Anthony Rojas

Education

  • University of Florida, M.A. 2020
  • University of Florida, B.A. 2018

 

Anthony Rojas is a Paralegal at Handley Farah & Anderson, where he provides legal assistance in cases where clients have been harmed by corporate misconduct and government abuse.

Prior to joining Handley Farah & Anderson, Mr. Rojas worked at Southern Legal Inc. in Gainesville, Florida. There he provided legal assistance in federal civil rights litigation concerning the decriminalization of Florida’s homeless population, equal access to healthcare for transgender employees of the state of Florida, unlawful suspensions of Florida driver licenses for minor ordinance violations, protection of panhandlers’ First Amendment rights, and the adoption of the Equal Rights Amendment.

Mr. Rojas has a passion for activism and a longstanding commitment to social justice. His previous work includes lobbying for an expansion to the Florida KidCare Program, educating immigrants affected by natural disasters of their rights and options under the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ Temporary Protected Status Program, lobbying for the passage of a comprehensive immigration reform bill, addressing local issues of racial injustice and systemic racism, and advocating for the fair and just treatment of all university students in the state of Florida.

Mr. Rojas' efforts have received regional and national news recognition. He has been featured in The Miami Herald, The Tampa Bay Times, The Chicago Tribune, Politico, Inside Higher Ed, Law.com, and Law 360. He has appeared on television programs including, “CBS Evening News,” CNBC’s “The Path Forward,” and “Noticiero Univision.”

Mr. Rojas earned undergraduate degrees in Political Science and Criminology from the University of Florida and a graduate degree in Political Science with a concentration in Public Affairs from the University of Florida. He has also completed legal coursework at the University of Florida Levin College of Law.

Mr. Rojas lives in Alexandria, VA. Outside of work he enjoys long distance running and traveling. Mr. Rojas is fluent in Spanish.