Nelson E. Baez, Esq. - President

In July of 2013 Nelson E. Baez joined the Law Firm of Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath. His practice is focused on obtaining just compensation for clients who have been injured due to the negligence of others. Nelson represents clients for injuries suffered as a result of motor vehicle accidents, wrongful death, negligent security, slip and falls, products liability read more

Maureen Martinez

Maureen Martinez - Board Member

Maureen is a member of the Litigation department at McDonald Hopkins, LLC in West Palm Beach. Maureen began her legal career as an assistant state attorney for the 15th Judicial Circuit, followed by 15 years with two civil trial practice boutique firms in South Florida. Maureen has a diversified practice, including representing clients in aviation, construction defects, traumatic bodily injury, read more

Kelsey Burke

Kelsey C. Burke - Recording Secretary

Kelsey C. Burke is an Attorney at Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath. She is fluent in Spanish and represents clients in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death, auto negligence, premises liability and defective products. Ms. Burke was born in Tegucigalpa, Honduras and arrived in the United States at the age of 10 years old. She earned read more

Victoria Mesa Estrada

Victoria Mesa-Estrada - Corresponding Secretary

Victoria Mesa-Estrada is a staff attorney for the Migrant Farmworker Justice Project at Florida Legal Services. Victoria has successfully handed major class actions on behalf of over 1,000 migrant and domestic workers for violations of the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the Migrant and Seasonal Worker Protection Act, and the U.S. Department of Labor regulations guest worker programs. Victoria also read more

Luis Sosa

Luis Sosa - Member at large

Luis Sosa was born in Cuba and raised in West Palm Beach, Florida. Ever since he can remember, he has had a passion for law and the American justice system. Today, he is a proud attorney for Rosenthal, Levy, Simon & Ryles. Every day he fights for the injured and protects their interests against insurance companies that try to prevent read more

Steven B. Grant - Member at Large

Steven B. Grant is the Mayor of Boynton Beach, and an attorney currently practicing law for his firm in Boynton Beach and is also licensed in the District of Columbia, Maryland, West Virginia and the U.S. District Court for Southern Florida. He received his Juris Doctor Degree from the Florida Coastal School of Law, in 2010, and a Bachelor of read more


Veronica Guerra

Veronica Guerra is an attorney with the law firm of Gonzelez & Cartwright in Lake Worth, where she focuses her practice on personal injury, wrongful death, and catastrophic injury cases. Veronica can be reached at

Christa McCann

Christa L. McCann - Past President

Christa McCann is an attorney with the firm of Clark, Fountain, La Vista, Prather, Keen & Littky-Rubin, where she handles personal injury and wrongful death cases throughout the state of Florida, including claims on behalf of victims of automobile accidents, medical malpractice, defective products, nursing home negligence, and any other situation in which someone is injured—catastrophically or otherwise—by the negligent read more

Grace Murillo, Esq

Grace Murillo, Esq - Immediate Past President

Grace Murillo, Esq. is the Associate General Counsel for AlphaStaff, Inc.. In her role, Ms. Murillo provides support for escalated and/or complex employee relations issues, handles vendor and PEO contracts and provides compliance services to our clients. Prior to joining AlphaStaff, Ms. Murillo worked in private practice, focusing on labor and employment counseling and litigation, commercial litigation and appellate advocacy. read more

Adriana Gonzalez

Adriana Gonzalez - Past President

Adriana Gonzalez is a shareholder in Gonzalez & Cartwright, P.A., an AV rated firm in Lake Worth, Florida. Ms. Gonzalez has litigated cases in State and Federal Court throughout Florida on behalf of injured clients. Her practice includes personal injury, wrongful death, and catastrophic injury cases arising from automobile accidents, trucking accidents, motorcycle accidents, product defects, and slip and falls. read more

Palm Beach County Hispanic Bar Assn.

800 Village Square Crossing
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
Phone: 561-533-0345