Attorney, Gloria M. Garcia is a member of the Florida Bar for over 20 years. Mrs. Garcia has been practicing worker’s compensation for the past 20 years representing injured workers. She currently manages her own private practice in Miami Lakes where she served as President of the Miami Lakes Bar Association and was a board member for 15 years. She has also been a member of Florida Workers’ Advocate since 1999 where she takes a great deal of pride in representing injured workers and has been invited on MiraTV as a workers compensation panelist and political correspondent. Mrs. Garcia also managed the role of Chair of Relay for Life of Miami Lakes for 3 years fundraising for the American Cancer Society and is actively involved in raising breast cancer awareness. She also dedicates her spare time to volunteering at her children’s schools and training middle school students and local law school students for Mock Trial Competitions. She was also invited to speak at the St Thomas Law School FAWL Women in law panel Gloria Garcia also serves as ACT Lead for Congressional district 25 and plays a critical role in helping the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network impact public policy to the benefit of cancer patients, their families and survivors. As ACT Lead in South Florida for district 25, she helps implement local, state or federal advocacy and serves as the key contact for their member of Congress and for other volunteers in their area. Her zealous representation brought her to Washington DC to advocate during the ACS CAN Leadership Summit & Lobby day. Gloria was also interviewed by Telemundo for her advocacy with the American Cancer Society.
In addition, she was also the Charitable Committee Chair and member of the Richard A. Sicking Inn of Court, to promote professionalism within the legal field. Mrs. Garcia was awarded the Women of Distinction 2017 Business award by the Town of Miami Lakes for her involvement in the legal field and in her community and again won the Women of Distinction 2020 Humanitarian Award. She is the only recipient who has won the award twice in the Town of Miami Lakes and was also a recipient of a Mayoral Proclamation naming January 17th as Gloria Garcia day in the Town of Miami Lakes.