Jennifer Leigh Blakeman earned a Dean’s Scholarship to the University of Miami Law School, where she graduated cum laude. Jennifer was also a member of and was published in the Inter-American Law Review.
After graduating law school, Jennifer pursued her interest in trial work as an assistant public defender in Orange County, Florida. Jennifer later honed her litigation and real estate knowledge in both the public and private sector, including working for five years for the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR), Division of Real Estate. At DBPR, Jennifer handled hundreds of regulatory and administrative law cases concerning real estate professionals, conducted trainings for other attorneys in appraisal and trial law, and appeared frequently in front of the Florida Real Estate Commission and the Florida Real Estate Appraisal Board.
Jennifer’s practice focuses on representing community association entities, including covenant enforcement, drafting covenants and amendments, assessment collection disputes, contract review, and many other issues facing COAs and HOAs. She also handles real estate litigation cases.
Jennifer has been very involved with Toastmasters for the past five years, serving previously as both their Secretary and the Vice President of Education. She resides in Winter Park with her family.