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Xavier Saunders is a 5th generation resident of Jacksonville, Florida.  His family has resided in Duval County since 1900. Mr. Saunders graduated from Edward H. White High School (Jacksonville) in 1995 and the University of South Florida (Tampa) in 2001. In 2006, he received his law degree from Florida Coastal School of Law (Jacksonville). Mr. Saunders began private practice with a local insurance defense law firm, and practiced in the areas of appellate law, commercial fleet litigation, the defense of commercial and residential premises liability claims, and subrogation litigation.  Afterwards, he joined a firm where he represented Plaintiffs' with personal injuries claims. Mr. Saunders also practiced in the firm's family division, helping families facing divorce, child custody/visitation and support proceedings and numerous other familial issues. Mr. Saunders incorporated the Law Offices of Xavier Saunders in 2009.  He has devoted his practice to representing clients in personal injury claims, commercial litigation, landlord-tenant matters, and in marital/family law matters.


 


Mr. Saunders was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2007 and he was admitted to the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, in 2008. 


 


Mr. Saunders is a member of the Jacksonville Bar Association, the D.W. Perkins Bar Association and, in 2009-2010, was an associate in the Chester Bedell American Inns of Court.  He also has professional associations with the Florida Bar's Trial Lawyers Section.


 



Areas of Practice:

60% Personal Injury

40% Family Law


Bar Admissions:

Florida, 2007

U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2008


Education:

Florida Coastal School of Law, Jacksonville, Florida, 2006
J.D.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Commercial Real Estate: 25%
    9 years
  2. Contracts: 25%
    9 years
  3. Family: 20%
    8 years
  4. Personal Injury: 20%
    9 years
  5. Landlord & Tenant: 10%
    6 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Law Offices Of Xavier Saunders, P.A.

330 E. 1st Street
Suite 201
Jacksonville, FL, 32206

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing200706/21/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2015
Top 100National Black Lawyers2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerLaw Offices of Xavier Saunders, P.A.2009 - Present
AssociateLaw Office of Craig Gibbs, P.A.2008 - 2009
Associate (12/07-06/08) Law Clerk (06/07-12/07)Fernandez Trial Lawyers (Inman and Fernadez, P.A.)2007 - 2008
Law ClerkLaw Offices of Grayling Brannon, P.A>2005 - 2007
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
The National Black Lawyers- Top 100member2014 - Present
Jacksonville Justice Associationmember2014 - Present
Florida Justice Associationmember2012 - Present
Jacksonville Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
United States District Court for the Middle District of Floridaadmitted to2008 - Present
D.W. Perkins Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Florida Baradmitted to2007 - Present
Chester Bedell American Inn of CourtMember2009 - 2010
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Florida Coastal School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2006
University of South FloridaAfricana StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
JTAMobilityWorks Business Development AcademyNegotiating Construction Contracts, Subcontracts and Teaming Agreements2015