Lincoln Diaz-Balart

Lincoln Diaz-Balart REPRepublican

American politician (born 1954)

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Lincoln Diaz-BalartREPRepublican American politician (born 1954)
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Years of Age
21
Years of Experience
FLResidence (state)

Lincoln Rafael Díaz-Balart (born Lincoln Rafael Díaz-Balart y Caballero; August 13, 1954) is a Cuban-American attorney and politician. He was the U.S. representative for Florida's 21st congressional district from 1993 to 2011. He is a member of the Republican Party. He previously served in the Florida House of Representatives and the Florida Senate. He retired from Congress in 2011 and his younger brother, Mario Díaz-Balart, who had previously represented Florida's 25th congressional district, succeeded him. He is currently chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute. After leaving Congress, he started a law practice and a consulting firm, both based in Miami, Florida.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
Case Western Reserve University Law School
JD
1979
New College of Florida
BA International Relations
1976
Cambridge University
Diploma British Politics
Past Positions1 - 6 of 6
Representative
United States House of Representatives
1992 - 2010
Representative
Florida State House of Representatives
1987 - 1990
Democratic Nominee for Florida State House of Representatives
1982
Assistant State Attorney
State of Florida
Attorney
Legal Services of Greater Miami
Partner
Fowler, White, Burnett, Hurley, Banick and Stickroot
Other Experience1 - 8 of 8
Experience
Organization for Retarded Citizens
Founding Member
Miami-Westchester Lions Club
Chairman
Subcommittee on Liberty
Experience
Congressional Human Rights Caucus
Experience
Congressional Travel and Tourism Caucus
Experience
House Policy Committee
Experience
Law Enforcement Caucus
Experience
Friends of Ireland