Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Meet Our Attorneys: Belkis Plata

Photo Credit: Jenn Hopkins Photography

Belkis is a force to be reckoned with in the Jacksonville Criminal Defense community. Not yet 30-years-old, Belkis has represented thousands of juvenile and felony criminal defendants.  You can read her bio here. We sat down with Belkis to learn a little more about her.

Q.  What do you enjoy most about being an attorney?

A.  Closing Arguments. I still get nervous, but it is such an amazing feeling to be in front of a jury arguing on behalf of your client.

Q. What has been the highlight of your legal career?

A. Opening our law firm, of course.

Q. Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

A. A principal attorney at Plata Schott Law mentoring our many associates. 

Q. What do you do when you're not working?

A. Spending time with my large Colombian and Puerto Rican family and traveling. 

 





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