Our History

Derrevere Stevens Black & Cozad is a multi-state law firm based out of Florida concentrating on 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, subrogation recovery, construction defects, premises liability, auto negligence, products liability, 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, the firm is focused on prosecuting and defending mass and class action cases.


While Derrevere Stevens Black & Cozad’s primary office is located in West Palm Beach, Florida, the firm also maintains offices in Miami, Florida; Burlington, Vermont; Boston, Massachusetts; New York, New York; and Roseland, New Jersey.


The team of lawyers and paralegals at Derrevere Stevens Black & Cozad is dedicated to providing our clients with exceptional legal services, emphasizing personal attention and aggressive representation, balanced with a trained eye to carefully manage the costs of litigation.