Delmarie Alicea joined LatinoJustice as Associate Counsel in the Orlando office in 2023. She previously had her own civil litigation and immigration practice, and she has worked as a fair housing advocate. As an Equal Justice Works Fellow in the Disaster Resilience Program, she provided direct services to survivors of Hurricanes Irma, Maria, and Michael. There, she spearheaded the revision of the 2019 Florida Disaster Assistance Manual for Legal Services Advocates, helping to improve support for those affected by natural disasters. Originally from beautiful Borikén (the indigenous name for Puerto Rico), Delmarie received her bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies from the University of Central Florida, and her JD from Barry University, where she participated in the school’s immigration clinic and received a Book Award in litigation. Delmarie is proud to serve as Vice-President for the Central Florida Region on the Board of Directors of the Puerto Rican Bar Association of Florida, and chaired the group’s Judiciary Committee. In 2022, she coordinated and moderated Florida’s Attorney General Election Debate.