Yolanda Strader handles a wide variety of commercial litigation matters, including class actions, real property disputes, business torts such as fraud and breach of fiduciary duty, business divorces, breach of contracts, creditors' rights, bankruptcy litigation, and consumer finance issues implicating a number of statutory regimes, such as the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), the Real Estate Settlement and Procedures Act (RESPA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA). With experience spanning from the inception of a case through post-judgment recovery efforts, Yolanda stands ready to try cases. She also strives to find smart solutions that recognize the goals of the businesses and industries she services, including banks, lenders, loan servicers, real estate management firms, receivers, hospitals, and law firms. Yolanda also has experience litigating large-scale matters requiring a command of electronically stored information (ESI) and large databases.
Yolanda is active in the South Florida legal community. She is a past president of the Wilkie D. Ferguson Jr. Bar Association, formerly known as the Black Lawyers of Miami. As president of the Ferguson Bar, she spearheaded a number of initiatives to enhance diversity in the legal profession and to help deserving students in Miami. Yolanda was also a director on the board of the Dade County Bar Association and recently served on the Leadership Team for the Man and Woman of the Year Campaign for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of South Florida.
Yolanda was selected as a recipient of the 2016 National Bar Associations "40 Under 40 Nation’s Best Advocates” Award. She was also named to the Florida Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers Magazine (2013–2019) and the Daily Business Review (2014). She was recognized as one of 40 Under 40 Black Professionals by Legacy Magazine in 2012, and as one of 40 Under 40 Outstanding Lawyers of South Florida by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in 2013.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Yolanda P. Strader