Shepard Law is pleased to announce that Panama City Beach criminal defense lawyer Jean Marie Downing has joined the firm. Ms. Downing represents criminal defendants in felony, misdemeanor and violation of probation cases in both state and federal courts.
Ms. Downing is an experienced trial lawyer with over 50 jury trials including First Degree Murders as well as Federal Drug Conspiracies. Prior to entering private practice, Ms. Downing was a selected to serve as Federal Law Clerk in the United States District Court Middle District of Florida where she served as advisor and research attorney for The Honorable Ralph Nimmons.
Ms. Downing received her Juris Doctor magna cum laude (top 5%) from Stetson University College of Law in 1999, a Master of Science in Management from Troy University in 1993, and a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from The Florida State University in 1991.
Ms. Downing is a member of The Florida Bar (2000), and has been admitted to practice before the United States District Court Northern District of Florida (2000), the United States District Court Middle District of Florida (2001), and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (2001).
Ms. Downing has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, Florida and Gulf Coast State College in Panama City, Florida.
Ms. Downing can be contacted at (850) 215-5200 or via email at email@example.com.