“Yanique is a valuable addition to our team,” said founding partner John Uustal. “She’s known
for her perseverance in and out of the courtroom. We are incredibly impressed by her passion for the law and her commitment to service and excellence.”
Otto, who has headed her own law firm, The Otto Law Group in Fort Lauderdale, since 2013, has handled more than 300 cases involving domestic violence, illegal drugs, and parental rights. She
was honored as a “Rising Star” by the Super Lawyers rating service in 2021 and 2022, and she has
been recognized by The National Black Lawyers association as one of the country’s “Top 40 Under 40 Most Successful and Influential Lawyers.” She was also named by the National Weekly as one of the Top 20 Under 40 Outstanding Jamaicans.
“I’m elated to be working with an exceptional group of trial lawyers,” said Otto, who is a graduate
of the Florida State University College of Law, where she was a member of the Black Law Students Association and the Christian Legal Society. “It’s exciting to be part of a team that is so intensely focused on delivering victories for our clients and doing first-class legal work.”
Otto earned her undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, in psychology from Barry University. She received a master’s degree in clinical psychology at Nova Southeastern University. Prior to moving to the United States, she also attended the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona campus in Jamaica, where she was born and raised.
Otto is the current co-chair of the Lorna Otto Prep School in Ewarton, Jamaica. She is a member of the Pastor’s Appreciation Committee in the city of Lauderhill.