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The Gregory Law Firm

Rodney G. Gregory

Attorney Rodney G. Gregory

Rodney G.Gregory, J.D. LLM,is the President,and senior litigator at The Gregory Law Firm. His extensive experience and unique skill set in trial practice includes concentration in the practice areas of complex civil litigation, criminal litigation, family litigation and probate. He is active in numerous civic, community, and professional activities on the international, national, state, and local levels.

He has appeared extensively in the print and electronic media discussing litigation matters, high profile cases, community issues, and other matters of civil concern, including numerous appearances on Court TV, C-Span, PBS, CNN, Fox News, and other National programs on every local news operation.

Outside of the practice, Mr. Gregory enjoys family time, fitness training, Jacksonville Jaguar football (loyal to the end), HBO/Showtime/ESPN Boxing, theatrical movies, reading, traveling, and mentoring youth students.

RECENT HONORS & AWARDS

“Top 100 Trial Lawyers” 2015 – The National Trial Lawyers“Nation’s Top One Percent” 2015 – National Association of Distinguished Counsel

  • “Distinguished Lawyer” – 2015 – Present – Expert Network
  • “Best Attorney Lifetime Charter Member” – Rue Rating’s Best Attorneys of America
  • “Nation’s Top One Percent” 2015 – National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” 2015 – The National Trial Lawyers
  • “Best Attorney Member” – 2016 – Rue Rating’s Best Attorneys of America
  • “10 Best Attorneys” – 2015 – Present – American Association of Personal Injury Attorney
  • “10 Best Attorneys” – 2015 – Present – American Association of Criminal Law Attorneys
  • “10 Best Attorneys” – 2015 – Present – American Association of Family Law Attorneys 
  • Pursuit of Diversity Award 2015 – Florida Justice Association

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Complex civil litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Mass Torts
  • Professional Negligence
  • Complex Criminal Litigation
  • Family Litigation
  • Probate and Guardianship

EDUCATION

  • Nottingham Trent University, The School of Law, Nottingham, England (L.L.M. in Advanced Litigation)
  • Washington and Lee University, The School of Law, Lexington, Virginia (Juris Doctor)
  • University of Illinois Chicago Campus, Chicago, Illinois (B.S. in Management)
  • Olive-Harvey Junior College, Chicago, Illinois (A.A. with honors in Liberal Arts)

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

  • Nottingham Trent University, The School of Law
    • Visiting Professor and Trial Coach
  • Florida Coastal School of Law
    • Associate Professor
    • Assistant Professor
    • Faculty Advisor to Mock Court Teams
    • Faculty Advisor to Mock Trial Teams
    • Courses taught:
      • Evidence
      • Civil Procedure I & II
      • Criminal Procedure I&II
      • Mediation
      • Criminal Law
      • Juvenile Justice
      • Trial Practice
      • Appellate Practice
  • Florida State College Jacksonville (Business Law Instructor)
  • Frequent Lecturer and Moderator of CLE courses for various trial associations across the country (and for the Congressional Black Caucus; through four (4) decades.

RELEVANT EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

  • Gregory Law Firm
  • Assistant State Attorney, State Attorney’s Office
  • Assistant Attorney General, Florida Attorney General
  • U.S. Commission for Civil Rights (summer clerk)
  • Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights (summer clerk)
  • Hutchinson & Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company

BAR MEMBERSHIPS

  • The U.S. Supreme Court Bar
  • The Florida Bar
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court in and for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court in and for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court in and for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court in and for the Northern District of Illinois

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Public Justice
    • Board Member
    • Development Committee
    • Membership Committee
    • Case Development/Special Projects Committee
  • Florida Justice Association
    • Founding Chair Membership Diversity Committee
    • Budget Committee Chair
    • Membership Committee Chair
    • Auto Committee
    • Board Governor to AAJ
    • State Delegate to AAJ
    • Minority Caucus Delegate to AAJ
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)
    • Board Governor
    • Election Chair
    • Public Affairs Co-Chair
    • Membership Oversight Development Co-Chair
    • Civil Rights Section Officer
    • Political Action Committee
    • State Delegate
    • Police Misconduct and Abuse Litigation Group
    • Minority Caucus Delegate
    • Diversity Committee
    • Trial Lawyers Care
    • Founder of “READY FOR JUSTICE”
  • The AAJ Robert L. Habush Endowment Committee – Board Member
  • The National Trial Lawyers, Top One Hundred Trial Lawyers
  • The National Association of Distinguished Counsel, Nation’s Top One Percent
  • Pound Civil Justice Institute
  • D. W. Perkins Bar Association (Jacksonville)
  • Southern Trial Lawyers (Former Board Member)
  • The Florida Chapter of the National Bar Association
    • State President
  • The Florida Bar Foundation
  • National Urban League
    • National Board Member
    • Regional Trustee
    • Local NUL Chairman
  • National and Local NAACP
    • Lifetime Member
  • Jacksonville Urban League Housing Department
    • Foundation Board Chair
  • Mayor’s Base Conversion and Redevelopment Commission
    • Commissioner
  • Jacksonville General Counsel Legal Search Committee
    • Twice Appointed
  • Northeast Florida Aids Network (NFAN)
    • Member of Board of Directors
  • Jacksonville Sports Development Authority
    • Chair
  • Member of Board of Trustees for Edward Waters College
  • Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce and its Northwest Council
  • Better Business Bureau (BBB)
  • The Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association (BESLA)
  • Special Recognition
    • Participant in the U.S. Japan Bilateral Session on Law and Economics held in Tokyo, Japan
  • International Trade Council – Member

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