Local law firm celebrates 5 years by donating to 5 charities


Parra Harris Law announced it is celebrating its law firm’s fifth anniversary with an event on May 5, “Celebrating 5 on 5/5 at 5,” a Cinco de Mayo-themed party at the firm’s location on St. Augustine Road. Founded in January 2016, the family law litigation boutique was founded upon the principles that “Family Matters.”

In the firm’s first five years, founder Paola Parra Harris has received recognition as “Ultimate Attorney in Family Law” from the Jacksonville Business Journal, “Hispanic Business Leader of the Year” from the Mayor’s Hispanic American Advisory Board and “Woman of Distinction” from the Gateway Council Girl Scouts.

In addition, she has been received the highest possible attorney rating in both legal ability and ethical standards reflecting the confidential opinions of  members of the bar and judiciary as an AV preeminent attorney from Martindale Hubbell since 2017 to 2021. The firm also serves as a fully bilingual family law firm with all three attorneys, Parra Harris, Mercedes Blason-Aguilar and Lt. Cmdr. (Ret.) Priscilla “PJ” Justiniano, being fully bilingual in Spanish. The three Latina women assist clients in their native language of Spanish.

 To commemorate the special occasion, the firm is highlighting and donating to five local charities that promote the family law firm’s mission and tagline, “Family Matters.”

These five charities are Sulzbacher, Catholic Charities of Jacksonville, Hubbard House, JALA (Jacksonville Area Legal Aid) and The Giving Closet Project. The nonprofits’ executive directors will be presented the donations at firm’s May 5 event. Paola Parra Harris is currently a board member of the Sulzbacher and a past board chair of the Catholic Charities of Jacksonville. The “Celebrating 5 on 5/5 at 5” event will feature a mariachi band, margaritas and fun for attendees, which will include local judges, magistrates, mediators, clients, colleagues and other special guests. For more information about the family law firm, go to www.parraharrislaw.com.


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