John's
Professional Experience

John E. Cervera is an associate attorney with Clarke Silverglate, focused on commercial litigation matters. He represents domestic and foreign clients in federal and state court proceedings, as well as in alternative forms of dispute resolution. To John, every case is unique and deserves its distinct approach, keeping in mind clients’ goals and the need for efficient resolutions to complex problems.

A proud Miami native, John graduated magna cum laude from the Honors College at Florida International University in 2016 and from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2019. During law school, John served as President of the Cuban American Bar Association Student Chapter and Parliamentarian for the Student Bar Association. John also competed with the nationally ranked Florida Trial Team in several national trial advocacy competitions, where he discovered his calling as a trial lawyer.

Prior to joining the firm, John worked for a boutique litigation firm in Coral Gables and interned with Gainesville and Miami State Attorney’s offices, gaining significant experience in all phases of civil litigation in state and federal courts.

John is active in the Miami legal community as a member of the Dade County Bar Association, Cuban-American Bar Association, and the Business Law Section of the Florida Bar.

Beyond the office, you can find him watching the Miami Heat or rewatching his favorite Martin Scorsese movies.

Education
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Education

  • D., University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2019
  • A., Florida International University, magna cum laude, 2016
Bar Admissions
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Bar Admissions

  • Florida Bar, 2019
Court Admissions
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Court Admissions

  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
Awards and Recognitions
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Awards and Recognitions

• Florida Trial Team Outstanding Graduate Award
• Cuban-American Bar Association Osvaldo Soto Scholarship Award
• University of Florida Levin College of Law, Presidential Scholarship Award
• Florida International University, Ambassador Scholarship Award

Publications
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Publications

  • NDAA Trial Advocacy Manual, Ch. 8 “Exhibits and Evidentiary Foundations”, co-author (2019)

“The leading rule for the lawyer, as for the man of every other calling, is diligence.”

Abraham Lincoln

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Miami, Florida 33131

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