Legislator Profile

Former Florida Senator Miguel Diaz de la Portilla (R)
The information below was accurate during the legislator's active term.
Miguel Diaz de la Portilla
District Address:
Suite 505
2100 Coral Way
Miami, FL 33145
(305) 643-7200

Capitol Address:
406 Senate Office Building
404 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1100
(850) 487-5040
political profile
  • Senate District:40
  • First Elected:2010
  • Terms Out:2018
  • Party:Republican
  • Delegations:Miami-Dade
  • District Information:Map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Senate in 2010, reelected subsequently
  • Born:January 30 in Miami, Florida
  • Moved to Florida:
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Education:University of Miami Law School, J.D., 1987
    University of Miami, B.A., Cum Laude, Philosophy and English Literature, 1984
  • Occupation:Attorney
  • Spouse:
  • Affiliations:National Rifle Association
    Builders Association of South Florida, Board of Directors
    American Bar Association (State and Local Government Section)
    United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
    Supreme Court of Florida
    Coral Gables Elementary PTA
    Coral Gables Cultural Development Board Member
  • Highlights:Florida Trend, Legal Elite, "Government and Administrative Law Practice"
    South Florida Legal Guide, "Top Lawyers, Government and Administrative Law Practice"
    Martindale-Hubbell AV Pre-Eminent Rated
  • Former Service:Former Miami-Dade County Commissioner, elected 1993; re-elected 1996 and chosen as Chair
    Tri-Rail Commuter Rail Authority Board of Directors,1993-1997; Chair, 1996
    South Regional Planning Council, board member, 1994-1998
    Governor's Commission for a Sustainable South Florida, 1993-1994
    Miami Dade County Public Schools Facilities and Maintenance Advisory Board, 2004-2006
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