Ms. Ninowtzka Mier, a South Florida native, pursued her legal education in New York Law School in the heart of New York City. Ms. Mier’s personal experience with witnessing how the legal system affected her family, who emigrated here from Colombia, she wanted to understand the law and make it accessible and understandable for her own clients.
Upon graduating law school in 2002, Ms. Mier started her legal career at Kaye, Rose & Maltzman, where she was involved with maritime and admiralty law, defending medical malpractice and complex tort litigation. Ms. Mier later joined Fowler White Burnett, where her practice shifted from maritime law to insurance defense. Ms. Mier worked with her colleagues in litigation strategy, handled pre-suit demands, and multiple party settlement negotiations.
In 2006, Ms. Mier joined Robinson & Pecaro, where she continues her practice in pre suit litigation, litigation.Â Ms. Mier assists her clients in understanding the legal issues and outcomes they may be facing.
An avid writer, Ms. Mier published a short story, A Change of Plans, in a book compilation entitled, Counting the Years, published by Resilience Multimedia, about the effects of incarceration upon families. More recently, she authored a number of articles for the online journal SUE, The Magazine for Women Litigators and is a guest blogger at the Estrin Report.
When Ms. Mier is not blogging or contributing articles, she donates her time to the community. Ms. Mier works with Legal Aid Services of Broward County on a pro bono basis. Ms. Mier’s specialty is assisting victims of domestic abuse remain in the United States legally under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). In addition, she participates in the Books and Breakfast program at Pace Center for Girls in Broward County, she and other legal professionals read a book chosen by the Pace girls over breakfast. Ms. Mier was also Leukemia Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) runner up for Woman of the Year (2012). Ms. Mier raised funds and even participated in a triathlon for LLS in memory of her late sister, Helen.
- Insurance Litigation
- Pre-suit Claims and Investigations
- Personal Injury
- Maritime and Admiralty
Florida – 2004
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida – 2005
- New York Law School – J.D., 2002
- Florida International University – B.A., 1998
- Broward County Women Lawyers’ Association – Vice President, 2012-2013
- South Broward Bar Association – Vice President, 2012-2013
- Florida Bar Grievance Committee
- Colombian Bar Association – Member