Prior to joining the Law Firm of Michael T. Gibson, P.A., Juan was Case Manager and Marketing Director for The Pendas Law Firm and the founder of Attorney Liaison Services of Florida, Inc. Juan also has legal experience working at Bailey, Negem, Patterson & Drott, LLP, which at the time was the largest Plaintiffs’ Law Firm in East Texas.
Juan received his J.D. from the University of Puerto Rico and graduated with an associate’s degree in paralegal studies from Southern Career Institute in Boca Raton, Florida in 1988. He graduated with a degree in Theology from Assemblies of God Bible College in 1983 and served as Senior Pastor in Texas at Church of God from 1988-1992. He also served as a theology professor at several Bible Colleges, including Renuevo Bible Institute in Buenaventura Lakes, Kissimmee Florida.
Juan has served as a consultant and strategist on several political campaigns and is a popular radio personality on the program, “Panorama Politico” (Political Outlook) on 4 radio stations – Radio Luz 1160 AM; LA NUEVA 990 AM, both in Orlando and RADIO LUZ 760 A.M AND RADIO LUZ 104.3 FM in Tampa, which educates Hispanics on political candidates during election years, encourages them to vote and brings attention to important issues relating to their community.
In addition to his diverse work background and scholastic achievements, Juan is the author of several articles for a variety of Spanish publications, including: La Opinion, Magazine Negocio Es, and Ser Cristiano Magazine. He is a co-founder of the political club, Latinos Central Florida, Inc., a non-partisan political club in Central Florida, created to educate Hispanic voters and is the proud recipient of the Paloma de la Paz Award (Dove of Peace Award) in 2005, which recognized his work and activism in the Central Florida Hispanic community. In 2016, he received the BORIKEN AWARD from the Puerto Rican Parade Organization for outstanding Community Services. In 2018 he was recognized by the Great Commission of the Chaplain International for his work with Missions.