Tria Lawton-Russell, Esq.
Tria Lawton-Russell is a Litigation Attorney at the Trembly Law Firm. She has been a practicing litigation attorney since 2000. Tria’s vast litigation experience encompasses both County and Circuit Court, criminal and civil matters, in bench and jury trials. Tria began her career as an Assistant State Attorney in the Miami-Dade County State Attorney’s Office, before moving a role as a Senior Attorney with the Florida Department of Children and Families (“DCF”) litigating dependency and termination of parental rights cases. Following her tenure at DCF, Tria was an Assistant General Counsel with the Agency for Health Care Administration (“AHCA”), the chief health policy and planning entity for the State for over nine (9) years.
In addition to her practice in health care law, Tria was an Assistant City Attorney for the City of Miami, advising the City’s building department regarding unsafe structures and other matters. As an Assistant City Attorney, Tria also advised the boards of the Parks and Virginia Key Beach Park Trust. Tria later served as the first in-house Administrative Counsel to the Superintendent of the Broward County School Board.
Immediately prior to joining the firm, Tria served as a legislative aide to a local City Commissioner. She is a member of the Caribbean Bar Association and the Jamaican American Bar Association. Her practice areas include: criminal, dependency, health care, labor and employment, as well as general civil litigation.
Tria graduated from the University of Miami, Cum Laude, with a Bachelor’s in English Literature and a minor in Secondary Education. Tria received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Iowa College of Law where she served as an Editor for The Journal of Gender, Race & Justice.
In her spare time, Tria enjoys reading, yoga, traveling, and taking leisurely walks to unwind.