Teresita Chavez Pedrosa, Esq. – Hialeah, FL


Teresita Chavez Pedrosa is a partner at Diaz Briscoe Medina. Ms. Chavez Pedrosa is a seasoned litigator who has worked on behalf of leading tobacco manufacturers in product liability cases, she has represented major pharmaceutical companies in litigation regarding the alleged side effects of medications and has advocated for oil companies in numerous tort cases. Ms. Chavez Pedrosa has also represented clients in passenger and Jones Act maritime claims as well as insurers’ interests in property damage claims. Ms. Chavez Pedrosa has also served as an adjunct professor at Florida International University’s School of Law, where she taught the law school’s most-advanced legal research and writing course.

Ms. Chavez Pedrosa has represented foster children, abused or neglected by their parents, in dependency and federal courts. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Florida’s Children First. Moreover, Ms. Chavez Pedrosa is highly active in the Hispanic National Bar Association (“HNBA”) where she currently serves as National Vice President of Membership and on the Board of Governors. She is the immediate past-president of the HNBA Florida Region.

Ms. Chavez Pedrosa graduated Cum Laude from Tulane University Law School in 1997. In 1994, she graduated with honors and a Bachelor of Science in Communications from the University of Miami, Florida, where she studied journalism.

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