Jorge’s litigation practice touches on a multitude of complex, high-stakes disputes across a range of disciplines and industries. He has extensive trial and appellate experience in state and federal courts.
Jorge holds a particular interest in appellate practice and constitutional law. He has authored and co-authored briefs and petitions before nearly all Florida District Courts of Appeal and before the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Moreover, as an alumni coach for the St. Thomas Moot Court Board, he has led teams of law students into five national moot-court competitions that tackled complex constitutional-law issues. He is also an active member of the Florida Bar’s Media & Communications Law Committee, where he played a significant role in proposed amendments to Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.450, which concerns technological coverage of judicial proceedings.
Prior to joining the firm, Jorge was an attorney at Arnstein & Lehr, LLP. While in law school, he served as judicial intern to Justice Barbara J. Pariente in the Florida Supreme Court and to The Honorable Adalberto Jordan in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, who has since been elevated to the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
Jorge frequently publishes articles on a variety of legal topics, including three cover articles for CABA Briefs, a law review article for the 25th Anniversary Edition of the St. Thomas Law Review, and practice articles for the Daily Business Review and Minority Trial Lawyer.
In 2016, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation selected Jorge as one of its 40 Under 40 Outstanding Lawyers of South Florida. Jorge has also been selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers in 2014, 2015, and 2016.
Jorge graduated from St. Thomas University School of Law as valedictorian of his class. Jorge also double-majored in Political Science and History from the University of Florida.
Jorge was born in Havana, Cuba, and is fluent in Spanish.
St. Thomas University School of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, Valedictorian, 2010)
University of Florida (B.S., Political Science and History, cum laude, 2007)
The Florida Bar
Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
Southern District of Florida
Northern District of Florida
40 Under 40 Outstanding Lawyers of South Florida, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (2016)
Rising Star, Florida Super Lawyers Magazine, 2014 -2016