Joe Gardner joined the firm as an associate attorney in 2014, but he began as a law clerk with the firm in 2012 while attending law school at Florida State University College of Law.
Mr. Gardner holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from FSU, and graduated from the FSU College of Law, magna cum laude, in May 2014. While in law school, Mr. Gardner was active in several student organizations, including the FSU Law Business Review, and Student Bar Association. Mr. Gardner was also a member of the Moot Court Team, and he and his partner were semifinalists at the 2013 University of San Diego National Criminal Procedure Tournament. In addition, Mr. Gardner received the “Best Oralist” award, an honor given to the top advocate in the competition.
Mr. Gardner is admitted to all Florida state courts, as well as the Federal Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Tallahassee Bar Association, and belongs to the Health Law, Appellate Practice, and Trial Lawyers sections of the Florida Bar.