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Christopher Cobb is a co-founder of Jimerson & Cobb and practices in the areas of construction litigation, business litigation, community association law and commercial collections.  Mr. Cobb is recognized as an expert in construction law by The Florida Bar as a Board Certified Construction Attorney.  He is AV® rated by Martindale Hubbell, recognized by his peers as having the highest level of ethical standards and professional ability.   Mr. Cobb has been selected by Florida Super Lawyer Magazine as a Rising Star in Construction Law for 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013.  He was honored by the Jacksonville Business Journal by being selected as one of Jacksonville’s “Top 40 Under 40” for 2010.  Additionally in 2010, 2012 and 2013 Mr. Cobb was name by 904 Magazine as one of Jacksonville’s Top Attorneys.  Mr. Cobb has authored numerous articles on Construction Law, including a Florida Bar Journal article on venue in construction disputes, and lectures extensively on Construction Law and Community Association Law to local trade associations, universities and continuing legal education seminars.

In 2012, Mr. Cobb was appointed by The Honorable Rick Scott, Governor of the State of Florida, to the Construction Industry Licensing Board.  The CILB is a division of the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation and is responsible for licensing and regulating the construction industry in Florida. The CILB considers applications for licensure, reviews disciplinary cases, renders declaratory decisions on industry statutes, and conducts informal hearings relating to licensure and discipline.

He has extensive experience litigating a variety of construction lien, construction defect and business disputes for developers, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, sureties, design professionals, lenders, and insurance companies.  He has also litigated large condominium defect cases and condominium assessment foreclosure actions.  His construction lien and defect litigation involves issues with, roof design, building envelope, water intrusion, window installation, stucco failures, construction means and methods, mechanical equipment, structural steel and steel fabrication, framing and drywall, concrete, design defects and construction standards of care.  In his business litigation practice, Mr. Cobb has represented businesses and condominium associations in breach of contract, fiduciary relationship, injunctions, fraud, collection and other related business disputes.

Originally from Pompano Beach, Florida, Mr. Cobb moved to Jacksonville in 1993 to obtain his undergraduate degree from the University of North Florida, where he studied Literature.  He then graduated with his Juris Doctor from Florida Coastal School of Law where he served on the school’s moot court team and as a staff editor for the law review.  During law school, Mr. Cobb was signed as a non-drafted free agent for the Montreal Expos International Baseball Organization and took a leave of absence to from law school to play professional baseball.  Mr. Cobb resides in St. Augustine with his lovely wife, Joy, and their two daughters, Charlotte and Madison.  In his free time, he enjoys inshore fishing, boating, kayaking, golf and spending time with his family.


Practice areas


  1. Construction & Development: 50%
    14 years
  2. Litigation: 45%
    14 years
  3. Appeals: 5%
    14 years



Hourly ($250-325/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

Jimerson & Cobb

One Independent Drive
Suite 1400
Jacksonville, FL, 32202


FLMember in Good Standing200109/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
2010 "Top 40 Under 40"Jacksonville Business Journal2010
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2010
AV Peer RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2009
Board Certified Construction AttorneyFlorida Bar2009
Phyllis Stansel Ethics and Professionalism AwardFlorida Coastal School of Law2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerJimerson & Cobb, P.A.2011 - Present
ShareholderTritt/Henderson, P.A.2007 - 2011
AttorneyVolpe Bajalia Wiches Rogerson & Wachs2005 - 2007
AttorneyBledsoe, Jacobson, Schmidt, Wright, Lang & Wilkinson2001 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
NAIOP, North FloridaMember2011 - Present
Chester Bedell Inns of CourtMember2005 - 2006
Florida Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Forum on the Construction IndustryMemberN/A
Jacksonville Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Associated Builders and ContractorsMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Hardhat LawyerStatute of Limitation v. Statute of Repose: When Does Your Liability Really End2011
Florida Bar JournalVenue Considerations In Construction Disputes2010
Hardhat LawyerAmendment Four Article2010
Jacksonville Daily RecordTop 5 Things You Should Know About Florida Construction Defect Statute2009
Hard Hat LawyerNotice To Owner - To Serve Or Not To Serve2009
Jacksonville Daily RecordTop 5 Things You Should Know About Florida's Construction Lien Law2008
2 Florida Coastal Law Journal 329A Survey on Contractual Waiver of Civil Jury Trials2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Florida Coastal School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
University of North FloridaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
LectureConstruction Defects2011
University of North FloridaConstruction Law2010
LecturerConstruction Lien Law2010
LectureFlorida Lien Law for Engineers2010
University of North FloridaFlorida Construction Lien Law2009
University of Florida M.E. Rinker School of ConstructionConstruction Law and Litigation2009
Florida Coastal School of LawConstruction Lien2009
LecturerWhat to do When Construction Projects Go Bad2008