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Officers

President

Timothy Danninger, Esq.

(904) 598-0034
president@jaxfedbar.org

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.


President Elect

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 – Membership

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.


Vice President – Programs

Peggy Miller, Esq.

(904) 301-6755

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. 


Secretary

Laura Lothman Lambert, Esq.

(904) 255-2751
secretary@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.


Treasurer

Joni A. Poitier, Esq.

(904) 421-8492
treasurer@jaxfedbar.org

Joni A. Poitier is a partner at the law firm of Moseley, Prichard, Parrish, Knight & Jones.  Joni initially joined the firm as an associate and was named a partner in January of 2018.  Her current practice focuses on personal injury, product liability, maritime and railroad defense and labor and employment matters.  Before her association with the firm, Joni was an Assistant State Attorney at the Office of the State Attorney, Fourth Judicial Circuit.


Immediate Past President

Helen Peacock Roberson, Esq.

(904) 255-7762
hroberson@coj.net

Helen Roberson is an Assistant General Counsel with the City of Jacksonville’s Office of General Counsel. She also is a member of the Jacksonville Bar Association, the Jacksonville Woman Lawyers Association, the Chester Bedell Inn of Court, and the First District Appellate American Inn of Court.

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