Profile

Name

John De León

Firm

Law Offices of Chávez & DeLeón, P.A.

Firm Website

http://www.chavez-deleon.com

City

South Miami

State

FL

Bio

Executive Committee Member

John De León recently returned to Miami after working Sayre and Chávez in California where he was counsel on a shareholder’s derivative suit involving a publicly listed company and worked on the class action suit against the U.S. government involving NAFTA and the Mexican trucking industry.

Previously, De León lived in Colombia, serving as administration of justice specialist on a USAID funded justice project working in cooperation with the Colombian National Judiciary Council, the Colombian National Ombudsman’s Office and the Colombian national Public Defender System.

As president of the Greater Miami ACLU, he confronted some of the most contentious issues facing this community. He also served as a trial attorney with the Miami Dade County Public Defender’s Office for twelve years.

Law School:
Georgetown University Law Center
Graduation Year:1986
Degree:Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor
Firm:Law Offices of Chavez & De Leon, P.A.

Occupation:
Partner / Shareholder

Practice Areas:
Civil Litigation
Civil Rights
Criminal
International
Labor and Employment
Personal Injury
Product Liability

Federal Courts:
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

Languages:
English, Spanish