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John W. IV

Of Counsel

Professional Experience

John serves as Of Counsel to Clarke Silverglate.  John heads his own firm, John W. Wylie, P.A., where his practice areas include white-collar criminal defense, corporate compliance and internal investigations, select high-stakes civil litigation, appeals, and traditional criminal matters. John has extensive experience in both state and federal courts throughout the United States, having tried more than 70 jury trials to verdict.

John is a cum laude graduate of the University of Miami School of Law. His dedication to public service led him to serve as a law clerk to current Chief Judge K. Michael Moore and the late Chief Judge Edward B. Davis in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.  After practicing with an AmLaw 100 firm, John returned to public service by joining the Federal Public Defender’s Office in Miami, where he worked for eight years as a trial and appellate attorney.

John enjoys giving back to the community by combining his love of baseball and mentoring. Prior to law school, he graduated from Jacksonville University, where he was an All-Sun Belt Conference pitcher. After college, he played professional baseball in the California Angels organization. John is married to Stephanie, has three daughters, and enjoys volunteering as a youth softball coach and mentor.



  • J.D., University of Miami School of Law, cum laude, 1997, Articles and Comments Editor, University of Miami Law Review
  • B.A., Jacksonville University, 1992
Bar Admissions

Bar Admissions

  • Florida Bar, 1998
Court Admissions

Court Admissions

  • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • United States District Court, Southern and Middle Districts of Florida
Activities and Memberships

Activities and Memberships

  • Federal Bar Association
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Attorney’s
  • Lecturer at the Criminal Justice Act annual conference
  • The Florida Bar
Awards and Recognitions

Awards and Recognitions

  • “Best Lawyers in South Florida” – South Florida Legal Guide
  • Randolph Williams Award for outstanding pro bono service – 2001

It’s not the will to win, but the will to prepare to win that makes the difference.

 Bear  Bryant

Get to Know
John Wylie

In my free time, I enjoy coaching my three girls play fastpitch softball and spending time with my family.   

A few things he likes


Coaching Softball


Other Interest

clarke silverglate, p.a.

5301 Blue Lagoon Drive, 9th Floor
Miami, Florida 33126


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