DeAnna M. Golphin
Associate DeAnna M. Golphin

DeAnna M. Golphin


Areas Of Practice

DeAnna Golphin practices in civil litigation with a focus on personal injury defense, automobile liability, and premises liability.  Other practice areas include first party property claims, bad faith litigation, coverage issues and related claims.

Prior to joining Boyd & Jenerette, DeAnna handled insurance defense litigation representing various insurance organizations and their insureds.  She has served as a trial attorney in Jacksonville and Tallahassee, Florida, defending trucking and transportation companies, healthcare providers, governmental entities and private retailers.  Prior to working on civil cases, DeAnna provided legal representation as an Assistant Public Defender for the Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida.

While in law school, DeAnna was the recipient of the Florida Bar Foundation’s Public Service Fellowship.  This enabled her work with the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida, where she worked on various civil liberties cases, researched constitutional issues, and provided support on public policy matters.  Throughout law school, she was a member of the Coastal Law Mock Trial Team; served as president of the Black Law Students Association (BLSA); and was the executive marketing editor of the 2007-2008 SRBLSA Law Journal.

A native to Huntsville, Alabama, DeAnna attended Alabama A&M on athletic scholarship and was named the 2000 South Western Athletic Conference Volleyball Player of the Year.


  • Florida, 2009
  • United States District Court
    • Middle District of Florida, 2011
    • Northern District of Florida, 2011


  • The Florida Bar
  • Chester Bedell Inn of Courts (Associate, 2011)
  • Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association

Channie Willbright


  • J.D., magna cum laude, Florida Coastal School of Law, 2009
  • M.S., Troy University, 2004
  • B.S., Alabama A&M University, 2001

Comprehensive Services

Many cases overlap several areas of law. As a full service law firm, we are able to recognize how one legal discipline impacts another. We work as a team on complex issues that require knowledge of a variety of state and federal laws. This multi-disciplinary approach allows clients to receive the large-firm advantage of access to multiple attorneys in a wide scope of practice areas as well as the hands-on customer service offered by a boutique law firm. In addition to civil litigation, employment law, workers’ compensation defense, commercial law, construction law and appeals, our firm also handles professional liability claims.

Our bilingual staff is available to assist with immigration matters, including consular and removal defenses.