Jorge grew up in Tenafly, New Jersey graduating high school in 1987. The son of a Cuban immigrant father who came to the United States in 1959, he remembers and appreciates his latino childhood: "My father told me he came here with a few hundred dollars in his pocket. He worked his way up in the textile industry, and by 1977 he owned buildings in West New York, New Jersey. It's a story of immigrant success that I will always remember. It's a part of who I am. It's because of him that I am committed to serving the people in our community who want a better life for themselves. I will never turn my back on them. My programs are designed as 'hand-ups' for hard working people of limited means."
Jorge proceeded to Rutgers University where he completed a Bachelor of Arts in 1991. He subsequently attended Rutgers School of Law where he was a member of the law review, graduating with a Juris Doctor in 1995. Jorge moved to California in 1997 and has never looked back.
He has practiced law in California focusing primarily on workers compensation defense. He is an industry leader and trusted colleague.
JUDGE PRO TEM
He was honored to swear an oath to the United States and California Constitutions when the Honorable Pamela Stone, Workers Compensation Judge, swore him in as a Judge Pro Tem.
Jorge has been a guest lecturer of the California Insurance Education Association where he taught other attorneys proper workers compensation lien litigation defense.
CHARITY BOARD PRESIDENT
Jorge has served as a 501(c)(3) charity President where he led the Board in an aggressive agenda completely revitalizing his daughter's high school choir program.
Jorge is a Tustin homeowner living in the wonderful community of Columbus Square. He has four children ranging in ages from 3 to 18.
Jorge has written two fiction novels and is a trained martial artist. He started playing classical piano at the age of five performing his first recital concert when he was ten years old. In college, he performed classical piano with several arts groups until he graduated and moved onto his law school studies.