PALM BEACH, FL—MediationWorks Mediator Jose G. Rodriguez was awarded the Justice Labarga Leadership Award at the Palm Beach County Hispanic Bar Association’s Annual Justice Labarga Luncheon at the Kravis Center in Palm Beach County on August 20.
The Labarga Award is given once a year to acknowledge a member of the legal community who promotes excellence and diversity in the legal profession; demonstrates a commitment to the purposes and goals of PBCHBA; advances the status of minorities within the profession; has made significant impacts in the Hispanic community through his legal service or volunteer activities; and provides mentorship and a positive role model for PBCHBA members and the Hispanic community.
Rodriguez spent 45 years as a civil trial lawyer, the last 30 as a Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial lawyer. Now, as a Certified Florida Circuit Court Mediator, he is transitioning his practice to full-time mediations. He will concentrate on the mediation of civil cases with an emphasis on personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, product liability and worker’s compensation cases.