Mr. Yagoda is committed to a high quality and personal civil litigation and business practice and devotes a significant part of his practice as general counsel for regional businesses, litigation attorney for businesses and individuals, family law, commercial and residential landlord-tenant matters, corporate law, and commercial / residential real estate transactions.
Mr. Yagoda is a member of the Florida Bar and licensed to practice in all Florida state courts and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Mr. Yagoda formerly served as President and Vice President, respectively, of his condominium association’s Board of Directors; Chairperson of its Building & Service Contracts Committee, Chairperson of the City of Coral Gables' School and Community Relations Committee, presently serves as a Director of the Deering Estate Foundation, and is Founder and Head Coach of the Miami-Dade High School Hockey Alliance.
Mr. Yagoda resides in Coral Gables, FL with his two sons and is an avid ice hockey player and coach.
Mr. Yagoda attended Southern New Hampshire University (f/k/a New Hampshire College) where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems (MIS) in 1989. Prior to practicing law, Mr. Yagoda gained considerable business experience as a computer programmer analyst, Series 7 licensed stockbroker, and mortgage banker.
Mr. Yagoda earned his Juris Doctorate degree from St. Thomas University School of Law where he served as the Managing Editor of the St. Thomas Law Review. Mr. Yagoda was selected to participate in the St. Thomas Law School Appellate Litigation Clinic, served as an Intern with the National Association of Securities Dealers, and served as a Judicial Intern with the Honorable David L. Levy formerly of the Third District Court of Appeal of Florida. Mr. Yagoda authored “Taking a New Look at an Old Takings Issue” published in 1995.