Juan Carlos Bermudez
Mayor of the City of Doral
Juan Carlos “JC” Bermudez is the founding Mayor of the City of Doral and served in that capacity for the first 9 1/2 years of the city’s existence. He was re-elected as Mayor of Doral in 2016. He is currently a member of the Advisory Board of the United States Conference of Mayors, as well as Board Member of the Miami-Dade County Transportation Planning Organization.
During Mayor Bermudez’s terms the new city’s infrastructure was created including the creation of the city’s award-winning Finance and Parks departments. Under his leadership the city added over 121 acres of playgrounds, ballfields and recreational facilities while purchasing, through grants and funds, an additional 45 acres of parkland. These parks include Doral Central Park, Morgan Levy Park, Doral Meadow Park, Downtown Doral Park, Trails and Tails Park and Veterans Park. Morgan Levy Park, an old construction debris land field site, was refurbished into an award-winning recreational facility. Trails and Tails Park was the first municipal dog park in the western part of Miami-Dade County. Under Mayor Bermudez the city also began to build one of the most extensive urban bike trails in the county.
Mr. Bermudez graduated from the University of Miami with a Bachelor of Arts degree and received his law degree (juris doctorate) from the University of Notre Dame Law School. He has practiced law in South Florida for over 28 years and is member of the Florida Bar and the American Bar Association amongst other legal associations. He is currently a partner at Lubell Rosen, LLC in the Coral Gables office.
Mr. Bermudez has been married to Vivian Bermudez, a special education teacher, for 25 years and they have three children: Eneida Marie 21, Elena Catherine 17 and Elisa Nicole 6 years of age. Their family has resided in Doral for the past 18 years.
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