by Nancy Kinnally
MAITLAND, Fla. —Miami attorney Julio C. Jaramillo took office July 1 as president-elect of The Florida Bar Foundation, a statewide charitable organization whose mission is to provide greater access to justice.
Jaramillo, who practices in the area of civil litigation, earned a bachelor’s degree in international relations from Florida International University and his law degree from the University of Florida College of Law.
Jaramillo is a member of The Florida Bar’s Vision 2016 Committee on Access to Justice. He also has served The Florida Bar as a member of its Grievance Mediation & Fee Arbitration Committee, as well as one of its local grievance committees. He is a past member of the Cuban-American Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Florida Justice Association. A founder of the Colombian American Bar Association, Jaramillo has served as president of the Colombian American Service Association and worked pro bono for the Dade County Bar Association’s “Put Something Back” program.
Jaramillo is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida. He is a Florida Bar Foundation Fellow and served on the board from 2005 to 2011. He has been a member of the several Foundation committees and has chaired the investment and development committees.