Clara Rodriguez Rokusek focuses in real estate law and bankruptcy. She has particular experience in foreclosure counseling of mortgage borrowers and dealing with distressed-property issues. She also provides legal representation in debt counseling and personal bankruptcy (debt relief). Clara represents clients in matters involving title issues, landlord-tenant matters, quiet-title actions, conveyance of property, and other real property issues.
Clara was admitted to practice in Florida State Courts in 2008. She is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida and the Southern District of Florida. She is a Stetson University "Triple Hatter": She earned her Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Arts degrees from Stetson University -- graduating Magna Cum Laude -- and her Juris Doctor degree from Stetson University College of Law ("Stetson Law"). While pursuing her law degree at Stetson Law, she was inducted into the Honors Legal Fraternity of Phi Delta Phi.
Clara is a member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association. She served as President of the Tampa Hispanic Bar Association. She also formerly served as President of Stetson Law's Hispanic Bar Association, as the Florida Regional President of the Hispanic National Bar Association-Law Student Division, and as Chair of Stetson Law's Student Bar Association's Diversity Committee. She has participated as a guest speaker at HUD counseling agencies.
In 1991 violence compelled Clara to leave her native South American country, and she immigrated to the United States. Realizing how much an attorney had helped her family with immigration matters, she has been committed to providing assistance to individuals with legal needs. Clara and her husband are blessed by God with a son and a daughter.