Boyd & Jenerette Congratulates its Lawyers Recognized in the 2024 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America

August 18, 2023 by on News

Boyd & Jenerette, P.A. would like to congratulate the following lawyers named to 2024 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America:

Victoria E. Armstrong

  • Recognized for Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Victoria is a partner who works for the firm in Jacksonville, Florida. She focuses her practice in the areas of first and third-party automobile liability defense and insurance coverage disputes. Prior to joining the firm, she worked for a local litigation firm for five years defending first and third-party claims and handling Personal Injury Protection (“PIP”) / No-Fault litigation. She has significant experience conducting Examinations Under Oath and working with insurance SIU departments developing strategies for determining fraud by medical providers.

Wesley L. Ridout

  • Recognized for Commercial Litigation and Financial Services Regulation Law

Wes Ridout is a senior associate in the firm’s Jacksonville, Florida office. His practice largely consists of first party property insurance claims, but he also has substantial experience in creditor’s rights and bankruptcy. His litigation experience includes practicing in both state and Federal Courts around the United States, including multiple class action cases and appellate work. He is adept at handling heavily contested matters from presuit through appeal and takes pride in his work product. He is conscientious of each client’s respective preferences and goals on each individual case and is dedicated to achieving the most favorable outcome for his clients.

Kimberly J. Woods

  • Recognized for Commercial Litigation and Insurance Law

Kimberly Woods is a Senior Associate Attorney in Boyd & Jenerette’s Jacksonville office. She practices auto liability defense, insurance defense and general litigation. Ms. Woods has been recognized in Best Lawyers® Ones to Watch in AmericaCommercial Litigation: 2023 and listed in The National Black Lawyers list of Top 40 Under 40 in 2021. During her time in law school, Ms. Woods was awarded Best Civil Defense Team, Best Cross Examination, and Best Advocate in her Trial Practice class and participated in the 2014 Jessup International Moot Court Competition.

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