After completing his service with the Peace Corps in Honduras, Mr. Gómez pursued his Juris Doctor degree from the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University. Following his graduation, he returned to his hometown in the Tampa Bay area and worked as an associate attorney for local boutique law firms before establishing his own law office in 2000. His areas of specialization include criminal defense and personal injury law.
Mr. Gómez has actively participated in various legal, charitable, and religiously-oriented organizations. He has served on the City of St. Petersburg Charter Review Commission, chaired the Board of ASAP for Suncoast Hospice, and provided fundraising support for judicial races and political campaigns. Mr. Gómez is also known for his representation of diverse groups, including the LGBT, Latin, West-Indian, and minority communities statewide. Furthermore, he has traveled extensively, having visited over 40 countries.