Nelson C. Bellido Featured in Miami Today’s 2015 Book of Leaders

November 2, 2015

Roig Lawyers, a minority-owned, multi-practice litigation law firm dedicated to serving clients across six offices throughout Florida, is pleased to announce that Nelson C. Bellido, Esquire, managing partner of the Miami office, is featured in Miami Today’s 2015 Book of Leaders. Nelson along with other featured achievers will be honored on November 4, 2015, at Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust in Coral Gables, FL.

“I am honored to be selected by Miami Today and to be in such great company of Miami leaders,” said Nelson. “My motto is that there is no substitute for hard work and that commitment to family, work, and the community is the ultimate reward.”

The Book of Leaders is Miami’s Hall of Fame. Each year’s book profiles 52 Newsmakers and Achievers just as the reports appeared in Miami Today. The question-and-answer profiles were originally published, one each week, throughout the year 2014 in Miami Today, the newspaper that serves South Florida’s leadership. The information in this volume featured the stories of the women and men who are shaping the development of Greater Miami.

Nelson has practiced law for over 22 years and his main areas of practice are in complex commercial litigation, insurance defense litigation, insurance fraud special investigations, finance law, products liability, and shareholder and partnership disputes. Nelson has substantial jury trial experience in both federal and state courts throughout Florida.

Nelson has been dedicated to the community and the legal profession through his various roles. He was appointed by the Chief Judge of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Miami-Dade County to the County Commission on Ethics & Public Trust and has served as the Chairperson of the Commission since 2014. He currently serves as a mentor for the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA), which has a large membership of young attorneys throughout the country. Nelson also presently serves on the Duke University Alumni Association Advisory Council as Chairperson and is the Chair-Elect of the Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition. Nelson is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Cuban American Bar Association (CABA) where he served as Chair of the Judicial Committee, Diversity Committee, Ethics & Professionalism Committee, and CABA on Cuba committees. Nelson also served as organizer and co-chair of CABA’s 2013 Doing Business in Latin America conference. He was also a former committee member of the Florida Bar Diversity Symposium.