Jones Foster is pleased to announce that Litigation Shareholder, Joanne O’Connor, has been appointed as President of the Federal Bar Association Palm Beach County Chapter for a one-year term. Previously Joanne served as the President-Elect, Secretary, and Treasurer of the Chapter.
As President, Joanne will support the Association’s mission to strengthen the federal legal system and administration of justice by serving the interests and the needs of the federal practitioner, both public and private, and the federal judiciary and the public they serve. The Federal Bar Palm Beach County Chapter promotes the interests of all federal court practitioners, including volunteerism in our local community. With over 100 members from the judiciary, federal government, and private practice, the Chapter hosts monthly luncheons, an annual judicial reception, nationally recognized civic outreach events, and various other programs throughout the year.
Joanne O’Connor is a member of Jones Foster’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice group. She is a Florida Bar Board Certified specialist in Business Litigation and focuses her practice in the areas of complex commercial litigation including business torts, real estate disputes, and lawyer and law firm defense. Joanne has litigated a broad range of matters from arbitration and trials through appeals and has niche experience successfully defending national and regional law firms against legal malpractice claims.