Maria D. Garcia

2018 Distinguished Alumna

College: College of Law

Degree: ’05, JD ’08

Maria D. Garcia is Of Counsel at Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton, and focuses her practice on health care law. She has extensive experience in managed care litigation and advising health care providers on various legal issues. She received her bachelor’s degree from FIU, graduating magna cum laude. She also earned her Juris Doctor from FIU College of Law, where she was president of Moot Court.

Garcia is currently the president-elect of the Cuban American Bar Association (CABA). In addition, she is president of the FIU Alumni Association. Garcia has been named a "Top Lawyer" in Healthcare in the South Florida Legal Guide and one of the "40 Under 40 Outstanding Attorneys of Miami Dade County" by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. She was also honored by the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce with the Rising Star “Model Star” Award for her work in the South Florida community and legal profession.

Garcia lives in Coral Gables, Florida with her husband and their two sons.