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Derrevere, Stevens, Black & Cozad is a South Florida based law firm of Professional Associations concentrating in complex civil litigation before State and Federal Courts at all trial and appellate levels.

Principals, Jon Derrevere, Michael B. Stevens, Bryan W. Black and Bart Cozad have  over 100 years of combined experience as litigators handling insurance defense, insurance coverage matters, construction defects, premises liability, auto negligence, products liability, subrogation and real estate matters. Our client base includes many prominent professional and general liability carriers along with product manufacturers, distributors and retailers, as well as architects, engineers, general contractors and product suppliers. 

In addition to our insurance practice, Derrevere, Stevens, Black & Cozad is focused on prosecuting and defending mass and class action cases.

Derrevere, Stevens, Black & Cozad is located in West Palm Beach, Florida but our practice extends to representation throughout Florida and the United States with a principal practice area from Orlando to Miami.

The expert team of lawyers and paralegals at Derrevere, Hawkes, Black & Cozad is dedicated to providing our clients with exceptional legal services, emphasizing personal attention and aggressive representation, balanced with the attention to the careful management of litigation costs.

Practice Areas

Construction Law
Commercial Litigation
Products Liability
Auto Negligence
Insurance Defense
Contract Negotiation
Insurance Subrogation
Family Law
Residential & Commercial Landlord/Tenant Disputes
Retail Premises Liability
Bankruptcy Law