Elizabeth Vega Patino is a seasoned attorney who has developed a wide range of practice areas that include real estate, workers’ compensation and transactional law. Mrs. Patino, who is bilingual, also has a track record of community involvement and service.
Mrs. Patino joined Patino and Associates, P.A. in 2004, where she developed her skills in the areas of workers’ compensation, substantial injury and wrongful death litigation. She expanded her practice to include transactional law, focusing on real estate. She created and currently oversees the firm’s full-service real estate department, which represents both buyers and sellers. As an agent of Old Republic National Title Insurance Company, P&A represents clients in residential and commercial transactions, from contractual negotiations through closing and issuance of title.
Mrs. Patino earned her Juris Doctor from St. Thomas University School of Law and received her Bachelor of Business Administration from Florida International University, and her Associate in Arts degree from Miami-Dade Community College.
She is a member of the Florida Bar and the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida.
Mrs. Patino has always understood the importance of giving back to her community. She currently serves on the Coral Gables Economic Development Board, where she helps create new economic opportunities and improve the quality of life for all residents. Mrs. Patino works and resides in Coral Gables.
She also has been involved in organizations that help children and disadvantaged youngsters and has been a frequent guest and even hosted her own show on Spanish-language television, where she helped inform and empower the Latino community.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
- Civil Litigation
- Real Estate Law
- Workers’ Compensation
- Transactional Law
J.D., St. Thomas University School of Law
B.A., Business Administration, Florida International University
A.A., Arts, Miami-Dade College
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Miami-Dade Justice Association
Dade County Bar Association
Cuban American Bar Association
Miami-Dade Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers
Coral Gables Bar Association
Alumni Council for the St. Thomas Alumni Association
Coral Gables Economic Development Board
Trustee of the Friends of 440 Scholarship Fund, an organization that provides educational scholarships for the children of injured workers.
Member of Honey Shine, a not for profit organization focused on assisting young women who face financial, educational and personal challenges.
Telemundo, Channel 51 Legal Expert, providing weekly legal analysis on relevant topics that affect the community.
Host of “Nuestro Mundo Con Elizabeth Patino”, a weekly TV program airing Sunday mornings on Mira TV, in which she examined current social and political events with regional and global implications.