Yasir Billoo is an experienced attorney in the areas of business/commercial contracts and litigation, real estate transactions (and title services) and litigation, intellectual property litigation, employment & labor, and civil appeals. Yasir’s experience ranges from representing large Fortune 500 companies in complex litigation and appeals in state and federal court, to helping small business owners with simple agreements and legal consulting.
Yasir earned his law degree from Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, and was admitted to both the Florida Bar and the California Bar in 2004. He is admitted to practice in all courts in each of these states.
Yasir earned dual Bachelors Degrees in International Relations and Communications from Florida International University . While earning his Juris Doctor, he was a member of the Jessup International Law Moot Court team and on the Board of the Journal of International and Comparative Law. A native of Karachi, Pakistan, Yasir, speaks English, Spanish, Urdu, Hindi and Memoni.
Prior to practicing law, Yasir managed the finances of a group of Central American companies, handling complex international financial transactions.
Yasir currently serves as a Hearing Officer for Miami-Dade County’s Commission on Human Rights, where he presides over appeals of initial determinations in cases where discrimination is alleged.
Yasir is a Member of the prestigious invitation-only International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC). IADC has been serving a distinguished membership of corporate and insurance defense attorneys and insurance executives since 1920. The IADC membership is comprised of the world’s leading corporate and insurance lawyers and insurance executives. They are partners in large and small law firms, senior counsel in corporate law departments, and corporate and insurance executives. Members represent the largest corporations around the world, including the majority of companies listed in the FORTUNE 500.
Business/commercial law, general tort defense, employment & labor, construction litigation and civil appeals
• Florida Bar: 2004
• California Bar: 2004
• Supreme Court of Florida
• Supreme Court of California
• All Courts for the State of Florida and California
• U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
• U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
• Eleventh Circuit for the U.S. Court of Appeals
Nova Southeastern University: J.D., 2003
• Florida International University: B.S., Communications, 2000
• Florida International University: B.A., International Relations, 1999
Memberships/Pro Bono Work
• Member, International Association of Defense Counsel
• Board Member, Florida Muslim Bar Association
• Board Member, Lawyers to the Rescue