Adjunct Professor of Law
J.D., Nova University, 1987, magna cum laude
B.S.I.E., University of Florida, 1971
Gilberto Pastoriza is a Member/Owner of the firm Weiss Serota Helfman Pastoriza Cole & Boniske, P.L. He specializes in zoning, land use, environmental and real estate matters. He also represents various public sector clients such as public housing authorities and educational institutions. Prior to his legal career, he was a real estate developer. He has also acted as special master in code enforcement hearings. Mr. Pastoriza has appeared in various Hispanic language radio and television programs on land development issues. He has taught various CLE seminars and has been a guest speaker at St. Thomas University School of Law on land use, zoning and subdivision issues. He is a member of the Florida Bar and Cuban American Bar Association. He has also received numerous professional recognitions: AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell; Top 1% of Lawyers in South Florida – South Florida Legal Guide, 2006; Member of the "Legal Elite" – Florida Trend Magazine, 2004 to present; "Best of the Bar" – South Florida Business Journal, 2005; Top Florida Attorneys 2008 and 2011; and Florida Super Lawyers 2007, 2008, 2010 and 2011.