Janet Tacoronte, Experienced Litigator, Joins Florida Justice Center Board of Directors
Civil attorney and advocate for equal access to justice joins leadership team of statewide legal aid organization.
Fort Lauderdale, FL (July 19, 2023) –
Florida Justice Center announced today the addition of Janet C. Tacoronte, Esq. to its board of directors. Janet is an attorney with over twenty years of legal experience. She currently serves as the General Counsel of Boats Group, the world’s #1 online marketplace for boats. Janet brings a wealth of legal knowledge to Florida Justice Center and a passion for second chances.
Janet started her legal career in private practice and managed a successful bankruptcy, real estate, and litigation practice before owning a title company that conducted hundreds of residential and commercial closings throughout the state. Janet has a long history of public service, having served on the Affordable Housing Board for the City of Sunrise as Vice-Chair for 7 years, as well as having provided pro bono representation in the areas of bankruptcy, foreclosures, wage garnishments, and landlord/tenant matters.
“Florida Justice Center is lucky to have someone so dedicated to increasing access to justice join the board of directors,” said Jonathan Bleiweiss, Florida Justice Center’s Executive Director. “Janet Tacoronte is a great example of someone using their success in the private sector to benefit those in need.”
Janet is a born and raised Floridian and avid Miami Dolphins fan. In the off-season she enjoys spending her time with her family and traveling extensively.
Learn more about Janet Tacoronte on her profile page at FLJC.org/Staff/Janet-Tacoronte
ABOUT FLORIDA JUSTICE CENTER
Florida Justice Center is the state’s only legal aid organization dedicated to helping people with justice-involvement. Authorized by the Florida Supreme Court, FLJC works to lower the effects of an arrest through free and low-cost legal services, as well as connections to community service providers.
With a mission to empower individuals by providing legal support, community education, and removing barriers to success caused by the criminal justice system, FLJC succeeds in helping thousands of individuals each year.