José Javier Rodríguez

District: 112 -- Democrat

Part of Miami-Dade

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Miami
Occupation:  Attorney
Spouse:  Sonia Succar Ferré of Miami, Florida
Education:  Brown University, B.A., I.R. Political Economy of Development, 2000; Harvard Law School, J.D., 2006
Born:  August 8, 1978
Religious Affiliation:  Catholic

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2012, reelected subsequently
Democratic Deputy Whip, 2012-2014

Other Public Services

Miami-Dade Legislative Delegation, Vice Chair, 2015-present
Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee, Miami-Dade Metropolitan Planning Organization, member, 2012
Community Relations Board, City of Miami, member, 2012
Peace Corps, Senegal, business advising volunteer, 2000-2003

Affiliations

Cuban American Bar Association
National Association of Latino Elected Officials

Highlights

Mobile Home Council, Miami, Florida, Recognition Award "for your immense work and cooperation"
WeCount!, Homestead, Florida, Community Service Award
Brickell Homeowners Association, Florida Special Recognition Award, January 2016
Florida Association of Counties, County Champion Award, 2015
Progress Florida, "Champions of Florida's Middle Class," 2015
United Teachers of Dade, Champion of Public Education, January 31, 2015
Florida Education Association, Freshman Friend of Public Education Award, 2014
Shenandoah Neighborhood Association, Miami, Florida, Certificate of Appreciation, December 2014
Florida Dental Association, Freshman Legislator of the Year, 2013
New Leaders Council 40 Under 40, Political Leadership Award, 2013
The Florida Bar, Family Law Section, The Legislator Award, 2013
The Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers Section, Legislator of the Year Award, 2013
Florida Legal Services, Miami, Florida, Community Defender Award, 2011
Florida International University College of Law, Miami, Florida, Carlos A. Costa Immigration & Human Rights Clinic, Adjunct Clinical Professor, 2008-2010
Eagle Scout, 1995

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