Kyle Roberts is the current Treasurer of YLS and has been on the Board of Directors for five years. For several of those years he has chaired the Lawyers for Literacy program and co-chaired the annual golf charity tournament. Kyle also created a new event series called Lunch with the Judiciary geared towards connecting young lawyers with judges in a small group setting, among other work within the organization. Kyle is excited to become the next YLS President-Elect and continue to be a leader in YLS and contribute to the group’s impact on the legal and non-legal community.
Kyle is an experienced trial attorney in Florida state and federal courts representing clients in all phases of litigation, from inception through discovery and trial. His commercial litigation practice includes a wide array of cases involving business disputes, labor and employment, restrictive covenants, real estate, construction, and probate related matters.
Prior to joining Buchanan, Kyle worked at a boutique trial firm in Fort Lauderdale where he gained invaluable experience litigating high-stakes cases from inception through trial.
Kyle has worked on numerous appeals and authored appellate briefs in the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals and Florida Courts of Appeal.
Prior to his commercial litigation practice, Kyle represented individuals and businesses in negligence and wrongful death cases throughout the state of Florida.
During law school, Kyle served as a Law Clerk for the United States Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of Florida, where he assisted federal prosecutors on sensitive criminal investigations and prosecutions. After law school, he served as a Graduate Fellow at the Fourth District Court of Appeal, where he drafted bench memoranda on civil and criminal appellate matters.
Kyle enjoys volunteering his time to help others and recently obtained the dismissal of an eviction lawsuit against a tenant that he represented in a pro bono case which was seeking to evict a family of five from their residence without justification.