LAW FIRM * LEGAL SERVICES * PAY PER MINUTE PHONE LEGAL ADVICE / COACHING FOR LAYPEOPLE, LAW STUDENTS, JDS, & LAWYERS ​MENTORING * LEGAL/BUSINESS COACHING * VIRTUAL CO-COUNSELING * MOTIVATIONAL BOOKS * LEGAL PROTECTION


ATTORNEY JACKSON'S CURRICULUM VITAE


Summary

Creative and media-savvy Trial Lawyer with a broad legal skill set, sound judgment, and a strong work ethic. Experience in state, federal and appeals courts. Lead counsel on multiple high profile wrongful death, civil rights, and criminal cases. On call legal analyst for local and national media outlets including: CNN, HLN, and MSNBC. Existing book of business and extensive network of referral sources includes: 4,900+ Facebook friends and over 8,000 Twitter followers. Super Lawyer Magazine 2012 and 2013 “Rising Star” designation and 2013 invitation to the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Admitted to practice law in all Florida State Courts, the U.S. Middle District of Florida, and the U. S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Experience


Women's Trial Group,  Managing Partner, June 2006 – Present (9 years 2 months) Orlando, Florida Area
*Civil Litigation Law Firm
* Manage firm operations, budget, and work performance of firm attorneys
* Multimillion-dollars in monetary damages collected for my clients
* Experienced case manager and trial attorney with 12+ years of state and federal trial experience. 
* 2014 U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals Decision 
* Eight-figure confidential settlement in a Wrongful Death suit against NASCAR 
* Large network of referral sources and book of business
* Experienced in crisis management and the handling of high profile cases
* Co-counsel for the family of Trayvon Martin with Attorney Benjamin Crump. The case sparked a nationwide debate on racial profiling and gun laws.


LegalAdvicePerMinute.com, Founder, January 2014 – Present (1 year 7 months)Orlando, Florida Area
Researched and developed a cloud-based telecommunications company that offers lawyers and small law firms a 1-800 "pay per minute" telephone and billing service. 

FAMU College Of Law, Adj. Professor of Trial Advocacy and Negotiations, May 2010 – May 2012 (2 years 1 month) Orlando, Florida Area
Taught Trial Practice to 2L's. Classes included: evidence, opening, direct & cross examination, impeachment, rebuttal, and closings. I was a popular professor and have been ask back to teach every semester, however, my work and trial schedule currently prohibits it. Also taught beginning Negotiations. 

Jackson & Alexander, Partner/Attorney, September 2003 – June 2006 (2 years 10 months) Sanford, FL
General Practice Law Firm. Managed firm operations. Worked on criminal, probate, civil litigation and personal injury cases.

Seminole County Office of the Public Defender, Assistant Public Defender, June 2002 – September 2003 (1 year 4 months) Sanford, FL
Represented indigent clients in misdemeanor and felony cases. Participated in motion practice, hearings, and 16 criminal jury trials. Achieved a positive trial success rating.

Semester Internship, Office of General Counsel - Florida Governor Jeb Bush, September 2001 - November 2001 (3 months) Tallahassee, FL

Assisted the chief legal advisor by researching and drafting memo on lawsuits in which the Governor is named in his official capacity and on clemency issues.


Summer Associate, Holland & Knight LLP, July 2001 - August 2001 (2 months) Orlando, FL

Chosen from among the summer interns to assist a senior attorney (who is now a judge) by researching and drafting memos on issues prior to and during trial.


Summer Associate, Troutman Sanders LLP, June 2001 - July 2001 (2 months) Atlanta, GA

Researched, drafted memos, and brief assigned attorney on assigned cases. Co-authored a published article entitled "Determining Royalty Rates for a Patent" which focused on the calculation of royalty rates for a patent.


Summer Associate (Legal Department ), Hard Rock International, July 2000 - August 2000 (2 months) Orlando, FL

Assisted in the researching and drafting of hotel agreements, including management agreements, license agreements, reservation agreements, letters of intent, confidentiality agreements and various ancillary agreements


​​US Navy, Intelligence Officer, May 1994 – August 1999 (5 years 4 months) World Wide
One of the first group of female naval personnel to be deployed aboard a combat vessel/aircraft carrier (USS Roosevelt). Worked in an award-winning 6-member "think-tank" as a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the Pentagon.