Mr. Jose I. Rojas

Mr. Jose I. Rojas: Attorney with Ropers, Majeski, Kohn & Bentley A Professional Corporation AV stamp icon
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EXPERIENCE

Jose Rojas is an AV Preeminent (5.0) rated attorney who has over 30 years of experience in complex civil litigation and intellectual property matters. He concentrates his practice in resolving or trying complex financial and business disputes, international commercial disagreements, and intellectual property and technology-related lawsuits. Mr. Rojas has served as outside “risk management” counsel to several clients in South Florida and has substantial “in-the-trenches” experience trying complex cases before juries, arbitrators, and state and federal judges. He has also served as a neutral in several mediations.

Mr. Rojas is a member of the Bars of the Supreme Court of the United States; of the United States' Eighth, Eleventh and Federal Circuits Courts of Appeal; and of the United States District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida. Mr. Rojas is a member of the Florida Bar’s Business Law Section and its IP and Computer Law Committees. He is honored to have qualified for and been selected to membership in both the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC) and the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (ADTA).

Locally, he is past-Chair of the International Business Committee of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce and serves as a member of the Board of Governors of the Chamber. He also serves, by appointment of the United States Secretary of Commerce, as a member of the South Florida District Export Council and is its current Vice Chair. He is a founder and Past President of the Miami Catholic Lawyers Guild, is a member of the Dade County Bar Association and its Federal Court Committee, and is a member of the Cuban American Bar Association. Mr. Rojas Chaired the Florida Bar’s Grievance Committee 11M.

Mr. Rojas has spoken at numerous national and international seminars, including for the American Bar Association, Practicing Law Institute and Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, concerning topics such as trial tactics and strategy, intellectual property, trade secrets, and techniques for simplifying complex litigation. Mr. Rojas has handled a number of high profile cases at both the trial and appellate levels.

Born in Havana, Cuba, Mr. Rojas immigrated to the United States in 1961 and lived in Ohio and the U.S. Virgin Islands before settling in Florida in 1967. He studied computer programming in high school in the early 1970s then earned his B.A. in English and Philosophy from the University of Florida in 1978, with honors in Philosophy. Thereafter, he attended law school at the University of Miami, graduating cum laude in 1981. In law school, Mr. Rojas was an Articles and Comments Editor of the school's International Law Review and served as a member of the Moot Court Board. He is fully bilingual in English and Spanish and has basic proficiency in Portuguese.

Speaking Engagements

•DRI Trial Skills Series: Trial Strategy
May 11, 2019
Presenter: Jose I. Rojas

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Intellectual Property
  • Business And Commercial Litigation
  • Class Action/Complex Litigation
  • Coverage
  • Professional Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(305) 428-0300  Phone
(305) 428-0208  Fax
www.rmkb.com/lawyers/Jose_Rojas
University Attended:
University of Florida, B.A., 1978
Law School Attended:
University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 1981
Year of First Admission:
1981
Admission:
USDC: Southern District of Florida; USDC: Middle District of Florida; USDC: District of Minnesota; USDC: District of Idaho; 1981, Florida; US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit; US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; Supreme Court of the United States
Memberships:

Memberships & Associations

•Florida Bar Business Law Section IP and Computer Law Committees
•American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
•International Trademark Association (INTA)
•Federal Bar Association
•Dade County Bar Association, Federal Court Committee
•Cuban American Bar Association
•Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC)
•Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (ADTA)
•Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, Board of Governors
•South Florida District Export Council, Vice Chair
•Miami Catholic Lawyers Guild, Past Chair

Languages:
Spanish and Portuguese
Birth Information:
Havana, Cuba, 1957
ISLN:
902047936

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0
A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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