“I love working at GADC because every day I fuel my passion to serve the litigation and transactional needs of a diverse, deserving group of clients.”

Mrs. D’Arce is responsible for work in the Firm’s commercial litigation, community association and real estate practices. She handles lawsuits at the trial, post-judgment, and appellate levels for commercial, business, real estate, and construction matters, including complex disputes, as well as prosecutes and defends individuals and businesses for claims that include breach of contract, conversion, fraud, and other business torts. Mrs. D’Arce counsels clients concerning landlord/tenant disputes in addition to commercial and residential evictions. She is also responsible for advising and representing individuals and businesses with the purchase and sale of businesses and real estate.

“Interning with several County Court judges before and during law school provided an inside perspective to the judiciary and the practice of law. I rely on that experience as I serve, today, as State Court Liaison for the Miami-Dade Florida Association for Women Lawyers. My expertise promotes and maintains positive relations with our local judges.”

Mrs. D’Arce considers her greatest professional accomplishments to have been helping a single mother regain the title to her home after being a victim of fraud, being honored as a member of the 2015 Class of Leaders in the Law by the Florida Association for Women Lawyers and presenting an oral argument before the Third District Court of Appeal.

EDUCATION
University of Florida, Levin College of Law, J.D., 2008
• Honors Distinction in Appellate Advocacy
• Florida Educational Fund Bar Exam Scholarship
• Chester H. Ferguson Law Scholarship
• George W. Harris RNHA West Central Florida Law Scholarship
• Law School Republicans, Secretary
• Hispanic-Latino/a Law Student Association, Member
Florida International University, Honors College, B.A., 2005, Magna Cum Laude
• Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
• Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society, President, National Best Chapter Award
• Book Award, Political Science
• Political Science Departmental Academic and Service Award
• Delta Epsilon Iota Honor Society
• Golden Key Honor Society
• Judicial Hearing Committee
• Chairperson, Honors Council
• Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity, Secretary
• Academic Rights Advisory Program, Board Member

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
The Florida Bar, 2008
Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar
Business Law Section of the Florida Bar
The Florida Bar 11th Circuit Grievance Committee “I”, Attorney Member, 2014 – present
Hispanic National Bar Association, 2015
The Spellman-Hoeveler American Inn of Court, 2015
Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association
Coral Gables Bar Association, 2014
Cuban American Bar Association, 2009 – present
Dade County Bar Association, 2008 – present
Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Miami-Dade Chapter (2008 – Present)
• Board of Directors, 2010 – 2015
• State Court Liaison, 2014 – present
• Inaugural Reception for Judicial Candidates, Event Chair, 2014
• In-House Counsel Committee, Chair, 2013 – 2014
• Court-Care Fundraising Event, Co-chair, 2012
• Mentoring Committee, Chair, 2011

HONORS, AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
Class of Leaders in the Law, Florida Association for Women Lawyers, 2015
Honorary Recognition: Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, Rasco Alumni Chapter, 2015
Professional Recognition Award, Association of Merchants and Neighbors, 2014
Woman of Virtue Award, Latin Business Club of America, 2009
Certificate of Appreciation for Service from Miami-Dade County, 2005

PRO BONO
CABA 5K Event Committee Member benefitting CABA Pro Bono Project, 2012 – present
Put Something Back Program, 2012 – 2014

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Miami Senior High School Law and Public Affairs Magnet Advisory Board, Chairperson, 2014 – present
Miami-Dade County Youth Commission Inaugural Women’s Leadership Conference; Moderator for Panel on Law, Public Safety and Community Service, 2014
Florida International University Alumni Association, Chapter Development Committee, 2013
Miami-Dade Community Action Agency, Board Member, 2010 – 2012
Gainesville Junior Women’s Club, 2006 – 2007

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