Dayliset Rielo was born in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. She migrated with her family to the United States in 1995, and began working to learn the American Culture. As a result of her hard work and dedication, she achieved high success throughout her young academic career.
Because of her academic achievements in high school, Dayliset was offered several scholarships by The University of South Florida; she took advantage of this opportunity and began her collegiate journey with a focus in Criminology.
Dedicated to her studies and on a fast track to complete her undergraduate degree, Dayliset transferred to Nova Southeastern University. While at Nova, she was the recipient of several scholarships, including N.S.U.’s Honor Award and an Athletic Scholarship for her participation in the Women’s Cross Country Team. Completing her undergraduate degree in three years, majoring in Legal Studies, Dayliset remained at Nova to later receive her Master’s in Business Administration.
Knowing her whole life that she wanted to be a Criminal Defense Attorney, Dayliset entered law school at Florida A&M University, College of Law. Therein, Dayliset held several internship positions practicing various types of law, including, criminal defense, immigration, loan modification, personal injury, contracts, wills, and construction law.
She also participated in a multitude of school organizations such as the Hispanic American Law Student Association, Phi Alpha Delta, Vice President of the Federalist Society and the Christian Legal Society. Moreover, she earned the highest-grade award in several classes, including Trial Advocacy and Interviewing & Negotiations, while maintaining in 2009 a spot on the Dean’s list for her academic performance.
After graduating from law school, Dayliset moved back to South Florida and opened The Rielo Law Firm in 2010. Because of her passion, dedication and hard work, the firm has proven and continues to be successful.