MIAMI, FL—Estate planning, probate, and guardianship attorney Lian de la Riva, a partner with the Florida law firm of Markowitz Ringel Trusty + Hartog, P.A. (MRTH) in Miami and Fort Lauderdale, has been elected the 2022 National Secretary of the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA).
A member of the firm’s Probate & Guardianship group, Lian concentrates her practice in the areas of estate planning, probate and guardianship law. She represents professional fiduciaries, beneficiaries, and incapacitated individuals in all stages of a complex administration and litigated guardianship, probate, or trust matters. Lian also acts as a court-appointed trustee and curator.
Lian is actively involved in the Hispanic legal community, serving on the Board of Directors of the HNBA and the Guatemalan-Maya Center. Lian served as the 2021/22 Chair of the Young Lawyer’s Division of the HNBA and is a 2021 South Florida Legal Guide Up & Comer and a member of the Young Lawyers Section and Elder Law Section of The Florida Bar. In 2017, she was named a Fellow of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar for a two-year term. Lian holds a J.D. from Florida International University College of Law and a B.A. from Florida International University.