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YOLONDA P. JACOBS

Lunes, Julio 1, 2019

 

Yolonda P. Jacobs’s practice focuses on complex civil and commercial litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Jacobs practiced with the law firms of Herron Jacobs Ortiz and Holland + Knight. Ms. Jacobs also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ursula Ungaro, District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Ms. Jacobs graduated from the University of Florida College of Law where she was a member of the Florida Law Review. Before attending law school, Ms. Jacobs was the director of a domestic violence and special assault diversion program with the State Attorney’s Office in Jacksonville, Florida.

Professional and Civic Activities and Memberships

 


  • Past Director and Chair, Nominating Committee, Board of Friends of WLRN
  • Past Chair, Federal Magistrate Judge Reappointment Committee, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • Member, Educational Excellence School Advisory Council, Miami-Dade County Public Schools (2013)
  • Advisory member and volunteer instructor, LegalUp! Program (2014-201
  • Tocqueville Society Member, United Way of Miami-Dade (2015-2016)

Bar Admissions

 


  • Florida

Court Admissions

 


  • S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • Florida State Courts

Background

 


  • Judicial Clerkship, Honorable Ursula Ungaro, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida (1999-2001)

Education

 


  • University of Florida College of Law (J.D., with honors, 1998)
  • University of North Florida (B.A., Psychology, magna cum laude, 1988)

Languages

 


  • English