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College of Law

Florida State University


Class of 2001

Congratulations to the following alumni on their accomplishments! You can submit a class note online.
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Autumn Beck BlackledgeAutumn Beck Blackledge authored the book, Skinny Ninnie’s Kitchen: Recipes and Humour from Four Generations of Southern Mouths. She is the founding partner of the family law firm, Autumn Beck Blackledge, PLLC, in Pensacola. Posted 8.29.18

Elmer C. IgnacioElmer C. Ignacio has joined Sniffen & Spellman, P.A. as an associate in Tallahassee. He practices in the areas of labor and employment, state and local government, and civil rights litigation. Posted 5.18.18

Brittany Long is a shareholder at Radey Law Firm in Tallahassee. She practices in the area of Florida administrative law and appellate advocacy, with an emphasis on cases involving public procurement rule challenges, public records and the Sunshine Law. Long is board certified in State & Federal Government and Administrative Practice. Posted 12.14.17

James M. MarshallJames M. Marshall has joined Gunster's Fort Lauderdale office as a shareholder. He practices environmental and land use law. Posted 10.17.17

Lawrence J. HodzLawrence J. Hodz serves on the Executive Council of The Stann Givens Family Law American Inn of Court. He is a board member of R U Safe, Inc. and recently participated in a CLE for the organization Mock Domestic Violence Injunction Return Hearing: How to Present, Defend and Win. Hodz has been recognized as a 2017 Florida Super Lawyers Rising Star. He practices marital and family law at Cortes Hodz Family Law and Mediation, P.A. in Tampa with his wife, Vivian C. Hodz ('02). Posted 10.3.17

Anthony R. Reeves was appointed to serve as an administrative law judge with the United States Social Security Administration in April. Prior to his appointment, he ran his own practice for 10 years. Posted 9.27.17

Sarah S. Butters is now a shareholder at Ausley McMullen in Tallahassee. Her areas of practice are trusts and estates, wills and probate, and taxation. Posted 4.6.17

Kristy K. Banks served in the Electoral College for the 2016 presidential election. She practices at Kristy Branch Banks, P.A in Apalachicola. Posted 3.20.17

Kristie L. Hatcher-Bolin is a recipient of The Florida Bar President's Pro Bono Service Award. She is a shareholder at GrayRobinson, P.A. in Lakeland, pro bono attorney ad litem and volunteer advocate for the children in the 10th Judicial Circuit Guardian ad Litem program. Posted 2.22.17