Feb. 24, 2021

Christina V. Paradowski has been elected chair-elect of Hispanic Unity of Florida’s (HUF) board of directors

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., February 19, 2021 – Tripp Scott, P.A. is proud to announce that Christina V. Paradowski, a director with the firm’s creditors’ rights and bankruptcy practice, has been elected chair-elect of Hispanic Unity of Florida’s (HUF) board of directors. 

“As someone who truly believes in HUF’s mission, it’s an honor to be elected chair-elect of their board of directors,” said Paradowski. “Hispanic Unity provides a community to help our neighbors acclimate to their new lives and gives them the tools so that they can fulfill their potential as civically, socially, and professionally engaged members of our community. I look forward to continuing to serve with my fellow board members as we find ways to expand HUF’s impact in South Florida.”

Paradowski follows in the footsteps of Charles M. Tatelbaum, director for Tripp Scott, who served on the board, including as board chair; Catalina M. Avalos, a director with Tripp Scott, who continues to provide services as HUF’s legal counsel, and Paul Lopez, a Tripp Scott director, who also served on HUF’s board. 

About Tripp Scott

Since its inception in 1969, Tripp Scott has served the legal needs of established and growing businesses, as well as individual clients and their families. The multi-disciplinary firm represents a diverse mix of publicly traded corporations and privately held companies with operations in Florida and around the country.

Tripp Scott provides legal and business counsel to clients in the areas of corporate, litigation, finance and tax, healthcare, real estate, bankruptcy, environmental and entrepreneurial business. For additional information, call (954) 525-7500 or visit the firm’s website at www.trippscott.com

About Hispanic Unity of Florida (HUF)

Hispanic Unity was founded more than 34 years ago by community leaders to ease the acculturation transition for newcomers from other nations. Today this nonprofit provides assistance through 12 programs and 30+ services, in four languages, to Broward's diverse community. Hispanic Unity remains the county's largest agency dedicated to the immigrant population, providing them with the tools they need to build a new life. In 2015, the agency served 17,000+ clients, from toddlers to adults. The agency offers assistance at eight Broward County sites in addition to 14 FREE Tax Preparation sites and 9 Citizenship Preparation sites.

In 2015, Hispanic Unity received the Southeast Affiliate of the Year Award from the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States.

HUF's Mission is:

Empowering immigrants and others to become self-sufficient, productive and civically engaged.

For more information visit: www.hispanicunity.org or call 954-964-8884, ext. 216

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