Founding Principal Attorney
April 2021 - Present
Founded firm focussed on small businesses, entrepreneurs, and wealthy individuals whom seek to create and protect their wealth from potential liability.
Circuit Court Judge, Florida
Jan. 2019 – Jan. 2021
Presided over thousands of Civil and Criminal cases in 2019, including over 20 jury trials. Rotated into Juvenile Dependency and Delinquency Division in 2020, and presided over Termination of Parental Rights trials, and Adoption final hearings. Spearheaded implementation of virtual ZOOM court for First Judicial Circuit when COVID-19 shutdowns began in March 2020.
Anchors Smith Grimsley, PL
Attorney (Associate then Partner)
Sept. 2007 – Dec. 2018
General representation of institutional clients. Civil litigation concentrating on real property cases, business cases, and land use case. General representation of local governmental entities.
State Attorney’s Office Leon County
Certified Legal Intern
Jan. 2007 – Apr. 2007
Prosecuted criminal cases. Averaged 20-25 hours a week in courtroom, while also attending law school full time. Conducted jury trials, from jury selection through verdict prior to graduating from law school.
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