David Miklas is the managing attorney of the Law Office of David Miklas, P.A. and he previously was a Partner/Shareholder with the law firm of Richeson & Coke, P.A., West Palm Beach and Fort Pierce. For 20 years Mr. Miklas has practiced all types of labor and employment law exclusively representing management (Florida employers), including both private employers, as well as Florida municipalities and school districts. He is an active member of the Academy of Florida Management Attorneys, including its EEOC committee, the Florida Bar, the American Bar Association, and their Labor & Employment Law Sections. Mr. Miklas is a member of several local Florida bar associations including their Employment Law Committee. Mr. Miklas previously served on the Florida Bar Labor & Employment Law Section’s Wage and Hour Administration Liaison subcommittee and was chosen to be the 2018-19 Martin County Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Law Committee Chairman.
Mr. Miklas has been listed in Florida Super Lawyers since 2009 (listing no more than the top 2.5% of attorneys in the state) and has the highest, “Superb,” AVVO rating. Mr. Miklas has authored hundreds of employment discrimination articles, and co-authored a LexisNexis Expert Commentary on a Florida Law requiring employers provide leave for Domestic Violence, and is a co-author of one of the country’s leading legal Treatise on Employment law in Florida: Employment in Florida: A Guide to Employment Laws, Regulations and Practices, 2nd Ed., and for seventeen years, has been a contributing author for The Developing Labor Law, 3rd - 6th Ed.
Mr. Miklas is a frequent employment law presenter and is a nationally recognized speaker and an invited guest lecturer addressing employment law and human resource issues with over thirty universities, including Harvard, Cornell, NYU, Notre Dame, Duke, Georgetown, Dartmouth and University of California, Irvine.
He is also an ongoing Florida Bar Justice Teaching Program volunteer. Mr. Miklas has been admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida. Mr. Miklas graduated from the University of Florida College of Law.