Jennifer L. Emerson

Associate

overview

Jennifer Emerson is a member of the Appellate Practice and Litigation Coverage Team. Jennifer handles appellate litigation and aids other practice groups in crafting legal strategies and drafting dispositive motions.

Jennifer joins the team having spent five years serving as an attorney for the Supreme Court of Kentucky. While in private practice, Jennifer engaged in general civil litigation and commercial bankruptcy.

A Kentucky native, Jennifer attended the Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville. While in law school, Jennifer served as staff editor for the University of Louisville Law Review, in addition to editing member of the Journal of Law and Education.

Jennifer is highly skilled in deconstructing and solving complex legal issues for her clients. Jennifer’s substantial appellate clerking experience gives her clients the upper hand, as she has intimate familiarity with judicial decision-making.

       
Practice Areas
Credentials

Education

  • University of Louisville (J.D., 2011)
    Honors: University of Louisville Law Review, Staff Editor; Journal of Law and Education, Editing Member; Research and Writing Teaching Assistant; CALI Award for Legal Writing and Researching
  • University of Louisville (B.S., 2006)

Admissions

  • State of Florida, 2021
  • State of Kentucky, 2011
  • State of South Carolina, 2018
  • United States District Court, Western District of Kentucky, 2012
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Florida Bar Association, Appellate Practice Division
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section 

Special Awards and Recognitions 

  • Kentucky Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Bar Award Recipient, 2011
  • Student Bar Foundation, Public Interest Award Recipient, 2010
Authorships

Published Works

  • Article: "May it Please the Court: Tips for Effective Appellate Advocacy", Louisville Bar Briefs (September, 2017) 
  • Law Journal Note: “Who’s In A Family?”: Parental Rights and Tolerance-Promoting Curriculum in Early Elementary Education, 40 J.L. & Educ. 701 (2011)
 
Experience

Pro Bono Activities

  • Legal Director, Second Hope Ministries
  • Kentucky Together Lawyers Can
  • Overview
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  • Credentials
  • Authorships
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locations

Miami

Miami Office

9100 South Dadeland Blvd., Suite 1800
Miami, FL 33156

T: 305.374.1212 F: 305.374.7846

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Miami-Dade

Key West

Key West Office

402 Applerouth Lane, Suite 2C
Key West, FL 33040

T: 305.509.7300 F: 305.374.7846

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Monroe
Ft. Lauderdale

Ft. Lauderdale Office

110 East Broward Blvd., Suite 1400
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

T: 954.768.0011 F: 954.768.0514

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Broward
West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach Office

515 North Flagler Drive, Suite 1800
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

T: 561.640.0303 F: 561.640.0524

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Indian River | Martin | Okeechobee | Palm Beach | Saint Lucie

Tampa

Tampa Office

400 North Ashley Drive, Suite 1200
Tampa, FL 33602

T: 813.204.9776 F: 813.204.9660

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Orlando

Orlando Office

201 South Orange Avenue, Suite 475
Orlando, FL 32801

T: 407.245.3630 F: 407.245.7685

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Brevard | Highlands | Orange | Osceola | Seminole
Ocala

Ocala Office

101 Southwest 3rd Street
Ocala, FL 34471

T: 352.622.4222 F: 352.622.9122

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Jacksonville

Jacksonville Office

76 South Laura Street, Suite 1400
Jacksonville, FL 32202

T: 904.396.0062 F: 904.396.0380

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Baker | Bradford | Clay | Columbia | Duval | Flagler | Hamilton | Nassau | Saint Johns | Union
Pensacola

Pensacola Office

125 West Romana Street, Suite 550
Pensacola, FL 32502

T: 850.434.0003 F: 850.434.0223

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Escambia | Holmes | Okaloosa | Santa Rosa | Walton

Tallahassee

Tallahassee Office

1705 Metropolitan Boulevard, Suite 202
Tallahassee, FL 32308

T: 850.222.5188 F: 850.222.5108

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Bay | Calhoun | Franklin | Gadsden | Gulf | Jackson | Jefferson | Leon | Liberty | Wakulla | Washington | Madison | Lafayette | Taylor 

Ft. Myers

Ft. Myers Office

13350 Metro Parkway, Suite 401
Fort Myers, FL 33966

T: 239.334.8403 F: 239.939.0700

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Charlotte | Collier | DeSoto | Glades | Hardee | Hendry | Lee

Mobile

Mobile Office

11 North Water Street, Suite 10290
Mobile, AL 36602

T: 251.308.3351 F: 251.287.1624

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Baldwin | Washington | Clarke | Escambia | Covington | Geneva | Houston | Henry |  Dale | Coffee | Barbour | Pike |Crenshaw | Butler  | Monroe | Clarke | Choctaw | Wilcox | Bullock | Russell

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