Yvette M. Trelles’ commitment to the legal profession and the community has earned her the respect of her peers and the public at large.She focuses her practice in all areas of personal injury, wrongful death and premises liability.
Along with prevailing in many high profile cases, Ms. Trelles has served the legal community as a Traffic Magistrate, Legal Aid volunteer, held top-level leadership positions within the Palm Beach County Bar Association, the Hispanic Bar Association and presided as Chair of the Palm Beach County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
A native of Tampa, Florida and of Cuban descent, Ms. Trelles earned her Bachelor's Degree from the University of Florida in 1988 and her Juris Doctorate Degree from the University of Florida College of Law in 1991. She was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1992 and is admitted to practice in the State Courts of Florida, U.S. District Court, and Northern and Middle Districts of Florida.
Ms. Trelles began her law practice with the law firm of Lytal & Reiter in 1992.She successfully handled many personal injury cases including having the largest verdict in Palm Beach County in 1999, along with senior partner, Joe Reiter.
In 2000, she left Lytal & Reiter to start a boutique personal injury law firm, Trelles Law, PA, continuing to represent thousands of injured victims in and throughout Palm Beach County.
Ms. Trelles has become a powerful advocate for victims’ rights in Palm Beach County and within the Hispanic Community.
In 2009, Ms. Trelles was named 1 of 11 "Hispanic Women of Distinction" in South Florida.Her service to the community has earned her various awards including "The Blue Dove Award" in 2010 given by Hospice of Palm Beach County; Volunteer of the Year, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County, 2010; Volunteer of the Year in 2010 recognized by the South Florida Fair as well as Board Member of the Year recognized by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County in 2010.Later in 2010, Ms. Trelles was featured in the Palm Beach Post as "One of the Real Housewives of Palm Beach County" for her service and commitment to the community as a female business owner and philanthropist.
Finally, in the most recent years, she has held a fundraiser at her home, a tennis jai-a-lai event raising thousands of dollars each year for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and has been honored by "JDRF" for her efforts.
Ms. Trelles has returned to Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath in 2012 where she will continue to give personal service to her clients but have the ability to better represent her clients with all the support of the prestigious law firm.