Sunday, May 24, 2015

Representative  Jose Felix Diaz

District 116

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:
Nikolas Pascual

District Secretary:
Maria Lombard

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Member Information

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Miami-Dade County

Occupation:  Attorney

Spouse:  Therese Marie Diaz of Miami, Florida

Child(ren):  Dominick Diaz, Christian 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, 2013-2014

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


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

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


Florida Dental Association, Legislator of the Year, 2014

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

OurKids 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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