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Maria E. Trenzado is board certified as a specialist in civil trial law and is the Florida resident partner of Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP. She practices in the firm's construction litigation, complex and multi-district litigation, products liability, professional malpractice (including medical and nursing home), trucking and transportation, as well as, personal and commercial lines of insurance.

In addition to litigation, Ms. Trenzado's practice also encompasses insurance coverage defense and bad faith litigation, claims avoidance and alternative dispute resolution. She acts as counsel of record, coverage monitoring counsel and litigation management counsel providing her clients with high quality, consistent and cost effective representation.



Complex and Multi-District Litigation,
Construction Law,
Medical Malpractice,
Premises Liability,
Products Liability,
Professional Liability,
General Liability,
Trucking and Transportation,
Bad Faith and Extra-Contractual,
Claims Management


Professional Accomplishments:

-Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Florida Supreme Court
-Certified Mediator by Federal and Florida State Courts
-Qualified Arbitrator by the Florida Supreme Court
-Named to Florida Super Lawyers® (2009)
-Featured in Women Leaders in the Law, New York Magazine, 2010
-Appointment to Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee of the Florida Bar
-Appointment to Judicial Evaluation Committee of the Florida Bar


Languages spoken: French, Spanish, English

Practice areas


  1. Insurance: 25%
    31 years
  2. Litigation: 25%
    31 years
  3. Transportation: 15%
    31 years
  4. Defective Products: 15%
    31 years
  5. Other: 20%
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Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, PA

4905 West Laurel Street
Second Floor
Tampa, FL, 33607


FLMember in Good Standing198501/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Women Leaders in the LawNew York Magazine2010
Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2010
Approved Federal Court MediatorU.S. District Courts of Florida2010
Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2009
Certified Circuit Court MediatorFlorida Supreme Court2007
Court Approved ArbitratorThe Florida Dispute Resolution Center2007
Board Certified - Civil TrialFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education1996
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Florida Managing AttorneySafeco Insurance Company2007 - 2009
Managing AttorneyGEICO1989 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
West Coast Claims AssociationMember2011 - Present
Risk and Insurance Management SocietyMember2009 - Present
South Florida Claims AssnMember2009 - Present
Central Florida Claims AssociationMember2009 - Present
Florida Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2000 - Present
Trial Lawyers Section of the Florida BarMember1987 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Insurance Company SeminarConstruction Law, Coverage and Litigation2010
South Florida Claims Association Annual MeetingDefending and Litigating Chinese Drywall Cases2009