Diane Ebro

Title: Paralegal
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Phone: (954) 334-2002

Diane Ebro joined the firm as a paralegal in the firm’s liability department in 2011. She graduated from Coconut Creek High School and subsequently studied Communications at Broward College as well as Paralegal Studies at the Legal Career Institute. Ms. Ebro is a Florida Registered Paralegal specializing in various areas of litigation, particularly in the defense of personal injury, first party property, medical malpractice and workers compensation claims. Over the past 25 years, she has received consistently high praise from superiors and co-workers alike. Ms. Ebro has contributed to the successful conclusion of hundreds of litigation matters through mediation and trial. Her experience, skills and consistent results are an invaluable asset to the firm.

MaryLuz Iglesias Padron

Title: Florida Certified Paralegal
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Phone: (305) 662-8005

Mary joined the firm’s workers’ compensation department in 2006. She graduated from Miami Senior High School in 1987 and graduated from Jones College in 1989 with a Legal Assistant Certificate. In June of 2008, she became a Florida Registered Paralegal and attends seminars for continued education to remain up to date on the latest legal developments in the field.

Mary has over 25 years experience. She began her legal career in 1989 working in various capacities in the worker’s compensation arena including legal assistant/paralegal work for Travelers Insurance house counsel and Kemper Insurance Company’s house counsel for several years. In addition, she has administration experience as an Office Manager for a workers’ compensation insurance defense firm. Her extensive experience in worker’s compensation insurance defense and leadership skills are invaluable to the firm’s success.

Lissette Ferreira

Title: Paralegal
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Phone: (954) 334-2002

Lissette graduated from American Senior High School and attended Florida International University’s Legal Studies Program. She obtained a Certification in Paralegal Studies in 2007. Lissette has over twelve years experience in the legal field specializing in Insurance Defense litigation. Lissette’s areas of experience include personal injury, wrongful death and medical malpractice cases. Lissette has significant experience in mediation preparation and trial participation and is fluent in Spanish. She is an invaluable asset to the firm and its clients.

Alexa Sanchez

Title: Paralegal
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Phone: (305) 662-8005

Alexa Sanchez joined the firm as a paralegal in 1999. She graduated from Loyola High School in 1985 and attended Florida International University focusing her studies in Criminal Justice from 1985 through 1987. In 1990, Ms. Sanchez was an adjuster with Alexsis Risk Management, a third party administrator and a subsidiary of Alexander & Alexander. She handled workers’ compensation claims involving lost time and medical. Ms. Sanchez was entrusted to be the on-site adjuster assigned to administer the workers’ compensation claims on behalf of the Dade County School Board.
Ms. Sanchez continued to advance in the area of workers’ compensation and began working as a Legal Claims Adjuster for Miami-Dade County in 1993. This job involved the handling of voluminous, complex litigated workers’ compensation cases which required extensive investigation and active adjusting and monitoring of files. Ms. Sanchez was also responsible for attending depositions, hearings, and mediations which involved meeting and negotiating with attorneys. In sum, Ms. Sanchez has over eighteen (18) years of Workers’ Compensation adjusting experience. This experience has proven to be invaluable and essential to her position as a paralegal at our firm.

Sylvia M. Sharp

Title: Certified Paralegal, Florida Registered Paralegal
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Phone: (305) 662-8005

Sylvia Sharp joined the firm in August 2007. She graduated St. Brendan’s High School in 1983 and attended Miami Dade Community College. In June 2008, she became a Florida Registered Paralegal and continued her studies to become a Certified Paralegal through National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) in November of 2011. She has 27 years experience in the legal field including insurance defense workers’ compensation, insurance defense liability, forfeitures, Civil Rights, False Arrest, Family law, Real Estate, and Probate. She has worked as in house assistant for the City of North Miami and was privileged to work on Civil Rights cases that were presented before the Florida Supreme Court.

Sylvia has served the legal community as Secretary of the inaugural Florida Registered Paralegal Committee to the Dade County Bar Association for 2010/2011, and continues to serve the Association as Vice Chair from 2013 to the present. Sylvia’s diverse and extensive experience is an invaluable asset to the firm.

Francina Encalada

Title: Certified Paralegal
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Phone: (954) 334-2002

Francina S. Encalada joined the firm as a worker’s compensation legal assistant in 2006. She began her legal assistant career in in 2001 working for a Miami firm. She gained significant experience in both the workers compensation and personal injury fields though she chose workers compensation as her preferred area of practice. She joined our team in 2006 as the legal assistant to Brian Rothman. Francina became a Florida Registered Paralegal in 2009.

Alicia Maynard

Title: Paralegal
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Phone: (954) 334-2002

Alicia graduated from McArthur High School and attended McFatter Vocational School for Nursing.  Alicia has over ten years of experience in the legal and medical field specializing in Insurance Defense Litigation.  Alicia’s areas of experience include personal injury, wrongful death and medical malpractice cases.  Alicia is detail orientated, a hard worker and self motivated.  She is a invaluable asset to the firm and its clients.

Elizabeth M. Gasca

Title: Paralegal
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Phone: (305) 662-8005

Elizabeth M. Gasca, Administrative Professional, has worked in the legal field since 1983. For the last 28 years she has been the office administrator for Marcos Rothman et al. As Administrator, Elizabeth directly handles all financial matters such as client billing, accounts payable, payroll, and banking, and she oversees and supervises all administrative staff. Elizabeth takes pride in the smooth running of our offices for mutual continued growth and success.

Heather Roper

Title: Paralegal
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Phone: (305) 662-8005

Heather joined the firm in January 2013. She began her legal career in 2005 working for a Miami firm focused in the area of workers’ compensation. She has twelve years experience in the legal field specializing in insurance defense litigation. Heather’s areas of experience include workers’ compensation, family law, first and third party property damage, general liability, premises liability, construction litigation, wrongful death, vehicular liability and matters involving catastrophic personal injury. Her unique skill set and meticulous attention to detail makes her an invaluable asset to the firm. Heather works as administrative assistant to Junior Partner Katharine T. Healey. Katie refers to Heather as H-Dogg or BAE a/k/a BEST ASSISTANT EVER.