Luz Borges is a Miami native who has dedicated her career to defending and advising underprivileged individuals. Ms. Borges has represented criminal defendants in all aspects of litigation from inception to completion. She has tried cases of individuals charged with misdemeanors, traffic, and life felonies such as sexual battery, as well as investigated, researched, and analyzed, legal matters in support of sex offenders that are indefinitely civilly committed under the Florida Jimmy Ryce Act.
Ms. Borges graduated cum laude from Florida International University in 1999 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Criminal Justice. While attending FIU, she was a Bright Futures Scholar and a recipient of the Ives Estates Community Scholarship. She began the tenure of her legal career as a paralegal with the Miami Dade Public Defender’s Office.
Ms. Borges earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of Florida in 2003, where she volunteered at the Alachua County Public Defender’s Office and was recognized as the recipient of the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund for her dedication and advocacy to social change and securing justice. Ms. Borges returned to the Miami Dade Public Defender’s office as an attorney, and continued to advocate for the indigent community and volunteered in Redemption Workshops, helping ex-offenders lead law-abiding lives.
In addition to her criminal defense interest, Ms. Borges has provided guidance to individual investors in Residential Property Management, Landlord-Tenant, collection, General Probate and Consumer Finance matters. Most recently, Ms.Borges enhanced her career by engaging in health related legal consulting, to a Medicaid Long Term Care provider that supports the elderly community’s quality of life
Ms. Borges is licensed to practice law in all of Florida as well as the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
- University of Florida – Fredric G. Levin College of Law, Juris Doctor,
- Florida International University, Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice, Cum Laude, Dean’s List
- Property Insurance Claims
- Recipient, The Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund (2003)
- Member, Florida Bar
- The United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
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