Roger Slade


Roger Slade is a shareholder with the Miami law firm of Haber Law. Mr. Slade is an AV-rated commercial litigator with over 30 years of litigation experience.  Mr. Slade was recently elected the President-Elect of the Miami-Dade Bar. His term will commence in July, 2022.

Throughout his career, Mr. Slade has handled all types of litigation matters including business fraud, class-actions for both Plaintiffs and Defendants, real estate litigation, privacy litigation, commercial collection matters, employment discrimination claims, general business disputes and international family law matters. Mr. Slade was recently elected to Florida Super Lawyers for the tenth year in a row. Mr. Slade’s clients range from public companies, real estate developers, financial institutions to small businesses and individuals.

Roger Slade is a frequent contributor to the Miami-Dade County Bar Bulletin and has authored numerous articles on litigation skills and trial practice. He was the Bulletin’s Editor-in-Chief from 2010-2012. Mr. Slade was formerly an editor of the International Litigation Quarterly, a publication of the American Bar Association. Mr. Slade’s scholarship on litigation can now be found on his blog, which enjoys a substantial readership.

Community Involvement 

Mr. Slade served on the Board of the Council for Educational Change which is dedicated to improving the Florida Public Schools. Mr. Slade is the President and Founder of the Heroes of Tomorrow Foundation, an organization dedicated to raising money for college scholarships for local high school students ( Mr. Slade is also on the Board of Directors of the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association.


  • Commercial and Business Litigation
  • International Business Law and Litigation
  • Shareholder and Partnership Litigation
  • Family Law Litigation


J.D., Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York, 1988

  • Managing Editor, Brooklyn Law Review
  • Recipient, Brooklyn Law School Student Ethics Award
  • Honors: American Jurisprudence Award in Constitutional Law Seminar

B.A., State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, New York, 1983



  • Florida, 1994
  • Connecticut, 1989
  • New York, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Federal Courts
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Florida Super Lawyers, 2011- 2021
  • Miami-Dade County Bar Association Bar Pro Bono Award

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Miami-Dade County Bar Association Member
President-Elect, 2021

Miami-Dade County Bar Association Member
Board of Directors, 2019-2021

American Bar Association

Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association
Board of Directors


Representative Cases

  • Aanonsen v. Suarez, 306 So. 3d 294 (Fla. 3d DCA 2020)
  • Kehoe v. Fidelity Federal Bank & Trust, 421 F. 3d 1209 (11th Cir. 2005)
  • Tulepan v. Roberts, 2015 WS 235441 (S.D. Fla. 2015)
  • Tien v. Tien, 131 S. Ct. 2873 (2011)
  • Suniland Assocs. V. Interstate Fire & Casualty Co., 2008 WL 398970 (S.D. Fla. 2008)
  • Investment Corp of Palm Beach v. Scientific Games Racing, LLC, 969 So. 2d 1028 (Fla. 2d DCA 2007)
  • Sinatra v. Ikaros Aviation, Inc., 723 So. 2d 658 (Fla 3d DCA 1999)
  • Banderas v. Advance Petroleum, Inc., 718 So.2d 376 (Fla. 3d DCA 1998)
  • Banderas v. Advance Petroleum, Inc., 716 So.2d 876 (Fla. 3d DCA 1998)
  • Century 21 v. F.W. Woolworth, 181 A.D. 2d 620 (1st Dep’t 1992)

Published Works