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Detra P. Shaw-Wilder

Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton, P.A.

Miami, FL, USA

Detra Shaw-Wilder is a litigation partner at Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton.  Ms. Shaw-Wilder practices in the Complex Litigation department and concentrates her practice in business law and complex commercial litigation. Ms. Shaw-Wilder represents a diverse range of clients in matters brought in state and federal courts, financial institutions and borrowers in matters related to commercial financial transactions, contract disputes, commercial foreclosures, and construction litigation. Having been involved in significant litigation, she has a broad range of trial experience in commercial cases.  She has won recognition from her peers, professional and business publications, and others. Florida Trend magazine has recognized her as an "Up and Comer" in the South Florida legal community; she was named one of the most influential business people under the age of 40 by Network Miami Magazine; and South Florida CEO magazine has recognized her as a "Next Generation" leader. She has earned Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating (AV).

In addition to participating in several panel discussions hosted by organizations such as the Florida Association of Women Lawyers and the University of Miami Center for Ethics and Public Service, Ms. Shaw-Wilder has been invited to speak before members of the National Law Institute and the Florida Association of Women Lawyers.

- Commercial Litigation 
- Products Liability Litigation 
- Landlord/Tenant Disputes 
- Real Estate Litigation 
- Employment & Labor Disputes
- Construction Litigation

- Florida Bar, 1994 
- United States District Courts, Southern District of Florida 
- Dade County Bar Association 
- Florida Bar Association
- American Bar Association 
- Wilkie D. Ferguson Jr. Bar Association 
- Gwen S. Cherry/Black Women Lawyers Association 
- Bayside Minority Business Foundation, Board Member

- J.D., cum laude, University of Miami 
- B.S., University of Florida 
- Member of Inter-American Law Review 
- Member of International Moot Court Team Association


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