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Charitable Donations and Giving Back

Collectively and individually, our firm and its staff has a long history of ‘giving back’ to the community in a variety of ways.

Just some of the examples include:

  • Mentoring and inspiring young girls attending at-risk schools in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties—The Embrace Girls Foundation
  • Raising awareness and funds in support of elderly survivors of The Holocaust during WW2 via the Jewish Community Services of South Florida (JCS)
  • Doing Pro-Bono work for a variety of persons and organizations in need, as well as for the community, such as the Miami Dade County ‘Put Something Back’ Program, and Dade Legal Aid Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) cases as a court-appointed advocate protecting the rights of minor children in parental custody disputes for lower income families
  • Pro Bono Legal work for Mason’s Voice, a non-profit organization bringing awareness to Spina Bifida.
  • Appointments to Board of Directors and donations to non-for-profit organizations such as Jackson Memorial Hospital Public Health Trust, University of Maryland Board of Trustees, and Temple Menorah
  • Committee appointments and/or donations to the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, AIPAC and the City of Miami Beach Budget Advisory Committee
  • Donating funds to many more organizations and individuals, including sponsoring educational pursuits for those persons in need and with a promising future to expand opportunities for themselves and their families
  • Sponsoring conferences, hosting board meetings, authoring articles and publications, and engaging in many speaking engagements for professional organizations in the legal field and franchise industry such as the CFA, AAFD, ABA, and IFA
  • Coaching the Trial Law Team and Moot Court Board at the University of Miami
  • Supporting organizations that inspire community spirit and comradery by purchasing tickets and a suite from the Miami Dolphins, F1 Miami Grand Prix, and the Miami Open Tennis Tournament.

Attorneys Mary Nikezic and Brenda Phang Attend MDFAWL Reception at Hell’s

Zarco Einhorn Salkowski, P.A. were participating sponsors of the Miami-Dade Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers’ MDFAWL’s 44th Annual Awards and Installation of Officers.

MDFAWL is dedicated to promoting the advancement of women in the legal profession. Congratulations to the newly installed leadership for their important work in our vast and diverse community.

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Zarco Law Supports Community-Wide Corporate Run

With unwavering support for health & wellness and community, our work family once again participated in the massive Miami-Dade County Lexus Corporate Run.

Zarco Einhorn Salkowski, P.A. joined over 17,000 race participants and nearly 550 companies in the race produced by TeamFootWorks with their Charity partner United Way Miami.

Our exceptional bi-weekly trainer, Max Denisov, led us in a warm-up and joined us for the 5k race. It was heartening to witness the larger community uniting at a time when connectivity is more vital than ever. Those who exercise together, bond together!

Group photo at massive Miami-Dade County Lexus Corporate Run

Firm Involvement with The Embrace Girls Foundation, Inc. Proudly Continues

Law firm Marketing Director, Zelda Zarco, was invited by Embrace Girls to a lovely lunch at The Capital Grill on Brickell Avenue in Downtown Miami. There, she experienced the same type of social and etiquette training received by the girls in the program from Certified Etiquette and Professional Development Coach, Sharon R. Jackson, owner of Amazing Grace Etiquette & Social Development.

It was a great privilege to meet other supporting partners and board members of the foundation who believe in the power of investing in our youth to inspire great future citizens and leaders. The education and exposure provided in the program makes a tremendous difference in these young lives, including after-school homework and tutoring assistance, exposure to the arts, sports, entertainment, community leaders, professionals, celebrities, mentors, training in self-care, social and etiquette training, and much more.

Thank you to Velma Lawrence, founder and owner of The Embrace Girls Foundation, for introducing us to this charity that allows us to make a big difference in the lives of many young ladies.

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Zelda Zarco, was invited by Embrace Girls to a lovely lunch

Shaping Future Attorneys: Pre-Law Society High School Students Visit for the Day

Our law firm, led by Partner Himanshu Patel, had the pleasure of hosting 17 bright high school seniors from the Pre-Law Society at American Heritage School’s Broward Campus!

These students joined us for a day to learn about the practice of law and the journey to becoming an attorney. They had the opportunity to spend time with a special guest, the Honorable Judge Jose Rodriguez of the Miami-Dade County 11th Judicial Circuit Court, who shared his vast experience serving the community as a member of our judicial system.

We are proud to give back to our community and inspire the next generation of legal professionals. Thank you for spending the day with us!

Shaping Future Attorneys: Pre-Law Society High School Students Visit for the Day

Proud Sponsors of the Best Buddies Friendship Walk in support of Team Diego V

Our law firm is so happy to sponsor the Best Buddies Friendship Walk in support of Team Diego V and the millions of people and families confronting intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

Join us in helping donate to programs that enrich the lives of those suffering with IDD such as autism, down syndrome, cerebral palsy, and others to become socialized, independent, and functioning members of our society.

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What great fun and a privilege to have joined Best Buddies and Team Diego at the Miami Marlin’s Stadium for a beautiful evening of baseball together! Thank you for the opportunity to help us help others by making a difference.

Proud Sponsors of the Best Buddies Friendship Walk in support of Team Diego V

Giving Back at the Chester Bedell Memorial Mock Trial Competition in Florida!

A special acknowledgment to Partner Michael D. Braunstein for being one of two skilled coaches and mentors, alongside Darrel Ambrosini, whose generous guidance and expertise helped nurture the talents of young future advocates.

A heartfelt congratulations to the University of Miami School of Law 2L team, achieving the prestigious status of quarterfinalists in this esteemed competition!

The outstanding members of the quarterfinalist team include Maia Botero, Samantha Viner, Lauren King, Alexis Phelps, and Mark Royero, whose dedication and skills shone brilliantly throughout the competition.

Giving Back at the Chester Bedell Memorial Mock Trial Competition in Florida!

The Embrace Girls Foundation, Inc. was once again hosted for a holiday lunch at the home of Robert Zarco, this time for a homemade Pizza Party!

It’s always an honor and privilege to do our part by helping make a difference in these promising young girls’ lives. Zarco once again inspired them discussing the importance of valuing a good education, working hard, making good choices, and the key differences between leading versus following.

Marissa Zarco Nutrition also joined us speaking briefly with the girls about the benefits of eating healthy, and made sure we offered salad and grilled veggies along with the yummy pizza! It was another beautiful afternoon together!

Wishing the Embrace Girls a healthy, safe, happy, and prosperous New Year!

The Embrace Girls Foundation, Inc. was once again hosted for a holiday lunch at the home of Robert Zarco

Zarco Law Sponsors MDFAWL Judicial Reception

Zarco Einhorn Salkowski, P.A. proudly sponsored the Judicial Reception hosted by the Miami-Dade Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers-MDFAWL, committed to fostering the progress of women in the legal field, also supported by U.S. Legal Support among others.

Representing our firm at the Komodo Restaurant luncheon was Attorney Brenda Phang, Senior Paralegals Nadia Espinosa and Anite Coro.

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Zarco Einhorn Salkowski, P.A. are Sponsors at the 14th Annual Heart of Giving Celebration Benefitting the Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc.

Our firm is especially proud to support the awesome work of the Legal Services of Greater Miami, a non-profit law firm that “advocates to remove legal barriers to economic prosperity and to achieve a more just and equitable community.”

We believe in equal opportunity for access and justice, regardless of affordability, color, race, ethnicity, religion, education, sexual orientation, and more. Everyone deserves a chance to succeed on a fair playing field. We support that mission today and every day.

Thank you to the staff and fellow supporters of the Legal Services of Greater Miami!

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Corporate Run Community Event

Our Zarco Law family was so happy to participate in the 2023 5K Lexus Corporate Run in downtown Miami, promoting fitness, wellness, and a healthy lifestyle. In fact, our firm’s personal trainer Morgan Shapiro of Morganic Lifestyle led our warm-up exercises and joined us in the race.

We had so much fun! With this year’s motto “SEE YOU LATER LITIGATOR”, our Team at Zarco Einhorn Salkowski PA joined over 14,000 race participants and nearly 550 companies in the race produced by TeamFootWorks with their Charity partner The United Way.

Group photo at Corporate Run Community Event

Braunstein Co-Coaches University of Miami School of Law Trial Team

Senior Attorney Michael Braunstein and Tara Faenza Esq., coaches of the University of Miami School of Law Trial Team led a team of students to the semi-finals at the Chester Bedell Memorial Mock Trial Competition in Orlando, Florida last weekend. Congratulations and Thank You for Giving Back!


Giving Back: Robert Zarco Cooks for The Embrace Girls Foundation at his Home

Robert Zarco Cooks for The Embrace Girls Foundation

Robert Zarco welcomed The Embrace Girls Foundation, Inc. to his waterfront home on Miami Beach to cook them a Benihana Teppanyaki lunch, while holding “Food Court” for them as only a lawyer can do, by discussing topics such as the Importance of Education, Setting Goals, Discipline, Self Respect, Respecting Others, Integrity, Family, Career, Giving Back, and Always Doing the Right Thing!

Embrace brought 21 girls, from over 250 so far in their exceptional program, and several Board Members and Staff for a beautiful and fulfilling afternoon together!

Thank you to South Florida Radio Personalities Julie Guy and Tamara G from the Lite FM 101.5 Morning Show for coming to Robert Zarco’s home in support of The Embrace Girls Foundation, Inc.

Robert Zarco Gives Back and Hosts Embrace Girls Foundation Members for Lunch



Inspiring Article and Video in Haute Living Magazine about Giving Back when Robert Zarco hosted The Embrace Girls Foundation, Inc. for lunch at his home.

Zarco Einhorn Salkowski, P.A. and Robert Zarco are proud to support the mission of The Embrace Girls Foundation, Inc. with empowering exposure, experiences, and investment in the future of these young smart and beautiful ladies. Please join us in Giving Back by developing the leaders of tomorrow!

“What a great blessing it has been to meet and learn from these young amazing ladies, first at their school and then at my home. The privilege is mine, my family’s, and my law firm’s.” We invite you to help make an important difference and learn more at their website (,” says Robert Zarco.

The Embrace Girls Foundation posted this on social media:

We’re recapping our amazing year all week showcasing special moments, empowering experiences and the powerful impact of our mission.

Join our Legal Eagle Guru, ROBERT ZARCO, President and Founding Partner of Zarco Einhorn Salkowski, P.A., in supporting The Embrace Girls Foundation’s educational, social, emotional and life skills programs. Your investment powers their future.



Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness

Zarco Einhorn Salkowski, P.A. attended and supported a C-Note Dinner in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The special event held at Call Me Cuban by Yuca restaurant in the Cardozo Hotel had delicious food in a beautiful ambiance for a great cause, bringing together women and supporters of women to renowned Ocean Drive in South Miami Beach.

Event proceeds benefited the American Cancer Society via Team Miami Beach’s 2022 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer campaign. Our firm’s CFO Edicsa Perez-Feliz was a featured Guest Speaker.

Local Artists, Bibi Andrade, Paula Turk, Sid Daniels and David Sexton created beautiful Art from busts for a silent auction. The event also featured a special musical performance by Jazmin Sabyna.

Breast Cancer Awareness Event

Robert Zarco shares Life Lessons with ‘Embrace Girls’ at the Tea Party that Recalibrated his Life

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As a result of the law firm’s 30th Anniversary ‘Party of the Year’ Celebration, Robert Zarco was recently invited to learn about and experience the work of The Embrace Girls Foundation, Inc.  by visiting their neighborhood and school in Liberty City, a suburb of Miami.

In Zarco’s words, “it was a privilege, a real eye-opening and recalibrating experience.” Zarco met and spoke with the young girls about his upbringing and experiences that led him to become one of the most successful franchise law attorneys in the country, representing the business interests of and level the playing field for franchisees against the larger franchisors, in the style of David vs. Goliath.

In the video, Zarco meets the girls and shares life lessons with them, discusses where he went to college, advises on how to handle stress, thanks them for the privilege meeting them, and more.

Velma Lawrence, Founder of The Embrace Girls Foundation thanked Robert “once again for embracing this little charity making a big difference in the lives of many.” That always feels good…it also feels good to spread positive messages and encourage more!

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Attorney Robert Zarco hosts Holocaust Survivors at his home

Attorney Robert Zarco opens his home to Jewish Community Services of South Florida (JCS) and invites panelists to share their Holocaust experiences and keep their important stories alive. The event raised awareness and funds for those elderly survivors with financial needs.