Associate - Elizabeth T. Cardenas
Associate Elizabeth T. Cardenas

Elizabeth T. Cardenas


Areas Of Practice

Betsy Cardenas is an Associate of Boyd & Jenerette, P.A. practicing in the Jacksonville office. Her practice focuses on the defense of cases involving asbestos, mass torts, premise liability, products liability, trucking liability, and general negligence claims. Prior to joining Boyd & Jenerette, Ms. Cardenas worked as a Judicial Staff Attorney for the Fourth Judicial Circuit in Duval County.

Ms. Cardenas graduated in the top 5% of her class from Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, Florida. While in law school, Ms. Cardenas served as a Staff Editor on the Florida Coastal Law Review. In addition, Ms. Cardenas interned for judges in both state and federal courts, and was employed as a law clerk by a premier Jacksonville personal injury firm.


  • Florida, 2015


  • The Florida Bar

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  • University of Georgia
    • Bachelors of Social Work, Cum Laude, May 2011
      • Delta Zeta Sorority, Historian
      • Phi Alpha Social Work Honor Society
      • National Association of Social Workers
      • Delta Epsilon Iota Honor Society
  • Florida Coastal School of Law
    • Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude, May 2015
      • Governor’s Merit Scholarship
      • Dean’s Scholar or Dean’s List every semester
      • Book Award for Highest Grade in Lawyering Process II, Pre-trial Litigation Drafting, Alternative Dispute Resolution, and Employment Discrimination


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.