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Jennifer L. Phillips

A graduate of Florida State University, Ms. Phillips received her Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, in 1993. After undergraduate studies, Ms. Phillips spent a year traveling the world before settling down in Florida. After her sabbatical, Ms. Phillips joined the Charlotte County Planning Department, working in the Geographic Information Systems and Technology department.  She earned her Juris Doctorate, with Honors, in 1999 from Florida State University. While at FSU, she honed her writing and editing skills as Executive Editor for The Law Review, which included presenting a paper on the liability of geographic information systems titled, "Information Liability: The Possible Chilling Effect of Tort Claims Against Producers of Geographic Information Systems Data," 26 FSU Law Review 743 (1999).

Between studies and a heavy workload of extracurricular activities in Tallahassee, Ms. Phillips interned with the firm of Steel, Hector & Davis. Upon graduation, Ms. Phillips joined the law firm of Hill, Adams, Hall & Schieffelin as an Associate. She joined Grower Ketcham in 2003 and Ms. Phillips was made a partner in 2015.

As a member of Grower Ketcham's experienced healthcare and medical malpractice team, Ms. Phillips is deeply involved in cases of medical malpractice and wrongful death and personal injury.

She is admitted to practice in Florida and in the United States District Court for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida. She has membership in the Florida and Orange County Bar Associations. She is married with two children and counts traveling with her family as a primary hobby. The Phillips-Harrison family has visited Vietnam, Norway, Kenya, Peru, Belize, South Africa and China among other destinations and continue to travel hen her busy legal and family schedule permits.

Education
Florida State University, B.A., cum laude, 1993
Florida State University, J.D., with Honors, 1999

Core Practice Areas
Health law
Hospital law
Medical malpractice defense
Wrongful death and personal injury

Legal Experience
1998-1999    Law Clerk    Steal, Hector & Davis, LLP   Tallahassee, Florida
1999-2003    Associate    Hill, Adams, Hall & Schieffelin, P.A.   Orlando, Florida
2003-2015    Associate    Grower, Ketcham, Rutherford, Bronson, Eide & Telan, P.A.   Maitland, Florida
2015 - present Partner     Grower, Ketcham, Rutherford, Bronson, Eide & Telan, P.A.   Maitland, Florida

Key Presentations
"Information Liability: The Possible Chilling Effect of Tort Claims Against Producers of Geographic Information Systems Data," 26 FSU Law Review 743 (1999).

Admissions, Memberships and Affiliations
The Florida Bar
United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
Orange County Bar Association

Honors and Awards
Executive Editor, Florida State University Law Review (1998-1999)
Notes & Comments Editor, Florida State University Law Review (1997-1998)

Email: jlphillips@growerketcham.com