Thursday, April 17, 2014

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Representative  Jose Felix Diaz

District 116
Republican

Capitol Office
303 House Office Building
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
Phone: (850) 717-5116

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District Office
7901 Southwest 24th Street
Miami, FL 33155-6524
Phone: (305) 442-6800

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Legislative Assistant:
Alexandra Dominguez

District Secretary:
Maria Lombard


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Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Miami-Dade County

Occupation:  Attorney

Spouse:  Therese Marie Diaz of Miami, Florida

Child(ren):  Dominick J. Diaz, Christian M. Diaz

Education:  University of Miami, B.A., English/Political Science, 1998-2002, Student Government President, Iron Arrow Honor Society, Order of Omega National Honor Society, Board of Directors; Columbia University, J.D., 2002-2005, Student Senate Parliamentarian, American Bar Association Governance Commission, American Review of International Arbitration, Senior Editor

Born:  January 16, 1980, Miami, FL

Recreational Interest:  reading, spending time with family, sports, travel

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2010, reelected subsequently

Other Public Service

Public Service Commission Nominating Council, Chairman, 2013-present

Southern States Energy Board, Florida Representative, 2013-present

Miami-Dade Legislative Delegation, Vice-Chairman, 2011-present

Community & Military Affairs Subcommittee, Vice-Chair, 2011-2012

Coral Gables Community Relations Board, 2001-2002

Affiliations

American Bar Association, Governance Commission, 2003-2005, House of Delegates, 2006-2010, member, 2003-present

CHARLEE Homes for Children, Chair of Nominating Committee, 2008-2010, member, 2006-present

Cuban American Bar Association, Board of Directors, 2007-2009, member, 2003-present

Energy Producing States Coalition, board member, 2013-present

National Conference of State Legislators, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Committee, member, Nuclear Legislative Workgroup, member, 2012-present

Republican State Leadership Committee Future Majority Project, founding board member, 2012-present

St. Brendan High School Alumni Association, President, 2008-present, member, 2005-present

American Council for Young Political Leaders (ACYPL), delegate, 2013

Miami Fellows Initiative, member, 2008-2010

American Red Cross of Greater Miami, Speakers Bureau, 2005-2009

Highlights

Florida Chamber of Commerce, Honor Roll, 2011-2013

Miami Lighthouse for the Blind, Outstanding Legislator Award, 2013

Super Lawyers magazine, Rising Star, 2010-2013

The American Conservative Union, Defender of Liberty, 2011-2013

Cuban American Bar Association, Presidential Award, 2012

Florida Association for Insurance Reform, Outstanding Legislator, 2012

Voices for Children Foundation, Most Valuable Protectors (MVP) Leadership Award, 2012

Our Kids of Miami-Dade County, Outstanding Legislator, 2011 Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Top 40 Under 40 Outstanding Lawyers of Miami-Dade County, 2009

Florida Trend, Florida's Legal Elite Top "Up and Comers", 2009

Minority Chamber of Commerce, Young Professional of the Year, 2009

 
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