After being a partner at a large law firm, Yolanda chose to pursue her passion of representing growing businesses who desire access to high quality legal advocacy.
Yolanda Strader is pragmatic and strives to find smart solutions consistent with the goals of the businesses and industries she represents.
Yolanda represents franchisors and franchisees in a variety of franchise disputes, including claims related to franchise disclosure documents and the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act.
Yolanda’s practice also includes a variety of commercial litigation matters, including class actions, real property disputes, business torts, business divorces, and breach of contracts on behalf of a range of business sectors, including the health care, legal, banking, and real estate industries. Yolanda has experience litigating large-scale matters requiring a command of electronically stored information (ESI) and large databases.
Yolanda is active in the South Florida legal community. She is a past president of the Wilkie D. Ferguson Jr. Bar Association, formerly known as the Black Lawyers of Miami. As president of the Ferguson Bar, she spearheaded a number of initiatives to enhance diversity in the legal profession and to help deserving students in Miami.
Yolanda was recognized by Legacy Miami as one of “Miami’s Most Powerful and Influential Black Business Leaders.” She was selected as a recipient of the 2016 National Bar Association’s "40 Under 40 Nation’s Best Advocates” award and was named to the Florida Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers Magazine for seven consecutive years (2013–2019).