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Jennifer Dixon Elected to Executive Board of ABA Appellate Judges Conference-Council of Appellate Lawyers

November 17, 2020

Lowndes Shareholder Jennifer Dixon has been elected to the Executive Board of the ABA Appellate Judges Conference-Council of Appellate Lawyers (CAL). She will serve a two-year term beginning in December 2020.  

Dixon has been a member of CAL since 2017, and she welcomes the opportunity to join the Executive Board and to serve its dynamic and esteemed membership of appellate advocates.

Founded in 2000, CAL’s mission is to foster a dialogue among federal and state appellate lawyers and judges to improve appellate advocacy and strengthen ties among federal, state, and local appellate bar associations. In conjunction with the Appellate Judge’s Education Institute (AJEI), CAL sponsors and develops continuing legal education programs taught by the country’s most celebrated appellate judges and practitioners. In addition, CAL develops practical seminars and publications designed for the needs of appellate lawyers, promotes recognition of the practice of appellate law as a specialty, and examines and fosters discussions and proposals for the improvement of the appellate courts.   

As a member of the firm's Litigation & Trial Practice Group, Dixon leads the firm’s civil appellate practice, having appeared in over 70 state and federal appeals on behalf of appellants, appellees and amicus curiae (“friends of the court”). She regularly works with clients engaged in the businesses of real estate, hospitality, construction, themed entertainment and outdoor advertising.


Jennifer R. Dixon is a pragmatic problem-solver. A shareholder in the firm’s Litigation & Trial Practice Group and board certified in Appellate Law by the Florida Bar, she enjoys working closely with clients to determine the best solutions for their business or personal needs and strategizing how to achieve the best outcome possible.

An experienced and versatile civil litigator, Jennifer innately understands when an issue must be decided by a jury or a judge. She is also a certified mediator who recognizes when creative solutions can be used to effectively resolve a dispute on the parties’ terms. Whether in the courtroom or at the settlement table, Jennifer is a zealous advocate who works tirelessly on behalf of her clients.

Jennifer handles civil, family law, and probate appeals on behalf of litigants and amicus curiae, and she has successfully defended judgments and obtained reversals in both state and federal appellate courts. She is also experienced handling administrative appeals before the Florida Division of Administrative Hearings.

Acting as outside general counsel for several private enterprises, Jennifer regularly provides recommendations on issues related to risk assessment, litigation and compliance oversight, and contract administration. Her clients come from a wide variety of industries, including real estate, hospitality, construction, themed entertainment, healthcare and outdoor advertising.

Jennifer is also an experienced family and marital lawyer, frequently handling matters concerning divorce, child custody, support, and prenuptial agreements.

The depth and diversity of Jennifer’s legal experience affords her perspective in working with clients across all industries with varying legal needs.

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