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Eddie L. Holiday III

Eddie L. Holiday III

Associate
Phone:305.774.7502
Fax:305.995.6090
Eddie Holiday’s practice includes various aspects of complex civil litigation in state courts. Recognized as a “Rising Star 40 Under 40” in the Daily Business Review, his practice consists of representing Global 500 clients with a focus on the defense of premises and product liability claims.

Prior to joining the firm, Eddie served as an Assistant State Attorney at the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office, the fourth largest prosecutor’s office in the nation. During his tenure, he tried over 50 jury trials to verdict ranging from misdemeanors to life felonies. As a member of the specialized Career Criminal & Robbery Unit, he prosecuted the most violent criminals and handled some of the most serious and complex cases at the State Attorney’s Office.

Eddie graduated from the Howard University School of Law. During law school he was a successful competitor with the Charles Hamilton Houston National Moot Court Team. He also participated in Howard’s Criminal Justice Clinic, where he represented indigent clients before the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. He interned with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund as an Appellate Law Clerk and the Public Defenders Service for the District of Columbia as a Trial Law Clerk. Eddie graduated magna cum laude from Howard University, where he earned his undergraduate degree in Communication & Culture with a minor in Entrepreneurship.

Eddie continues his commitment to serving the community by volunteering as a guest judge for law school trial advocacy teams and speaking to youth at various forums. 


Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2014

Education

  • Howard University School of Law, J.D., 2013
    Merit Scholarship Recipient
    Thurgood Marshall Endowment Fund Scholarship Recipient
    Goler Teal Butcher International Law Scholarship Recipient
    Oliver White Hill Fellowship Recipient
    CALI Award Recipient – Criminal Procedure
    Charles Hamilton Houston Intramural Moot Court Competition Best Oral Advocate Award
    Member - Charles Hamilton Houston National Moot Court Team, 2011 – 2013
    Dean’s Fellow - Legal Reasoning, Research and Writing Program, 2012 – 2013
    Student Attorney, Criminal Justice Clinic, 2012 – 2013

  • Howard University, B.A., 2010
    magna cum laude
    Annenberg Honors Program
    Most Outstanding Attorney Award, Harvard Crimson Classic Mock Trial Tournament 
    Presidential Classroom Fellow (Law and Democracy)
    Richard D. Parsons Scholarship Recipient
    Founder, Men of Honor, 2007 – 2010
    President, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Forensics Society, 2009 – 2010
    President, Howard University Mock Trial Team, 2009 – 2010


Professional Associations

    • Dade County Bar Association
    • Florida Association of Women Lawyers
    • League of Prosecutors
    • National Association of Black Prosecutors
    • Wilkie D. Ferguson Jr. Bar Association

Distinctions

    • Daily Business Review
      —Rising Stars 40 Under 40, 2018
    • Legal Services of Greater Miami
      —Legal Eagle Closing Argument Competition Best Closer in South Florida, 2017 - 2018

Speaking Engagements

  • "Avenging Claims Through Effective Use of Social Media from First Report to Jury Selection,” Co-Presenter, ACC South Florida CLE Conference, September 2018