Jennifer Diaz is a Board Certified International Attorney, professor and professional speaker, considered an expert in international law by the Florida Bar. She is results oriented and regularly assists clients with issues relating to the import and export of merchandise to and from the United States and expediting supply chains with robust pre-compliance programs.
Ms. Diaz is an expert in working with the many Federal agencies that regulate trade, including the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB).
Denise Calle is a bilingual Associate Attorney with Diaz Trade Law, P.A. Denise practices Customs and International Trade Law. She assists foreign and domestic businesses, manufacturers, distributors, importers, and exporters with regulatory compliance, trade, and enforcement matters. Ms. Calle is a published co-author, professional speaker, and has been quoted in the press on the topic of importing tobacco products. Denise has developed and presented trainings on U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) & U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) compliance and enforcements as well as customized training focused on the Trade War with China, Intellectual Property Rights, Dietary Supplements, and more.
Sharath Patil is an Associate Attorney with Diaz Trade Law, P.A. Sharath practices Customs and International Trade Law. He assists U.S. and foreign manufacturers, distributors, exporters, and importers with trade compliance, regulatory compliance, and enforcement matters.
Mr. Patil’s work includes:
Export Compliance – Mr. Patil has knowledge of U.S. export control laws. He assists clients before the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (State Department), the Bureau of Industry & Security (Commerce Department) and the Office of Foreign Assets Control (Treasury department).
Augusto Perera, ESQ. is an Of Counsel attorney with Diaz Trade Law and an active member of the Florida Bar. He is admitted to practice before the United States District Court Southern District of Florida and the Court of Appeals for Federal Circuit.
Mr. Perera Attended Shepard Broad College of Law and received his Juris Doctor degree in 2014. Dedicated exclusively to intellectual property matters, specializing in trademark, copyright, licensing, and Internet Law, with a focus on new business development. His practice includes counseling clients regarding copyright protection and litigation, domain name disputes and protection, domestic and international trademark protection, practice before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and litigation work in federal and state courts.
Ina Melceras received her Paralegal Certificate and Bachelor’s Degree from Florida International University. Ms. Melceras began her career in the legal field in 1979. She has been a Certified Paralegal since May 1, 1990.
Since joining Diaz Trade Law in January, 2016, Ms. Melceras has assisted the firm in dealing with the many Federal agencies that regulate trade. She has experience working on U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Detention and Seizure cases, Foreign Trade Zone 281 applications with CBP and Port Miami, Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Ocean Transportation Intermediary (OTI) and NVOCC applications, U. S. Department of Commerce’s Scope Rulings and she handles administrative matters for the office. She is detailed oriented and ensures that all client matters are handled in a meticulous and efficient manner. Ms. Melceras is also Diaz Trade Law’s Notary Public.