Yvette M. Pace



Yvette Pace joined the Orlando office of Kubicki Draper in January of 2003. She began her career at the State Attorney's Office in the Ninth Judicial Circuit as an assistant state attorney. During her tenure she tried over 25 jury trials and close to twice as many non-jury trials, with charges in these cases ranging from misdemeanors to first degree felonies. Upon leaving the state, Yvette went to work for a plaintiff's personal injury firm handling nursing home and medical malpractice cases, most involving a death. While she also handled an array of automobile and premises liability work, most of her time was devoted to wrongful death cases.

Practice Areas


  • St. Thomas University College of Law, Miami, FL (J.D., 1999)
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  • University of South Florida, Tampa, FL (B.A., 1996)
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  • State of Florida, 1999
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

Certifications /  Specialties

  • Certified Continuing Education Instructor, State of Florida

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kubicki Draper Construction Practice Group, Member
  • Kubicki Draper Trucking, Transportation and Logistics Practice Group, Member
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Transportation Lawyers Association
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, Member

Speaking Engagements / Presentations

  • "Depositions and Courtroom Testimony", Marriott Vacations Worldwide, 2016
  • "Understanding the Civil Litigation Process: What Every Loss Prevention Office Should Know From Pre-Suit Investigation to Litigation", Global Safety & Security Leadership Symposium, 2015
  • "The Key Ingredients for a Proper Assessment, Strong Defense and Favorable Resolution of a Construction Defect Case", MidContinent, 2015
  • "Utilization of Motions and Construction Defects", MidContinent, 2015
  • "Maximizing your Defense by Strategic Utilization of Motions from Start to Finish of your Case", Travelers, 2013
  • http://wiseadmin.net/wise2/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif"Utilization of Motions and Construction Defects", Westfield, 2013
  • "Liability Update: Actions and Distractions While Driving", Hartford, 2012
  • "Following the Bouncing Ball...Medicare Reporting, Liens and Set Aside's, Current Strategies for Handling at the Claim Level and in Litigation, Kubicki Draper Claims Management Conference, 2012
  • "Proposals for Settlement", Kubicki Draper Claims Management Conference, 2010
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Miami Office

25 West Flagler Street, Penthouse
Miami, FL 33130

T: 305.374.1212 F: 305.374.7846

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Key West

Key West Office

402 Applerouth Lane, Suite 2C
Key West, FL 33040

T: 305.509.7300 F: 305.374.7846

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Ft. Lauderdale

Ft. Lauderdale Office

One East Broward Boulevard, Suite 1600
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

T: 954.768.0011 F: 954.768.0514

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West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach Office

515 North Flagler Drive, Suite 1800
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

T: 561.640.0303 F: 561.640.0524

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Indian River | Martin | Okeechobee | Palm Beach | Saint Lucie


Tampa Office

400 North Ashley Drive, Suite 1200
Tampa, FL 33602

T: 813.204.9776 F: 813.204.9660

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Hernando | Hillsborough | Manatee | Pasco | Pinellas | Polk | Sarasota

Orlando Office

201 South Orange Avenue, Suite 475
Orlando, FL 32801

T: 407.245.3630 F: 407.245.7685

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Brevard | Highlands | Orange | Osceola | Seminole

Ocala Office

101 Southwest 3rd Street
Ocala, FL 34471

T: 352.622.4222 F: 352.622.9122

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Alachua | Citrus | Dixie | Gilchrist | Lake | Levy | Marion | Putnam | Sumter | Volusia

Jacksonville Office

76 South Laura Street, Suite 1400
Jacksonville, FL 32202

T: 904.396.0062 F: 904.396.0380

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Baker | Bradford | Clay | Columbia | Duval | Flagler | Hamilton | Lafayette | Madison | Nassau | Saint Johns

Pensacola Office

125 West Romana Street, Suite 550
Pensacola, FL 32502

T: 850.434.0003 F: 850.434.0223

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Escambia | Holmes | Okaloosa | Santa Rosa | Walton


Tallahassee Office

1705 Metropolitan Boulevard, Suite 202
Tallahassee, FL 32308

T: 850.222.5188 F: 850.222.5108

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Bay | Calhoun | Franklin | Gadsden | Gulf | Jackson | Jefferson | Leon | Liberty | Wakulla | Washington

Ft. Myers

Ft. Myers Office

13350 Metro Parkway, Suite 401
Fort Myers, FL 33966

T: 239.334.8403 F: 239.939.0700

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Charlotte | Collier | DeSoto | Glades | Hardee | Hendry | Lee


Mobile Office

11 North Water Street, Suite 10290
Mobile, Alabama 36602

T: 251.308.3351 F: 251.308.3352

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Our Firm


In 1963, Gene Kubicki founded the firm based on dedication to excellence. The same high standards have been maintained for over five decades -- years which have seen the firm’s ranks swell to over 100 attorneys.


Our team knows return clients are the life blood of any law firm and this is why we ensure client satisfaction by an exacting attention to service and quality.  Client service coupled with a spectacular work ethic, makes our team hard to beat... Literally!

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In response to the growing needs of its clients, the firm began expanding in the early 1980's and today is a diverse full-service law firm providing trial, appellate, coverage, commercial and real estate transaction services.

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Kubicki Draper enjoys a national reputation for expertise in the handling of complex, high stakes litigation matters, as well as, appellate, general commercial and real estate practice.

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With a dozen offices throughout the State of Florida and other key points in the southern parts of Georgia, Alabama and Mississipi, our firm is familiar to every venue statewide and will never get home-teamed.

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