003, and has grown into one of the premier personal injury, civil rights, employment and immigration related firms in the Southeastern United States.
Among the attorneys that Chavez & de Leon, P.A. has counted in its roster have been Fernando Chavez, John de Leon, Barry Rosenberg, Alan Greenstein, and alumni including, Ray Taseff, Jose L. Flores, Claudia Ima, Eileen Shearin, Bernadette Armand, Hector Salitrero, Pedro Olano, Mark Rodrieg and Laureano Batista. While our alumni have gone on to their own successful careers elsewhere they are still part of the legacy of the firm. Additionally, the firm has fielded an intern class of some the finest law students in the Southeastern United States each year since its inception, with many having gone on to successful careers in the private, non-profit, and government sectors.
Since its inception, the firm has been committed to fighting for the civil rights of its clients and has won settlements, verdicts, and judgments in some groundbreaking cases. The firm has also represented a group of dozens of immigrants who were defrauded by a shopkeeper in Homestead, Florida who was stealing the money that they were sending to their home countries, including Guatemala and Mexico.
The firm has cooperated with petitions brought before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in Costa Rica relating to the medical repatriation of immigrants from the United States, several amicus curiae briefs in state Supreme Courts, and multiple impact litigation matters.
Under the purview of the Vienna Conventions of 1963, Chavez & de Leon is proud to be part of the Legal Assistance Program for the Consulate General of Mexico in South Florida, and previously represented the Consulates General of Guatemala and the Guatemalan Foreign Ministry throughout the United States by way of its Global Justice Program until April 2012.
Fernando Chavez and John de Leon of the Law Offices of Chavez & de Leon, P.A. are proud to represent the Consulates of Mexico in Miami, San Jose, Sacramento and Los Angeles in the United States.
- The Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs
- The Consulate General of Mexico in Miami
- The Consulate General of Mexico in San Jose
- The Consulate General of Mexico in Sacramento
- The Consulate General of Mexico in Los Angeles
- The Consulate General of Mexico in Miami- Legal Assistance
The firm currently houses the Miami office of Beyond Borders, a non-profit that is helping people build movements for liberation in Haiti.
The Law Offices of Chavez & de Leon. P.A. is the recipient of the 2008 Greater Miami American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Rodney Thaxton Racial Justice Award.