Douglas Law Firm

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Douglas Law Firm

At our law firm, we know that every time we represent a client, we have the opportunity to make a difference. The desire to make a difference drives our lawyers and staff to provide the highest levels of legal representation and client service.

This lawyer is licensed to practice in Florida and has no record of discipline from the Florida bar association. *

Douglas Law Firm

Douglas Law Firm

Open for Business
Offers Video Calls

At our law firm, we know that every time we represent a client, we have the opportunity to make a difference. The desire to make a difference drives our lawyers and staff to provide the highest levels of legal representation and client service.

This lawyer is licensed to practice in Florida and has no record of discipline from the Florida bar association. *

Firm Overview

At Douglas Law Firm, there is one constant: our unwavering commitment to our clients. We know that our clients are more than file numbers. Every one of our clients has unique needs, and we work diligently to meet these needs. We handle legal matters regarding family law and divorce, child custody and child support, paternity, criminal defense, estate planning, trusts, probate, and personal injury.

We are honored when individuals, families, and businesses place their trust in our law firm. With offices in Palatka, St. Augustine, and Jacksonville, We serve clients throughout Putnam, St. Johns, Duval, and Flagler Counties.

Main Office

Palatka Office
117 N. 2nd Street
Palatka, FL 32177

Phone

(386) 530-2955

Fax

(386) 385-5914

Fees
Free Initial Consultation?

Yes - We Offer Free Consultations.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Divorce, Estates & Trusts, Personal Injury, and Probate

Hourly Rates

Depends on the case - ask about our 10 % rule

Office Information
Office Hours

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Office Manager

Cindy Curtis

Other Offices
  • St. Augustine Office

    One News Place, Suite E
    St Augustine, FL 32086

  • Jacksonville Office

    6100 Greenland Road, Unit 603
    Jacksonville, FL 32258

  • Palatka Office

    117 N. 2nd Street
    Palatka, FL 32177

  • Nocatee Office

    309 Kingsley Lake Dr.
    Suite 904
    St. Augustine, FL 32092

Douglas Law Firm
Charlie Douglas

Charlie Douglas was born and raised in Palatka, Florida. After graduating valedictorian of his high school class, Charlie attended the University Of Florida Warrington College Of Business, where he served as a Student Government Cabinet Director and graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Business Administration.

During law school at the University of Florida, Charlie served as Editor-in-Chief of the Florida Law Review and graduated second in his class of 211 students. Charlie was also inducted as a member of the Order of the Coif and Florida Blue Key.

In 2007, Charlie gained national recognition for his fight to free a Texas man, Tyrone Brown, who had been sentenced to life in prison after testing positive once for marijuana while on probation. Hearing that Mr. Brown had already served nearly 17 years of the life sentence, Charlie launched a lengthy grass-roots advocacy campaign that resulted in Mr. Brown's freedom.

Areas of Practice
-Personal Injury
-Estate Planning & Probate
-Asset Protection Planning

Honors and Awards
Named by the Lawton Chiles Foundation as Floridas Youth Advocate of the Year
Florida Super Lawyers Magazine as a Rising Star

Community Activities
Putnam First Cancer Fund, Volunteer
The ARC, Volunteer
Kiwanis of the Azalea City, Volunteer
Boy Scouts of America, Volunteer

Education

University of Florida
J.D., 2006

Douglas Law Firm
Charlie Douglas

Charlie Douglas was born and raised in Palatka, Florida. After graduating valedictorian of his high school class, Charlie attended the University Of Florida Warrington College Of Business, where he served as a Student Government Cabinet Director and graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Business Administration.

During law school at the University of Florida, Charlie served as Editor-in-Chief of the Florida Law Review and graduated second in his class of 211 students. Charlie was also inducted as a member of the Order of the Coif and Florida Blue Key.

In 2007, Charlie gained national recognition for his fight to free a Texas man, Tyrone Brown, who had been sentenced to life in prison after testing positive once for marijuana while on probation. Hearing that Mr. Brown had already served nearly 17 years of the life sentence, Charlie launched a lengthy grass-roots advocacy campaign that resulted in Mr. Brown's freedom.

Areas of Practice
-Personal Injury
-Estate Planning & Probate
-Asset Protection Planning

Honors and Awards
Named by the Lawton Chiles Foundation as Floridas Youth Advocate of the Year
Florida Super Lawyers Magazine as a Rising Star

Community Activities
Putnam First Cancer Fund, Volunteer
The ARC, Volunteer
Kiwanis of the Azalea City, Volunteer
Boy Scouts of America, Volunteer

Education

University of Florida J.D., 2006


Douglas Law Firm
Christopher LoBianco

FAMILY & DIVORCE ATTORNEY IN JACKSONVILLE, PALATKA, &
ST. AUGUSTINE

After spending his early childhood on Long Island, New York, Mr. LoBianco moved to Hernando County, Florida with his loving parents and two younger siblings. Upon graduating high school, with honors, Christopher attended Florida State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in political science, minoring in communication and public administration, graduating Magna Cum Laude.
Before returning to Florida State University to attend the top 50 nationally ranked College of Law, Mr. LoBianco took a long-term substitute position for a third grade class at the Elementary School he once attended.
While in law school, Mr. LoBianco excelled in all things family law. He worked as a Supreme Court Certified Legal Intern in the school's Public Interest Family Law Center, and received the "book award" for the highest grade in the Florida Dissolution of Marriage class. Christopher was on the dean’s list every semester and graduated FSU College of Law Cum Laude in 2009.

In early 2010, after passing the Florida Bar on his first attempt, Mr. LoBianco moved to Orange Park, Florida to work at a busy law firm. Mr. LoBianco has primarily practiced in the area of Family Law for the past 9 plus years, personally handling hundreds of hearings, mediations and trials. Prior to joining Douglas Law Firm, Mr. LoBianco was a Senior Associate for a successful local law firm practicing family law, estate planning and probate. Today, Chris Lobianco leads the Family Law practice group for Douglas Law Firm.


Mr. LoBianco practices in the following areas:

Dissolution of Marriage
Visitation
Modification
Child Support
Alimony
Relocation
Name Change
Paternity/Disestablish of Paternity
Pre Nuptial/Post Nuptial Agreements
Domestic Violence Injunctions

Douglas Law Firm and Mr. LoBianco serve clients across northeast Florida including:
Jacksonville
St. Augustine
Palatka
Callahan
Palm Coast
Interlachen
Crescent City
Orange Park
Middleburg
Fernandina Beach
Amelia Island
Ponte Vedra Beach
Green Cove Springs
and the Communities in Duval County, Clay County, St. Johns County, Nassau County, and Putnam County

Education

Florida State University
J.D.,

Douglas Law Firm
Christopher LoBianco

FAMILY & DIVORCE ATTORNEY IN JACKSONVILLE, PALATKA, &
ST. AUGUSTINE

After spending his early childhood on Long Island, New York, Mr. LoBianco moved to Hernando County, Florida with his loving parents and two younger siblings. Upon graduating high school, with honors, Christopher attended Florida State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in political science, minoring in communication and public administration, graduating Magna Cum Laude.
Before returning to Florida State University to attend the top 50 nationally ranked College of Law, Mr. LoBianco took a long-term substitute position for a third grade class at the Elementary School he once attended.
While in law school, Mr. LoBianco excelled in all things family law. He worked as a Supreme Court Certified Legal Intern in the school's Public Interest Family Law Center, and received the "book award" for the highest grade in the Florida Dissolution of Marriage class. Christopher was on the dean’s list every semester and graduated FSU College of Law Cum Laude in 2009.

In early 2010, after passing the Florida Bar on his first attempt, Mr. LoBianco moved to Orange Park, Florida to work at a busy law firm. Mr. LoBianco has primarily practiced in the area of Family Law for the past 9 plus years, personally handling hundreds of hearings, mediations and trials. Prior to joining Douglas Law Firm, Mr. LoBianco was a Senior Associate for a successful local law firm practicing family law, estate planning and probate. Today, Chris Lobianco leads the Family Law practice group for Douglas Law Firm.


Mr. LoBianco practices in the following areas:

Dissolution of Marriage
Visitation
Modification
Child Support
Alimony
Relocation
Name Change
Paternity/Disestablish of Paternity
Pre Nuptial/Post Nuptial Agreements
Domestic Violence Injunctions

Douglas Law Firm and Mr. LoBianco serve clients across northeast Florida including:
Jacksonville
St. Augustine
Palatka
Callahan
Palm Coast
Interlachen
Crescent City
Orange Park
Middleburg
Fernandina Beach
Amelia Island
Ponte Vedra Beach
Green Cove Springs
and the Communities in Duval County, Clay County, St. Johns County, Nassau County, and Putnam County

Education

Florida State University J.D.,


Douglas Law Firm
Lex Taylor

Lex was born in Lakeland, Florida. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with a minor in English from the University of Florida in 1998. Lex excelled in extracurricular activities; serving as a Student Senator, Cicerone (student ambassador), Homecoming Director, Associate General Chair for Homecoming, Vice President of Beta Theta Pi, member of Florida Blue Key, and was President of Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honorary Society.

After graduation, Lex worked for Senator Connie Mack on the Joint Economic Committee in Washington, D.C. Following that, he moved back to Florida and worked for a large regional bank as both an Assistant Branch Manager and Sales Manager. Lex then worked as a Senior Legislative Aide to Commissioner Al Higginbotham for Hillsborough County, Florida.

In 2011, Lex graduated from the University of Florida's Levin College of Law. While in law school, Lex served as Chief Defense Counsel for the Student Honor Court and Producer for Gator Growl, the World's largest student-run pep rally.

After graduating law school, Lex worked at Lex Taylor, P.A. in Lakeland, Florida. Lex is married to Josephine Dieguez Taylor, and in 2016 they moved to her hometown of St. Augustine with their two children. Soon afterwards, Lex joined Douglas Law.

Lex is involved in the YMCA as a member of the Board of Directors and in the YMCA's Youth-in-Government program.

Education

University of Florida
J.D.,

Douglas Law Firm
Lex Taylor

Lex was born in Lakeland, Florida. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with a minor in English from the University of Florida in 1998. Lex excelled in extracurricular activities; serving as a Student Senator, Cicerone (student ambassador), Homecoming Director, Associate General Chair for Homecoming, Vice President of Beta Theta Pi, member of Florida Blue Key, and was President of Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honorary Society.

After graduation, Lex worked for Senator Connie Mack on the Joint Economic Committee in Washington, D.C. Following that, he moved back to Florida and worked for a large regional bank as both an Assistant Branch Manager and Sales Manager. Lex then worked as a Senior Legislative Aide to Commissioner Al Higginbotham for Hillsborough County, Florida.

In 2011, Lex graduated from the University of Florida's Levin College of Law. While in law school, Lex served as Chief Defense Counsel for the Student Honor Court and Producer for Gator Growl, the World's largest student-run pep rally.

After graduating law school, Lex worked at Lex Taylor, P.A. in Lakeland, Florida. Lex is married to Josephine Dieguez Taylor, and in 2016 they moved to her hometown of St. Augustine with their two children. Soon afterwards, Lex joined Douglas Law.

Lex is involved in the YMCA as a member of the Board of Directors and in the YMCA's Youth-in-Government program.

Education

University of Florida J.D.,


Douglas Law Firm
Jeremiah Blocker

Jeremiah was born and raised in Ocala, Florida, and is a sixth-generation Floridian. Public service is important to his family with his father, uncle, and all four brothers having served as combat veterans in the Armed Forces.

He is a graduate of the University of Florida, where he obtained a degree in History. While attending college, he participated in the Army ROTC program, commissioning as a Second Lieutenant upon graduation.

As a veteran, Jeremiah served as an Army officer for over 13 years, both on active duty and in the reserves. A veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Jeremiah commanded a Military Police company. In addition to his Army service, Jeremiah served as a Judge Advocate General officer in the Air Force Reserve in the position of Staff Judge Advocate for Homestead Air Reserve Base, Florida. He continues his military service in the Florida Army National Guard as a Judge Advocate General officer with the rank of Major.

As a decorated combat veteran, some major awards Jeremiah has received include Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal with two oak leaf devices, Air Force Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Air Force Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, and the Combat Action Badge.

Jeremiah attended law school in Jacksonville, Florida, and graduated from the Florida Coastal School of Law. After passing the Florida Bar, Jeremiah continued his legal studies at the University of Miami School of Law in Coral Gables, earning a Master of Law in Real Property Development.

In addition to a law degree, Jeremiah has a graduate degree in Business Entrepreneurship from the University of Florida and a graduate degree in Military History from Norwich University in Vermont.

Before transitioning into private practice, Jeremiah served as a state prosecutor in Jacksonville, Florida, and later in the Seventh Judicial Circuit. Today, as a partner in Douglas Law Firm, Jeremiah concentrates on assisting small businesses and veterans.

Areas of Practice
Civil Litigation
Criminal Litigation
Real Estate and Land Use

Honors and Awards
The United States Air Force Judge Advocate Lowry Award for Leadership
Florida Super Lawyers Magazine as a "Rising Star"
Augustine Record 40 Under 40, Young Local Government Official Award
Ocala Magazine 40 Under 40
Community Activities
Augustine Inns of Court
Johns County Bar Association
Jacksonville Bar Association
American Legion
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Military Officer Association of America
Knights of Columbus
Public Service
Veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom
Service in the United States Army, 2002 2013
Air Force Officer, 2014-2019
Florida Army National Guard Officer, 2019-Present

Education

University of Miami School of Law
Master of Law in Real Property Development,

Florida Coastal School of Law
J.D.,

Norwich University
Military History,

University of Florida
M.A. Business Entrepreneurship,

Douglas Law Firm
Jeremiah Blocker

Jeremiah was born and raised in Ocala, Florida, and is a sixth-generation Floridian. Public service is important to his family with his father, uncle, and all four brothers having served as combat veterans in the Armed Forces.

He is a graduate of the University of Florida, where he obtained a degree in History. While attending college, he participated in the Army ROTC program, commissioning as a Second Lieutenant upon graduation.

As a veteran, Jeremiah served as an Army officer for over 13 years, both on active duty and in the reserves. A veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Jeremiah commanded a Military Police company. In addition to his Army service, Jeremiah served as a Judge Advocate General officer in the Air Force Reserve in the position of Staff Judge Advocate for Homestead Air Reserve Base, Florida. He continues his military service in the Florida Army National Guard as a Judge Advocate General officer with the rank of Major.

As a decorated combat veteran, some major awards Jeremiah has received include Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal with two oak leaf devices, Air Force Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Air Force Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, and the Combat Action Badge.

Jeremiah attended law school in Jacksonville, Florida, and graduated from the Florida Coastal School of Law. After passing the Florida Bar, Jeremiah continued his legal studies at the University of Miami School of Law in Coral Gables, earning a Master of Law in Real Property Development.

In addition to a law degree, Jeremiah has a graduate degree in Business Entrepreneurship from the University of Florida and a graduate degree in Military History from Norwich University in Vermont.

Before transitioning into private practice, Jeremiah served as a state prosecutor in Jacksonville, Florida, and later in the Seventh Judicial Circuit. Today, as a partner in Douglas Law Firm, Jeremiah concentrates on assisting small businesses and veterans.

Areas of Practice
Civil Litigation
Criminal Litigation
Real Estate and Land Use

Honors and Awards
The United States Air Force Judge Advocate Lowry Award for Leadership
Florida Super Lawyers Magazine as a "Rising Star"
Augustine Record 40 Under 40, Young Local Government Official Award
Ocala Magazine 40 Under 40
Community Activities
Augustine Inns of Court
Johns County Bar Association
Jacksonville Bar Association
American Legion
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Military Officer Association of America
Knights of Columbus
Public Service
Veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom
Service in the United States Army, 2002 2013
Air Force Officer, 2014-2019
Florida Army National Guard Officer, 2019-Present

Education

University of Miami School of Law Master of Law in Real Property Development,


Florida Coastal School of Law J.D.,


Norwich University Military History,


University of Florida M.A. Business Entrepreneurship,


Douglas Law Firm
Jacob McCrea

Before joining Douglas Law Firm, Jacob was a partner in the North Florida Lawyers firm. While a partner, he handled a variety of case types. He continued to heavily practice in the area of criminal law where he handled cases from first-degree murder to Driving Under the Influence (DUI). He also practiced civil law. He has handled small-claim cases, homeowner association disputes, guardianship matters, and much more.

He started as an Assistant State Attorney where he worked for nearly twelve years. He served all across the State in a variety of circuits and in front of a variety of judges. Having tried over 50 jury trials and conducting countless motion hearings, he has handled almost any issue that could present itself in criminal litigation. Jacob also has an extensive background in white-collar crime organized crime, and complex narcotics investigations. He participated in investigating and prosecuting such cases while serving in the Duval County State Attorney's Office Special Prosecution Unit for over three years.

Currently, Jacob also serves as an Assistant Judge Advocate General (JAG) in the Air Force reserves. He quickly obtained the rank of Captain and completes his annual training and duty at his base at Robins Warner Air Force Base. As a reservist, Jacob had to complete the challenging Officer Training School (OTS) and Judge Advocate General Staff Officer Courses (JASOC). As an Assistant Staff Judge Advocate, Jacob has gained extensive knowledge of Trust and Estates. Jacob has helped many service members in this field of law. In 2021, he was awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal.

Before beginning his career as an Assistant State Attorney, Jacob attended law school at the Stetson University College of Law. While a Stetson, Jacob completed a two-year clerkship with a local private attorney where he worked on all facets of different civil and criminal law cases. Jacob was also able to benefit from Stetson's nationally renowned trial advocacy program and had one of the highest-rated mock trials among his peers in his Trial Advocacy course. Jacob also partook in the school's certified legal internship program, where he became a de facto prosecutor with the Pinellas County State Attorney's Office. He helped try a DUI case even before becoming an attorney and also argued motions to suppress. Upon graduation, he received the Pro Bono award for his community service.

As an undergraduate, Jacob attended the University of Florida in his hometown of Gainesville. Jacob obtained a B.S. in Journalism. While in college, Jacob was the editor of the Independent Florida Alligator's entertainment section, a staff writer for the Gator Times, and interned for the Gainesville Sun. After the internship at the Gainesville Sun, Jacob's editor allowed him to stay on as a freelance writer where he wrote several feature articles.

Jacob currently lives in Jacksonville, Florida with his six-year-old daughter. Currently, his interests include working out, community growth, and trying to keep up with his daughter's constantly changing fascinations.

Education

University of Florida
B.S. in Journalism,

Stetson University College of Law
J.D.,

Douglas Law Firm
Jacob McCrea

Before joining Douglas Law Firm, Jacob was a partner in the North Florida Lawyers firm. While a partner, he handled a variety of case types. He continued to heavily practice in the area of criminal law where he handled cases from first-degree murder to Driving Under the Influence (DUI). He also practiced civil law. He has handled small-claim cases, homeowner association disputes, guardianship matters, and much more.

He started as an Assistant State Attorney where he worked for nearly twelve years. He served all across the State in a variety of circuits and in front of a variety of judges. Having tried over 50 jury trials and conducting countless motion hearings, he has handled almost any issue that could present itself in criminal litigation. Jacob also has an extensive background in white-collar crime organized crime, and complex narcotics investigations. He participated in investigating and prosecuting such cases while serving in the Duval County State Attorney's Office Special Prosecution Unit for over three years.

Currently, Jacob also serves as an Assistant Judge Advocate General (JAG) in the Air Force reserves. He quickly obtained the rank of Captain and completes his annual training and duty at his base at Robins Warner Air Force Base. As a reservist, Jacob had to complete the challenging Officer Training School (OTS) and Judge Advocate General Staff Officer Courses (JASOC). As an Assistant Staff Judge Advocate, Jacob has gained extensive knowledge of Trust and Estates. Jacob has helped many service members in this field of law. In 2021, he was awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal.

Before beginning his career as an Assistant State Attorney, Jacob attended law school at the Stetson University College of Law. While a Stetson, Jacob completed a two-year clerkship with a local private attorney where he worked on all facets of different civil and criminal law cases. Jacob was also able to benefit from Stetson's nationally renowned trial advocacy program and had one of the highest-rated mock trials among his peers in his Trial Advocacy course. Jacob also partook in the school's certified legal internship program, where he became a de facto prosecutor with the Pinellas County State Attorney's Office. He helped try a DUI case even before becoming an attorney and also argued motions to suppress. Upon graduation, he received the Pro Bono award for his community service.

As an undergraduate, Jacob attended the University of Florida in his hometown of Gainesville. Jacob obtained a B.S. in Journalism. While in college, Jacob was the editor of the Independent Florida Alligator's entertainment section, a staff writer for the Gator Times, and interned for the Gainesville Sun. After the internship at the Gainesville Sun, Jacob's editor allowed him to stay on as a freelance writer where he wrote several feature articles.

Jacob currently lives in Jacksonville, Florida with his six-year-old daughter. Currently, his interests include working out, community growth, and trying to keep up with his daughter's constantly changing fascinations.

Education

University of Florida B.S. in Journalism,


Stetson University College of Law J.D.,


Douglas Law Firm
Jason Odom

Originally from South Carolina, Jason joined the SC Army National Guard as a military policeman directly out of high school. While in the Army, he served at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba as a prison guard at Camp Delta, and received multiple commendations for his 10 years of service. After returning home, Jason enrolled part-time at Southern Wesleyan University and graduated cum laude with a bachelor's in management.

Jason also worked for CSX Transportation as a conductor and engineer for 10 years, working out of Cayce, SC, Florence, SC, and then Charleston, SC. While working at CSX, he was also a local chairman for the United Transportation Union (now SMART Union) for 7 years, protecting the rights of conductors and engineers. Sadly enough, his railroad career ended with a neck and back injury, resulting in numerous surgeries. Wanting to continue to help his fellow railroaders, he then enrolled at Florida Coastal School of Law where he graduated with Pro Bono Honors. At Florida Coastal, he was the Parliamentarian of the Military Law Society, which worked with various community organizations that helped local veterans.

While in law school, Jason became a Guardian ad Litem, volunteering to protect the rights of children in Duval County. Jason is an Accredited Veterans Attorney, and a former Adjunct Professor at Florida Coastal School of Law teaching the Veterans Benefits Clinic and Seal and Expunge Clinic. Jason is admitted to the Middle District of Florida, the former editor of the Railroad Section of the American Association of Justice, and a 2013 FJA Al Cone Graduate.

When Jason is not busy practicing law, he enjoys reading and spending time with his family and their dog, Butter.

License

Bar Number: 100777
Florida, 2012

Education

Florida Coastal School of Law
J.D.,

Douglas Law Firm
Jason Odom

Originally from South Carolina, Jason joined the SC Army National Guard as a military policeman directly out of high school. While in the Army, he served at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba as a prison guard at Camp Delta, and received multiple commendations for his 10 years of service. After returning home, Jason enrolled part-time at Southern Wesleyan University and graduated cum laude with a bachelor's in management.

Jason also worked for CSX Transportation as a conductor and engineer for 10 years, working out of Cayce, SC, Florence, SC, and then Charleston, SC. While working at CSX, he was also a local chairman for the United Transportation Union (now SMART Union) for 7 years, protecting the rights of conductors and engineers. Sadly enough, his railroad career ended with a neck and back injury, resulting in numerous surgeries. Wanting to continue to help his fellow railroaders, he then enrolled at Florida Coastal School of Law where he graduated with Pro Bono Honors. At Florida Coastal, he was the Parliamentarian of the Military Law Society, which worked with various community organizations that helped local veterans.

While in law school, Jason became a Guardian ad Litem, volunteering to protect the rights of children in Duval County. Jason is an Accredited Veterans Attorney, and a former Adjunct Professor at Florida Coastal School of Law teaching the Veterans Benefits Clinic and Seal and Expunge Clinic. Jason is admitted to the Middle District of Florida, the former editor of the Railroad Section of the American Association of Justice, and a 2013 FJA Al Cone Graduate.

When Jason is not busy practicing law, he enjoys reading and spending time with his family and their dog, Butter.

License

Bar Number: 100777
Florida, 2012

Education

Florida Coastal School of Law J.D.,


Douglas Law Firm
Emily Williams

Emily Williams was raised in Waycross, Georgia where she attended high school. After completion of high school, Ms. Williams attended Georgia State University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, cum laude. During her tenure at Georgia State University, Ms. Williams was active with the University's equestrian team, competing on a monthly basis.

Ms. Williams attended law school at Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, where she received the Scholar of Merit awards for Constitutional Law, Employment Law, and Civil Procedure.

She sat for the Alabama bar in July 0f 2004; upon obtaining a passing score she moved to Atlanta and passed the Georgia Bar, beginning a 12-year career in various areas of law, namely corporate law.

Ms. Williams moved to Florida in 2009 and after passing the Florida State Bar, she began to focus primarily on personal injury and family law, which are currently her sole practice areas.

Emily is a resident of Orange Park in Clay County, Florida. She enjoys spending time with her family and her St. Bernard, Rosie.

License

Bar Number: 72925
Florida,

Education

Samford University, Cumberland School of Law
J.D.,

Douglas Law Firm
Emily Williams

Emily Williams was raised in Waycross, Georgia where she attended high school. After completion of high school, Ms. Williams attended Georgia State University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, cum laude. During her tenure at Georgia State University, Ms. Williams was active with the University's equestrian team, competing on a monthly basis.

Ms. Williams attended law school at Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, where she received the Scholar of Merit awards for Constitutional Law, Employment Law, and Civil Procedure.

She sat for the Alabama bar in July 0f 2004; upon obtaining a passing score she moved to Atlanta and passed the Georgia Bar, beginning a 12-year career in various areas of law, namely corporate law.

Ms. Williams moved to Florida in 2009 and after passing the Florida State Bar, she began to focus primarily on personal injury and family law, which are currently her sole practice areas.

Emily is a resident of Orange Park in Clay County, Florida. She enjoys spending time with her family and her St. Bernard, Rosie.

License

Bar Number: 72925
Florida,

Education

Samford University, Cumberland School of Law J.D.,


Douglas Law Firm
Morgan Peacock

Morgan Peacock was born and raised in Eastman, Georgia. Upon graduating high school with honors, Morgan attended Mercer University where she was active in her sorority, Alpha Delta Pi. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and a minor in psychology.

Ms. Peacock attended law school as a Vicennial Scholar at Florida Coastal School of Law and obtained her Juris Doctorate degree. During school, Ms. Peacock served as the Research and Writing Editor of Florida Coastal Law Review, as a Pro-Bono Student Director, and as President of the Family Law Society, and President of the Women Law Students' Association.

Before joining Douglas Law Firm, Ms. Peacock worked in Jacksonville and surrounding counties in the practice areas of Civil Litigation and Personal Injury Law.

Morgan is now a resident of San Mateo in Putnam County. She enjoys spending time with her family and pets and giving back to the community through volunteering.

License

Bar Number: 1026819
Florida,

Education

Florida Coastal School of Law
J.D.,

Douglas Law Firm
Morgan Peacock

Morgan Peacock was born and raised in Eastman, Georgia. Upon graduating high school with honors, Morgan attended Mercer University where she was active in her sorority, Alpha Delta Pi. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and a minor in psychology.

Ms. Peacock attended law school as a Vicennial Scholar at Florida Coastal School of Law and obtained her Juris Doctorate degree. During school, Ms. Peacock served as the Research and Writing Editor of Florida Coastal Law Review, as a Pro-Bono Student Director, and as President of the Family Law Society, and President of the Women Law Students' Association.

Before joining Douglas Law Firm, Ms. Peacock worked in Jacksonville and surrounding counties in the practice areas of Civil Litigation and Personal Injury Law.

Morgan is now a resident of San Mateo in Putnam County. She enjoys spending time with her family and pets and giving back to the community through volunteering.

License

Bar Number: 1026819
Florida,

Education

Florida Coastal School of Law J.D.,


Firm Overview

At Douglas Law Firm, there is one constant: our unwavering commitment to our clients. We know that our clients are more than file numbers. Every one of our clients has unique needs, and we work diligently to meet these needs. We handle legal matters regarding family law and divorce, child custody and child support, paternity, criminal defense, estate planning, trusts, probate, and personal injury.

We are honored when individuals, families, and businesses place their trust in our law firm. With offices in Palatka, St. Augustine, and Jacksonville, We serve clients throughout Putnam, St. Johns, Duval, and Flagler Counties.

Main Office

Palatka Office
117 N. 2nd Street
Palatka, FL 32177

Phone

(386) 530-2955

Fax

(386) 385-5914

Fees
Free Initial Consultation?

Yes - We Offer Free Consultations.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Divorce, Estates & Trusts, Personal Injury, and Probate

Hourly Rates

Depends on the case - ask about our 10 % rule

Office Information
Office Hours

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Office Manager

Cindy Curtis

Other Offices
  • St. Augustine Office

    One News Place, Suite E
    St Augustine, FL 32086

  • Jacksonville Office

    6100 Greenland Road, Unit 603
    Jacksonville, FL 32258

  • Palatka Office

    117 N. 2nd Street
    Palatka, FL 32177

  • Nocatee Office

    309 Kingsley Lake Dr.
    Suite 904
    St. Augustine, FL 32092

Douglas Law Firm
Charlie Douglas

Charlie Douglas was born and raised in Palatka, Florida. After graduating valedictorian of his high school class, Charlie attended the University Of Florida Warrington College Of Business, where he served as a Student Government Cabinet Director and graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Business Administration.

During law school at the University of Florida, Charlie served as Editor-in-Chief of the Florida Law Review and graduated second in his class of 211 students. Charlie was also inducted as a member of the Order of the Coif and Florida Blue Key.

In 2007, Charlie gained national recognition for his fight to free a Texas man, Tyrone Brown, who had been sentenced to life in prison after testing positive once for marijuana while on probation. Hearing that Mr. Brown had already served nearly 17 years of the life sentence, Charlie launched a lengthy grass-roots advocacy campaign that resulted in Mr. Brown's freedom.

Areas of Practice
-Personal Injury
-Estate Planning & Probate
-Asset Protection Planning

Honors and Awards
Named by the Lawton Chiles Foundation as Floridas Youth Advocate of the Year
Florida Super Lawyers Magazine as a Rising Star

Community Activities
Putnam First Cancer Fund, Volunteer
The ARC, Volunteer
Kiwanis of the Azalea City, Volunteer
Boy Scouts of America, Volunteer

Education

University of Florida
J.D., 2006

Douglas Law Firm
Charlie Douglas

Charlie Douglas was born and raised in Palatka, Florida. After graduating valedictorian of his high school class, Charlie attended the University Of Florida Warrington College Of Business, where he served as a Student Government Cabinet Director and graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Business Administration.

During law school at the University of Florida, Charlie served as Editor-in-Chief of the Florida Law Review and graduated second in his class of 211 students. Charlie was also inducted as a member of the Order of the Coif and Florida Blue Key.

In 2007, Charlie gained national recognition for his fight to free a Texas man, Tyrone Brown, who had been sentenced to life in prison after testing positive once for marijuana while on probation. Hearing that Mr. Brown had already served nearly 17 years of the life sentence, Charlie launched a lengthy grass-roots advocacy campaign that resulted in Mr. Brown's freedom.

Areas of Practice
-Personal Injury
-Estate Planning & Probate
-Asset Protection Planning

Honors and Awards
Named by the Lawton Chiles Foundation as Floridas Youth Advocate of the Year
Florida Super Lawyers Magazine as a Rising Star

Community Activities
Putnam First Cancer Fund, Volunteer
The ARC, Volunteer
Kiwanis of the Azalea City, Volunteer
Boy Scouts of America, Volunteer

Education

University of Florida J.D., 2006


Douglas Law Firm
Christopher LoBianco

FAMILY & DIVORCE ATTORNEY IN JACKSONVILLE, PALATKA, &
ST. AUGUSTINE

After spending his early childhood on Long Island, New York, Mr. LoBianco moved to Hernando County, Florida with his loving parents and two younger siblings. Upon graduating high school, with honors, Christopher attended Florida State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in political science, minoring in communication and public administration, graduating Magna Cum Laude.
Before returning to Florida State University to attend the top 50 nationally ranked College of Law, Mr. LoBianco took a long-term substitute position for a third grade class at the Elementary School he once attended.
While in law school, Mr. LoBianco excelled in all things family law. He worked as a Supreme Court Certified Legal Intern in the school's Public Interest Family Law Center, and received the "book award" for the highest grade in the Florida Dissolution of Marriage class. Christopher was on the dean’s list every semester and graduated FSU College of Law Cum Laude in 2009.

In early 2010, after passing the Florida Bar on his first attempt, Mr. LoBianco moved to Orange Park, Florida to work at a busy law firm. Mr. LoBianco has primarily practiced in the area of Family Law for the past 9 plus years, personally handling hundreds of hearings, mediations and trials. Prior to joining Douglas Law Firm, Mr. LoBianco was a Senior Associate for a successful local law firm practicing family law, estate planning and probate. Today, Chris Lobianco leads the Family Law practice group for Douglas Law Firm.


Mr. LoBianco practices in the following areas:

Dissolution of Marriage
Visitation
Modification
Child Support
Alimony
Relocation
Name Change
Paternity/Disestablish of Paternity
Pre Nuptial/Post Nuptial Agreements
Domestic Violence Injunctions

Douglas Law Firm and Mr. LoBianco serve clients across northeast Florida including:
Jacksonville
St. Augustine
Palatka
Callahan
Palm Coast
Interlachen
Crescent City
Orange Park
Middleburg
Fernandina Beach
Amelia Island
Ponte Vedra Beach
Green Cove Springs
and the Communities in Duval County, Clay County, St. Johns County, Nassau County, and Putnam County

Education

Florida State University
J.D.,

Douglas Law Firm
Christopher LoBianco

FAMILY & DIVORCE ATTORNEY IN JACKSONVILLE, PALATKA, &
ST. AUGUSTINE

After spending his early childhood on Long Island, New York, Mr. LoBianco moved to Hernando County, Florida with his loving parents and two younger siblings. Upon graduating high school, with honors, Christopher attended Florida State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in political science, minoring in communication and public administration, graduating Magna Cum Laude.
Before returning to Florida State University to attend the top 50 nationally ranked College of Law, Mr. LoBianco took a long-term substitute position for a third grade class at the Elementary School he once attended.
While in law school, Mr. LoBianco excelled in all things family law. He worked as a Supreme Court Certified Legal Intern in the school's Public Interest Family Law Center, and received the "book award" for the highest grade in the Florida Dissolution of Marriage class. Christopher was on the dean’s list every semester and graduated FSU College of Law Cum Laude in 2009.

In early 2010, after passing the Florida Bar on his first attempt, Mr. LoBianco moved to Orange Park, Florida to work at a busy law firm. Mr. LoBianco has primarily practiced in the area of Family Law for the past 9 plus years, personally handling hundreds of hearings, mediations and trials. Prior to joining Douglas Law Firm, Mr. LoBianco was a Senior Associate for a successful local law firm practicing family law, estate planning and probate. Today, Chris Lobianco leads the Family Law practice group for Douglas Law Firm.


Mr. LoBianco practices in the following areas:

Dissolution of Marriage
Visitation
Modification
Child Support
Alimony
Relocation
Name Change
Paternity/Disestablish of Paternity
Pre Nuptial/Post Nuptial Agreements
Domestic Violence Injunctions

Douglas Law Firm and Mr. LoBianco serve clients across northeast Florida including:
Jacksonville
St. Augustine
Palatka
Callahan
Palm Coast
Interlachen
Crescent City
Orange Park
Middleburg
Fernandina Beach
Amelia Island
Ponte Vedra Beach
Green Cove Springs
and the Communities in Duval County, Clay County, St. Johns County, Nassau County, and Putnam County

Education

Florida State University J.D.,


Douglas Law Firm
Lex Taylor

Lex was born in Lakeland, Florida. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with a minor in English from the University of Florida in 1998. Lex excelled in extracurricular activities; serving as a Student Senator, Cicerone (student ambassador), Homecoming Director, Associate General Chair for Homecoming, Vice President of Beta Theta Pi, member of Florida Blue Key, and was President of Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honorary Society.

After graduation, Lex worked for Senator Connie Mack on the Joint Economic Committee in Washington, D.C. Following that, he moved back to Florida and worked for a large regional bank as both an Assistant Branch Manager and Sales Manager. Lex then worked as a Senior Legislative Aide to Commissioner Al Higginbotham for Hillsborough County, Florida.

In 2011, Lex graduated from the University of Florida's Levin College of Law. While in law school, Lex served as Chief Defense Counsel for the Student Honor Court and Producer for Gator Growl, the World's largest student-run pep rally.

After graduating law school, Lex worked at Lex Taylor, P.A. in Lakeland, Florida. Lex is married to Josephine Dieguez Taylor, and in 2016 they moved to her hometown of St. Augustine with their two children. Soon afterwards, Lex joined Douglas Law.

Lex is involved in the YMCA as a member of the Board of Directors and in the YMCA's Youth-in-Government program.

Education

University of Florida
J.D.,

Douglas Law Firm
Lex Taylor

Lex was born in Lakeland, Florida. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with a minor in English from the University of Florida in 1998. Lex excelled in extracurricular activities; serving as a Student Senator, Cicerone (student ambassador), Homecoming Director, Associate General Chair for Homecoming, Vice President of Beta Theta Pi, member of Florida Blue Key, and was President of Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honorary Society.

After graduation, Lex worked for Senator Connie Mack on the Joint Economic Committee in Washington, D.C. Following that, he moved back to Florida and worked for a large regional bank as both an Assistant Branch Manager and Sales Manager. Lex then worked as a Senior Legislative Aide to Commissioner Al Higginbotham for Hillsborough County, Florida.

In 2011, Lex graduated from the University of Florida's Levin College of Law. While in law school, Lex served as Chief Defense Counsel for the Student Honor Court and Producer for Gator Growl, the World's largest student-run pep rally.

After graduating law school, Lex worked at Lex Taylor, P.A. in Lakeland, Florida. Lex is married to Josephine Dieguez Taylor, and in 2016 they moved to her hometown of St. Augustine with their two children. Soon afterwards, Lex joined Douglas Law.

Lex is involved in the YMCA as a member of the Board of Directors and in the YMCA's Youth-in-Government program.

Education

University of Florida J.D.,


Douglas Law Firm
Jeremiah Blocker

Jeremiah was born and raised in Ocala, Florida, and is a sixth-generation Floridian. Public service is important to his family with his father, uncle, and all four brothers having served as combat veterans in the Armed Forces.

He is a graduate of the University of Florida, where he obtained a degree in History. While attending college, he participated in the Army ROTC program, commissioning as a Second Lieutenant upon graduation.

As a veteran, Jeremiah served as an Army officer for over 13 years, both on active duty and in the reserves. A veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Jeremiah commanded a Military Police company. In addition to his Army service, Jeremiah served as a Judge Advocate General officer in the Air Force Reserve in the position of Staff Judge Advocate for Homestead Air Reserve Base, Florida. He continues his military service in the Florida Army National Guard as a Judge Advocate General officer with the rank of Major.

As a decorated combat veteran, some major awards Jeremiah has received include Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal with two oak leaf devices, Air Force Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Air Force Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, and the Combat Action Badge.

Jeremiah attended law school in Jacksonville, Florida, and graduated from the Florida Coastal School of Law. After passing the Florida Bar, Jeremiah continued his legal studies at the University of Miami School of Law in Coral Gables, earning a Master of Law in Real Property Development.

In addition to a law degree, Jeremiah has a graduate degree in Business Entrepreneurship from the University of Florida and a graduate degree in Military History from Norwich University in Vermont.

Before transitioning into private practice, Jeremiah served as a state prosecutor in Jacksonville, Florida, and later in the Seventh Judicial Circuit. Today, as a partner in Douglas Law Firm, Jeremiah concentrates on assisting small businesses and veterans.

Areas of Practice
Civil Litigation
Criminal Litigation
Real Estate and Land Use

Honors and Awards
The United States Air Force Judge Advocate Lowry Award for Leadership
Florida Super Lawyers Magazine as a "Rising Star"
Augustine Record 40 Under 40, Young Local Government Official Award
Ocala Magazine 40 Under 40
Community Activities
Augustine Inns of Court
Johns County Bar Association
Jacksonville Bar Association
American Legion
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Military Officer Association of America
Knights of Columbus
Public Service
Veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom
Service in the United States Army, 2002 2013
Air Force Officer, 2014-2019
Florida Army National Guard Officer, 2019-Present

Education

University of Miami School of Law
Master of Law in Real Property Development,

Florida Coastal School of Law
J.D.,

Norwich University
Military History,

University of Florida
M.A. Business Entrepreneurship,

Douglas Law Firm
Jeremiah Blocker

Jeremiah was born and raised in Ocala, Florida, and is a sixth-generation Floridian. Public service is important to his family with his father, uncle, and all four brothers having served as combat veterans in the Armed Forces.

He is a graduate of the University of Florida, where he obtained a degree in History. While attending college, he participated in the Army ROTC program, commissioning as a Second Lieutenant upon graduation.

As a veteran, Jeremiah served as an Army officer for over 13 years, both on active duty and in the reserves. A veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Jeremiah commanded a Military Police company. In addition to his Army service, Jeremiah served as a Judge Advocate General officer in the Air Force Reserve in the position of Staff Judge Advocate for Homestead Air Reserve Base, Florida. He continues his military service in the Florida Army National Guard as a Judge Advocate General officer with the rank of Major.

As a decorated combat veteran, some major awards Jeremiah has received include Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal with two oak leaf devices, Air Force Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Air Force Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, and the Combat Action Badge.

Jeremiah attended law school in Jacksonville, Florida, and graduated from the Florida Coastal School of Law. After passing the Florida Bar, Jeremiah continued his legal studies at the University of Miami School of Law in Coral Gables, earning a Master of Law in Real Property Development.

In addition to a law degree, Jeremiah has a graduate degree in Business Entrepreneurship from the University of Florida and a graduate degree in Military History from Norwich University in Vermont.

Before transitioning into private practice, Jeremiah served as a state prosecutor in Jacksonville, Florida, and later in the Seventh Judicial Circuit. Today, as a partner in Douglas Law Firm, Jeremiah concentrates on assisting small businesses and veterans.

Areas of Practice
Civil Litigation
Criminal Litigation
Real Estate and Land Use

Honors and Awards
The United States Air Force Judge Advocate Lowry Award for Leadership
Florida Super Lawyers Magazine as a "Rising Star"
Augustine Record 40 Under 40, Young Local Government Official Award
Ocala Magazine 40 Under 40
Community Activities
Augustine Inns of Court
Johns County Bar Association
Jacksonville Bar Association
American Legion
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Military Officer Association of America
Knights of Columbus
Public Service
Veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom
Service in the United States Army, 2002 2013
Air Force Officer, 2014-2019
Florida Army National Guard Officer, 2019-Present

Education

University of Miami School of Law Master of Law in Real Property Development,


Florida Coastal School of Law J.D.,


Norwich University Military History,


University of Florida M.A. Business Entrepreneurship,


Douglas Law Firm
Jacob McCrea

Before joining Douglas Law Firm, Jacob was a partner in the North Florida Lawyers firm. While a partner, he handled a variety of case types. He continued to heavily practice in the area of criminal law where he handled cases from first-degree murder to Driving Under the Influence (DUI). He also practiced civil law. He has handled small-claim cases, homeowner association disputes, guardianship matters, and much more.

He started as an Assistant State Attorney where he worked for nearly twelve years. He served all across the State in a variety of circuits and in front of a variety of judges. Having tried over 50 jury trials and conducting countless motion hearings, he has handled almost any issue that could present itself in criminal litigation. Jacob also has an extensive background in white-collar crime organized crime, and complex narcotics investigations. He participated in investigating and prosecuting such cases while serving in the Duval County State Attorney's Office Special Prosecution Unit for over three years.

Currently, Jacob also serves as an Assistant Judge Advocate General (JAG) in the Air Force reserves. He quickly obtained the rank of Captain and completes his annual training and duty at his base at Robins Warner Air Force Base. As a reservist, Jacob had to complete the challenging Officer Training School (OTS) and Judge Advocate General Staff Officer Courses (JASOC). As an Assistant Staff Judge Advocate, Jacob has gained extensive knowledge of Trust and Estates. Jacob has helped many service members in this field of law. In 2021, he was awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal.

Before beginning his career as an Assistant State Attorney, Jacob attended law school at the Stetson University College of Law. While a Stetson, Jacob completed a two-year clerkship with a local private attorney where he worked on all facets of different civil and criminal law cases. Jacob was also able to benefit from Stetson's nationally renowned trial advocacy program and had one of the highest-rated mock trials among his peers in his Trial Advocacy course. Jacob also partook in the school's certified legal internship program, where he became a de facto prosecutor with the Pinellas County State Attorney's Office. He helped try a DUI case even before becoming an attorney and also argued motions to suppress. Upon graduation, he received the Pro Bono award for his community service.

As an undergraduate, Jacob attended the University of Florida in his hometown of Gainesville. Jacob obtained a B.S. in Journalism. While in college, Jacob was the editor of the Independent Florida Alligator's entertainment section, a staff writer for the Gator Times, and interned for the Gainesville Sun. After the internship at the Gainesville Sun, Jacob's editor allowed him to stay on as a freelance writer where he wrote several feature articles.

Jacob currently lives in Jacksonville, Florida with his six-year-old daughter. Currently, his interests include working out, community growth, and trying to keep up with his daughter's constantly changing fascinations.

Education

University of Florida
B.S. in Journalism,

Stetson University College of Law
J.D.,

Douglas Law Firm
Jacob McCrea

Before joining Douglas Law Firm, Jacob was a partner in the North Florida Lawyers firm. While a partner, he handled a variety of case types. He continued to heavily practice in the area of criminal law where he handled cases from first-degree murder to Driving Under the Influence (DUI). He also practiced civil law. He has handled small-claim cases, homeowner association disputes, guardianship matters, and much more.

He started as an Assistant State Attorney where he worked for nearly twelve years. He served all across the State in a variety of circuits and in front of a variety of judges. Having tried over 50 jury trials and conducting countless motion hearings, he has handled almost any issue that could present itself in criminal litigation. Jacob also has an extensive background in white-collar crime organized crime, and complex narcotics investigations. He participated in investigating and prosecuting such cases while serving in the Duval County State Attorney's Office Special Prosecution Unit for over three years.

Currently, Jacob also serves as an Assistant Judge Advocate General (JAG) in the Air Force reserves. He quickly obtained the rank of Captain and completes his annual training and duty at his base at Robins Warner Air Force Base. As a reservist, Jacob had to complete the challenging Officer Training School (OTS) and Judge Advocate General Staff Officer Courses (JASOC). As an Assistant Staff Judge Advocate, Jacob has gained extensive knowledge of Trust and Estates. Jacob has helped many service members in this field of law. In 2021, he was awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal.

Before beginning his career as an Assistant State Attorney, Jacob attended law school at the Stetson University College of Law. While a Stetson, Jacob completed a two-year clerkship with a local private attorney where he worked on all facets of different civil and criminal law cases. Jacob was also able to benefit from Stetson's nationally renowned trial advocacy program and had one of the highest-rated mock trials among his peers in his Trial Advocacy course. Jacob also partook in the school's certified legal internship program, where he became a de facto prosecutor with the Pinellas County State Attorney's Office. He helped try a DUI case even before becoming an attorney and also argued motions to suppress. Upon graduation, he received the Pro Bono award for his community service.

As an undergraduate, Jacob attended the University of Florida in his hometown of Gainesville. Jacob obtained a B.S. in Journalism. While in college, Jacob was the editor of the Independent Florida Alligator's entertainment section, a staff writer for the Gator Times, and interned for the Gainesville Sun. After the internship at the Gainesville Sun, Jacob's editor allowed him to stay on as a freelance writer where he wrote several feature articles.

Jacob currently lives in Jacksonville, Florida with his six-year-old daughter. Currently, his interests include working out, community growth, and trying to keep up with his daughter's constantly changing fascinations.

Education

University of Florida B.S. in Journalism,


Stetson University College of Law J.D.,


Douglas Law Firm
Jason Odom

Originally from South Carolina, Jason joined the SC Army National Guard as a military policeman directly out of high school. While in the Army, he served at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba as a prison guard at Camp Delta, and received multiple commendations for his 10 years of service. After returning home, Jason enrolled part-time at Southern Wesleyan University and graduated cum laude with a bachelor's in management.

Jason also worked for CSX Transportation as a conductor and engineer for 10 years, working out of Cayce, SC, Florence, SC, and then Charleston, SC. While working at CSX, he was also a local chairman for the United Transportation Union (now SMART Union) for 7 years, protecting the rights of conductors and engineers. Sadly enough, his railroad career ended with a neck and back injury, resulting in numerous surgeries. Wanting to continue to help his fellow railroaders, he then enrolled at Florida Coastal School of Law where he graduated with Pro Bono Honors. At Florida Coastal, he was the Parliamentarian of the Military Law Society, which worked with various community organizations that helped local veterans.

While in law school, Jason became a Guardian ad Litem, volunteering to protect the rights of children in Duval County. Jason is an Accredited Veterans Attorney, and a former Adjunct Professor at Florida Coastal School of Law teaching the Veterans Benefits Clinic and Seal and Expunge Clinic. Jason is admitted to the Middle District of Florida, the former editor of the Railroad Section of the American Association of Justice, and a 2013 FJA Al Cone Graduate.

When Jason is not busy practicing law, he enjoys reading and spending time with his family and their dog, Butter.

License

Bar Number: 100777
Florida, 2012

Education

Florida Coastal School of Law
J.D.,

Douglas Law Firm
Jason Odom

Originally from South Carolina, Jason joined the SC Army National Guard as a military policeman directly out of high school. While in the Army, he served at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba as a prison guard at Camp Delta, and received multiple commendations for his 10 years of service. After returning home, Jason enrolled part-time at Southern Wesleyan University and graduated cum laude with a bachelor's in management.

Jason also worked for CSX Transportation as a conductor and engineer for 10 years, working out of Cayce, SC, Florence, SC, and then Charleston, SC. While working at CSX, he was also a local chairman for the United Transportation Union (now SMART Union) for 7 years, protecting the rights of conductors and engineers. Sadly enough, his railroad career ended with a neck and back injury, resulting in numerous surgeries. Wanting to continue to help his fellow railroaders, he then enrolled at Florida Coastal School of Law where he graduated with Pro Bono Honors. At Florida Coastal, he was the Parliamentarian of the Military Law Society, which worked with various community organizations that helped local veterans.

While in law school, Jason became a Guardian ad Litem, volunteering to protect the rights of children in Duval County. Jason is an Accredited Veterans Attorney, and a former Adjunct Professor at Florida Coastal School of Law teaching the Veterans Benefits Clinic and Seal and Expunge Clinic. Jason is admitted to the Middle District of Florida, the former editor of the Railroad Section of the American Association of Justice, and a 2013 FJA Al Cone Graduate.

When Jason is not busy practicing law, he enjoys reading and spending time with his family and their dog, Butter.

License

Bar Number: 100777
Florida, 2012

Education

Florida Coastal School of Law J.D.,


Douglas Law Firm
Emily Williams

Emily Williams was raised in Waycross, Georgia where she attended high school. After completion of high school, Ms. Williams attended Georgia State University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, cum laude. During her tenure at Georgia State University, Ms. Williams was active with the University's equestrian team, competing on a monthly basis.

Ms. Williams attended law school at Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, where she received the Scholar of Merit awards for Constitutional Law, Employment Law, and Civil Procedure.

She sat for the Alabama bar in July 0f 2004; upon obtaining a passing score she moved to Atlanta and passed the Georgia Bar, beginning a 12-year career in various areas of law, namely corporate law.

Ms. Williams moved to Florida in 2009 and after passing the Florida State Bar, she began to focus primarily on personal injury and family law, which are currently her sole practice areas.

Emily is a resident of Orange Park in Clay County, Florida. She enjoys spending time with her family and her St. Bernard, Rosie.

License

Bar Number: 72925
Florida,

Education

Samford University, Cumberland School of Law
J.D.,

Douglas Law Firm
Emily Williams

Emily Williams was raised in Waycross, Georgia where she attended high school. After completion of high school, Ms. Williams attended Georgia State University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, cum laude. During her tenure at Georgia State University, Ms. Williams was active with the University's equestrian team, competing on a monthly basis.

Ms. Williams attended law school at Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, where she received the Scholar of Merit awards for Constitutional Law, Employment Law, and Civil Procedure.

She sat for the Alabama bar in July 0f 2004; upon obtaining a passing score she moved to Atlanta and passed the Georgia Bar, beginning a 12-year career in various areas of law, namely corporate law.

Ms. Williams moved to Florida in 2009 and after passing the Florida State Bar, she began to focus primarily on personal injury and family law, which are currently her sole practice areas.

Emily is a resident of Orange Park in Clay County, Florida. She enjoys spending time with her family and her St. Bernard, Rosie.

License

Bar Number: 72925
Florida,

Education

Samford University, Cumberland School of Law J.D.,


Douglas Law Firm
Morgan Peacock

Morgan Peacock was born and raised in Eastman, Georgia. Upon graduating high school with honors, Morgan attended Mercer University where she was active in her sorority, Alpha Delta Pi. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and a minor in psychology.

Ms. Peacock attended law school as a Vicennial Scholar at Florida Coastal School of Law and obtained her Juris Doctorate degree. During school, Ms. Peacock served as the Research and Writing Editor of Florida Coastal Law Review, as a Pro-Bono Student Director, and as President of the Family Law Society, and President of the Women Law Students' Association.

Before joining Douglas Law Firm, Ms. Peacock worked in Jacksonville and surrounding counties in the practice areas of Civil Litigation and Personal Injury Law.

Morgan is now a resident of San Mateo in Putnam County. She enjoys spending time with her family and pets and giving back to the community through volunteering.

License

Bar Number: 1026819
Florida,

Education

Florida Coastal School of Law
J.D.,

Douglas Law Firm
Morgan Peacock

Morgan Peacock was born and raised in Eastman, Georgia. Upon graduating high school with honors, Morgan attended Mercer University where she was active in her sorority, Alpha Delta Pi. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and a minor in psychology.

Ms. Peacock attended law school as a Vicennial Scholar at Florida Coastal School of Law and obtained her Juris Doctorate degree. During school, Ms. Peacock served as the Research and Writing Editor of Florida Coastal Law Review, as a Pro-Bono Student Director, and as President of the Family Law Society, and President of the Women Law Students' Association.

Before joining Douglas Law Firm, Ms. Peacock worked in Jacksonville and surrounding counties in the practice areas of Civil Litigation and Personal Injury Law.

Morgan is now a resident of San Mateo in Putnam County. She enjoys spending time with her family and pets and giving back to the community through volunteering.

License

Bar Number: 1026819
Florida,

Education

Florida Coastal School of Law J.D.,


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