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Florida State University, Criminology, 1993
St. Thomas University School of Law,Â J.D.,Â 1998
Florida BarÂ (1998)
|Areas of Practice:|
|Business Law||Insurance Law|
|Business Planning||Florida Traffic Law|
|Corporate Registered Agent||Insurance Litigation|
|Dispute Resolution||General Counsel|
Robert Ellis has wanted to be a Jacksonville attorney since graduating from high school here in 1989.Â He enrolled at the University of South Florida in 1989 and ran on the cross country team.Â In 1991 he transferred to Florida State University and graduated in 1993.Â He earned his Juris Doctorate from St. Thomas University School of Law in 1998.Â While in law school Robert was a member of the Moot Court Board and received an award for competing at legal writing and oralÂ argument.
After law school Robert worked as an Assistant Public Defender.Â He handled a large case load of criminal cases and went to trial over 40 times.Â Robert has worked as an associate attorney at a prestigious civil law firm and represented Fortune 500 companies such asÂ General Motors,Â Tyson Foods, andÂ BP.Â He has also represented high profile public officials in federal courtÂ cases.
Robert values public service.Â He is a member of theÂ Florida Bar Member Benefits Committee, theÂ Jacksonville Bar AssociationÂ Professionalism Committee, theÂ Jacksonville Women Lawyers AssociationÂ and has provided many pro bono hours withÂ Jacksonville Area Legal AidÂ since 2008.Â He has served as a board member for the Inside Outside Program and mentored teenagers charged with adult crimes.Â He is active with theÂ YMCA Adventure Guides Program (Choctaw Federation).Â Since 2004 has served in in many positions with the YMCAÂ including the head position as Federation Chief from 2010 throughÂ 2012.
Robert spends most of his free time with his wife and two children in Jacksonville Beach.Â He is still an avid runner and also enjoys surfing andÂ golf.