Detra Shaw-Wilder. Source: Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton

Biden Taps Florida Lawyer For Federal District Judge

Detra Shaw-Wilder. Source: Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton
Detra Shaw-Wilder. Source: Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton

President Joe Biden will nominate Detra Shaw-Wilder, a partner at the Coral Gables firm Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton, to serve as a federal district judge in the Southern District of Florida, the White House announced Wednesday.

Detra Shaw-Wilder has been an attorney in private practice at Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton in Coral Gables, Florida, since 1994, rising from associate to partner.

From 2015 to 2017, Shaw-Wilder was the managing partner of the firm and has served as general counsel for the firm since 2017.

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She received her J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law in 1994 and her B.S. from the University of Florida in 1990.

The nomination will need confirmation from the U.S. Senate.

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