Litigation & Dispute Resolution Shareholder, Joanne O’Connor, has been newly appointed by The Florida Bar’s president-elect, John M. Stewart, to serve on the Federal Court Practice Committee. In addition, she will continue to serve as a member of the Business Litigation Certification Committee.
The Federal Court Practice Committee acts as the Bar’s liaison to the federal courts, federal bar organizations in Florida, the Eleventh Circuit Judicial Conference, and others interested in federal practice. The Committee distributes to Bar members proposed changes to the federal rules, including local rules for federal courts in Florida, and publishes the Guide to Judicial Practices in Florida’s Federal Courts.
Joanne O’Connor is a Florida Bar Board certified specialist in Business Litigation and focuses her practice in complex commercial litigation including business torts, partnership and corporate disputes, non-compete agreements, civil RICO, real estate and land use litigation, and lawyer and law firm defense. She is an experienced litigator who advocates for her clients in jury and non-jury trials and appeals in state and federal courts and before private arbitration panels.
Joanne has been listed among Florida’s Leading Lawyers in Litigation by Chambers USA, one of the oldest and most prestigious legal listings in the world. She is recognized consistently by Best Lawyers in America and holds an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.