Jessica Felix became a partner of OLDER & LUNDY in January 2009.
Jessica has been practicing law since 2002 and has practiced exclusively in the area of Marital and Family Law
since 2005. Her clients comment on her exhaustive preparation and dedication to their cases and her dependable availability to answer any questions they may have throughout the process. Although Jessica's preference is to resolve cases without the need for lengthy and costly litigation, she prides herself on her ability to litigate difficult family law issues.
Before joining OLDER & LUNDY in 2006, Jessica worked with a small South Tampa law firm practicing almost entirely in the area of Marital and Family Law. Prior to that, she was an associate with the law firm of Swope, Rodante P.A., where she gained valuable litigation experience practicing in the areas of insurance coverage, insurance bad faith, personal injury, and product liability.
Jessica is a member of the Florida Bar, the Middle District of Florida, the Hillsborough County Bar Association, the Family Law Section of the Hillsborough County Bar Association, the Family Law Inn of Court in Hillsborough County, the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, and the Junior League of Tampa. Jessica has advanced interdisciplinary training in collaborative law.
Jessica has authored several articles on family law related matters and has spoken at a number of continuing education courses regarding family law litigation, discovery and trial preparation.
Jessica has been recognized by Florida Super Lawyers Magazine as a Rising Star in Family Law in 2011, 2012 and 2013.
Jessica earned a B.A. in psychology from Emory University in 1998. While working toward her undergraduate degree at Emory, she worked at a research preschool devoted to developing effective teaching techniques for use with autistic children. Jessica went on to receive her J.D., cum laude, from the Florida State University College of Law in 2002. While at Florida State University, she was one of the members of the competitive Mock Trial Team, and she went on to win the Wayne Hogan Trial Advocacy Competition in 2000. Jessica also was elected Treasurer of the Student Bar Association during her second year of law school. Jessica is admitted to practice in Florida.