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I am a First Coast native and graduate of Episcopal High School and am proud to serve the community where I've spent most of my life. For nearly a decade after law school I worked as an insurance defense lawyer where I represented businesses and banks, but eventually I came to feel that I wasn't actually helping people, which is why I went to law school in the first place. When the market crashed and times started to get really tough for people I began to feel called to start a consumer law practice focusing on bankruptcy and all areas of the debt and credit related problems that are so common in this economy, and I've never looked back. I finally feel that I am able to use my law degree to make a difference for people, and with the expansion of my firm to include two very good friends of mine (who are also stellar attorneys) we are able to help more people with their issues and still provide the personal touch that is so important. Our firm focuses on consumer law, bankruptcy, creditor harassment and family law. Our firm slogan is "Helping good people in bad times," which is truly what we do. Visit us at to learn more about how we can help you. 


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Practice areas


  1. Unspecified: 45%
  2. Chapter 13: 25%
    8 years
  3. Foreclosure: 10%
    8 years
  4. Chapter 7: 10%
    8 years
  5. Other: 10%
  6. More 



Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Emery Kast & Walker PLLC

3731 Hendricks Avenue
Jacksonville, FL, 32207


FLMember in Good Standing200306/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerEmery Kast & Walker PLLC2012 - Present
OwnerEmery Law Offices2009 - 2012
AssociateSchutt Schmidt & Noey2002 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2009 - Present
National Association of Consumer AdvocatesMember2009 - Present
Jacksonville Bankruptcy Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
United States District Court for the Northern District of FloridaAdmitted to Practice2004 - Present
United States District Court for the Southern District of FloridaAdmitted to Practice2004 - Present
United States District Court for the Middle District of FloridaAdmitted to Practice2003 - Present
Jacksonville Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Jacksonville Women Lawyers AssociationMember2003 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Jacksonville Times UnionEconomic Abuse is Not Understood2013
Jacksonville Times UnionAmericans Should Celebrate Legal Rights2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Vassar CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1994