Zoila Lahera’s practice focuses primarily on general commercial matters and litigation, including real estate, land use, zoning issues, and trust and estate disputes.
Zoila graduated cum laude from the Stetson University College of Law where she was a member of the Law Review. While in law school, Zoila was a judicial intern for the Honorable Michael J. Scionti in the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit. Her experience includes defending lawsuits involving corporate and partnership disputes, commercial landlord/tenant disputes, breach of contract, non-compete litigation, real property ownership and use rights, and various business torts including fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, as well as deceptive and unfair trade practices.
Outside of the office, Zoila enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her family and two dogs. She has a strong interest in politics, history, and human rights activities, enjoys being involved in the community, and is always seeking out ways to quench her lifelong thirst for learning. Zoila also enjoys showing off her Tampa pride, including cheering for the Tampa Bay Lightning and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Credentials & Experience
University of South Florida, B.A., 2015, cum laude
Stetson University College of Law, J.D., 2018, cum laude
- Law Review
- Student Bar Association, Constitution/Bylaws Committee Chair (2016-2017)
- William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award
- Hispanic Bar Association, Member
The Florida Bar
Hillsborough County Bar Association
All Florida State Courts
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Professional & Civic
Community & Professional
Hillsborough County Bar Association Leadership Institute, Class of 2021-2022