Maria D. Garcia
CUBAN AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT
Maria D. Garcia is Of Counsel at Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton, and focuses her practice on health care law and commercial litigation. She has extensive experience in managed care litigation and advising health care providers on various legal issues. She received her B.A., magna cum laude, from Florida International University, where she majored in Political Science. She earned her Juris Doctor from Florida International University College of Law.
While in law school, Maria was President of the FIU College of Law Moot Court and was recognized for her oral and writing skills, where she received the Appellate Advocates Award for excellence in appellate advocacy.
Maria is currently the President of the Cuban American Bar Association (CABA). In addition, she is President of the FIU Alumni Association, Vice Chairperson of the City of Coral Gables Board of Adjustment and Chairperson of the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, Business and Governmental Affairs Committee.
In 2018, Maria was named a “Top Lawyer” in Healthcare in the South Florida Legal Guide. Maria’s skills and efforts as an attorney were also recognized in 2010 when the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation named her one of the “40 Under 40 Outstanding Attorneys of Miami Dade County.” In 2016, she was honored by the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce with the Rising Star “Model Star” Award for her work in the South Florida community and legal profession.