Francisco J. Gonzalez of the Wellington law firm of Gonzalez & Shenkman P.L. was installed as chairman of the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors on April 26.
Gonzalez will lead the chamber organization for the 2013-14 fiscal year. For the past four years, Gonzalez served on the chamber’s board as legal counsel and chair-elect. He also is a trustee member of the chamber and serves as the vice chair of the chamber’s Economic Development Task Force.
The Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce is one of the largest business groups in the county, representing 1,200 member businesses in 15 municipalities.
Gonzalez concentrates his practice in real estate and business transactions. He received his bachelor’s degree with honors from the University of Florida and his juris doctor degree from the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law in Washington, D.C. He was formerly with Steel Hector & Davis LLP and Akerman Senterfitt, and also served as in-house counsel to a billion dollar corporation.
In addition to assisting clients with real estate and business transactions, Gonzalez & Shenkman P.L. provides estate planning and probate administration services. The firm is committed to providing quality legal representation in the areas of real estate, business transactional and estate planning law. The firm combines large-firm experience and expertise with small-firm responsiveness and accessibility.