Sonja Cajuste, Esq.
Sonja’s passion for justice for all led her to Howard University, a Tier 1 College in Washington, DC, where she received a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Communication and Culture with a concentration in Legal Communication. Sonja attended Southern University Law Center in Louisiana where she served as the President of the International Law Student Association (ILSA) and Vice-President of the National Black Law Student Association (NBLSA). If the walls of Sonja’s office could speak, they would tell tales of her passion for fairness and civil rights for all humans.
Sonja’s legal experience is very diverse. After the devastating Earthquake in Haiti, Sonja vowed to make sure she would put her life’s work in assisting helpless people in dire situations. Upon graduating from Law school, Sonja worked as a legal consultant to a Former Minister’s law firm in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Prior to this, as the Program’s Ambassador and Legal Coordinator, she participated in the representation of under-privileged women and children with the Pan-American Development Foundation (PADF) in the Human Rights Department creating economic opportunities for poor women to jump-start their small business ventures after the gruesome effects of the Earthquake such as the tumultuous hurricanes, heightened security concerns, and mass relocation efforts left their families financially paralyzed. Upon returning to the United States, Sonja worked as a Defense Foreclosure/Real Estate Attorney for five years before joining Rodal Law.
Being a first-generation Haitian-American citizen growing up in South Florida and Haiti, Sonja knew she wanted to be a part of something great. Submerging her Caribbean discipline and humility with the ample opportunities afforded to most people in the United States, Sonja is driven to help those with nowhere to turn. Therefore, assisting real people undergoing difficult legal matters has truly been a rewarding experience in her legal career, making Rodal Law her ideal vocation.
Sonja is admitted to the bars of the State of Florida and United States District Court Southern District.