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Jocelyn Smith
  • Business Law, Intellectual Property, Collections
  • Florida, Virginia
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Summary

Jocelyn Smith is a member of the Florida and Virginia Bars and has practiced in state and federal court for the past thirteen years. She has experience in litigating a variety of business contract disputes, as well as intellectual property, consumer class actions, restrictive covenant enforcement, and consumer and commercial debt collection.

Jocelyn grew up in Gainesville, Florida and received her B.A. from the University of Florida before obtaining her J.D. from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. At Georgetown, Jocelyn participated in Moot Court, the Harrison Institute Public Policy Clinic, and the Georgetown Gilbert & Sullivan Society.

After law school, Jocelyn returned to Florida and represented businesses in a variety of disputes ranging from single-plaintiff consumer protection claims to class actions and complex, multi-year intellectual property disputes in federal courts. She has represented clients in over 100 mediations and numerous arbitrations before AAA and JAMS. She also spent five years representing low-income individuals in a non-profit clinic during the foreclosure crisis.

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Collections
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
The Florida Bar
ID Number: 0036554
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Virginia
Virginia State Bar
ID Number: 83337
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Senior Associate Attorney
Brick Business Law, P.A.
- Current
Business disputes and litigation including breach of contract, non-compete agreements, wage and compensation disputes, dissolution of business entities.
Associate
Sessions, Fishman, Nathan & Israel
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Defense of consumer finance and debt collection businesses against individual and class action claims in state court, federal court, and arbitration under the FDCPA, FCCPA, TCPA, and similar consumer protection statutes.
Associate
Allen Dell, P.A.
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Represented plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal court, business disputes, intellectual property disputes, non-compete agreements, and a variety of contract matters.
Staff Attorney
The Legal Advocacy Center of Central Florida
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Represented low-income and indigent individuals facing foreclosures and debt collection actions in state and federal court as well as mediations.
Junior Associate
Akerman Senterfitt
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Represented individuals and businesses in litigation on a variety of topics, including consumer class actions, intellectual property disputes, non-compete disputes, replevin and commercial and consumer foreclosures.
Education
Georgetown University Law Center
J.D.
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University of Florida
B.A.
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Professional Associations
The Florida Bar
Member
Current
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Virginia State Bar
Member
Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Jocelyn Smith's Website Profile
Website
Brick Business Law, P.A. Website
Contact & Map
Brick Business Law, P.A.
Main Office
3413 W Fletcher Ave
Tampa, FL 33618
Telephone: (813) 816-1816
Fax: (813) 200-1032
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed