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Helbert A. Canales-Rojas

Associate
Overview

Helbert A. Canales-Rojas is an associate in the Litigation practice group at Greenspoon Marder LLP. Mr. Canales-Rojas focuses his practice on business law, commercial litigation, construction litigation, and real estate litigation matters in state and federal courts. Mr. Canales-Rojas is a strong advocate for his clients in the courtroom and has experience in a broad range of complex litigation matters, including:

  • Commercial breach of contract disputes;
  • Corporate, partnership, and LLC disputes (breach of fiduciary duties and business divorce);
  • Non-compete, non-solicitation, and non-disclosure agreement disputes;
  • Commercial lease agreement disputes (breach of contract and evictions);
  • Disputes concerning rights of first refusal and easements on real property;
  • Construction delay and lost profit claims; and
  • Intellectual property claims (copyright, trademark, and website domain name infringement).

While Mr. Canales-Rojas focuses his practice primarily on litigation matters, he also provides general counsel to business owners, general contractors, real estate developers, and real estate investors. Mr. Canales-Rojas draws on his broad litigation and transactional experience to counsel clients by drafting and reviewing contracts, negotiating in the early stages of a dispute before proceeding to court, ensuring compliance with applicable industry laws and regulations, and implementing other preventative and cost-saving measures to proactively avoid lawsuits and other potentially costly liabilities.

Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Canales-Rojas worked as an associate attorney for boutique litigation law firms in Miami where he gained substantive court and deposition experience. Mr. Canales-Rojas graduated from the Florida International University College of Law where he was a Dean’s Scholarship recipient and a research assistant to Judge Phyllis Kotey. Prior to and during law school, Mr. Canales-Rojas worked as a law clerk at a business transactions and litigation law firm and as a judicial intern to Judge James Lawrence King of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

In his free time, Mr. Canales-Rojas enjoys spending time with family and friends, trying new restaurants, watching the Miami Heat, and giving back to his community.

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • Washington, D.C.

Education

  • J.D., Florida International University College of Law, 2019
  • B.S., Florida International University, Honors College, 2016
  • Intermediate Italian Certificate, Università per Stranieri di Perugia, Italy, 2014

 Language

  • Italian (Conversational)
  • Spanish (Fluent)
Experience

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Dade County Bar Association, Member
  • Dolphin’s Cancer Challenge, Volunteer
  • Federal Bar Association, Member
  • Hispanic National Bar Association, Member
  • Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Volunteer
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