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Three Attorneys who Started as Law Clerks at Jimerson Birr are Promoted From Associates to Partners

January 29, 2019 Press Room

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Jacksonville, Fla. – January 29, 2019 – Jimerson & Cobb is pleased to announce the promotion of three attorneys to partnership: Austin B. Calhoun, Hans C. Wahl and Brandon C. Meadows. They are the first group of homegrown Partners to ascend from their beginnings at the firm as law clerks. “A leader is one who knows the way, shows the way and goes the way,” remarked Managing Partner Charles B. Jimerson. “These fine men are leaders, specifically the next generation of leadership at our firm. Hans, Brandon and Austin have been with Jimerson & Cobb for a long time, making substantial contributions to the firm’s ongoing success. They started at the very bottom and pushed themselves to the top. As legal counselors, they have built great relationships with our clients while proving time and time again they are sharp, engaging, responsive professionals with the knowledge and experience to truly solve problems. These Partners bring real value to a client’s business and likewise, to Jimerson & Cobb. Leadership is in their DNA, and I couldn’t be prouder of them.”

When asked what has been instrumental for each of them achieving this success at Jimerson & Cobb, they provided interesting perspectives with a similar theme. Mr. Calhoun said: “It starts with high energy, a great attitude about my work and clients, and being passionate about the firm. Partners are leaders, so you have to encourage others to follow you. You have to be trustworthy, reliable, timely and competent – but also inspiring.” Mr. Calhoun’s practice is focused on Construction Law and Business Transactions, and he began with Jimerson & Cobb in 2011.

Mr. Wahl commented: “We don’t stop when we are tired – we stop when we are done. We go hard until the day has been won and our clients’ goals are met. Being a Partner starts with rolling up your sleeves, taking on tough tasks with substantial responsibilities, and delivering results. That is what we do, everyday – decide, commit, succeed.” Mr. Wahl began with Jimerson & Cobb in 2012 and he is Board Certified in Condominium and Planned Development Law by The Florida Bar.

Mr. Meadows shared: “Each of us is a team player. We look for what’s good for the firm before doing what’s good for ourselves- having sound judgment, not taking shortcuts that put the firm in danger, and so on. Team play is just one of the many prerequisites to earning the honor of becoming a Partner at Jimerson & Cobb.” Mr. Meadows’ began with Jimerson & Cobb in 2013, and his practice is focused on Business Litigation and Eminent Domain Law.

About Jimerson & Cobb

Formed in June 2009, Jimerson & Cobb is a Florida-based law firm that seeks to exceed client expectations through a commitment to excellence and by adding value to its clients’ 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. The firm handles commercial disputes, transactions and operations issues 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 construction, financial services, manufacturing and distribution, healthcare, franchising and community associations. For more information about the firm, visit or call 904-389-0050.

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