MIAMI, FL—Duane Morris attorney Julian A. Jackson-Fannin has been appointed vice chair of The Florida Bar’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee. His term will run from July 1, 2020, through June 30, 2021. The goal of the committee is to increase diversity and inclusion in the Florida Bar to reflect the demographics of the state, to develop opportunities for community involvement, and to make leadership roles within the profession and the bar association accessible to all attorneys, including those who are racially, ethnically and culturally diverse, women, members of the LGBTQ community and persons with disabilities.
Jackson-Fannin practices in the area of commercial litigation. He has litigated complex matters in both state and federal courts. During his career, Jackson-Fannin has advised and represented companies of all sizes, as well as individuals, in a variety of commercial matters, including contract disputes, consumer protection, copyrights, employment disputes, administrative and regulatory challenges, and media and art law. Prior to joining Duane Morris, he served as an assistant public defender in Florida’s Twelfth Judicial Circuit Court, where he represented indigent clients as lead and secondary trial counsel on numerous misdemeanor and felony cases.
Jackson-Fannin is a graduate of Florida A&M University College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2011), where he was editor-in-chief of the Florida A&M University Law Review, and a graduate of Emory University (B.A., 2003).