Associate attorney Kimberly Woods is pictured as a member of the leadership team for the Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association (JWLA), a chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers, in a recent Jacksonville Magazine article titled, “Despite more women in law school and practicing law, gender disparities still exist. One local organization is working to change that.” Click the link to view the full article.
Kimberly has been a member of the Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association since 2017 and serves as the chapter’s Director of Communications. The Florida Association for Women Lawyers, founded in 1951, pursues its mission to actively promote gender equality and the leadership roles of FAWL’s members in the legal profession, judiciary and community at large. The Jacksonville chapter is one of 24 across the state.
More than 400 local legal professionals attended the JWLA’s annual Judicial Reception last year. Other JWLA activities include networking receptions, luncheons featuring speakers on topics like gender equality, and lobbying at state and local levels for non-partisan issues that align with the chapter’s mission.
Kimberly focuses her law practice on auto liability defense, insurance defense and general litigation. She is originally from Oakland, California, and earned her undergraduate degree from California State University, Sacramento in 2009. She holds a law degree from Florida Coastal School of Law.
In addition to her current volunteer work with JWLA, Kimberly served as the chair for the Jacksonville Bar Association’s Senior Holiday Project in 2017 and 2018. She also headed the JBA Law Week Naturalization Ceremony in 2017.
She volunteered as a pro bono attorney for Jacksonville Area Legal Aid for two years, from 2015 to 2017.
Kimberly and her husband are passionate Jaguars fans who also keep enjoy spending family time with their daughter.