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Biography

Biography

Jorge Delgado is an attorney at Kluger, Kaplan, Silverman, Katzen & Levine, P.L., specializing in complex commercial litigation at the trial and appellate levels.

Previously, Jorge served as law clerk to several United States District Judges and Magistrate Judges in the Southern District of Florida, including the Honorable Jonathan Goodman, Chris M. McAliley, Patricia A. Seitz, Jose E. Martinez, and Beth Bloom. Jorge also worked as a law clerk for U.S. Circuit Judge Johnnie B. Rawlinson of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Prior to his clerkships, Jorge was an associate at Kluger Kaplan and Arnstein & Lehr, LLP, also specializing in complex commercial litigation.            

Jorge received his B.A. in Political Science and History from the University of Florida. He earned his J.D. from St. Thomas University School of Law, where he graduated class valedictorian and was staff editor of the St. Thomas Law Review. Jorge earned Book Awards in eight courses, was St. Thomas Moot Court Intramural Competition Champion, and the Thurgood Marshall Moot Court Competition Second Best Overall Oralist. Jorge also served as Student Instructor of Property and Civil Procedure courses, and interned for then-U.S. District Judge Adalberto Jordan and for Justice Barbara J. Pariente at the Supreme Court of Florida.

Jorge was born in Havana, Cuba, and is fluent in Spanish.

Education

Education

  • St. Thomas University School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2010
  • University of Florida, B.A., cum laude, 2007

Bar Admissions and Memberships

Bar Admissions and Memberships

  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Awards and Publications

Awards and Publications

Awards

  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s 40 Under 40 Outstanding Lawyers of South Florida (2016).
  • SUPER LAWYERS, Rising Stars (2014–2017).
  • Alumni Moot Court Coach of the Year (2013).

Publications

  • The Highest Court Debates the Outer Limits of Bank Fraud, CABA BRIEFS (Fall- Winter 2014).
  • In Whose Name we Pray: Legislative Prayer Again Reaches the U.S. Supreme Court, CABA BRIEFS (Winter 2014) (cover article).
  • How Consolidating the Circuits Would Have Defined the Borders of Honest Services Fraud, 25 ST. THOMAS L. REV. 357 (2013).
  • The Aftermath of the Downfall of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, MINORITY TRIAL LAWYER (Fall 2013, Vol. 12, No. 1).
  • Have Aggregate Campaign Contribution Limits Reached their Limit?, CABA BRIEFS (Fall 2013).
  • Sexual Orientation Conversion Therapy: Can the Government Ban a “Cure”?, CABA BRIEFS (Summer 2013)(cover article).
  • Board of Contributors: More Deceptive, Unfair Trade Claims Likely, DAILY BUSINESS REVIEW, May 22, 2013 (co-authored with Alan J. Kluger).
  • Same-Sex Marriage Cases Before the U.S. Supreme Court, CABA BRIEFS (Spring 2013). The Problem Play of Voting Rights: Is it Curtain Call for Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act?, CABA BRIEFS (Winter 2012) (cover article).
  • Why the Implied Warranty of Workmanlike Quality Should Apply to Subsequent Purchasers of Commercial and Residential Property in Florida. Attorney’s Title Fund Writing Competition Scholarship (Spring 2010).