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Rafael J. Roca Named Vice President of Hispanic Human Resources Council

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Rafael Roca named Vice President of the Board of Directors for HHRC

Palm Beach County, FL. – The Law Offices of Craig Goldenfarb, P.A. are proud to announce that Civil Trial Attorney, Rafael J. Roca, Esq., has been named Vice President of the Board of Directors for the Hispanic Human Resources Council, Inc. (HHRC).

Roca, a board-certified attorney who joined the firm in early 2020, has volunteered with HHRC for over twenty-five years. His efforts in the courtroom are matched only by his work serving the Hispanic community. A natural extension of representing individuals and families, Roca will lead the organization in their efforts to advancing the rights of the Hispanic community in Palm Beach County.

“I am proud to serve my Hispanic friends and neighbors here in Palm Beach County,” shared Roca. “I have focused my career on helping others and that includes philanthropic volunteer work. The work the Council does to reach, assist and empower the Hispanic community is something that is incredibly important to me.”

The Hispanic Human Resources Council – 40 Years of Public Service in Palm Beach County

HHRC was founded in 1976 in West Palm Beach by a group of individuals dedicated to increasing options for Hispanic residents of the community. Now, the oldest and second largest organization in Palm Beach County, HHRC provides quality daycare, adult education and social assistance to those in need.

“We are grateful for the support Rafael has provided to our organization,” shared Jorge Avellana, Executive Director of Hispanic Human Resources Council. “He has not only remained an integral part of our organization, but he is committed to growing with us. We are looking forward to his leadership this coming year.”

About Rafael J. Roca, Esq.

Rafael Roca was born in Holguin, Cuba, and immigrated to the United States when he was only ten months old. He was raised in Miami, Florida, and attended Florida State University for his undergraduate program. He received his J.D. degree from St. Thomas University School of Law, and soon after moved to Palm Beach County, where he’s lived and practiced law for more than thirty years.

In his professional career, Roca has been an advocate for injured clients, earning many significant accolades and securing millions for clients with a focus on assisting them to getting their lives back on track. He has been consistently ranked by SuperLawyers, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, The Florida Justice Association, The American Association for Justice, The Florida Lawyers Action Group, the Endowment for Academic Giving to Law and Education and achieved a level of expertise achieved by only 1% of Florida attorneys.

In addition to his professional achievements, Roca’s philanthropic work includes serving as a Past-President of the Minority Affairs Committee for the Palm Beach County Bar Association, past chairman of the Hispanic Affairs Committee for the City of West Palm Beach, and other leadership roles with the Hispanic Bar Association.

To learn more about this appointment, or Roca’s many cases involving wrongful death, catastrophic automobile accidents, and slip and falls, please visit www.800goldlaw.com or call (561) 444-4440. For information on the Hispanic Human Services Council, please contact Jorge Avellana at (561) 351-3555.