Volume 1 Issue 4 January 15, 2021
2020 was a difficult year for us all, but we survived it. We pray that 2021 brings you and yours joy and peace that surpasses all understanding.
Happy New Year!

Get to Know Us: CARLOS DEL AMO

Carlos del Amo has been an attorney serving the South Florida community for over 32 years.

He is a litigator who fights for your rights. Only six months after becoming an attorney, Carlos tried his first successful jury trial alone and has been litigating cases ever since. He has conducted complex product liability, medical malpractice, and wrongful death cases, as well as premise liability, vehicular accident, and other personal injury matters. Since 1988, Carlos has also handled family law cases and has been trained in collaborative family law. He is a certified family law mediator. He has been a realtor since 1974 and a real estate attorney since 1988 litigating foreclosure for homeowners and doing transactions including closings.

Carlos is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum for receiving settlements and verdicts of over one million dollars. The Daily Business Review has proclaimed him one of South Florida’s Top Lawyers. Recently, he has been inducted by the National Association of Trial Lawyers as one of the top 100 lawyers in the United States. 

Carlos is a man of faith. He is very active in service to others and serves on several boards. He is past president of Caring for Miami, vice-chairman of Alfalit International, director of His Children International, and founder and president of His Purpose Ministries.

“Most of my clients come to me when they are lost, hurting, and in need of immediate legal assistance. Some are experiencing difficult family issues, others the losses due to the negligence of another, and still, others are losing their homes. I want to help and take on that responsibility with the respect and attention each deserves.
Carlos began his practice in September 1988
Coral Gables Bar Association 2001
Inaugurated as the 1st Cuban American president of the Coral Gables Bar Asociation
Carlos and Mirka receiving the Latin Builders Association awards for The Best Law Firm 2007
Past president of Caring for Miami 
Carlos and Mirka running the 5k for Alfalit International
Sponsoring two of his five children for His Children International
Preparing his show in Life FM
Serving the hungry with His Purpose Ministries during the pandemic
To find out more about these organizations and hopefully get involved, click on the link 
Carlos' mission over the last thirty-two years has been to help his clients through their legal dilemmas and to build a strong serving law firm for those who have entrusted him with their legal problems.
This Month in History

January 1 - New Year's Day - The most celebrated holiday around the world.
January 1, 1776 - During the American Revolution, George Washington unveiled the Grand Union Flag, the first national flag in America.
January 1, 1863 - The Emancipation Proclamation by President Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves in the states rebelling against the Union.
January 1, 1959 - Fidel Castro seized power in Cuba after leading a revolution that drove out Dictator Fulgencio Batista. Castro then established a Communist dictatorship.
January 4, 1790 - President George Washington delivered the first State of the Union address.
January 4, 1974 - President Richard Nixon rejected subpoenas from the Senate Watergate Committee seeking audio tapes and related documents.
January 5, 1972 - President Richard Nixon signed a bill approving $5.5 billion over six years to build and test the NASA space shuttle.
January 7, 1782 - The first U.S. commercial bank opened as the Bank of North America in Philadelphia.
January 7, 1999 - The first presidential impeachment trial in 130 years began as members of the U.S. Senate were sworn in by Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist to decide whether President Clinton should be removed from office. House prosecutors had delivered two articles of impeachment charging Clinton with perjury and obstruction of justice.
January 8, 1798 - The 11th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified, preventing lawsuits against a state by anyone from another state or foreign nation.
January 10, 1861 - Florida became the third state to secede from the Union in events leading up to the American Civil War.
January 15, 1559 - Elizabeth Tudor, daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, was crowned as Elizabeth I in Westminster Abbey.
January 20, 1942 - During the Holocaust, Reinhard Heydrich, Himmler's second in command of the SS, convened the Wannsee Conference in Berlin with 15 top Nazi bureaucrats to coordinate the Final Solution (Endlösung) in which the Nazis would attempt to exterminate the entire Jewish population of Europe, an estimated 11 million persons.
January 21, 1954 - The USS Nautilus, the world's first nuclear powered submarine, was launched at Groton, Connecticut.
January 22, 1973 - Abortion became legal in the U.S. as the Supreme Court announced its decision in the case of Roe vs. Wade striking down local state laws restricting abortions in the first six months of pregnancy. In more recent rulings (1989 and 1992) the Court upheld the power of individual states to impose some restrictions.
January 27, 1943 - The U.S. 8th Air Force conducted the first all-American bombing raid on Germany as 55 bombers targeted Wilhelmshaven, losing three planes while claiming to have shot down 22 German fighters. The success of this first mission encouraged U.S. military planners to begin regular daylight bombing raids, which eventually resulted in high casualty rates for the American crewmen involved.
January 27, 1967 - Three American astronauts were killed as a fire erupted inside Apollo 1 during a launch simulation test at Cape Kennedy, Florida.
January 29, 1919 - The 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (Prohibition Amendment) was ratified. For nearly 14 years, until December 5, 1933, the manufacture, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages were illegal in the United States. The Amendment had the unexpected result of causing enormous growth of organized crime which provided bootleg liquor to thirsty Americans.
January 30, 1835 - President Andrew Jackson survived the first assassination attempt on a U.S. President. While leaving the House of Representatives Chamber, an insane would-be assassin fired two pistol shots at him, however both pistols misfired and the president was unharmed.
Inspirational Moment
2021 GO HARD MINDSET The new year brings a new 365 days to dream big, set massive goals, work hard on them, study hard, learn lots along the way, and enjoy your life! This video will get you up off the couch and working hard in the new year for your dreams!
Covid Food Drives

Every Wednesday: Homestead Air Reserve Park: 27401 SW 127th Avenue, Homestead, FL 33032

Miami-Dade County Libraries: offer free grab and go meals for children 18 and under at participating library branches on select days and times on Fridays and Saturdays, through Saturday, June 5. Adults may pick up meals without a child being present by providing proper identification. See more details and information about meal pickup

Miami-Dade County Public Schools: is distributing breakfast and lunch at each of the district schools every Tuesday and Thursday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. On Tuesday, students will receive two breakfast and two lunch meals. On Thursday, students will receive three breakfast and three lunch meals. Breakfast is free and lunch is provided based on meal benefit eligibility status.

Dade County Auditorium: 2901 West Flagler Street, Miami, FL 33135. Saturday, Jan. 23, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Wed., Jan. 6, 9am-11am, Miami: Gwen Cherry Park, 7090 NW 22 Ave.
Wed., Jan. 6, 9am-11am, Homestead: Air Reserve Park, 27401 SW New York Ave.
Tues., Jan. 7, 9am-11am, Florida City: Loren Roberts Park, 627 NW 6 Ave.
Thur., Jan. 7, 9am-11am, Hialeah: Amelia Earhart Park, 401 E 65 St.
Fri., Jan. 8, 9am-11am, Miami: The Fair Grounds, 10901 SW 24 St.
Mon., Jan. 25, 9am-11am, Miami Gardens: Calder Casino, 21001 NW 27 Ave.

Funny Moments
Quote of the Month

“Let go of yesterday. Let today be the best that you can, and you’ll get to where God wants you to be.”
–Joel Osteen

Notable Birthdays

        Famous people born in January

January 8, 1947- David Bowie
January 8, 1935- Elvis Presley
January 11, 1755- Alexander Hamilton
January 15, 1929- Martin Luther King Jr
January 17, 1942- Muhammad Ali
January 19, 1946- Dolly Parton
January 25, 1981- Alicia Keys
January 26, 1892- Bessie Coleman
January 26, 1958- Ellen DeGeneres
January 29, 1954- Oprah Winfrey
January 30, 1882 - Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd U.S. President
January 31, 1919- Jackie Robinson
January 31, 1923- Carol Channing
January 31, 1981- Justin Timberlake

 Our Family

Claudia Arango, Estela Rodriguez, Carmen I. Sardiña, Miriam Alfonso, Jose Mellado, Carmen Sardina, Manuel Ruiz, Gervacio Llorentes, Johnny Salazar, Luis Vinals, Roberto Perez, Lianna Guerra, Leonela Caceres, Amarilis Ramos, Ibis Penate
   Other very important people to us

Colon Alex, Silvia  Lopez, Harvy Velasco, Paula Morales, Amy Pizarro, Velma Morran, Jenny Sugrim, Iris Bora, Derrick O. Ellis, Marvelys Polo-Ricardo, Luis Nogues De Trujillo, Audrey Camise, Luis Nogues, Gladys Manso, Alejandro Caraballo, Jeffrey Castillo, Marie Pierre, Maria Estevez, Leonardo Gamon, Niurka Alonso, Yanel Cid, Barbara Garcia, Murielle Affriat, Anthony Blake, Jose Ramirez, Serena Napolitano, Roberto Ferrer, Ariadna La Rosa Farinas, Marisela Vidales, Ballardo Bonilla, Noemi Betancourt-Loria, Griselle Marino, Alina Ballesteros, Marcelo Marchin, Diana Kansman, Roy Hurtado, Steven Gueits, Paola Zevallos, Christopher Cancio, Eddie Sierra, Rudy Sardina, Milagros Botella, Victor Gomez, Laudelina Sanchez, Diana Smith, Javier Herrera, Gabiel Guzman, Rodolfo Adeil, Alida Rodriguez, Leadnie Maxime, Dayana Diaz, Rio Carlos, Yunier Iglesias, Dario Rodriguez, Rosa Saez, Marithza Rendon, Thomas Gangone, Lisa Persan, Jose M. Calvino, Jorge Morales, Jose Alonso, Librado Reinaldo Perez, Elvira Lizaso, Jorge Luis Fernandez, Linda Ortega (Calzadillo), Leon Rossi, Karelia Ibanez, Jason Odio, Sandra Cerezo, Agustin Vargas, Lillian Huerta, Ana Santelises, John Breza, Ramon A. Mendez, Mario Urcuyo, Mario Mirabal, Julio A. Pardillo, Linda Calzadillo, Elizabeth Rivera, Janet Perez, Gustavo Oramas, Maria Abreu, Pedro Calana, Juan Fernanez, Juan Sanchez, Silvia Mesa, Carmen Roman, Armando Nodal, Jose Gonzalez, Marie J. Bautista, Maria Cabrera, Danny Primo, Carmen Mendez, Adela Pinilla, Tania Salazar, Irma Mercado-Zamora, Yeney Rodriguez, Flor de Maria Leon, Raquel Cepeda Gomez, Antionia Beatriz Otero, Bertha Arevalo, Beatriz Geronemo, Madeline Rojas, Silvino Pozo Torres, Noemi Otero, Patricia Cordero, Yolanda Guzman, Meylin Diaz, Francisco Fontalvo, Sylvia Bermudez, Violeta Palacios, Reyna Caceres, Luz Estevez, Dennis Diaz, Yahaira Martinez, Crystal Sims, Karla Cavero, Humberto Cabrera, Victor Gonzalez, Pedro Luna, Ivis Casanova, Osman Guerrero, Natalie Pol, Gladyz Alon, Maria Nunez, Maria Nunez, Magdiel Lopez, Jesus Lazo, Elvira Moscoso, Yimy Cue, Jr. Gaton, Yari Batista, Francisco Tamayo, Sandie Kumar.
Calendar of events
January 1
National Hangover Day
New Year's Day
January 2
International Stop Spam Day
January 12
National Pharmacist Day
January 13
Make Your Dream Come True Day
January 18
Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday  

Del Amo Law | Law Offices of Carlos del Amo, P.A.
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