Tricia-Gaye Cotterell is an associate with Kim Vaughan Lerner LLP where she focuses her practice on commercial litigation in insurance-related matters and labor and employment disputes.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, she worked as a Research Officer in Jamaica both at the Houses of Parliament, and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica. Tricia-Gaye earned her LLB from the University of London and B.A. in Linguistics from the University of the West Indies. She later earned her J.D. with a Health Law Concentration, summa cum laude, from Nova Southeastern University. In 2018, Tricia-Gaye published a scholarly article: “Less Fatalities, More Casualties: The Need to Prevent a Crisis Instead of Finding a Cure” 42 Nova L. Rev. 223 (2018) Volume 2. Tricia-Gaye currently serves as President of the Caribbean Bar Association, the Kozyak Minority Mentorship Foundation, Fellowship Committee, the Broward County Bar Association’s Voluntary Bar, Liaison, Mentorship sub-committee, and is a member of the Jamaican Women of Florida where she serves on the Marketing/Communications and PR Committee. She is heavily supported at home and at work by her husband Joseph, their girls Jodian, Zoë, and Zanna, and Tricia-Gaye’s mom, Megan.