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Officers

President
Helen Peacock Roberson, Esq.

(904) 598-0034
hroberson@bishopmills.com

Helen Roberson practices with the law firm of Bishop & Mills. Helen’s litigation practice includes the representation of corporate and individual clients in complex commercial and business disputes in both state and federal court. She also is a member of the Jacksonville Bar Association, the Jacksonville Woman Lawyers Association, and the Chester Bedell Inn of Court.


President Elect
Timothy Danninger, Esq.

(904) 598-0034
tdanninger@gunster.com

Tim Danninger practices with the law firm of Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, PA. Tim concentrates his practice on commercial litigation and has handled a a wide variety of litigation matters in both state and federal courts. He is licensed to practice law in Arizona as well as Florida.


Vice President – Membership
Jeremy Ches, Esq.

(904) 905-3417
Jeremy.Ches@floridablue.com

Jeremy Ches is an Assistant General Counsel with Florida Blue and helps manage the company’s litigation docket. Jeremy previously maintained a commercial litigation practice with the law firm of Holland & Knight, LLP, where he represented clients in both state and federal courts. He is licensed to practice law in New York as well as Florida. Jeremy is also Chair of the Make-A-Wish Foundation North Florida Region, and a member of the Chester Bedell Inn of Court.


Vice President – Programs
Laura Renstrom, Esq.

(904) 798-7222
laura.renstrom@hklaw.com

Laura Renstrom is an attorney at Holland & Knight LLP, focusing her practice on complex commercial litigation. Laura previously clerked for the Honorable Richard C. Tallman of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.


Secretary
Peggy Miller, Esq.

(904) 301-6755
secretary@jaxfedbar.org

Peggy Miller is the career law clerk to the Honorable Marcia Morales Howard. In addition to clerking for Judge Howard, Peggy has completed short-term clerkships for the Honorable Monte C. Richardson, the Honorable Joel B. Toomey, and the Honorable Timothy J. Corrigan. 


Treasurer
Laura Lothman Lambert, E
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(904) 255-2751
treasurer@jaxfedbar.org

Laura Lothman Lambert presently serves as the Director of the Juvenile Division at the State Attorney’s Office in and for the Fourth Judicial Circuit. She has also worked as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Middle District of Florida, and as a trial attorney in the Civil Division of the Department of Justice.  She previously clerked for the Honorable Harvey E. Schlesinger, United State District Judge, Middle District of Florida and the Honorable Phyllis A. Kravitch, United States Circuit Judge, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. She serves on the Executive Committee of the Criminal Law Section of the Florida Bar and on the Executive Committee of the Chester Bedell Inn of Court. Laura was Chair of the 2019 Nimmons Federal Practice Seminar.


Immediate Past President
Collette B. Cunningham, Esq.

(904) 301-6300

Collette Cunningham is an Assistant United States Attorney for the Middle District of Florida. Collette previously clerked for the Honorable Michael S. Kanne, United States Circuit Judge, Seventh Circuit. She serves as a member of the Bench Bar Fund Committee for the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. She also is a member of the Jacksonville Bar Association and a former member of the Chester Bedell Inn of Court.

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