John E. Cervera

John E. Cervera
John E. Cervera

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Biography

John Cervera is an associate attorney in the firm's business litigation practice, focusing on various business torts and breach of contract disputes at the federal, state, and local levels. He graduated from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2019 and the Florida International University Honors College in 2016, where graduated magna cum laude in Political Science and was elected Phi Beta Kappa.

During law school, John served as President of the Cuban American Bar Association at UF Law and Parliamentarian for the Student Bar Association. Additionally, John competed with the nationally ranked Florida Trial Team in several trial advocacy competitions, including the National Trial Competition, and was awarded the team's Outstanding Graduate Award upon graduating.

Prior to joining the firm, John worked as a Certified Legal Intern at the Gainesville State Attorney's Office trying criminal cases, gaining significant courtroom experience, and as a legal extern for the City Attorney's Office for North Miami Beach where he obtained experience in municipal law.

He joined Stephen J. Kolski & Associates following his graduation from law school.

Past Positions

  • Lexis Nexis, Lexis Associate, 2017 to 2019
  • Florida Power and Light/Next Era Energy, Customer Service Associate, 2014 to 2014

Published Works

  • The National District Attorney’s Association’s Trial Advocacy Manual, National District Attorney's Association, 1, 2020

Professional Associations

  • Cuban American Bar Association, Member, 2017 to Present

Honors

  • Cuban American Bar Association Osvaldo S. Soto Scholarship Award

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Education

  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
    • J.D. - 2019
  • Florida International University, Miami, Florida
    • B.A. - 2016
    • Honors: magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2019
  • Southern District of Florida Trial Bar, 2020