Jimerson Birr Shareholders Honored as 2012 Rising Stars From Florida Super Lawyer
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Jacksonville, Fla. – June 20, 2012 – The law firm of Jimerson & Cobb, P.A., is home to two shareholders receiving recognition from Florida Super Lawyers Magazine. Attorneys Charles Jimerson and Christopher Cobb were both named 2012 Rising Stars, a peer-nominated recognition designating the
top attorneys in the state under the age of 40. Less than five percent of attorneys in the state receive this recognition.
“We are honored to be recognized among our fellow lawyers with this prestigious honor,” Cobb said. “Both Charles and I look forward to continue practicing law and serving our clients with the same criteria that warranted inclusion on this list.”
Candidates selected as Rising Stars are evaluated based on the following 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement: verdicts and settlements; transactions; representative clients; experience; honors and awards; special licenses and certifications; position within law firm; bar and or
otherprofessional activity; pro bono and community service as a lawyer; scholarly lectures and writings; education and employment background; and other outstanding achievements.
Charles Jimerson has received professional recognition as an AV® rated lawyer from Martindale Hubbell, from Florida Trend and FloridaSuper Lawyers magazines and has been named to the Jacksonville Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” in 2011. Jimerson is also a member ofthe Leadership Jacksonville class of 2013. He is a graduate ofthe University of Florida Levin College of Law, the University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics and the Campbell University Lundy-Fetterman School of Business. While attending Campbell, he also served as an active duty Special Operations Combat Meteorologist in the United States Air Force.
Christopher Cobb is a Board Certified Construction Attorney. He is recognized as an expert in construction law by The Florida Bar. He is AV® rated by Martindale Hubbell and has been recognized by Florida Super Lawyer Magazine as a Rising Star in Construction Law for the past three consecutive
years. Cobb was named to the Jacksonville Business Journal’s “40 Under 40″ in 2010, an award designating the top 40 business professionals under the age of 40 in Northeast Florida. Cobb is a graduate of Florida Coastal School of Law and University of North Florida. During law school, Mr. Cobb was signed to the Montreal Expos International Baseball Organization and took a leave of absence from law school to play professional baseball.
Formed in June 2009, Jimerson & Cobb is a Florida-based law firm that seeks to exceed client expectations through commitment to excellence and by adding value to its client’s businesses. Jimerson & Cobb offers a customer-focused and cost-effective alternative to larger business law firms, working closely with clients to discover and implement customized legal solutions that best meet their needs. Jimerson & Cobb handles commercial disputes with the same dedication and intensity whether a client is a Fortune 500 company or a privately held small business. Jimerson & Cobb clients are representative of many different business industries, including health care, construction, financial services, manufacturing and distribution. In 2013, the firm was named by the Jacksonville Business Journal as one of Northeast Florida’s “Best Places to Work” and as one of the “Top 50 Fastest-Growing Companies.”