Maritza is an associate attorney at Bercow Radell Fernandez & Larkin focusing on land use and zoning matters.
She earned her law degree at Florida International University College of Law. During law school, Maritza gained valuable legal experience as an intern in the City of Miami Attorney’s office in the Land Use & Transactional Division. She also served as a law clerk for the Honorable Judge Tanya Brinkley and Judge Jose Rodriguez in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit. In addition, she worked as a certified legal intern in the FIU College of Law Immigrant Children’s Justice Clinic representing and assisting unaccompanied minors obtain special immigrant juvenile status.
Prior to law school, Maritza graduated from Florida International University’s College of Business. Born with an entrepreneurial spirit, she founded and managed a successful event planning company for more than six years. She sold the company to a competitor upon graduating from law school to pursue her passion for business and the law. Maritza is also a licensed real estate agent in the State of Florida.
She is involved in several professional organizations, including the American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division; the FIU Law Alumni Association; the Environmental and Land Use Law Section; and the Cuban American Bar Association. Fluent in Spanish, Maritza is also a member of the Florida Bar.